News and Insights

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Quarantine, Employee Leave, and the Coronavirus

March 10th, 2020

Employee quarantine and leave-related questions Hawaii employers are asking the human resources experts at simplicityHR by ALTRES. 

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VIDEO: 5 Easy and Cost Effective Employee Retention Tips

February 19th, 2020

Save money and time with these five proven, cost-effective strategies that will boost employee retention at your company.  

OSHA Form 300A

Is Your OSHA Form 300A Posted?

February 19th, 2020

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordkeeping rule, most employers are required to post a copy of Form 300A between February 1 and April 30. 

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5 Ways You’re Ruining Your Job Ad

February 17th, 2020

Job ads are often the first impression jobseekers will have of your company. Unfortunately, many employers treat job ads as an afterthought. Here are some of the ways you may be ruining your job ads.  

How to Woo Your Employees

February 5th, 2020

If Hawaii employers want to retain their top employees, they need to court them and continue to woo them long after the honeymoon phase is over.  

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New Relaxed Form I-9 Review Requirements

February 3rd, 2020

On January 31, 2020, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released a revised Form I-9. What revisions were made to Form I-9 and what does it mean for employers? 

Multigenerational Workforce

Tips for Leading a Multigenerational Workforce

January 10th, 2020

Employers with multigenerational workforces must figure out how to create advancement opportunities for their younger workers (or risk losing them) while still engaging their older employees whose skills they desperately need in Hawaii’s tight talent pool. 

2020 Hawaii Human Resources Calendar

Your 2020 HR Calendar (Free Download)

December 9th, 2019

The 2020 Hawaii Human Resources Calendar includes important federal and state compliance deadlines, local holidays, Hawaii DOE breaks, and more. 

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5 Ways to Turn the Season of Giving into a Culture of Giving

December 4th, 2019

The holidays are the perfect time to formalize year-round giving programs and volunteerism as part of a culture of workplace giving. 

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New Labor Laws Hawaii Employers Need to Know for 2020

November 26th, 2019

A quick breakdown of the new Hawaii labor laws and federal labor laws that Hawaii employers should prepare for in the new year.