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Motivation Through Choice, Connection, and Competence

Sales are blah. The company’s environment is blah. And its long-term financial outlook is double blah.   “I need to motivate […]

Accelerate Your Business: Join Us at the 2024 Service Managers Forum!

Ready to Revolutionize Your Business? Save Your Seat for the 2024 Service Managers Forum  Are you ready to revolutionize your […]

Federated Insurance: Disregarding Safety Instructions

One of our employees is constantly disregarding safety instructions. Are we allowed to discipline him when workers’ compensation is involved? Find out from ACCA Corporate Partner Federated Insurance.

Human Resources: Strategies for Success in 2024

As 2024 unfolds, the role of HR is even more pivotal in redefining strategies for resilience, adaptability, and unparalleled success. Learn the key issues to be prepared for in the coming year.

Federated Insurance’s HR Question of the Month: Pay Discussions

One HR employee is talking to non-HR employees in our company about other employees’ pay. Are we allowed to prevent her from sharing other employees’ pay? Find out in this blog post from Federated Insurance.

Ageism in the Workplace: New Protections Coming?

Federal lawmakers have renewed their commitment to fortifying anti-discrimination protections for older workers with the proposed Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA). What does this mean for employees as well as businesses? Find out more in this blog post.

From Service to Success: Navigating the Veteran Employment Landscape

Let’s explore the multifaceted landscape of veteran employment, shedding light on challenges, opportunities, and ongoing efforts to provide meaningful careers. Read more in this blog post.

Direct File: Transforming Tax Filing for American Taxpayers

In a significant move towards enhancing taxpayer experience, the IRS has unveiled its ambitious plan to develop a government-run, free tax filing program, Direct File. The IRA of 2022 directed the IRS to study the possibility of a free, direct e-file program. See who qualifies here.

Navigating the Workplace: Latest Changes in NY and NJ Labor Laws

In a significant stride toward safeguarding the rights of employees, New York and New Jersey have recently enacted laws that bolster the protections afforded to workers in various situations. Read more in this blog post.

Navigating the Rise of Pay Transparency in the U.S.

Transparency has emerged as a key player in the ever-changing employment landscape, especially concerning salaries. This blog post delves into this practice’s potential consequences and benefits.

Next Level: Recruiting and Skill Development

Building a great team is the key to every successful business. Our Recruiting and Skill Development track will give you the skills to tackle big questions in the hiring process, such as talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion, workplace culture, and more. Learn more about this track here.

Just Confirmed – Inspiring Speakers Taking Your Leadership to the Next Level

We’re excited to announce the initial slate of featured speakers for ACCA Next Level – find out more in this blog post!

New Form I-9 Now Available

Beginning August 1, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published an updated Form I-9, which is used to verify employees’ identity and employment authorization. Read more in this blog post.

Protecting Your Employees with Key Person Life Insurance

As a business owner, you know that your employees are an important asset of your business. Each business has individuals with specialized skills, knowledge, and valuable customer relationships that are critical to its success. If your business relies heavily on key employees, it may suffer tremendously without those individuals and it may be a good idea to think about investing in key person life insurance. Read this blog to find out more.

Navigating Hiring Trends and Layoff Fears

To enhance hiring processes in light of prevailing financial anxieties and layoff fears, there is a need for transparent communication, aligning job descriptions with realistic expectations, and showcasing opportunities for professional development. Check out this blog to learn more.

Unlocking the Full Potential of HSAs: Understanding the Benefits

According to the Employee Benefits Research Institute (EBRI), many individuals with Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) fail to fully utilize the tax benefits associated with their accounts. Learn more on how to take advantage of these tax savings on this blog.

PUMP Act Protections Take Effect

The PUMP Act went into full effect on April 28, 2023. This act allows mothers to take breaks to pump at work. Read more about the PUMP Act in this blog.

HVACR Industry Pros Share Tried and True Methods to Retain Employees

The toughest obstacle in the HVAC industry is finding and retaining good employees. Read this blog to learn some employee retention tips.

See Each Employee’s Worth

Is your business able to operate in the absence of a key employee? Read this blog to learn about the Employee Worth Session at ACCA 2023 Conference and Expo.

The Nitty Gritty of Employee Management Featured at ACCA 2023

There are plenty of employee management sessions at ACCA 2023 Conference and Expo! Read this blog to learn about each session, and register!

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