Help wanted? Know about the work opportunity tax credit

Help wanted? Businesses that are hiring should know about the work opportunity tax credit Businesses hanging up their Help Wanted signs should be sure to check out the work opportunity tax credit. This credit encourages employers to hire workers certified as members of any of ten targeted groups facing barriers to employment. The credit has [...]

December 2nd, 2022|hiring|

New onboarding product

PayPlus is pleased to announce the launch of a new Employee Workforce Management product that will make your life as a business owner so much easier. Eliminate onboarding paperwork for new employees. Employees enter their details themselves (everything on the New Hire form!), plus I-9, W4, etc. and their information is automatically loaded into the payroll [...]

November 14th, 2022|hiring, New hire|

Company fails to do background check, liable for $7 billion in damages

A cable company in Texas was ordered to pay more than $7 billion in damages to the family of an 83-year-old woman murdered by an employee, an installer, who was not on duty at the time. The cable company was found to be grossly negligent because during the hiring process it ignored several red flags [...]

August 18th, 2022|hiring|

How Under-the-Table Pay Hurts Both Employer and Employee

For the most concise and clear explanation of how under-the-table pay hurts both employer and employee and six fixes, check out this article: http://www.antiquetrader.com/antiques/antiques-americana/antique-store..

Interviewing new workers? 4 types of questions you should be asking

Since the Great Resignation is still in full swing, it's key to get the right employees in the door to fill any job openings. To better wade through the sea of applicants and increase your chances of successfully onboarding and retaining new people, you need to start off on the right foot during the interview [...]

April 20th, 2022|hiring|

Is that job-seeker telling the truth? 3 in 10 people have lied on resumes

Applicants exaggerate their experience, credentials, and more According to a recent ResumeBuilder.com survey, 32% of Americans admit to fibbing on their resumes to make themselves look more appealing to potential employers. What are the top reasons for lies on job-hunters' resumes? Here are the responses to the survey: to improve my chances of getting hired [...]

April 7th, 2022|hiring|

Hiring? Take a Look at the Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Are you hiring? If so, you should know that hiring someone who has been receiving SNAP and/or unemployment benefits (including many who lost their jobs due to the pandemic) might qualify you to receive the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). There are restrictions, but the program is worth looking into. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit [...]

January 13th, 2022|hiring|