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Can You Legally Require Employees to Give 2 Weeks' Notice?
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 12, 2020

Two-week notice may not be a law but there are ways to encourage employees to follow that best practice.

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How to Develop a Talent Management Strategy
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 12, 2020

Here's everything you need to know about talent management.

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Best Layoff Practices: Can You Lay Off and Hire at the Same Time?
By Patrick Proctor | November 12, 2020

There are times when you need to conduct layoffs and make new hires at the same time. Here are best practices to follow when doing so.

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15 Creative Ways to Show Employee Appreciation
By Bennett Conlin | November 11, 2020

Your employees deserve more than a "thank you." Here are creative ways to show them that you appreciate them.

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Business Bank Account Checklist: Documents You'll Need
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 11, 2020

Find out which documents and licenses you'll need to bring with you when you apply for a business bank account.

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How to Announce a New Employee
By Julie Ritzer Ross | November 11, 2020

Sending out an announcement to your team each time you bring in a new hire can help make the onboarding process a smooth one.

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Top 14 HR Challenges for Small Businesses
By Julie Ritzer Ross | November 11, 2020

To keep your small business running smoothly, you must be capable of handling the inevitable HR challenges that are sure to arise. Here are the top HR issues and how to resolve them.

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Features and Tools in Project Management Systems
By Simone Johnson | November 11, 2020

Discover how project management tools work and which type is best for you.

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How to Get a Bank Loan for Your Small Business
By Andrew Martins | November 10, 2020

Need funding? A small business bank loan can be a good option, if you qualify for it. Here are some tips to make it easier to get a bank business loan.

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Does My Company Own My Intellectual Property?
By Adam Uzialko | November 10, 2020

If you create something at work, does your company own it? What if you create it using company equipment? Here's what you need to know about your workplace and intellectual property rights.

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How to Handle Accrued Time Off
By Julie Ritzer Ross | November 10, 2020

Offering accrued time off is great for management and employee morale, but you need to know how to calculate it, what the law says about it and how to build company policies around it.

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How Workplace Automation Software Can Help Your Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 10, 2020

Workflow automation can save your business money and boost your employees' productivity. Here's how.

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10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Crowdfunding Campaign
By Simone Johnson | November 10, 2020

Want to try crowdfunding your business venture? Here are 10 ways to help your campaign meet its funding goals.

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Best Remote Working Tools to Help Your Team Stay Connected
By Joshua Stowers | November 09, 2020

Need remote tech to help you and your team work from home? Find out which free remote working tools can help your team stay connected.

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Best CRM Software of 2021
By Simone Johnson | November 09, 2020

We've examined the best customer relationship management (CRM) services for small businesses. Check out our reviews to find the right program for you.

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How Your Business Can Accept Apple Pay
By Sean Peek | November 09, 2020

Apple Pay is a secure and fast payment option that businesses can quickly implement for no extra cost.

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How a Bad Review Landed One Man in Jail: How to Respond to Negative Online Reviews
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 09, 2020

Responding well to negative online reviews can turn a negative situation into a positive one for your business. Here's how to do it.

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Online Business Laws Your Small Business Needs to Know
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 09, 2020

There are many rules and regulations that govern e-commerce. These five, in particular, could significantly impact your small business.

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How to Start an LLC: A Step-by-Step Guide
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 06, 2020

An LLC is a safe, flexible business structure option for small business owners. Here's what you need to do to set up an LLC.

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8 Best Practices Every Small Business Should Follow
By Adam Uzialko | November 06, 2020

You should always take opportunities to reevaluate your business and determine where you might be able to do better. These eight best practices will help you ensure success.

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What Is Project Resource Management?
By Sean Peek | November 06, 2020

Here's what you need to know about project resource management to become more efficient.

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Cloud Computing: A Small Business Guide
By Andrew Martins | November 06, 2020

Broadband internet access and the ubiquity of mobile devices makes cloud computing a viable option for small businesses everywhere.

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How to Install a VPN Connection
By Joshua Stowers | November 05, 2020

Looking to enhance your network security? Find out how to set up a secure virtual private network.

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Creating Online Forms: A Step-by-Step Guide
By Nicole Fallon | November 05, 2020

Here are the basics of building online forms and a few tools you can use to get started.

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How to Promote Your Small Business on Facebook
By Stella Morrison | November 05, 2020

Facebook is an important marketing tool for small businesses. Here are some tips to make better use of the world's most popular social media platform.

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Business Health Insurance Requirements for 2020-2021
By Patrick Proctor | November 05, 2020

As a small business owner, these are the requirements you should be aware of when offering health insurance to your employees.

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How to Calculate and Improve Employee Turnover
By Skye Schooley | November 05, 2020

Learn what causes employee turnover and how to improve retention.

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Best Accounting Software and Invoice Generators of 2021
By Lori Fairbanks | November 04, 2020

We researched dozens of accounting software applications and recommend these vendors as the best accounting software and invoice generators of 2021.

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10 Ways to Handle Difficult Customers
By Skye Schooley | November 04, 2020

Learn what training courses and techniques help defuse difficult customer situations.

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11 Things to Do Before Starting a Business
By Stella Morrison | November 04, 2020

It's important to research your industry, find competitors, understand risk and map out your finances before starting your business.