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Choosing a Professional Employer Organization (PEO)
By Skye Schooley | May 27, 2020

Learn what features to look for when choosing a professional employer organization.

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ADP TotalSource
By Skye Schooley | May 27, 2020

ADP TotalSource is our top PEO recommendation for customer service because of its comprehensive features, tailored solutions and excellent support.

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TriNet
By Skye Schooley | May 27, 2020

TriNet has no minimum employee requirement to use its PEO services. Its flexible service structure and contract setup make it our pick for the best PEO for tailored industries.

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Oasis Advantage
By Skye Schooley | May 27, 2020

Oasis Advantage, our choice as the best PEO for startups, offers a flexible plan that allows startups to mix and match services to get exactly what they need.

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B&B Reporting Inc.
By Skye Schooley | August 13, 2019

B&B Reporting, Inc. is an employee background check service that uses advanced technology to conduct a wide range of searches, including criminal history, reference checks, and employment and...

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SterlingNOW by Sterling
By Skye Schooley | August 13, 2019

Sterling has a variety of comprehensive background services. It gives consumers the option to order a full-service background check plan or a self-service option through SterlingNOW.

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GoodHire
By Skye Schooley | August 13, 2019

GoodHire is our best pick for small businesses. This background-screening service offers FCRA-compliant solutions to organizations of all sizes.

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eNannySource
By Skye Schooley | August 13, 2019

eNannySource conducts background checks on any household employee. The company offers you three levels of screening options and gives you the ability to add on supplementary searches.

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AccurateNow
By Skye Schooley | August 13, 2019

AccurateNow offers three different background check packages designed specifically for small businesses. It also offers supplementary searches that can be tacked on to any of the plans.

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Paychex
By Matt D'Angelo | July 06, 2019

Paychex offers personalized PEO coverage that can scale with your business. This, along with its pricing model, makes it the best PEO for midsize businesses.

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SoftActivity Monitor
By Adam Uzialko | June 17, 2019

SoftActivity Monitor is our best pick for employee monitoring software for internet management because of its effective features that track and restrict which websites your employees visit, as well...

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ContentProtect Professional
By Adam Uzialko | June 17, 2019

Employee monitoring software is often considered for its activity monitoring features – those aspects which allow administrators to watch and review user behavior and productivity on company time.

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CleverControl
By Adam Uzialko | June 17, 2019

CleverControl is a comprehensive and intuitive employee monitoring software platform that gives admins great insight into and control over how employees spend their workday on company devices.

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TimeClock Plus
By Chad Brooks | May 02, 2019

TimeClock Plus is the best time-tracking system for larger employers because it offers a wide variety of hosting and service plan options.

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uAttend
By Chad Brooks | May 02, 2019

uAttend is the best time and attendance system for very small businesses because it offers ample features and good support at a low price.

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Choosing a Time and Attendance System
By Chad Brooks | May 02, 2019

This guide explores the key features, benefits and pricing of time and attendance systems, and how to find the right solution for your needs.

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Timeclocks: How to Choose the Right One for You
By Bennett Conlin | March 09, 2019

Not all timeclocks are compatible with every system, so the one you select may be a factor in the system you end up using.

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Hiring in the Digital Age: 3 Modern Recruitment Trends to Adopt
By Sammi Caramela | September 24, 2018

Here's everything you should know about how hiring is evolving and how you can adapt.

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What You Can Learn From Your Attendance Data
By Chad Brooks | September 24, 2018

Time and attendance systems provide employers with a wide range of valuable data that you can use to boost your bottom line.

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10 Hiring Tools Small Businesses Love
By Adam Uzialko | September 14, 2018

Looking to recruit new talent but not sure where to start? These 10 hiring tools make small business recruiting much easier.

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Help Wanted? Try the Google Hire App
By Adam Uzialko | May 15, 2018

With this app, businesses with fewer than 1,000 employees can better recruit top talent.

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BambooHR
By Adam Uzialko | September 21, 2017

BambooHR is a great option for a stand-alone performance management system because of its open API, which allows it to integrate with a variety of other human capital management software suites and...

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UltiPro
By Adam Uzialko | September 21, 2017

For midsize and large companies, a versatile human capital management is a must UltiPro's performance management module and associated software deliver effective tools for managing your most valuable...

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How to Choose the Right Performance Management Software
By Jennifer Post | September 21, 2017

What is performance management software, and do you need it for your business? Here's what you need to know.

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Halogen TalentSpace
By Adam Uzialko | September 21, 2017

Halogen TalentSpace is our best pick for performance management systems for small businesses for its high degree of customization, easily navigated user interface, and the other effective talent...

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The Best Online Payroll Services
By Chad Brooks | October 23, 2014

From making sure employees are paid on time to ensuring all tax regulations are being followed, payroll management can be one of the most tedious tasks a business owner completes each month.

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The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Your HR Department
By Chad Brooks | May 16, 2014

To help you decide whether to partner with a PEO, small business owners who are working with a PEO or have done so in the past shared the pros and cons of the relationship.

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The Best Background Check Services
By Chad Brooks | April 07, 2014

Where to go before you make a big hiring mistake.

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The Best Time Tracking and Management Software
By Chad Brooks | July 02, 2013

Keeping track of your employees' time can be a challenge.