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New-Hire Surveys: 32 Questions to Ask
By Julie Ritzer Ross | September 25, 2020

New-hire surveys help to ensure that employees get off on the right foot and that future new hires have similarly positive experiences.

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9 Ways for New Businesses to Survive the Pandemic
By Skye Schooley | September 25, 2020

Get expert advice to help your new business survive the pandemic.

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Should You Hire At-Will Employees?
By Julie Ritzer Ross | September 24, 2020

At-will employment is a common arrangement that has pros and cons for employers and employees.

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Sick Leave Laws Your Business Should Know
By Max Freedman | September 24, 2020

Depending on where your business is located, you may be required to provide employees with paid time off for when they – or, in some cases, close family members – are sick.

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What a Chain of Command Is, and Why Your Business Needs One
By Andrew Martins | September 24, 2020

Knowing your business's managerial structure is important for maintaining order.

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Should You Outsource HR?
By Max Freedman | September 23, 2020

Should you outsource HR or keep it inside your business? This guide explains the pros and cons of HR outsourcing to help you decide.

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10 Employee Recruitment Strategies for Success
By Adam Uzialko | September 23, 2020

If you want your company to succeed, you'll need to hire talented employees. Here's how to recruit top talent for your business.

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Which Holidays Should Your Business Offer Paid Time Off For?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 23, 2020

There are many holidays businesses can celebrate with paid time off. Before choosing which ones to observe, you should know your options and how to craft your PTO policy.

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How to Make Sure You're EEO Compliant
By Max Freedman | September 22, 2020

Federal law bars employers from discriminating against potential or current employees on factors such as gender, race and age.

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How to Create a Desirable Compensation Plan
By Patrick Proctor | September 22, 2020

In order to attract and retain top talent, you need to have a competitive compensation plan in place.

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Choosing a Background Check Service: A Buying Guide for Businesses
By Skye Schooley | September 22, 2020

Find the right background check service to help with your pre-employment screening needs.

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How to Create a Unique Customer Experience That Drives Repeat Business
By Adam Uzialko | September 21, 2020

Old World Shaving Parlor in Red Bank, New Jersey, offers traditional, personalized service in an old-timey atmosphere that keeps customers coming back.

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Hiring: Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2020

When hiring employees, you should evaluate both hard and soft skills to make the most well-rounded hires.

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How to Find Business Loans for Veterans
By Andrew Martins | September 21, 2020

Learn about the loan options for veteran entrepreneurs who need funding for their small businesses.

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10 Ways to Boost Company Morale
By Skye Schooley | September 18, 2020

Learn how to boost employee morale and create a better company culture.

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The Best Text Message Marketing Services of 2020
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 18, 2020

This guide includes a text message marketing service buying guide and best pick reviews of the best text message marketing services of 2020.

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7 Labor Laws You Might Be Breaking
By Nicole Fallon | September 18, 2020

There are many labor laws you should know, but check out these seven you may be missing.

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How to Choose a Reputation Management Service
By Skye Schooley | September 17, 2020

Learn how to choose the best online reputation management service for your small business.

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The Right Way to Hire and Work With Family
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 17, 2020

Hiring family members can be complicated but rewarding. Here's how to work with family members as employees.

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Creating a Diversity and Inclusion Training Program
By Paula Fernandes | September 17, 2020

Diversity and inclusion training can improve equality in your workplace. Here's how to create a program to do just that.

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How Does 401(k) Matching Work for Employers?
By Max Freedman | September 16, 2020

Offering a 401(k) matching program as part of your employee retirement plan can be a helpful incentive for attracting top employees to your business.

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Cannabis Industry Growth Potential for 2021
By Adam Uzialko | September 16, 2020

The cannabis industry is poised to expand into several new markets in 2021. Could this be your opportunity to launch a new business in the space?

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Telecommuting: Should Your Company Make it Permanent?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 16, 2020

After six months of working from home, many companies are starting to weigh the pros and cons of making remote work permanent.

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Hiring Full-Time vs. Part-Time Employees
By Patrick Proctor | September 15, 2020

Do you want your employees to be eligible for overtime pay or healthcare benefits? This guide can help you determine whether you should hire full- or part-time employees.

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Company Policies Your New Business Needs
By Max Freedman | September 15, 2020

Developing well-thought-out company policies helps establish clear expectations for your employees and can protect your business from potential legal issues.

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5 Steps for Writing an Executive Summary
By Skye Schooley | September 15, 2020

Learn what to include in your executive summary and how to go about writing one.

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32 Reference Check Questions You Should Ask
By Max Freedman | September 14, 2020

Asking the right questions during a reference check can help ensure you are making the best hire possible.

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How to Choose a Business Debt Consolidation Loan
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 14, 2020

Consolidating business debt can simplify your monthly payments and lower your interest rate.

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How to Create a Consultant Contract
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 14, 2020

A consulting contract outlines the terms of a relationship between a consultant and a client. Here's what yours should include.

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Choosing a Payroll Service: A Buying Guide for Businesses.
By Chad Brooks | September 11, 2020

Find out what qualities and costs you should look for when choosing a payroll service for your business.