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Nannette Madera, PHR

Nannette Madera, PHR
Nannette Madera, is a bilingual Certified Professional in Human Resources who has over 10 years of experience in Human Resources, Management, Training, and Organizational Development.

Recent Posts

HR Services: Tips for Avoiding Negligent Hiring Lawsuits

Posted by Nannette Madera, PHR on May 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In a competitive job market, it can be tempting to swoop up talented employees quickly, but failing to research a candidate’s background can result in what’s known as negligent hiring - and it can cost employers big. The costs of negligent hiring could come in the form of lawsuits, employee injuries or stolen money, not to mention the mark it could leave on an employer’s reputation. 

Research shows that more than half of those who apply for jobs include false information on their applications or resumes. Although some of those details may not harm the business, completing thorough research during the recruitment process is key to avoiding negligent hiring claims. Overall, states recognize negligent hiring as damaging to a business, its employees and its customers.

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Topics: HR policies

5 Ways a PEO Provides Value Beyond Payroll Services

Posted by Nannette Madera, PHR on Feb 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Ever heard of a PEO? The acronym stands for Professional Employer Organization, an organization that provides comprehensive solutions for employers in the areas of payroll, human resources, employee benefits and insurance. The team of experts at a PEO not only helps relieve the burden of HR administration, but also helps mitigate risk by keeping business owners in compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

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Topics: Payroll

What All Employers Should Know About Payroll Changes in 2019

Posted by Nannette Madera, PHR on Jan 22, 2019 9:00:00 AM

With every new year comes a new round of payroll and tax regulations. Adding these to the federal, state and local laws that are already in the books, can easily overwhelm business owners of all sizes. Those who run a small business, with limited human resources staff, may find the challenge of complying with ever-changing payroll and employment regulations even more daunting.

When it comes to running payroll, compliance is key. Whether employers or administrators use payroll software to process online payroll or outsource payroll services, here are three areas where changes may affect payroll in 2019.

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Topics: Payroll

5 Ways an HR Services Company Can Help Your Business Grow

Posted by Nannette Madera, PHR on Jan 3, 2019 9:30:00 AM

For many business owners, managing the cost of having employees, and the challenges that come with being an employer, can be overwhelming. Think of all the time spent on dealing with employee issues. For employers who don’t have a dedicated human resources department, this time can take away from productivity and growing the business. Here are five ways an HR services company can help your business grow.

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Topics: Human Resources

How an HR Services Company Helps Maintain Compliance with Workplace Laws

Posted by Nannette Madera, PHR on Dec 20, 2018 7:30:00 AM

Workplace laws are some of the most difficult to navigate because they are complex and can vary based on state and city. Some employers can’t keep up (or don’t want to try) with tracking and incorporating these ever-changing laws into their policies and procedures, especially when their business spans more than one state. So because of all the layers, and the mounting costs of violations, these employers choose to outsource HR to an HR Services Company. 

These types of companies handle several facets of HR administration and provide guidance on some of the most common workplace laws regarding topics like compensation, paid time off, background checks and scheduling. Whether you outsource to HR professionals or manage human resources in house, here are three workplace laws employers should have on their radar for 2019:

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Topics: Human Resources

4 Ways HR Services Companies Keep Employers in Compliance with Federal and State Laws

Posted by Nannette Madera, PHR on Dec 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The employers of small and mid-sized businesses often struggle with running the business and handling the demands of employees. After all, most business owners don’t go into business to become employers. That’s where outsourced HR can be vital to keeping the business humming. Whether business owners are challenged with staying up to date with state minimum wage regulations, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or even planning the holiday party, HR services companies help guide employers to make sound decisions and stay in compliance with employment regulations. And rather than be reactive, these companies encourage and support employers to be proactive when it comes to managing the regulatory environment.

Here are four ways HR Services companies keep employers in compliance with federal and state laws:

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Topics: Human Resources

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