Posts by Reba DeVore

Employee Benefits: Ideas and Best Practices

From a young age, we’re ingrained with a simple idea. “When I get rewarded for doing something, I want to do more of that thing.” Employee rewards aren’t a replacement for sufficient compensation. Rewards are like gravy on the biscuit. But, don’t overlook the importance of going beyond a paycheck. If you don’t have a…

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Burnout: How it Affects Everyone and How to Re-Charge

Mike Hello everybody, welcome to another edition of the One Step Better podcast, I’m your host, Mike Schaeffer, and today, we’re gonna talk about a topic that has been maybe beat up a little bit on some circles but it’s something that we haven’t really hit on in a while. We’re gonna try to take…

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Guiding Your Team Through Change

All entrepreneurs know that change is always inevitable, especially in today’s environment. But a lot of the time, change is HARD. In a past blog post, we shared some tips to help you embrace difficult changes. As a leader or a second-chair leader, you have a critical responsibility to help your team navigate change, whether…

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Second-Hat-HR: How to Streamline Employee-Related Tasks

PODCAST In many small businesses, a team member who has a full-time job responsibility also picks up recruiting, onboarding, benefits and other employee-related tasks. In this podcast, we’re talking about practical ways anyone in a “Second-Hat-HR” role can free up time for their main role while leading HR functions with confidence. 

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Webinar: How to Use Employee Recognition to Boost Engagement

[On-Demand Webinar] How to use employee recognition to boost engagement: Greg Henderson, HRO Manager at Whirks and Wendy Sellers, The HR Lady, go over tactical ways to implement employee recognition initiatives that will resonate with your employees. What leadership needs to do: Learn the steps leadership needs to take to make the most effective use of your…

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Webinar: Maximizing PPP Loan Forgiveness

This webinar provides information and best practices on the Paycheck Protection Program loans.   After this webinar, you’ll have an understanding of: The loan forgiveness rules that apply to the eight-week period following the date the loan originated How the loan forgiveness amount could be reduced What you can do to ensure maximum loan forgiveness…

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Let us reintroduce ourselves!

Meet Whirks! Since we stepped into the payroll world back in 2009, we have been thinking about what our name should be. Patrick Payroll just hasn’t encompassed all that we do and what we want to do. Our name didn’t clarify that we are a lot more than just an ordinary payroll company. We have awesome people…

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