As a business owner, you are laser-focused on growing your business. You don't want to struggle with Human Resource related issues that can steal your strength and love of your business. Issues like:

  1. Compliance- There are too many HR laws and rules
  2. Employee Issues- Hiring, firing and all of the challenges employees create
  3. Policies and Procedures- From employee handbooks to complex analysis and systems


  • What skills do the Girls Scouts learn during their famed cookie sale that you should also master on

    March 7, 2014

    FEBRUARY 27, 2014  If you're a fan of Thin Mints, you probably already know that this is the time of year the Girl Scouts are selling their famous cookies—some $790 million worth. The annual cookie sale is more than just a fundraiser. When this young army hits the streets for their direct-sale campaign, the girls are being taught essential skills for success that every small-business owner should master as well.

  • New Company Addresses Small Business Owner’s HR Needs

    October 31, 2013

    Port Jefferson, NY, October 10, 2013:   Effective Human Resources, based in Port Jefferson, NY. and formed by Jacquelyn Gernaey and Rick Maher will solve the Human Resource issues plaguing most small business owners. Problems their clients struggle with fall into three general categories: Compliance with HR laws and regulations, Employee Issues such as management, hiring and firing, and finally Policies and Procedures, items like Handbooks and Job Descriptions.

  • If Your Halloween Costume Includes A Diaper, Don’t Wear It To Work

    October 31, 2013

    Toward the end of the day on the Friday before Halloween, my office holds an annual costume contest with legit prizes like a weekend up in New Buffalo and tickets to the Bulls. Let me put it this way: There’s an inverse relationship between fabric and winning. It’s all in good fun because even the older people get into it and the men dress as skimpy as the ladies.



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