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How Does 401(k) Matching Work for Employers?
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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Should You Outsource HR?
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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Max Freedman
Should You Hire At-Will Employees?
At-will employment is a common arrangement that has pros and cons for employers and employees.
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Julie Ritzer Ross
New-Hire Surveys: 32 Questions to Ask
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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Julie Ritzer Ross
Guide to Developing a Training Program for New Employees
Training new employees properly is essential to starting them off on the right foot. Here's what should go into your new hire training plan.
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Adam Uzialko
Differences Between a Furlough and a Layoff
Learn what furloughs and layoffs are to determine which one is best for your business.
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Here are the best time and attendance systems for small businesses, including cloud services, timeclocks and apps for mobile workforces.

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Clockify Review
By Skye Schooley | January 05, 2022

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How Paid Leave Policies Can Help Small Businesses
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Paid leave policies support your employees when they need to take time off for family or illness – and it can equally benefit employers.

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How to Write a Sales Plan
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Writing a sales plan for your business doesn't need to be hard. These tips will help you write an effective sales plan.

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Workplace Incentives That Your Employees Want
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Give people what they want. These workplace incentives will boost employee morale.

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What Is a Vision Statement?
By Sean Peek | December 21, 2021

Writing a vision statement can be a daunting task even for the most articulate entrepreneurs. These tips, steps and examples will help you construct a meaningful vision statement.

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Humble Leadership: Why Humility Matters for Managers
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All great business leaders have this skill.

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By Saige Driver | December 21, 2021

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By Skye Schooley | December 21, 2021

Identify your niche market and follow this niche strategy to dominate your industry.

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By Skye Schooley | December 21, 2021

Incorporate these five habits into your leadership strategy to become a good manager.

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4 Ways to Improve Human Capital Management
By Matt D'Angelo | December 21, 2021

Human resources has moved beyond hiring, payroll and benefits administration. Here's what successful human capital management looks like in the modern workforce.