Remote Onboarding Means Effective Pre-Boarding Of New Employees

Remote onboarding is the best approach for bringing someone onboard during and post the COVID-19 pandemic. The challenges during this time have shifted perspective and opened eyes to innovative ways of doing business. As an Employer of Record, Strategic Contracting Services (SCS) is familiar with this process. Our capable employment managers have turned the process…

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Onboarding Remote Employees During COVID-19 And Beyond

Although over fifty million Americans were working remotely before COVID-19, the shift during the pandemic has been profound. With a good percentage of the country in quarantine, dealing with remote employees’ onboarding is essential for small to mid-sized businesses. Although the new vaccines will lead to the end of the pandemic, most HR professionals believe…

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Three Major HR Challenges Facing Employers in 2021

A good question to ask as 2020 comes to a close is what the top three HR challenges are facing employers in 2021. Although there are a bevy of difficulties for employers in 2021, Strategic Contracting Services (SCS) believes it’s essential not to take on too much too fast, thus overwhelming executives and managers. Instead,…

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Boosting Employee Positivity During COVID-19 and Beyond

As a business owner, boosting employee positivity within a company is an important goal. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge for small to mid-size business owners and managers as they try to balance the regular workload of their employees with new demands. How do they also maintain employee positivity? A question facing these…

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OSHA Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements for COVID-19 in the Workplace

Reflective of everything else during the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA recordkeeping and reporting requirements have been shifting as the national crisis evolves. The US Department of Labor has issued scores of updates and press releases since the onset of the pandemic. As a direct result, it is difficult for small to mid-sized business owners to keep…

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How The COVID-19 Families First Coronavirus Response Act Affects Leave Tracking

Instituted by the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) presents new challenges for employers. Regarding both leave tracking and employee recordkeeping, the FFCRA shifts the employer playbook to match the difficulties presented by a global pandemic. Strategic Contracting Services (SCS) realizes that most employers…

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How COVID-19 Will Transform HR Management Moving Forward

The COVID-19 pandemic is transforming everything in the business community, including HR management strategies and approaches. For example, remote employment quickly went from being an option for many companies to being a necessity. Given such shifts, HR teams need to accept the challenge of keeping employees both safe and informed. At the same time, HR…

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Benefits of an Employer of Record in an Unpredictable Economy

In an unpredictable economy, the benefits of an Employer of Record are undeniable for small to mid-sized businesses. Although uncertainty is uncomfortable, it also brings with it a promise of opportunity. As a business owner, you never know what doors might open during a crisis. Given such a perspective, business owners need to remain flexible…

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COVID-19 Families First Response Act Required Notice

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into legislation on March 18th, 2020. This act was designed to help employees affected by the COVID-19 outbreak with job protected leave and emergency paid sick leave. This policy will be in effect from April 1, 2020 – December 31st, 2020. What does this new act mean?…

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