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How Paid Leave Policies Can Help Small Businesses
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 21, 2023

Paid leave policies let employees take time off work for approved reasons. Learn how paid leave policies can boost workplace engagement and productivity.

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How to Create a Workspace That Improves Productivity
By Jennifer Post | November 21, 2023

A streamlined workspace can boost productivity. Learn how to create a workspace that improves productivity whether you have a traditional or remote office.

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Happy, Loyal Employees Need to Feel Trusted at Work
By Jocelyn Pollock | November 20, 2023

Trust is key to a workplace culture of top-performing employees who stay. Learn why trusted employees are happier and how to build trust in the workplace.

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10 Ways Human Resources Will Continue to Change
By Cailin Potami | November 20, 2023

Human resources departments must respond to social, economic and technological factors. Learn 10 ways human resources will pivot and change.

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In-House vs. Outsourcing: How to Decide What’s Right for Your Business
By Bennett Conlin | November 20, 2023

See the situations where it's better to outsource tasks to a third-party provider versus hiring full-time employees, and learn how to decide between them.

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7 Labor Laws You Might Be Breaking
By Nicole Fallon | November 20, 2023

It is important to know what labor laws apply to your business and to ensure you comply with them. Here are seven mandates you may be overlooking.

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12 Secrets to Keeping Employees Happy Without a Raise
By Simone Johnson | November 20, 2023

Happy employees are more motivated and productive, but raises aren't the only path to happiness. Learn 12 other ways to improve your employees' experience.

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5 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged During the Holidays
By Leslie Pankowski | November 20, 2023

The holidays can be a distracting time for the workplace. Learn how to create a positive atmosphere while keeping engagement high during the holidays.

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Should You Offer Floating Holidays?
By Skye Schooley | November 20, 2023

Floating holidays are paid days off employees can take any time during the year. Learn how implementing a floating holiday policy can benefit your business.

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What Is a Compressed Work Schedule and Should You Offer It?
By Stella Morrison | November 20, 2023

A compressed work schedule lets employees work a 40-hour week in fewer days than the usual five, possibly increasing productivity. Learn how it works.

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Disrespectful Employees? How to Fix a Toxic Workplace
By Max Freedman | November 20, 2023

Employees who are disrespectful toward co-workers may be unaware they're fostering a toxic workplace. Learn how to address disrespectful employee behavior.

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Creating a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training Program
By Tom Anziano | November 13, 2023

Diversity, equity and inclusion training can make your workplace more diverse and equal. Learn what DE&I programs entail and how to ensure they succeed.

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Entrepreneurs Answer the Question ‘Why Is Innovation Important?’
By Chad Brooks | November 13, 2023

New products and improvements to products are innovations. Learn the five innovation types and how to tap into innovation's power and potential. 

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Top Companies Embracing Clean Energy in 2024
By Max Freedman | November 10, 2023

Major companies are embracing clean energy. Learn who's on the 2022 Clean200 list and how you can follow their lead and financial patterns.

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Management Theories Every Small Business Owner Should Know
By Tejas Vemparala | November 10, 2023

As a business grows, understanding the type of manager you want to be is crucial. Learn about management theories and how to implement a management style.

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PR Crisis? 6 Steps to Help Navigate the Storm
By Sammi Caramela | November 08, 2023

A PR crisis won’t go away if you ignore it, and it can explode quickly if it's not managed proactively. Here are six tips to help limit damage to your brand.

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How Leaders Determine Workplace Ethics
By Tom Anziano | November 08, 2023

Leaders shape the workplace ethics needed for business success. Learn ways to establish strong workplace ethics and how to deal with unethical behavior.

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Challenges Faced by Women Entrepreneurs — Plus, Some of the Most Successful Women to Follow
By Adam Uzialko | November 08, 2023

Entrepreneurial leaders share insights on difficulties they have faced as women in their field and how they overcame them.

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How to Maintain HR Compliance
By Skye Schooley | November 08, 2023

Businesses must maintain HR compliance to avoid penalties, fees or legal action. Learn about HR compliance tasks and tips for staying HR compliant.

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How to Announce a New Employee
By Julie Ritzer Ross | November 08, 2023

When you announce a new employee each time you hire someone, you improve the onboarding process. See best practices and get an email template.

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How to Recession-Proof Your Business
By Matt D’Angelo | November 08, 2023

Recessions can be trying for small businesses, but by following these tips, you can set your company up for success.

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How Porter’s Five Forces Can Help Small Businesses Analyze the Competition
By Marci Martin | November 06, 2023

Porter's Five Forces model looks at five factors that determine how profitable a business may be compared with other businesses in the industry.

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How to Manage a Remote Workforce
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 02, 2023

It can be hard to manage a remote team. This guide gives you tips to make it easier.

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Want to Get More Done at Work? Eat Better
By Max Freedman | November 02, 2023

Your diet can influence your productivity. This article examines how a healthy diet improves your ability to get things done and can advance your career or grow your business.

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Communication Is Key to Genuine Employee Engagement
By Isaiah Atkins | October 27, 2023

Employees need clear communication to be fully engaged. Learn what comprises effective communication and how to improve communication with your team.

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When Founders Die, Businesses Suffer
By Adam Uzialko | October 27, 2023

A founding entrepreneur's death can devastate a business. Learn why founders matter and how to ensure your family is cared for if the unthinkable happens.

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Moving Your Business Without Losing Your Mind
By Jocelyn Pollock | October 26, 2023

Moving a business is a complex decision and process, but it doesn't have to be painful. Learn about deciding to relocate and moving with minimal stress.

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Want to Keep Your Customers? Be Proactive
By Leslie Pankowski | October 26, 2023

Customer relationship maintenance isn't just a to-do-list item. Learn to keep tabs on customer satisfaction by collecting and analyzing feedback regularly.

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Email Etiquette: The Dos and Don’ts of Professional Emails
By Max Freedman | October 26, 2023

Email is more than omnipresent enough that etiquette has emerged around it. Here’s a guide to this etiquette.

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5 Tips for Training Leaders to Work With Remote Teams
By Adam Uzialko | October 26, 2023

Managing employees in various locations is different from leading an in-office team. This guide offers tips for managing a remote workforce.