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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.

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15 Creative Ways to Show Employee Appreciation
By Bennett Conlin | November 11, 2020

Your employees deserve more than a "thank you." Here are creative ways to show them that you appreciate them.

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How to Announce a New Employee
By Julie Ritzer Ross | November 11, 2020

Sending out an announcement to your team each time you bring in a new hire can help make the onboarding process a smooth one.

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How to Handle Accrued Time Off
By Julie Ritzer Ross | November 10, 2020

Offering accrued time off is great for management and employee morale, but you need to know how to calculate it, what the law says about it and how to build company policies around it.

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How to Manage Expense Reimbursement
By Adam Uzialko | November 04, 2020

As an employer, you're required to reimburse employees for work-related expenses that could reduce their pay below minimum wage. Here's how to develop an effective expense reimbursement policy.

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The Benefits of Performance Management Software
By Andrew Martins | November 03, 2020

Information is a powerful tool as a small business owner, and performance management software can help you learn more about your employees.

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How to Develop a Disciplinary Action Policy
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 02, 2020

A disciplinary action policy helps prevent issues from affecting your employees and company, and can protect you from legal ramifications. Here's how to create one, plus helpful templates.

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3 Steps to Improving Poor Employee Performance
By Skye Schooley | November 02, 2020

Learn how to identify and improve poor employee performance.

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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.