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How Your Business Can Benefit From Feedback Surveys
By Sean Peek | March 16, 2021

Feedback surveys offer customers and employees a way to provide both positive and negative feedback that businesses can use to improve.

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Clockify
By Laura Handrick | March 05, 2021

Clockify is a free service that tracks time and attendance for businesses of all sizes. With Clockify, employees can monitor when they start and end their day, as well as how long they work on...

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OnTheClock
By Laura Handrick | March 05, 2021

OnTheClock.com is a web-based time and attendance system that includes comprehensive functions and tools for tracking employees' timecards. Both the employee and administrative portals are easy to...

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TimeClick
By Laura Handrick | March 05, 2021

TimeClick is easy to use and includes some of the best time-tracking features and administrative tools in the industry.

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When I Work
By Laura Handrick | March 05, 2021

When I Work is a cloud-based time and attendance system that has both time-tracking and scheduling features. Use a desktop, laptop or tablet as a fixed clock-in terminal, or give employees the option...

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QuickBooks Time
By Laura Handrick | March 05, 2021

QuickBooks Time is the best pick for the mobile workforce because it supports many mobile time-tracking options.

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Dos and Don'ts for Employee Background Checks
By Katharine Paljug | February 24, 2021

Before you start conducting background checks on new hires, be sure you are complying all federal and state screening laws and regulations.

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Project Management Software Buying Guide
By Adam Uzialko | February 23, 2021

Project management software can be a valuable tool for small businesses to keep assignments both on track and on budget.

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19 Creative Ways to Show Employee Appreciation
By Bennett Conlin | February 18, 2021

Your employees deserve more than a "thank you." Here are some creative ways to show your appreciation.

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Here's Why Your Business Needs a Termination Policy
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 17, 2021

You can fire someone at will in most states, but there are disadvantages to doing so. Having a termination policy can help.

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How to Encourage Employees to Pursue Professional Development
By Tami Kamin Meyer | February 10, 2021

Professional development shouldn't stop just because someone lands a good job at your company. Here's how to encourage it in the workplace.

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10 Common Leadership Mistakes You're Probably Making
By Sammi Caramela | February 10, 2021

Learn what the most common leadership mistakes are and how to fix them.

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What Is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO)?
By Matt D'Angelo | February 04, 2021

PEOs partner with small businesses to provide payroll, benefits, and human resources support, and they can be a game-changer for your business.

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How to Maintain HR Compliance
By Skye Schooley | February 02, 2021

Follow these six steps to help your business stay HR compliant.

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What Employers Need to Know About OSHA Form 300
By Skye Schooley | February 01, 2021

Learn what OSHA Form 300 is and how it applies to your business.

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What a Chain of Command Is, and Why Your Business Needs One
By Andrew Martins | January 27, 2021

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

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What Are the Requirements of Maternity Leave?
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 27, 2021

Maternity leave is an important policy for attracting and retaining talent. Here's how to create your own policy.

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Requirements for Keeping Paycheck Records
By Skye Schooley | January 26, 2021

Learn what paycheck records are and how to properly retain them to maintain legal compliance.

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Should You Offer Floating Holidays?
By Skye Schooley | January 26, 2021

Learn what a floating holiday is and how it can benefit your company.

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Adopting a CRM? How to Get Buy-in From Your Sales Department
By Mona Bushnell | January 22, 2021

A CRM is a great tool for marketing and sales teams, but only if you can get your sales department's buy-in.

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Managing Millennials in the Workplace
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 22, 2021

Learn how millennials have influenced the workplace and their current role in today's workforce. It's important to know the best ways to manage them.

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20 Employee Engagement Ideas That Work
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 21, 2021

Engaged employees offer a lot of benefits to your business. Here's how to get them there.

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How to Evaluate and Track Employee Performance
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 19, 2021

Employee performance evaluations provide important information about how your employees are doing, and enable you to support them as needed.

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A Culture of Inclusion: Promoting Workplace Diversity and Belonging
By Nicole Fallon | December 29, 2020

Learn how to improve your organization by creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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Spying on Your Employees? Better Understand the Law First
By Max Freedman | December 23, 2020

Employee monitoring technology is becoming more common in the workplace. Before you install it, be sure you know the laws surrounding its use.

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How to Find a Mentor
By Matt D'Angelo | December 23, 2020

Learn what a mentor is and how you can find the best one to help you reach your professional goals.

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Generation X: Who Are They?
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 21, 2020

Gen X is an independent, resilient generation that offer a lot of value to your organization. Here's how to work with them.

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10 Ways Human Resources Will Change in 2021
By Skye Schooley | December 21, 2020

As companies manage their workforce in a post-pandemic era, here are 10 ways HR experts expect human resources departments to change.

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What You Should Know About Company Mergers
By Skye Schooley | December 18, 2020

Learn about the different types of company mergers and their benefits.

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How to Keep Your Team Focused and Positive in 2021
By Skye Schooley | December 18, 2020

Follow these steps to identify employee burnout and help your team stay focused and productive in the new year.