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Frank Cania

President & FounderHR Compliance Experts LLC

Pittsford, NY 14534

Member Since March 2022


Human Resources
Employment Law
Personnel Management


25+ years of HR and regulatory compliance consulting and training experience 15+ years' business experience with organizations like Century 21 Franchising Corporation, Nortel Networks, American Express Financial Advisors, and a variety of local and regional businesses Graduated summa cum laude - M.S. in Employment Law from the Shepard Broad Law School at Nova Southeastern University Expertise in Wage and Hour issues as well as matters regarding employment-related regulatory compliance Certified by the HR Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and the Society for Human Resource Management at a Sr Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) Certificate in Workplace Investigations (AWI-CH) from the Association of Workplace Investigations My goals are to continue building HR Compliance Experts LLC as a recognized leader in regulatory compliance-related human resource consulting services, strengthen a business model which recognizes every employee as a valued and valuable resource, and contributing more of my time and talents to my profession and community to help each grow and flourish well into the future. Specialties: Human resource consulting services focusing on workplace investigations, employment-related regulatory compliance, human resource compliance and Form I-9 audits, employee handbooks, policy development and implementation, and training.

Published content

15 Strategies to Make Networking Feel More Natural

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Feel awkward when you network? Try these tips to make it feel more organic and even fun. Many people network with the intention of trying to sell a business leader on their product or service, whether to get seed money or to try and create a partnership. Because of this, networking events may end up feeling awkward and uncomfortable when it's all about the hard sell. However, networking doesn't have to feel like you're "schmoozing." Business leaders can use these events to make real connections and build solid foundations for future business relations, all without pitching an idea. Below, a panel of Newsweek Expert Forum members offered their best advice for making networking more natural and fun to build long-lasting connections. 

13 Ways to Give More Flexibility to Employees

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When creating a more adaptable workplace, input from staff members will help ensure initiatives are inclusive of employees' needs. The last few years have shown that the traditional workplace has the potential to be a much more variable space than previously thought. As employers continue to navigate the return to the office and the hiring of new employees, it’s critical to consider the changes that have taken place and how those changes will impact what the workplace looks like, including where and how employees will work from now on. Regardless of the workplace ultimately set up, a leader must aim for an environment that is adaptable to the needs of the employees working within it. Below, 13 Newsweek Expert Forum members share less commonly known ways to give flexibility to employees.

13 Best Practices for Becoming a More Resilient Leader

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While business challenges can be overwhelming, making changes to current proccesses helps build leadership resiliency.  Every business deals with both highs and lows. The ability to overcome trying and difficult times boils down to the processes leaders have developed to address challenges.  Whether leaders are navigating an uncertain industry or internal changes, these processes build resilient leaders and long-lasting organizations over time. To share further insights, 13 Newsweek Expert Forum members recommend actions a leader can take to become more resilient, thus strengthening their leadership and their organization as a whole.

11 Strategies for Achieving Repeatable Business Success

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Attaining continuous success in business is all about having the right people and processes in place. At times, business success can seem like a fluke that happens by chance. In reality, business achievements are a combination of factors working together with each one contributing to the overall success of an initiative. Driving continued success comes down to determining what actions, people and processes will be most effective. To help, 11 experts from Newsweek Expert Forum each offer one recommendation for how leaders can continually drive repeatable success.

Company details

HR Compliance Experts LLC

Company bio

Founded by Frank Cania, HR Compliance Experts LLC provides practical and effective HR compliance and workplace investigation solutions to keep your workplace working. HR compliance services include: regulatory compliance assessments, Form I-9 audits, DOL audit management, employee handbook and policy development, and employee training (regulatory compliance, sexual harassment prevention, etc.). Workplace Investigation services include: onsite workplace investigations regarding allegations of sexual harassment and other types of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and bullying; written investigation reports; and subject matter expert and expert witness services. When you only have one chance to get it right, you need HR Compliance Experts.



Area of focus

Employment Law
NYS Labor Law
Wage & Hour Compliance

Company size

2 - 10