CEDR HR Solutions
CEDR HR Solutions
HR compliance and problem solving for dental offices
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Paul Edwards
Paul Edwards

WTHJH Episode 109: You Can’t Pay People in Chicken
On this episode of , CEDR CEO Paul Edwards sits down with Compliance Specialist and Digital Communications Coordinator Ally Dagnino to discuss a high-profile case in which an employer tried to pay employees with chicken sandwiches instead of dollars. Paul and Ally break down the compliance...  Read More
Free Coronavirus Resources for Business Owners
Important - Some FFCRA exemptions have been called into question through a court case on 8/3/2020. Please read our interim guidance  Figuring out how to get through the many problems posed by the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to be a challenge for employers now and for the foreseeable future.   ...  Read More
Practical HR Guidance for Dental Practices Handling the Coronavirus
We know there is a lot of information (and misinformation) out there about the Coronavirus, officially named COVID-19, and how to handle the HR challenges that it is causing in the workplace. Our goal is to provide you with guidance on how to handle this as an employer — practical solutions for the...  Read More
Just for DentalTown members: The CEDR Hiring Guide
Many employers, new and established alike, make the mistake of going with a gut feeling or “winging it” during interviews and when making hiring decisions. Afterwards, these same employers often think things like, “I can’t find a good employee anywhere,” or...  Read More
QSEHRAs: A New Healthcare Reimbursement Option for Small Employers
It may look like a word found in alphabet soup, but QSEHRAs—Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements—are a useful new option for small business owners and employers. A brand-new law is making it easier and more cost-effective to reimburse employees for the cost of...  Read More
Featured Article In September Issue of DentalTown Magazine
Hello, fellow Townies! In case you missed it, I have a featured article in this month's issue of dentaltown magazine. The benefits your practice offers are a vital component of hiring (and retaining) the very best employees available, and those employees are the ones that can take your practice...  Read More
Learn about the new overtime rules taking effect 12/1/16 (40 minute class)
Important Notice for Dental Practice Owners The rules regarding how your salaried employees must be paid are about to change drastically Mis-Classifying an employee as Salary exempt and not paying them for overtime is a very common error made among dental offices. We've...  Read More
Independent Contractors vs. Employees: What's the difference?
Today on Live From HR Base Camp, HR expert Kurt Tullar will be joining CEDR co-founder and CEO Paul Edwards again, as they discuss properly classifying your workforce. If your practice is like most, there’s a good chance any independent contractors you have hired could actually be your...  Read More
Paying Employees for Travel and Seminar Time
Should your employee be on the clock when attending a seminar? How about when travelling to one? CEDR’s CEO and co-founder Paul Edwards is joined by HR expert Chris Lessard to discuss what you, as the employer, must pay for when an employee travels or attends a conference. ...  Read More
Throwing a holiday party for your practice
It's that time of year! Holiday parties are always fun, but they can also easily get out of control and cause serious workplace issues. CEDR CEO Paul Edwards joins today's special guest HR expert Michelle Oliver to discuss how to throw a fun, drama-free party for your employees. ...  Read More
Leave Management for Small Offices
In this podcast Paul Edwards and Michelle Oliver discuss the need to properly address leaves of absence for situations such as medical or temporary disability, by including a properly written policy in your employee handbook. Warning: Not all policies are properly written. ...  Read More
9 Things You Never Want to Hear An Employee Say - Live from HR Base Camp Podcast #4
Today’s Live from HR Base Camp podcast is hosted by Paul and Kurt, and they’ll be discussing what to do if you learn an employee has been saying problematic things. 9 Things Click to subscribe to CEDR's Podcast   Read More
Job Descriptions, and Why You Need Them
Job descriptions are often the last item on a long list of to-dos when it comes to your employees. However, job descriptions are an essential tool in managing your employees and reducing your risk of liability. What makes them so powerful? Job descriptions are a written summary of the job duties...  Read More
Maternity Leave - Live from HR Base Camp Podcast #3
Today's episode of Live from HR Base Camp deals with maternity leave, and making sure your practice has the right policies in place. Join Paul and special guest Grace as they discuss common scenarios that can play out when an employee becomes pregnant. ...  Read More
Strategies for transitioning when buying a new practice - Live From HR Base Camp Podcast #2
Today, Kurt joins Paul again for Live From HR Base Camp, this time to discuss strategies for having a smooth transition when taking over a new practice Transitioning Into A New Practice Click to subscribe to CEDR's Podcast   Read More
Four Things I Need You to Know When You Are Late for Work
There’s no getting around it: healthcare is an industry in which service is often measured by how long the patient had to wait for their appointment. So, it stands to reason that one of the most frustrating things to deal with is an employee who is habitually late, and who doesn’t seem...  Read More
Quitting Without Notice - Live From HR Base Camp Podcast #1
Today’s episode of Live from HR Basecamp discusses situations where an employee quits or leaves without notice. We’ll tackle some common scenarios, and how to handle them in a way that protects both you and your practice. Quitting Without Notice...  Read More
Free Download For Practice Owners: CEDR's Hiring Guide
CEDR's Hiring Guide is free for Dentaltown members, and includes helpful info to guide you through the entire hiring process. It covers everything from writing the perfect job ad and the interview process, to onboarding new employees, as well as tips on how to retain your best talent. You'll also...  Read More
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