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Not Getting Enough Applicants? Review Your Application!

by Kate Hadaway Recently, my 18-year old stepdaughter went to apply for a job. She has graduated high school so has a fairly free schedule and has previous work experience at one other job in a fast-food restaurant. Needless to say, she would be a great candidate for many of… Read More



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Thinking About Taking a Holiday From a Company Holiday Party This Year?

As the end of 2020 approaches, many companies are struggling with whether or not to hold their traditional company holiday parties. The decision is complicated by a number of factors including financial constraints, logistics, and legalities balanced with maintaining morale and ensuring everyone’s health and safety. Very few would have… Read More

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NH Municipal Employers: Preparing for the Financial Impacts of COVID-19

For those New Hampshire municipalities operating on a fiscal year budget, most did not see significant declines in revenue in the way of unpaid property taxes when collections took place for the first half of the year. However, both state and local officials are anticipating the amount of uncollected property… Read More

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Return to Work: Strategies for a Safe and Productive Workforce

Photo by LinkedIn Sales Navigator from Pexels As unemployment benefits shrink and businesses navigate the task of reopening, many workers are returning to work for the first time since the start of shutdowns in March. All too many of them are also struggling with fears of possible workplace exposures as… Read More


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Our Experience Applying for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan

by Joshua Robinson, President, CheckmateHCM Solutions Last Friday morning, April 3, 2020, I submitted Checkmate’s PPP loan application to our banking partner. The application package included: The SBA PPP Loan application Copies of Checkmate’s articles of incorporation and bylaws. Copy of a completed Loan Application Checklist with all items marked… Read More


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Give Your Time and Attendance System a Performance Review

If you are like most employers, your HR and management teams make a concerted effort to ensure your employees receive regular feedback and performance reviews on a timely basis. Assessing people and their performance can be challenging, but employers see the benefit in both employee engagement… Read More