Employee Retention Strategy for a Happy Reliable Team

What is employee retention? Employee retention is, “the organizational goal of keeping talented employees and reducing turnover by fostering a positive work atmosphere”. Employee turnover is, “the measurement of the number of employees who leave an organization during a specified time period.” Are you having a hard time retaining your employees? Let’s dive deep into […]

Cal OSHA COVID Guidelines in California

What are the CDC guidelines for workplaces regarding covid-19? Businesses and employers play a key role in preventing and slowing the spread of COVID-19 within the workplace. Employers should have a COVID-19 preparedness, response, and control plans. This plan should take into account workplace factors such as social distancing in the workplace, ability to stagger […]

FMLA California: What are Employer Requirements in California?

What are FMLA California Employer Requirements? FMLA or the Family Medical Leave Act is a type of leave on the Federal level. FMLA applies to employees who meet the following requirements:   They have worked for the company for at least a year. They have worked at least 1,250 hours in the last year. They […]

Company Policy: Required Company Policies vs Recommended Policies

What is the purpose of company policies and procedures? Company policies serve many different purposes for both the employer and the employee. Employers typically combine all of their policies into an employee handbook, where employees have access to review policies at any time. Company policies may:   Serve as an orientation tool for new employees- When […]

CFRA: California Family Rights Act

What is CFRA? CFRA is the California Family Rights Act, which is essentially the state’s equivalent to FMLA leave. In California, employers with 5 or more employees have to provide CFRA leave to eligible employees. Similar to FMLA, folks are eligible for CFRA when they have worked for the company for a year and have […]

Emergency Action Plan (EAP): Is Your Business Prepared?

What is an Emergency Action Plan (EAP)? An Emergency Action Plan should review emergency situations that could occur in the workplace and how employees should deal with these situations. What is considered a workplace emergency? A workplace emergency is a situation that is harmful to employees and customers or disrupts the organization. This could include:  […]

Heat Illness Prevention Plan FAQ

What is a Heat Illness Prevention Plan? When working in a warm environment, our bodies rely on their ability to get rid of excess heat to maintain a healthy internal body temperature through methods such as sweating to cool down. Factors such as high temperature and humidity, low fluid consumption, direct sun exposure, lack of […]

Fall Protection In The Workplace

Did you know that falls are the number one cause of death in the construction industry? Cal/OSHA requires employers to provide training for any employees that are exposed to a fall hazard. OSHA defines a fall hazard as a drop of 6 feet or more from a working/walking surface to a lower level or grade. […]

Employee Classification: Exempt vs. Non-exempt Employment

What is employee classification? There are a number of classifications into which an employee might fall. These classifications include: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Intern and Seasonal. Employees are usually classified based on the hours worked, the expected duration of the job, and the job duties. It is important that employers have a clear policy determining what […]

HRIS (Human Resource Information System) by Bizhaven

HRIS (Human Resource Information System) by Bizhaven

What is an HRIS? An HRIS is a Human Resources Information System which is the integration of HR functions and information technology. This software can hold employee information and improve processes internally to benefit the company. An HRIS stores, processes, and manages employee data while also streamlining the HR functions of the company. What tools […]