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Do You Have to Pay Employees for Jury Duty?
By Patrick Proctor | January 16, 2024

Employers must manage employee jury duty leave. Familiarize yourself with the laws surrounding jury duty pay to ensure you meet your legal obligations.

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What Is a Decision Matrix? Definition and Examples
By Sean Peek | January 13, 2024

This guide explains decision matrices, how they work and how you can apply them to running your business.

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Rebuilding Your Business After a Natural Disaster
By Adam Uzialko | January 12, 2024

Here’s what you should do before and after disaster strikes to ensure minimal impact on your business.

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Why Low Prices Can Scare Off Customers
By Tom Anziano | January 12, 2024

Cutting prices can keep customers away. Find out how pricing affects consumer behavior and tips on how to price your brand best.

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The Best Dog-Friendly Companies of 2024
By Casey Conway | January 12, 2024

Businesses with dog-friendly work policies offer an appealing job perk. Learn the pros and cons of pets at work and how to make your company dog-friendly.

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What Is The Most Productive Day Of The Week?
By Chad Brooks | January 12, 2024

Determining the most productive day of the week can be tricky, but there is a common theme among the studies and surveys on the topic.

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The Benefits of Performance Management Software
By Andrew Martins | January 12, 2024

Performance management software helps determine which employees are performing better than others so you can make informed staffing decisions.

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Working Overtime? Longer Hours Won’t Make You More Productive
By Max Freedman | January 10, 2024

While overtime may seem like a productivity booster, studies say otherwise. Learn how overtime affects productivity and how the U.S. compares globally.

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8 Ways Employees Steal Time
By Adam Uzialko | January 10, 2024

Employees may steal time from your business, sometimes without realizing it. Learn how time theft occurs and how to enforce time and attendance policies.

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How Most Millionaires Got Rich
By Stella Morrison | January 09, 2024

Millionaires don’t always receive their wealth from family. Some are self-made and earn their fortune through hard work and ingenuity.

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How Should You Communicate Layoffs? The Answer Isn’t So Clear
By Shayna Waltower | January 09, 2024

Communicating layoffs to your team is challenging. Learn tips for delivering the news with empathy and professionalism and supporting laid-off employees.

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3 Elements of Delegation All Managers Should Know
By Marisa Sanfilippo | January 03, 2024

Good leaders understand how to delegate without micromanaging. This information can make your team more effective at their jobs.

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What to Do When Your Best Employee Quits
By Tejas Vemparala | January 03, 2024

When an outstanding worker quits, it can impact the entire organization. Here are the steps your business should take to keep productivity high.

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How to Manage and Improve Employee Retention
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 03, 2024

Employer turnover is costly, so retention is crucial for businesses. Learn strategies to improve your employee retention rate and make your team happier.

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What is a SWOT Analysis? (And When To Use It)
By Skye Schooley | January 03, 2024

Learn how to use a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis to make smarter business decisions.

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Working on Memorial Day: How to Make It Better for Your Team
By Max Freedman | January 03, 2024

Few employees want to work on Memorial Day and other holidays, but sometimes it's unavoidable. Learn how to make it a better workday for your team.

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16 Cool Job Perks That Keep Employees Happy
By Katharine Paljug | January 03, 2024

Looking to institute some cool job perks to keep your employees happy and productive? Consider these 16 benefits to offer your employees.

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What Is Holiday Pay?
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 03, 2024

Holiday pay is the compensation workers receive for working (or not working) on a holiday. Learn how to create a holiday pay policy and the benefits of having one.

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What Is a Timesheet?
By Max Freedman | January 02, 2024

Time sheets track how many hours your employees spend working on-site or remotely. Learn how time sheets work and how they benefit businesses.

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12 Cool Careers for History Buffs
By Stella Morrison | December 20, 2023

Here are unique, history-inspired career paths you can take instead of going into teaching or academia. Many intersect with the business world.

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What Is Statistical Analysis?
By Jeremy Bender | December 20, 2023

Find out how you can use statistical analysis to organize your data and make better decisions for your business.

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Productivity Rising Among Employees Who Work From Home
By Sammi Caramela | December 20, 2023

Work-from-home productivity is often higher than in-office rates. Here is how to make your team effective no matter where they work.

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The Benefits of Empowering Your Customer Service Team
By Marisa Sanfilippo | December 20, 2023

This guide explains how managers can empower their customer service teams to drive customer satisfaction and lead to repeat business.

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How to Prepare for an ICE Raid on Your Workplace
By Max Freedman | December 20, 2023

ICE raids can be stressful, but you and your employees have certain rights while ICE is on your premises. Learn how to prepare for an ICE raid.

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7 Project Management Styles
By Max Freedman | December 13, 2023

There are several project management styles, and the one that’s best for you will depend on both your team and the scope of the project.

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Human Relations Movement: How It Changed Management
By Max Freedman | December 12, 2023

The human relations movement was a crucial shift in management history. Learn about this management philosophy and how it changed personnel management.

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PEO vs. ASO: What Should You Choose?
By Max Freedman | December 12, 2023

PEOs and ASOs allow businesses to outsource their HR services, but they operate very differently. Read more to find out which is best for your business.

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5 Highly Effective Words for Business Meetings
By Adam Uzialko | December 08, 2023

This guide identifies effective words to use in business meetings, as well as ineffective buzzwords that make people tune out or roll their eyes.

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What Is Gamification?
By Gem Siocon | December 01, 2023

Gamification uses gameplay to encourage user engagement. Learn how gamification works and how to find innovative ways to use the process in your business.

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Going Global: How to Expand Your Business Internationally
By Tom Anziano | November 22, 2023

International expansion is a wide-ranging decision that must be weighed carefully. Learn the steps, research and considerations involved in going global.