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The Importance of Completing an FLSA Compliance Self-Audit
By Marisa Sanfilippo | July 04, 2019

Find out how FLSA compliance auditing can better your business.

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Project Management Tips: 5 Steps Toward Being a Better Project Manager
By Siri Hedreen | July 03, 2019

Find out how businesses can work with project managers to tackle their goals.

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Small Business Valuation: How to Determine Your Business's Worth
By Bennett Conlin | July 03, 2019

There's not one perfect way to determine a business's value.

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Small Business Optimism Exceeds Pre-Shutdown Levels
By Andrew Martins | July 02, 2019

A report says SMBs are reinvesting in their businesses, expecting higher sales and growth.

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Wage Disparity Erodes Women's Financial Empowerment
By Andrew Martins | June 24, 2019

A study revealed that women feel less fiscally confident because of the wage gap.

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SWOT Analysis: What It Is and When to Use It
By Skye Schooley | June 23, 2019

Use a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis to grow your business.

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How to Support a LGBTQ Employee Coming Out in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | June 21, 2019

Learn how to support LGBTQ employees and create an inclusive work environment.

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Employee Onboarding Should Be Ongoing to Help Advance Careers
By Andrew Martins | June 19, 2019

More than 200 HR professionals polled believe onboarding should extend beyond new hires.

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The Best Dog-Friendly Companies of 2019
By Andrew Martins | June 12, 2019

Take Your Dog to Work Day is June 21. See which companies allow canines in the workplace.

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What Is Thought Leadership, and Why Does It Matter?
By Skye Schooley | June 12, 2019

Become an influencer for your peers by providing valuable insight.

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'Summer Fridays' Gain Traction with Employers
By Andrew Martins | June 07, 2019

More than half of the companies polled give employees Fridays off during summer months.

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Most Consumers Want Sustainable Products and Packaging
By Andrew Martins | June 04, 2019

A new study says consumers in North America, Asia and Europe want eco-friendly packaging.

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Survey Shows Disconnect When It Comes to Employee Development
By Andrew Martins | June 03, 2019

Employers say their employee development plans are effective, but employees disagree.

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Survey Shows Republicans and Democrats Both Want to Work for Employee-Owned Businesses
By Andrew Martins | May 28, 2019

A Rutgers poll shows both sides of the political aisle prefer employee-owned companies.

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7 Things to Know About Working With Gen Z
By Kiely Kuligowski | May 28, 2019

Gen Z is the most diverse and enigmatic generation yet – here's how to work with them.

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Okta Apps for Good: How to Embrace Social Responsibility
By Matt D'Angelo | May 23, 2019

Corporate social responsibility is a good-natured, important part of work.

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Facing the Gender Gap in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | May 21, 2019

Despite the popular sentiment that women have nearly closed the gender gap in the workplace, men continue to get the vast majority of high-paying jobs. Learn how we can close the gap.

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How to Handle a PR Crisis: What Boeing Should Have Done
By Andrew Martins | May 17, 2019

Responding to crises with transparency, empathy and speed helps SMBs avoid PR disasters.

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FTC Takes Action Against Customer Review Suppression
By Andrew Martins | May 16, 2019

The FTC has cracked down on contracts devised to stifle honest business reviews.

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Play Video Games at Work: Fortnite for Team Building
By Andrew Martins | May 13, 2019

Here's how one small business uses a popular video game as a team-building activity.

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Going Global: How to Expand Your Business Internationally
By Chad Brooks | May 09, 2019

Follow these tips to expand your business overseas.

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Raising Awareness About Hearing Loss: Shark Tank Star's Method
By Matt D'Angelo | May 02, 2019

How one business professional is helping erase hearing loss stigma and making money.

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Apologies From Around the World
By Skye Schooley | April 09, 2019

Benefit your SMB by learning cross-cultural differences in delivering a proper apology.

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Dress Codes: What Your Business Can Legally Regulate
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 08, 2019

Dress codes can be difficult to navigate. Here's what your business can and can't require.

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What You Need to Know About the Federal Overtime Rules
By Adam Uzialko | April 05, 2019

The Trump Administration is preparing to change federal overtime rules.

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Key Steps Women Can Take to Be Strong Leaders
By Marci Martin | April 02, 2019

Two tips for strong female leadership include leaving your comfort zone and serving as a leader for other women.

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3 Things Small Business Can Learn from From Slack's Rebrand
By Matt D'Angelo | March 26, 2019

There is a right way to rebrand. Learn a few do's and don'ts from Slack's recent decision to change its logo.

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3 Types of Bad Bosses and How to Deal with Them
By Kiely Kuligowski | March 21, 2019

Having a bad boss is draining and could have you heading for the door. Here are the three most common types of bad bosses and how to deal with them.

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Fear of Workplace Violence on the Rise
By Andrew Martins | March 21, 2019

An upswing in workplace violence incidents has HR professionals on their back foot, according to a recent study that found 1 in 5 don't know what to do in those situations.

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5 TED Talks to Make You a Better Leader
By Adam Uzialko | March 20, 2019

Leadership is a concept in constant evolution, but many of our preconceived notions about what it means to be a leader are wrong. These TED Talks help illuminate the concept of leadership in business.