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Stratustime
By Chad Brooks | October 30, 2020

Stratustime is the best overall time and attendance system for small businesses because of its advanced features, great support and modest price.

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Mileage Reimbursement: What You Need to Know
By Adam Uzialko | October 30, 2020

Learn about the laws surrounding mileage reimbursement so you can create a company policy that meets state and federal regulations.

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How Benefits Administration Can Help Your SMB
By Andrew Martins | October 30, 2020

If your business offers benefits to your employees, you need a way to manage those benefits properly.

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7 Project Management Styles
By Sean Peek | October 30, 2020

Understanding these project management styles can help you determine which would be most effective for your small business.

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How to Manage and Improve Employee Retention
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 29, 2020

Employers can't afford to have high turnover, which is why employee retention is so important.

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TeleDirect
By Adam Uzialko | October 27, 2020

TeleDirect is our best overall pick for call center reviews because it combines comprehensive service with a flexible pricing model suitable for businesses of any size.

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Differences Between Laying Off and Firing an Employee
By Skye Schooley | October 26, 2020

Learn the differences between firing and laying off employees to determine if one is right for your business.

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What Each Presidential Campaign Is Proposing for New Businesses
By Andrew Martins | October 22, 2020

With the 2020 presidential election nearing, find out which candidate offers the best agenda for new business owners.

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How to Create an Employee Development and Training Program
By Max Freedman | October 21, 2020

An employee training and development program has many benefits for both your staff and your company. Here's how to build a successful program.

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Managing Gen Z in the Workplace
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 21, 2020

As Generation Z enters the workforce, companies should create environments conducive to recruiting and retaining them.

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Examples of Employee Goal Setting and Why It Is Important for Business
By Adam Uzialko | October 16, 2020

Motivating your employees starts with helping them set goals and then supporting their achievement of them. Here's how to set employee goals for the benefit of your team and your business.

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How to Improve Your Company Culture
By Rebecka Green | October 14, 2020

Employees want to work at companies that share their values.

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How to Be an Ethical Leader: 7 Tips for Success
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 13, 2020

Being an ethical leader is more than just having strong values.

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How to Successfully Manage Your Remote Workforce
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 05, 2020

Remote workforces are here to stay. Here's how to manage one successfully.

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Employee Burnout and How to Identify It
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 05, 2020

If you can't identify and address employee burnout, it can have serious negative implications for your staff and business.

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Why You Need to Create a Fantastic Workplace Culture
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 01, 2020

Find out why company culture is important for recruiting and retaining top talent and how to create a great company culture for your business.

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10 Development Goals for Better Leadership
By Skye Schooley | October 01, 2020

Learn the top leadership development goals every business leader can follow.

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7 Labor Laws You Might Be Breaking
By Nicole Fallon | September 18, 2020

There are many labor laws you should know, but check out these seven you may be missing.

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Creating a Diversity and Inclusion Training Program
By Paula Fernandes | September 17, 2020

Diversity and inclusion training can improve equality in your workplace. Here's how to create a program to do just that.

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Small Business Impacts of USPS Delays
By Andrew Martins | September 04, 2020

We asked how small businesses are dealing with ongoing USPS delays.

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What Are Core Competencies for Business?
By Max Freedman | September 03, 2020

What strategic advantages does your business have over the competition? Find out what core competencies are and how to identify them.

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10 Common Contract Gotchas to Avoid
By Jennifer Post | August 31, 2020

There are a number of elements you should include in your contract to ensure it holds up in a court of law.

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10 SWOT Analysis Tools for Small Businesses
By Sammi Caramela | August 21, 2020

Using a SWOT analysis tool provides you with the guidance you need to successfully lead your business.

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How to Make Your Corporate Activism Really Count
By Kiely Kuligowski | August 19, 2020

Token statements will land your business in trouble. How can your business walk the walk with meaningful corporate activism?

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How to Know if You Really Classify as a Small Business
By Sean Peek | August 04, 2020

Knowing whether your business is considered small by the Small Business Administration is important, because the official classification has a number of benefits.

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The Best Recruiting Software for Small Businesses
By Skye Schooley | July 13, 2020

Recruiting software helps your business find the best talent. Here are our best picks.

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Workable
By Skye Schooley | July 13, 2020

Workable is the best overall recruiting software for small business because it is affordable, easy to use, and packed with useful features.

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BambooHR
By Skye Schooley | July 13, 2020

BambooHR has several great recruiting software capabilities, its standout feature, though, is that small businesses can track and manage individuals throughout each phase of the employment process.

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Breezy HR
By Skye Schooley | July 13, 2020

Breezy HR offers an excellent free version of its recruiting software. The free plan can accommodate one active position and one active candidate pool for small businesses with basic recruiting needs.

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Setting Clear Expectations for Employees
By Skye Schooley | June 25, 2020

As a manager, you need to let your employees know your expectations of them clearly and simply. Here is how you can set clear expectations for your employees.