I've changed my name – to Optimus Prime

September 21st, 2018

hrsimple


So say an employee, let's call him, for purposes of this exercise, Scott Edward Nall, walks into your office to let you know he has changed his name to Optimus Prime.  Do you:

  1. snicker and ask him if his Laser Axe Hand is really made of energy
  2. wonder why he isn't riding a dinosaur
  3. fall to your knees and plead fealty
  4. start the process of updating Mr. Prime in your HR records.

In the interests of your own well-being, C. might be a good place to start, but be sure to follow with D., covering the four steps outlined by Namely:

  1. SSA
  2. W-4
  3. I-9
  4. benefits