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Management tips and tricks to ensure your team reaches their goals. Find out how to manage the team to success.

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Spying on Your Employees? Better Understand the Law First
By Max Freedman | April 12, 2024

Employers can use employee monitoring technology to track their team's locations and activities. Learn the laws surrounding monitoring in the workplace.

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The Problem of Presenteeism: Employees Coming to Work Sick Costs Businesses
By Adam Uzialko | April 11, 2024

When employees come to work sick, it puts the whole company at risk and costs businesses money. Learn to discourage presenteeism in a post-pandemic world.

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18 Creative Ways to Show Employee Appreciation
By Bennett Conlin | April 11, 2024

This guide offers tips for showing employees that you appreciate their work to boost morale, retention rates and productivity.

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5 Work-From-Home Issues Your Telecommuting Policy Should Address
By Matt D’Angelo | April 11, 2024

How can you take advantage of the benefits of working from home while mitigating the cybersecurity risks? You need to develop a telecommuting policy.

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How to Manage Employee Attendance (Free Attendance Template)
By Max Freedman | April 05, 2024

Your employees' attendance affects their pay, your customers' experience and your overall finances. Learn how and why you need to manage attendance.

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10 Distractions That Kill Workplace Productivity
By Brandi Calero-Holmes | April 05, 2024

Distractions like smartphones, social media and email disrupt work productivity. Learn to minimize distractions and boost workplace productivity.

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How to Keep Remote Workers Engaged in a Virtual Team
By Sammi Caramela | April 03, 2024

Learn how your business can keep remote employees more connected by using strategies such as virtual get-togethers and nurturing personal relationships.

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How You May Be Alienating Your Employees (and How to Stop)
By Max Freedman | March 22, 2024

Employers can take an active role in eliminating workplace alienation by updating their team, encouraging employees, and helping set career goals.

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What Is the ELD Mandate?
By Matt D’Angelo | March 14, 2024

The ELD mandate is a federal law that requires electronic logging devices be installed in commercial vehicles. Learn if it applies to your business.

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Stressed Out! Unrealistic Expectations Put the Pressure on Workers
By Marisa Sanfilippo | February 28, 2024

This article explains why placing excessive stress on employees can ultimately damage your business's productivity and, in turn, its bottom line.

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Fleet Health and Safety Compliance Best Practices
By David Gargaro | February 20, 2024

This guide describes the best practices for ensuring fleet health and complying with safety regulations at both the state and federal level.

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Driver Scorecards: Should You Implement Them?
By Max Freedman | February 16, 2024

Driver scorecards keep your fleet safe, fuel efficient and high performing while reducing wear and tear, accident expenses, and other costs.

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6 Ways to Improve Human Capital Management
By Matt D’Angelo | February 15, 2024

Human capital management (HCM) can seem like a vague concept but, as a small business owner, it’s important to understand.

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How Time and Attendance Software Improves Shift Planning
By Erin Donaghue | February 12, 2024

Time and attendance software reduces shift planning errors and lowers your labor costs – and it's often easy to use.

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Strategies for Successful Employee Transition
By Rebecka Green | January 30, 2024

Businesses must sometimes transition an employee into a role better for their talents and temperament. Learn how to shift workers into new roles smoothly.

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Here’s Why Your Business Needs a Termination Policy
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 30, 2024

A termination policy establishes rules and procedures for letting employees go. Learn how to develop a termination policy and what it should include.

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The Definition of Independent Contractor Is About To Change
By Bassam Kaado | January 24, 2024

The new Department of Labor proposal can determine what classifies an independent contractor from an employee, impacting the current workforce.

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Time Clock Rounding Best Practices
By Max Freedman | January 22, 2024

Time clock rounding is legal if you round to certain fractions of an hour and don't unfairly diminish employee pay. Learn how time clock rounding works.

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Why Attitude Beats Aptitude When Hiring
By Max Freedman | January 19, 2024

Employees whom you hire for cultural fit may last longer at your business, according to research. Here’s how — and why — to act on this information.

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Caught on Video: Employees Behaving (Very) Badly
By Skye Schooley | January 17, 2024

These five companies wish they could recall videos that made them look very bad. Watch these employee mishaps, and learn how to handle negative attention.

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Nap Time? Sleeping at Work Boosts Productivity
By Sammi Caramela | January 17, 2024

Sleeping at work can be good for business, even for remote workers. Here's how it enhances job performance.

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Small Business Guide to Paying Holiday Bonuses
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 17, 2024

Holiday bonuses can be a great way to show employees you care while boosting productivity and engagement. Learn more about how to give holiday bonuses.

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Surprising Laws That May Apply to Your Small Business
By Adam Uzialko | January 16, 2024

Learn some surprising laws and regulations that apply to small businesses, with tips to keep your company compliant.

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Finding the Balance Between Employee Travel and Customer Experience
By Max Freedman | January 16, 2024

Business travel can improve the employee and customer experiences, but it can negatively impact your staff too. Learn how to strike the right balance.

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Bridge the Gap: Communicating With a Multigenerational Workforce
By Adam Uzialko | January 16, 2024

Communication style is one of the biggest distinctions among employees from different generations. Here's how to bridge the gap in your organization.

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Want to Keep Your Employees? Give Them Growth Opportunities
By Max Freedman | January 16, 2024

Employees value a clear career path over all else.

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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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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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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.