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Differences Between Laying Off and Firing an Employee
By Skye Schooley | October 26, 2020

Learn the differences between firing and laying off employees to determine if one is right for your business.

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Best Practices to Help Laid-Off and Furloughed Employees File Unemployment Claims
By Joel Kranc | October 23, 2020

If you need to lay off or furlough employees, consider what support you can offer your staff.

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Reasons to Fire Someone
By Max Freedman | October 23, 2020

While usually not an easy decision, there are a number of instances that justify firing an employee.

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How to Choose a Document Management System
By Adam Uzialko | October 23, 2020

If you are looking to purchase a document management system, this guide includes all the key points you should consider.

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What Is a Business Microloan?
By Andrew Martins | October 22, 2020

If your new small business needs a short-term, low-interest infusion of funds, a microloan could be exactly what you're looking for.

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What Business Expenses Do You Need to Track?
By Adam Uzialko | October 22, 2020

To better manage your cash flow and maximize your tax deductions, it's important to carefully track business expenses. Here are the expenses you need to track.

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What Each Presidential Campaign Is Proposing for New Businesses
By Andrew Martins | October 22, 2020

With the 2020 presidential election nearing, find out which candidate offers the best agenda for new business owners.

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Insperity
By Skye Schooley | October 22, 2020

We recommend Insperity as the best PEO for small businesses. Its flexible service options and robust training resources set it apart from its competitors.

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Small Business Resource Guide for Veterans
By Julianna Lopez | October 22, 2020

Are you a veteran looking to start your own business? Here are several tools you can use to get started.

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What Funding Can You Get for Franchises?
By Andrew Martins | October 22, 2020

Franchising can be an expensive proposition, but there are some business loans and alternative financing options that can help you get the funding you need.

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The Best Employee Monitoring Software for 2020
By Lori Fairbanks | October 21, 2020

We've researched and reviewed the best employee monitoring software for businesses in 2020.

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Best Gmail Add-Ons for Business
By Business News Daily Editor | October 21, 2020

Google's native add-ons for Gmail mean you can access apps without ever leaving your email.

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How to Create an Employee Development and Training Program
By Max Freedman | October 21, 2020

An employee training and development program has many benefits for both your staff and your company. Here's how to build a successful program.

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How to Announce an Employee Is Leaving
By Max Freedman | October 21, 2020

When an employee is leaving your company, it is best to send an email to the rest of your staff informing them of the news.

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Managing Gen Z in the Workplace
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 21, 2020

As Generation Z enters the workforce, companies should create environments conducive to recruiting and retaining them.

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Your Guide to Warehouse Inventory Management
By Adam Uzialko | October 21, 2020

If your small business stores goods in a warehouse, inventory management is a key part of how you control your stock. Learn the basics of warehouse inventory management.

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What Is Fiscal Policy?
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 20, 2020

Learn what fiscal policy is, how it affects the national economy, and how it affects small businesses.

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Thinking About Using a Staffing Agency? Here's What You Need to Know
By Nicole Fallon | October 20, 2020

A staffing agency can save your business time and money and find well-qualified candidates.

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Your Guide to Inventory Management Software
By Adam Uzialko | October 20, 2020

Inventory management software is a must for developing a process of tracking and managing your inventory, especially as your business scales. Here's how inventory management software works.

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Lightspeed
By Lori Fairbanks | October 19, 2020

Lightspeed is the best iPad POS system because its pricing is competitive, the system is fully mobile, and you have a choice of integrated payment processors.

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What Is Statistical Analysis?
By Chad Brooks | October 19, 2020

Statistical analysis is, according to one service provider, "the science of collecting, exploring and presenting large amounts of data to discover underlying patterns and trends."

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Small Business Guide to Charitable Giving and Tax Deductions
By Bennett Conlin | October 19, 2020

Here's what you need to know about charitable giving and business tax deductions.

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Self-Employed? Everything You Need to Know About Taxes
By Julianna Lopez | October 19, 2020

Filing your taxes can be tricky when you're self-employed.

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What Is Open Enrollment for Health Insurance?
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 19, 2020

Open enrollment for health insurance has been tougher during the pandemic. Here's what you need to do to make it a success for your company this year.

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How to Calculate a Prorated Salary for Employees
By Andrew Martins | October 19, 2020

You might need to prorate an employee's salary for multiple reasons. When you do, make sure you do it right, following these calculations.

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Examples of Employee Goal Setting and Why It Is Important for Business
By Adam Uzialko | October 16, 2020

Motivating your employees starts with helping them set goals and then supporting their achievement of them. Here's how to set employee goals for the benefit of your team and your business.

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How Are Bonuses Taxed?
By Max Freedman | October 15, 2020

When you are paying employee bonuses, it is important to understand how they should be taxed.

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How to Start Selling Online
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 15, 2020

Selling products online is more popular than ever. Here's how you can get on the e-commerce bandwagon.

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YouTube for Business: Everything You Need to Know
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 15, 2020

YouTube can be an effective video platform for small business marketing. Here's how to use it to its full potential.

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Federal and State Minimum Wage Laws
By Max Freedman | October 15, 2020

The minimum wage laws your business must follow depend on the state (and sometimes city) where you are located.