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Small Business Guide to Health Insurance
By Kiely Kuligowski | March 02, 2021

Here's everything you need to know about offering small business health insurance to your employees.

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The Pros and Cons of Social Media Background Checks
By Chad Brooks | February 26, 2021

There are both benefits and risks of including social media screening in your company's background check process.

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Taxable vs. Nontaxable Fringe Benefits
By Skye Schooley | February 24, 2021

Learn the differences between taxable and nontaxable fringe benefits and how to create a great benefits plan for your company.

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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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Considerations for Rehiring Laid-Off Employees
By Skye Schooley | February 16, 2021

Learn about the best practices for rehiring a laid-off employee.

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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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Prevent Employee Absenteeism Issues With a Smart Time-Off Policy
By Jennifer Post | February 04, 2021

Follow these guidelines for creating a comprehensive and inclusive PTO policy.

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Exempt vs. Nonexempt: What Is the Difference?
By Skye Schooley | February 03, 2021

Learn the difference between hiring exempt and nonexempt employees.

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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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How to Terminate an Employee Remotely
By Jane Genova | February 01, 2021

Firing an employee is never easy; however, added complications are involved when doing so remotely.

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10 Ways to Boost Company Morale
By Skye Schooley | January 28, 2021

Learn how to boost employee morale and create a better company culture.

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Telecommuting: Should Your Company Make It Permanent?
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 27, 2021

After six months of working from home, many companies are starting to weigh the pros and cons of making remote work permanent.

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Should You Offer Severance Pay?
By Max Freedman | January 27, 2021

Depending on your reason for terminating an employee, you may be inclined to offer them severance pay to help them bridge the financial gap until they can find new employment.

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What Are the Requirements of Maternity Leave?
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 27, 2021

Maternity leave is an important policy for attracting and retaining talent. Here's how to create your own policy.

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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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6 Examples of Diverse and Inclusive Companies
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 21, 2021

Learn from these six companies to build your own diversity-and-inclusion policy.

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Contract Workers vs. Employees: What Your Business Needs to Know
By Jennifer Post | January 21, 2021

Learn the key differences between contractors and employees so you can hire the right type of workers for your business.

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What You Need to Know About Predictive Scheduling and the Law
By Adam Uzialko | January 14, 2021

Predictive scheduling offers hourly workers more predictability in their work schedules.

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The Benefits of Benchmarking in Business Operations
By Nicole Fallon | January 12, 2021

Benchmarking your business operations with defined metrics can help track progress and reach goals faster. Here are the benefits of benchmarking.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Hiring Process
By Sammi Caramela | January 04, 2021

Learn how to create and improve your hiring process to increase employee quality and retention.

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W-9 vs. 1099: What's the Difference?
By Max Freedman | December 18, 2020

When working with independent contractors, employers need to be familiar with two tax-related forms: Form W-9 and Form 1099.

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How to Write a Job Offer Letter
By Julie Ritzer Ross | December 01, 2020

Learn why a job offer letter is important and what to include in it – and omit from it.

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What Is an Exempt Employee?
By Max Freedman | November 19, 2020

While they may cost a bit more, exempt employees can bring a lot of advantages to your business.

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Guide to Hiring Employees
By Jennifer Post | November 17, 2020

A clear and thorough hiring process is critical to landing the right new employees.

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Can You Legally Require Employees to Give 2 Weeks' Notice?
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 12, 2020

Two-week notice may not be a law but there are ways to encourage employees to follow that best practice.

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How to Develop a Talent Management Strategy
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 12, 2020

Here's everything you need to know about talent management.

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Top 14 HR Challenges for Small Businesses
By Julie Ritzer Ross | November 11, 2020

To keep your small business running smoothly, you must be capable of handling the inevitable HR challenges that are sure to arise. Here are the top HR issues and how to resolve them.

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Features and Tools in Project Management Systems
By Simone Johnson | November 11, 2020

Discover how project management tools work and which type is best for you.

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Business Health Insurance Requirements for 2020-2021
By Patrick Proctor | November 05, 2020

As a small business owner, these are the requirements you should be aware of when offering health insurance to your employees.