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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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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.

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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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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 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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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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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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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.

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16 Cool Job Perks That Keep Employees Happy
By Katharine Paljug | June 18, 2020

These are some of the most popular job perks that boost employee morale and reduce turnover in your workforce.

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4 Ways to Improve Your Office's Work Environment
By Max Freedman | June 18, 2020

Maintaining a positive work environment helps boost employee morale, retention and productivity. Here's how to improve your workplace.

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Cannabis at Work: How Employers Are Reacting to the Legalization of Marijuana
By Max Freedman | June 10, 2020

Cannabis is legal in 33 states for medical use and 11 states for recreational use. But just because it's legal doesn't mean it's accepted at work.

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How to Keep Remote Workers Engaged in a Virtual Team
By Sammi Caramela | June 03, 2020

Keeping remote workers engaged during the COVID-19 pandemic can be a challenge, but here's how you can ensure your team stays productive and motivated.

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The Evolving Employee Handbook: Issues to Consider
By Business News Daily Editor | June 01, 2020

The business world is changing rapidly. Does your employee handbook cover these emerging workplace issues?

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Why Employees Value Appreciation Over Bonuses
By Business News Daily Editor | May 27, 2020

Working for a boss who regularly shows appreciation is more important to most workers than getting a raise. Here are some ways to show appreciation to your employees.

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How Paid Leave Policies Can Help Small Businesses
By Kiely Kuligowski | May 26, 2020

Paid leave policies support your employees when they need to take time off for family or illness – and it can equally benefit employers.

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How to Reduce Busy Work for Your Team
By Business News Daily Editor | May 22, 2020

Busy work is no fun. Here's how to identify nonessential work and eliminate it from your business.