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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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Why You Should Offer Paternity Leave to Your Employees
By Andrew Martins | December 11, 2020

Offering paternity leave can have benefits for your employees and, in turn, your company.

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What Meal and Break Laws Does Your Business Need to Know?
By Adam Uzialko | December 11, 2020

Meal and rest break laws vary by state, but it is important to understand your obligations as an employer to avoid financial penalties.

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What Are Commuter Benefits?
By Adam Uzialko | December 07, 2020

Commuter benefits help reduce the cost of commuting to your employees. Here's what offering commuter benefits could mean for your business.

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20 Gifts Your Employees Will Love
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 04, 2020

Show your appreciation for your employees' hard work with these thoughtful gifts.

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How to Lower the Risk of Coronavirus at Work
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 30, 2020

As the pandemic rages on, there are steps business owners can take to keep employees safe in the workplace.

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Can Employers Reimburse Employees for Health Insurance?
By Patrick Proctor | November 27, 2020

Employers can reimburse employees for some healthcare-related costs. The key is following IRS regulations.

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Small Business Guide to Paying Holiday Bonuses
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 27, 2020

Awarding holiday bonuses is a great way to make your employees feel valued.

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What Is Holiday Pay?
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 25, 2020

While you don't have to offer holiday pay, it's a great way to show employees that you care.

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Distracted Workers Are Costing You Money
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 23, 2020

Your employees are distracted during the day, and it's costing you time and money.

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Termination of Benefits Letter Writing Guide (With Examples)
By Adam Uzialko | November 18, 2020

If you fire an employee or change benefit providers, it is important to include a termination of benefits letter during the process. Here's how to write one and what to include.

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Do You Have to Pay Employees for Jury Duty?
By Patrick Proctor | November 13, 2020

Find out what you're legally required to do – and pay – to support your employees when they're summoned for jury duty.

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Best Layoff Practices: Can You Lay Off and Hire at the Same Time?
By Patrick Proctor | November 12, 2020

There are times when you need to conduct layoffs and make new hires at the same time. Here are best practices to follow when doing so.