Did you know that if you operate a business in Arizona, you are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance for your employees?  What is Workers’ Compensation Insurance? If an employee is injured at work, the employee is entitled to receive certain benefits—including medical benefits—and sometimes, compensation, job retraining, and supportive medical care.  Under Arizona law, […]

Why You Need Workers’ Compensation Insurance for Your Employees

For a number of reasons, you may decide that an employment relationship is no longer working, and it is time to terminate that relationship.  Regardless of the reason, there are several proactive steps that will make terminating an employee as smooth a process as possible. Prepare Employee Documents Upon hiring a new employee, you should […]

Tips To Terminate an Employee

Your employee just resigned.  Now what?  We are here with some next steps you can take to make their departure a smooth one.

What To Do When An Employee Resigns

n employee!  Before you embark on this exciting next step for your company, here are a few things to consider…

8 Things to Consider Before Hiring an Employee

I am sure that you are expecting this, but an Internship Agreement. True story time: Yesterday (no exaggeration) a client sent me an email in a panic because a seasonal intern had submitted for unemployment. They had received the Notice of Unemployment Insurance Claim Filed and did not know how to respond. But they created […]

What Businesses Should Have in Place Before Hiring Unpaid Interns

Do you ever receive cryptic emails from clients, late-night texts, and “urgent” calls? Have you ever considered if any of these are non-negotiables? Which of these do you believe are impeding your work-life balance (or rather doing business the way you want to do business)? Now list your non-negotiables: 1.2.3. Now let’s shift your focus, […]

What are your Non-Negotiables?

Privacy policies, you know you have seen them, but do you have one for your website? Well what is it? A website privacy policy notifies users how your business will collect, store, use and protect their personal information. We all know in a world of hacking and scams, keeping our personal information is so important! […]

Importance of Website Privacy Policies

One of the most common ways to advertise and market products and services in social media is to use celebrity or consumer endorsements and testimonials. Like other types of advertising, endorsements and testimonials must be truthful and not misleading. In 2009, the FTC released a new version of its Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Advertising

Success is setting priorities, not goals! Success is an innately personal journey guided by the seasons of life. Do not shy away from your pursuit of success, financial abundance or feel shame in contentment. The journey is a daily practice that begins with honestly identifying where you currently are and where you want to go. […]

Define Success in Ten Steps

Do I have the right support system for my business? While asking for help may not be our strong suit, in business we all need a little help sometimes. It’s impossible to be an expert in marketing, accounting, legal and everything else you need to keep your business running and flourishing. Instead of seeing these […]

5 Legal Questions Mindful Business Owners Ask