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Season 2 Finale: Rising Costs, Labor Shortages are Top Issues for Businesses in 2021

Season 2 Finale: Rising Costs, Labor Shortages are Top Issues for Businesses in 2021

September 21, 2021

Host Gene Marks wraps up season two of the Paychex Business Series podcast with advice for businesses facing the biggest issues of the year—rising costs and workforce disruptions. First, how can entrepreneurs and business owners like you tackle the challenges of inflation and supply chain increases? And what strategies—including higher pay, lifestyle benefits, federal tax credits, and referral sources—can you use to compete for employees in today’s tight labor market?

Resources:

To explore how the Work Opportunity Tax Credit could help your business navigate the current hiring crisis, visit: www.paychex.com/articles/payroll-taxes/latest-work-opportunity-tax-credit-developments

To dig inside wage and employment trends by national, regional, state, metro, and industry segments, visit the Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch at www.paychex.com/employment-watch.

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

Running Your Business Safely in a COVID-19 Era: The Best of Season 2

Running Your Business Safely in a COVID-19 Era: The Best of Season 2

September 14, 2021

In the era of COVID-19, business safety has been prioritized more than ever. From cybersecurity to disease prevention, Gene looks back on some of the best conversations he’s had with experts this season. Tune into the first half for a recap with Rick McElroy, Principal Cyber Security Strategist at VMware, as they discuss how companies can avoid cyber attacks and utilize security tools. Listen into the second half for a talk with Infectious Disease Epidemiologist, Saskia Popescu, on COVID-19 health protocols and how businesses can create a safer work environment.

Resources:

Keep your business safe from costly cyber attacks with Paychex Cyber Liability Insurance. Visit payx.me/cyber21 for more information.

Learn how to prepare a safe workplace for your employees in COVID-19 by reading our article, Workplace Safety and Returning to Work: Guidance for COVID-19 at www.paychex.com/articles/human-resources/workplace-safety.

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

Diversity & Inclusion: How The Manufacturing Institute is Innovating the Global Workforce

Diversity & Inclusion: How The Manufacturing Institute is Innovating the Global Workforce

September 7, 2021

Our population is a diversity of different ages, genders, and skills for hire. However, recruiting labor is still one of the largest issues facing businesses. To resolve this, Executive Director Carolyn Lee of The Manufacturing Institute, supports programs like FAME, Second Chance Hiring, and the STEP Women's Initiative. Listen in as she talks with Gene Marks about these innovative campaigns to sustain and empower the global workforce.

Resources:

Are you an owner of a manufacturing business? Learn how to hire and manage your workers in our free Whitepaper, “HR: The Power Fueling the Growth of Your Manufacturing Business”: www.paychex.com/secure/whitepapers/fueling-growth.

Find out more about The Manufacturing Institute's motives and initiatives at: www.themanufacturinginstitute.org/

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.