Human Resources

  • Top Hat Plans
    Nonqualified retirement plans which are offered only to certain key employees and which are not subject to ERISA regulations are sometimes referred to as top hat plans because they tend to operate onl....
  • Employee Training Manuals
    All too often, owners and managers make foolish assumptions about their latest hires that they later come to regret. The "perfect" candidate comes through your door with 10 years of experience at your....
  • Supplemental Executive Retirement Programs
    A strategy for attracting and retaining key executive staff is the introduction of supplemental executive retirement programs. This is a way of addressing the so called "reverse discrimination" agains....
  • Financial Performance Management
    Financial performance is vital for an organization to operate. When an institution's finances become mismanaged, it can have a horrible effect. Think back to the mid '80s when the savings and loans fa....
  • Management Program Assessments
    In general terms, management program assessments aim to critically examine the role and functions of those in managerial positions. Some of the most common methods for producing reliable assessments ....
  • Time Clock Ribbons
    When you or your company purchases a time clock, you are usually entering into a fairly long-term relationship. Time clocks are essentially the stalwarts of the working world. They are designed to l....
  • Program Review Evaluation Techniques
    The science of creating and using the most effective program review evaluation techniques may still be considered in its infancy. Though businesses have been administering program reviews for many ye....
  • Abra HR
    Abra HR is a stand-alone part of the Abra Human Resources Management Software Suite. If you don't want to invest in the full functionality of the Suite, you may find that Abra HR is still worthwhile ....
  • Business Management Processes
    Business Process Management (also known as BPM) refers to a set of tools and services to integrate, monitor, and improve an array of inter-related business processes. Processes include any executable....
  • COBRA Administration
    COBRA (which stands for the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) has been in effect since 1986. It requires employers to continue coverage of benefits to employees and their families under....