Human Resources

Broward SCORE supports South Florida Minorities

Fri, 2014-03-21 01:02

Broward SCORE Participated in South Florida Minority Supplier Development Council’s 29th Annual Business Exposition on March 21st, 2014.

SCORE Volunteers Angelica Love Valentine and George Gremse informed attendees about SCORE services and discussed business counseling and workshop programs.

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An important part of your role as an employer is to ensure that you pay your workers promptly and accurately, and that you comply with federal and state payroll laws that apply to your business. As an employer and a business person, you want to manage your payroll system in the most efficient, cost effective and equitable way possible. 

The SCORE Small Business Success Podcast features interviews with the best and brightest in the world of small business, covering topics such as business plans, financing, marketing, human resources, SEO, social media and more. Listen to this podcast to hear Johnathan Pyle discuss a variety of HR issues. 

Hear from ThinkHR's Jonathan Pyle to learn the latest on human resources for small businesses. From being a good leader to what small business owners should be aware of in the future, this conversation addresses a variety of HR issues.

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Protecting Your Business with Contracts



Protecting Your Business with Contracts

This free online business workshop will help you: identify when your company needs to use a contract, what to look for when reading a contract, and explore common business contracts used.


            I recently purchased a children’s daycare center. The previous owner did not treat the staff well, and my top priority is to correct that situation. How do you suggest I accomplish that?

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            This column is brought to you by the Merrimack Valley Chapter of SCORE, with nearly 70 current and former business executives available to provide free, confidential, one-on-one business mentoring and training workshops for area businesses. Call 603-666-7561 or visit for information on mentoring, upcoming workshops and volunteer opportunities. SCORE is a national, non-profit organization and a resource partner of the U. S. Small Business Administration.

Preparing for Big Changes in Business in 2014

In this Greatland webinar, USA TODAY columnist and host of, Steve Strauss will examine some of the most important changes coming down the pike next year.

Managing a business - and keeping track of numerous employment laws - is a major challenge in today's sea of regulations. According to the report, "Small Business Problems & Priorities", compiled by the National Federation of Independent Businesses Research Foundation., the federal government alone proposes approximately 150 new rules every year that cost business owners over $100 million per rule in compliance costs. To successfully navigate the currents of law, employers need to be alert to the laws and regulations specifically related to their businesses. Learn more in this e-guide, sponsored by Paychex.

Keeping tabs on frequent changes in employment laws can be time-consuming and confusing for business owners.  While managing the multiple priorities of running a business, employers must also make sure that they are meeting applicable federal and state agency requirements.  Every year, the federal government alone proposes approximately 150 new rules that cost business owners over $100 million per rule in compliance costs.  To avoid violations, employers must be alert to changes pertaining to laws and regulations related to their businesses.      

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Paychex logoPaychex is committed to providing businesses the freedom to succeed. We do this by offering products and services that help clients do what they do best – run their business. From calculating payroll and filing tax payments to administering retirement plans and workers' compensation, Paychex gives its clients relief from administrative hassles so they can focus on their bottom line. For resources to help you start, grow, and manage your business, visit

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When I was in college, I spent one summer interning at a very successful insurance and financial planning brokerage. After getting a tour of the company, which spanned two entire floors in Midtown, I met the general agent (essentially the CEO and owner of the firm). I said to him, “Wow. You have a lot of people working for you.” He said, “No Rob. I work for them.” While I took his statement with an appropriate grain of salt, it really stuck with me.  

As CEOs, a big part of our responsibility is to make sure that our employees have the right resources to get the job done.

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Job growth has been gaining in the private sector for 39 consecutive months. How is that growth is happening? SCORE and Zipcar have put together this infographic to explain exactly how employment and hiring have grown after the recession. Learn how and why businesses are filling new jobs. Find out where companies are looking for quality candidates. Learn the role social media is playing during the hiring process.
Download the 2013 Small Business Employment and Hiring infographic now!


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