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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

How to Calculate and Improve Employee Turnover
By Skye Schooley | November 05, 2020

Learn what causes employee turnover and how to improve retention.

How to Create a Strong Business Recruitment Strategy
By Joshua Stowers | October 28, 2020

Be honest – you don't even know where to begin. Find the best recruiting strategies here.

What Are Examples of Fringe Benefits?
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 28, 2020

Fringe benefits are an effective way to recruit and retain workers. But unless your business has an unlimited budget, you have to pick and choose.

Employer's Guide to COBRA Insurance
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 27, 2020

COBRA can provide necessary healthcare coverage for eligible employees. Learn what you are responsible for providing as an employer.

Best Practices to Help Laid-Off and Furloughed Employees File Unemployment Claims
By Joel Kranc | October 23, 2020

If you need to lay off or furlough employees, consider what support you can offer your staff.

Reasons to Fire Someone
By Max Freedman | October 23, 2020

While usually not an easy decision, there are a number of instances that justify firing an employee.

How to Announce an Employee Is Leaving
By Max Freedman | October 21, 2020

When an employee is leaving your company, it is best to send an email to the rest of your staff informing them of the news.

Thinking About Using a Staffing Agency? Here's What You Need to Know
By Nicole Fallon | October 20, 2020

A staffing agency can save your business time and money and find well-qualified candidates.

What Is Open Enrollment for Health Insurance?
By Donna Fuscaldo | October 19, 2020

Open enrollment for health insurance has been tougher during the pandemic. Here's what you need to do to make it a success for your company this year.

Federal and State Minimum Wage Laws
By Max Freedman | October 15, 2020

The minimum wage laws your business must follow depend on the state (and sometimes city) where you are located.

How to Develop and Conduct Employee Surveys
By Skye Schooley | October 15, 2020

Learn how to create employee surveys that can improve your employees' satisfaction, engagement and performance.

Work Experience or Free Labor? Learn What Makes Unpaid Internships Legal
By Siri Hedreen | October 14, 2020

Are unpaid internships legal, ethical and moral?

What Is a Health Savings Account (HSA)?
By Skye Schooley | October 14, 2020

Learn about the pros and cons of HSAs to determine if you should include one in your employee benefits package.

What Is a Flexible Spending Account (FSA)?
By Skye Schooley | October 13, 2020

Learn how healthcare FSAs work and their advantages and disadvantages.

How to Write a Candidate Rejection Letter
By Patrick Proctor | October 09, 2020

Although you aren't legally required to send applicant rejection letters, doing so can leave candidates you don't hire with a better impression of your organization.