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How You May Be Alienating Your Employees (and How to Stop)
By Max Freedman | March 22, 2024

Employers can take an active role in eliminating workplace alienation by updating their team, encouraging employees, and helping set career goals.

Language Translation: What Global Companies Should Know
By Max Freedman | March 15, 2024
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What Is the ELD Mandate?
By Matt D’Angelo | March 14, 2024

The ELD mandate is a federal law that requires electronic logging devices be installed in commercial vehicles. Learn if it applies to your business.

Stressed Out! Unrealistic Expectations Put the Pressure on Workers
By Marisa Sanfilippo | February 28, 2024

This article explains why placing excessive stress on employees can ultimately damage your business's productivity and, in turn, its bottom line.

Fleet Health and Safety Compliance Best Practices
By David Gargaro | February 20, 2024

This guide describes the best practices for ensuring fleet health and complying with safety regulations at both the state and federal level.

Driver Scorecards: Should You Implement Them?
By Max Freedman | February 16, 2024

Driver scorecards keep your fleet safe, fuel efficient and high performing while reducing wear and tear, accident expenses, and other costs.

6 Ways to Improve Human Capital Management
By Matt D’Angelo | February 15, 2024

Human capital management (HCM) can seem like a vague concept but, as a small business owner, it’s important to understand.

How Time and Attendance Software Improves Shift Planning
By Erin Donaghue | February 12, 2024

Time and attendance software reduces shift planning errors and lowers your labor costs – and it's often easy to use.

Strategies for Successful Employee Transition
By Rebecka Green | January 30, 2024

Businesses must sometimes transition an employee into a role better for their talents and temperament. Learn how to shift workers into new roles smoothly.

Here’s Why Your Business Needs a Termination Policy
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 30, 2024

A termination policy establishes rules and procedures for letting employees go. Learn how to develop a termination policy and what it should include.

Creativity Is Not Innovation (But You Need Both)
By Sean Peek | January 30, 2024

Creativity may lead to innovation, but they’re not the same thing. This guide describes the difference between the two and the importance of each to a small business.

Want to Be a Good Leader? Step One: Know Thyself
By Tom Anziano | January 29, 2024

Successful leaders must know themselves. Learn why self-awareness is important, see examples of self-awareness and learn how to become more self-aware.

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The Definition of Independent Contractor Is About To Change
By Bassam Kaado | January 24, 2024

The new Department of Labor proposal can determine what classifies an independent contractor from an employee, impacting the current workforce.

How to Reduce Your Business Tax Liability
By Katharine Paljug | January 24, 2024

Paying taxes is never fun, but there are steps you can take to reduce your business' tax liability. See our tips and answers to common tax questions.

Time Clock Rounding Best Practices
By Max Freedman | January 22, 2024

Time clock rounding is legal if you round to certain fractions of an hour and don't unfairly diminish employee pay. Learn how time clock rounding works.

10 Brilliant Hiring Philosophies From Famous Leaders
By Nicole Fallon | January 19, 2024

These philosophies from well-known business leaders can help you build out a successful staff.

Why Attitude Beats Aptitude When Hiring
By Max Freedman | January 19, 2024

Employees whom you hire for cultural fit may last longer at your business, according to research. Here’s how — and why — to act on this information.

Shared Leadership: How Modern Businesses Run Themselves
By Marisa Sanfilippo | January 18, 2024

Shared leadership is a business management approach that disperses influence across many leaders rather than an individual or a small group.

Caught on Video: Employees Behaving (Very) Badly
By Skye Schooley | January 17, 2024

These five companies wish they could recall videos that made them look very bad. Watch these employee mishaps, and learn how to handle negative attention.

Stress Management Key to Keeping Business (and Owner) Alive
By Sean Peek | January 17, 2024

Managing stress as a business owner is important for both you and the success of the company. These tips can help you stay cool, calm and collected.

Nap Time? Sleeping at Work Boosts Productivity
By Sammi Caramela | January 17, 2024

Sleeping at work can be good for business, even for remote workers. Here's how it enhances job performance.

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Small Business Guide to Paying Holiday Bonuses
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 17, 2024

Holiday bonuses can be a great way to show employees you care while boosting productivity and engagement. Learn more about how to give holiday bonuses.

What Is a Noncompete Agreement?
By Kaylyn McKenna | January 17, 2024

Learn how to use a noncompete agreement to protect your business. Without one, your trade secrets and your best employees may end up with competitors.

Key Steps Women Can Take to Be Strong Leaders
By Marci Martin | January 17, 2024

Gender equality ideals have opened up leadership roles for women in the workplace. Learn how female leaders can continue closing the gender gap.

17 International Business Customs That Could Make or Break a Deal
By Adam Uzialko | January 16, 2024

Understanding international business etiquette and customs is key to global success. Learn 17 international business customs to stay respectful.

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Surprising Laws That May Apply to Your Small Business
By Adam Uzialko | January 16, 2024

Learn some surprising laws and regulations that apply to small businesses, with tips to keep your company compliant.

What Is a Vision Statement?
By Sean Peek | January 16, 2024

Vision statements can be challenging. Learn what a vision statement is, how it differs from a mission statement, and how to write a successful one.

Finding the Balance Between Employee Travel and Customer Experience
By Max Freedman | January 16, 2024

Business travel can improve the employee and customer experiences, but it can negatively impact your staff too. Learn how to strike the right balance.

Bridge the Gap: Communicating With a Multigenerational Workforce
By Adam Uzialko | January 16, 2024

Communication style is one of the biggest distinctions among employees from different generations. Here's how to bridge the gap in your organization.

Want to Keep Your Employees? Give Them Growth Opportunities
By Max Freedman | January 16, 2024

Employees value a clear career path over all else.