When you utilize HR Help Desk Services at TPS Group, you gain access to the knowledge and experience of an entire team rather than one or more individuals.

Our team of HR Consultants has experience in a broad spectrum of industries and small and large size organizations. Our experience includes both for-profit and non-profit and extends to all areas of benefits, compensation, staff development and training, policy administration and much more. When you utilize our HR Services, you gain access to the knowledge and experience of our entire team. 

"Answers All Of My Questions In A Clear Manner"

"Answers All Of My Questions In A Clear Manner"

Our case administrator, Susan, has been absolutely wonderful and is a joy to work with. She is very knowledgeable, patient, answers all of my questions in a clear manner, and is professional.

- Kathy Townsend

They are a pleasure to work with and we highly recommend their services.

They are a pleasure to work with and we highly recommend their services.

For many years we’ve relied on TPS Group’s extensive knowledge and industry expertise to keep us in compliance with state and federal regulations as well as changes in the law. Their attention to detail is just what we need to keep our business operations running smoothly. They are a pleasure to work with and we highly recommend their services.

- Dan Neal

TPS filled in the gaps within our small HR department

Working with Kim and her talented team helped us fill in the gaps within our small HR department. I strongly recommend TPS for HR tasks that don’t warrant hiring a full-time team. Thanks again Kim!

- Jake F

Dependable, experienced, and professional

Dependable, experienced, and professional

Dependable, experienced, and professional, our TPS Group recruiter was an invaluable resource, helping us locate and vet quality talent.

- Tyler R. Vunk

Human Resource Services Services

Employee Handbooks & Policy Development

Employee Handbooks & Policy Development

Our Employee Handbooks are customized based on your company size, practices, needs, and company culture and designed for compliance with State and Federal regulations.

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HR Best Practices Assessment

HR Best Practices Assessment

Our HR Best Practices Assessment is a comprehensive review of your business’ current policies, procedures, and practices.

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Training Workshops

Training Workshops

TPS Group offers a broad spectrum of HR training services for organizations of all sizes.

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Performance Management Plans

Performance Management Plans

TPS understands that managing employees is a time-consuming and draining supervisory requirement. Through our experience with a broad spectrum of organizations, we further understand that performance requirements and standards vary greatly from organization to organization. Performance standards required in one organization may be different or not important to another.

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HR Compensation Analysis and Benchmarking

HR Compensation Analysis and Benchmarking

For most organizations, compensation and benefits are its largest expense. TPS utilizes an analytical approach to obtaining and evaluating jobs and benchmarking compensation.

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HR Department Startups

HR Department Startups

We will act as your in-house HR department until which time you need to hire either a part time or full time HR Professional, which we can train for you.

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Hiring & Recruiting

Hiring & Recruiting

TPS Group can assist you in determining needs, recruiting, conducting background checks, interviewing and on-boarding.

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Outsourced HR Help Desk

Outsourced HR Help Desk

Our team of HR Consultants has experience in a broad spectrum of industries and small and large size organizations.

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Human Resource Services Resources

Maine Department of Labor (Maine DOL)

Maine Department of Labor (Maine DOL)

  • State employment laws
  • State independent contractor rules
  • Unemployment
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Safety training & compliance assistance
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

  • Federal wage and hour law
  • Exempt and non-exempt employee status
  • Compliance assistance
  • Independent contractor rules for DOL
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

  • Federal tax laws, rules and forms
  • Businesses and individuals
  • Independent contractor rules for IRS

Human Resource Services Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What topics are typically covered at a HR (Human Resources) training workshop?

A: 

A training workshop is usually provided in an individual or group setting.

Topics covered typically relate to Human Resources and Workforce Management. Many Human Resources Consultants offer an extensive catalog of on-site or off-site training topics conducted by our Consultants and affiliates.  

Topics covered at a HR Training Workshop should include, but are not limited to:

  • Harassment
  • Ethics
  • Performance Management
  • Effective Interviewing 
  • Supervisory Training
  • Leadership Training
  • Effective Communication
  • Change Management
  • Employment Law
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Helping Employee's Grow
  • Effective Job Descriptions

Human Resource Services Articles

IRS Announces 2020 Pension Plan Limitations

IRS Announces 2020 Pension Plan Limitations

401(k) contribution limit increases to $19,500 for 2020; catch-up limit rises to $6,500 The Internal Revenue Service announced that employees in 401(k) ...

Managing Millennials: What Employers Need to Know

Managing Millennials: What Employers Need to Know

For many workers of the Baby Boomer generation, working long hours and leaving vacation time on the table is not uncommon. A 2016 Bankrate survey found ...

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Rule

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Rule

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor ...

Recordkeeper/Administrator Renews Certification To Industry Best Practices

Recordkeeper/Administrator Renews Certification To Industry Best Practices

PITTSBURGH, 05/14/2019– CEFEX, Centre for Fiduciary Excellence, LLC, has renewed the certification of TPS Group, headquartered in North Haven, CT as adhering ...

Social Media in the Workplace: Productivity Killer or Boost?

Social Media in the Workplace: Productivity Killer or Boost?

Is checking your Facebook feed, tweeting to friends or posting a vacation photo on Instagram while you’re at work a violation of your employer’s social ...

Financial Wellness Is Essential to Saving for Retirement

Financial Wellness Is Essential to Saving for Retirement

Financial Wellness – It’s Essential to Saving for Retirement Introducing a workplace retirement plan can be a compelling way for emplyees to take control ...

The Cost of Aging: Are You Ready?

The Cost of Aging: Are You Ready?

Forty-five years old, married with two teens, and employed full-time, Shannon struggled to care for her aging parents as their health deteriorated. Her ...

Cash Balance Plans Allow Six Figure Annual Contributions

Cash Balance Plans Allow Six Figure Annual Contributions

Cash Balance Plans Allow Six Figure Contributions Most people can contribute to their 401(k) without worrying about exceeding the annual contribution ...

Steps To Take To Protect Your Investments

Steps To Take To Protect Your Investments

Retirement accounts have become an attractive target for cyber-thieves, and fraudulent activity is on the rise nationally. Here are important steps to ...

Gen Z in the Workplace: Are Companies Ready?

Gen Z in the Workplace: Are Companies Ready?

Young adults of Generation Z, defined as the cohort of people born from 1997 on, are entering the workforce and will change the rule book just as the Millennials ...

The Vanishing Employee: “Ghosting” at Work

The Vanishing Employee: “Ghosting” at Work

It’s a new, startling labor trend in one of the strongest job markets in 19 years: “ghosting.” Once a term used primarily in the dating world to describe ...

The Sobering Facts about Health Care Costs in Retirement

The Sobering Facts about Health Care Costs in Retirement

Unless you are one of the lucky few with a lifetime medical plan paid for by your employer, health care costs are one of the largest expenses in retirement ...

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k) Account?

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k) Account?

Eric’s landlord was raising the rent again, and this time Eric decided he was ready to move out and buy his own house. After meeting with a loan officer ...

Are You Taking Advantage of Your Employer’s Matching Contribution?

Are You Taking Advantage of Your Employer’s Matching Contribution?

Many employees don’t contribute enough to their 401(k) to take full advantage of their employer’s matching contribution. Are you one of them? Maybe you ...

"Hot Topics in HR" Complimentary Seminar

"Hot Topics in HR" Complimentary Seminar

Don't Miss This Opportunity!  "Hot Topics in HR" Complimentary Seminar November 13, 2018 You are invited to a complimentary seminar and brunch buffet ...

Managing Re-Hires

Managing Re-Hires

Publication: Solutions in a Flash Volume/Issue: October 2018 Managing Re-Hires Aaron R. Moody As we approach Halloween, let’s take a look at a real ...

Boost Retirement Savings with a HSA

Boost Retirement Savings with a HSA

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) offer significant tax advantages and can be an effective way to cover health care costs in retirement. By law, HSAs are ...

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