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Makai HR Hires Safety and Workers’ Compensation Manager

Makai HR is pleased to announce that Erin Fisher has joined the team as Safety and Workers’ Compensation Manager, a critical role for the organization. Said President Marci LaRouech, “Erin is a true star. With her expertise, Makai HR will continue to lead the way in innovative and impactful safety and workers’ comp programs for …

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Understanding Five Generations in the Workplace

There are five generations of workers currently dominating the workplace, each with their own unique characteristics and ideas that impact their workplace expectations. As a manager, it is your job to understand and meet these expectations whenever possible to keep a loyal and engaged team. But this can feel complicated when there are so many …

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Payroll Tax Deadlines Are Coming Up: Is Your Worker an Employee or Independent Contractor?

For most small businesses, including sole proprietorships, household employers, and C corporations, business taxes for the 2021 tax year are due April 18, 2022. For S corporations and partnerships, taxes are due March 15, 2022. That means it’s time to get organized. One of the things small business owners need to do before filing payroll …

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Hawaii Salary History Ban Laws: What You Need to Know About Salary Disclosure

On July 5, 2018, Gov. David Y. Ige signed S.B. 2351 into law, which prohibits Hawaii employers from asking applicants about their prior compensation history as long as they have at least one employee who lives in Hawaii. The law intends to help protect workers from unfair pay disparities and covers many of the common …

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Risks and Benefits of Sharing an Employee Handbook Publicly

An employee handbook is a document created by HR and given to employees by an employer to share job-related information that employees need to know. Also called an employee manual, company policy manual, or staff handbook; it can provide written guidance and information about the company’s history, mission, values, policies, and procedures. With employees more …

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Top 5 Most Important Leadership Skills

While managers play an important role in ensuring that day-to-day operations run smoothly, company leaders provide the inspiration for innovation and growth. Business owners who show great leadership can motivate their team to believe in the vision and goals that will help the company succeed. Great leaders exhibit a long list of admirable traits and …

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