The Axcet Blog

Kansas City Spring Break Staycation Ideas

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For many of us around the Kansas City metro, spring break is in full swing. And while a beach vacation may sound like the perfect family getaway, sometimes the time, money or ability to get away just isn’t there. But don’t worry, there are plenty...

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Salary History Bans: Are They in the Near Future for Kansas City Private Employers?

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It remains one of the most dreaded hiring process questions by job seekers everywhere - “What was your salary at your previous job?” Not only do applicants feel the question holds them back from advancing their career, but it perpetuates gender...

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Ask the HR Expert: Is it Legal to Fire a Pregnant Employee?

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Terminating an employee is never an easy situation, and it can cause just as much stress and hardship for the employer as the employee. Further, when not handled correctly, it can lead to potential legal issues, including allegations of...

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Flirting with Trouble: Today’s Office Fling May Be Tomorrow’s Court Case

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With Valentine’s Day approaching, Cupid’s arrow could strike the hearts of some of your employees. Or maybe it already has.

Workplace romances are somewhat inevitable. After all, most full-time employees spend more time at the job site than they...

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Beyond the Water Cooler: 7 HR Best Practices for Small Business Owners

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Most business owners agree employees are their most valuable assets. So, it follows that maintaining a desirable workplace where people enjoy their jobs is imperative to a company’s long-term success. But managing day-to-day human resource...

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Q&A: Employee Claiming a Hostile Work Environment

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Question: An employee is claiming a hostile work environment situation. What should I do next?

Answer: Take the matter seriously and get the facts to better understand the employee’s concerns. It could be a matter 

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