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Study Finds Gen Z Workers Expect Fair Pay, Diversity and More
By Max Freedman | January 12, 2024

As Gen Z enters the workforce, a new study finds they want diversity, wellness programs, fair pay, and more. Learn more about what Gen Z expects.

How Your Team Can Benefit From Work Management
By Max Freedman | January 11, 2024

Work management introduces reusable workflows for completing tasks. Learn the benefits of these platforms and the best work management software.

Is Subconscious Bias Affecting Your Hiring Decisions?
By Sammi Caramela | January 11, 2024

Subconscious biases can negatively impact your business's hiring process. Learn how to identify and remove subconscious bias from your hiring process.

Requirements for Keeping Paycheck Records
By Skye Schooley | January 04, 2024

This guide explains what paycheck records are and the requirements business owners face when it comes to maintaining archives.

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6 Performance Review Tips For Writing A Better Self Evaluation
By Sean Peek | January 03, 2024

Performance reviews explain what is and isn't working and keep employees and staff on the same page. Learn how to conduct an effective performance review.

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How To Create A Paid Time-Off Policy That Reduces Employee Absences
By Jennifer Post | December 20, 2023

Employee absences can affect a company’s bottom line. Learn how to manage PTO issues with tracking tools and a smart time-off policy.

Features and Tools in Project Management Systems
By Simone Johnson | December 20, 2023

Discover how project management software works and which of its tools and features could be best for your business.

What’s the Difference Between a PEO and an Employer of Record?
By Max Freedman | December 20, 2023

Companies looking to outsource their HR can choose a PEO or an EOR. Read on to learn more about how these two models work and the differences between them.

How to Offer Health Insurance to Your Employees
By Adam Uzialko | December 06, 2023

Learn how to find the right group health insurance plan for your compensation plan and enroll your employees in it.

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Telecommuting: Should Your Company Make It Permanent?
By Donna Fuscaldo | December 05, 2023

Remote work grew in popularity during the pandemic and has become commonplace in business. Learn how to decide if your firm should make telecommuting permanent.

10 Ways to Boost Company Morale
By Skye Schooley | December 05, 2023

Many businesses suffer from low employee morale and burned-out workers. Learn several strategies that can boost employee satisfaction and company morale.

Business Health Insurance Requirements for 2024-2025
By Patrick Proctor | December 05, 2023

Health insurance is a key benefit to offer employees. Here is what to know when deciding whether to provide it.

Does Performance-Based Pay Increase Productivity?
By Sean Peek | December 05, 2023

Performance-based pay is common in some roles, such as sales, where employees make commission. But is it an effective motivator that drives productivity?

How to Announce an Employee Is Leaving
By Max Freedman | December 04, 2023

If an employee leaves your company, send an email announcing the news. Here is what to include in the email to help you get started.

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Most Employees Don’t Use Their PTO: Why That’s Bad and How to Change It
By Rebecca Neubauer | November 20, 2023

Many employers offer paid time off, but employees often don't take the allotted time. Learn why not taking PTO can hurt your team and your business.

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Contract Workers vs. Employees: What Your Business Needs to Know
By Jennifer Post | November 20, 2023

Learn why you might need to hire both employees and contractors – and how to classify them.

Outsourcing the HR Function: How and When to Outsource Human Resources to a Third Party
By Max Freedman | November 20, 2023

Outsourcing HR has its pros and cons. Learn how and when to outsource human resources to a third party and what functions HR outsourcing provides.

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Hiring Full-Time vs. Part-Time Employees
By Shayna Waltower | November 20, 2023

This guide can help you determine whether you should hire full- or part-time employees.

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W-9 vs. 1099: What’s the Difference?
By Max Freedman | November 20, 2023

Employers that work with independent contractors must understand how to use two tax-related forms: Form W-9 and Form 1099. Here's what you need to know.

Workers Have the Entrepreneurial Bug but Lack Confidence
By Linda Pophal | November 15, 2023

Employees want more entrepreneurial experiences at work. Learn how employers can encourage an entrepreneurial spirit in their teams to boost engagement.

Hiring Veterans? What Employers Need to Know
By Max Freedman | November 13, 2023

Are you considering hiring veterans for your small business? Here's what you should know.

What Is Industrial-Organizational Psychology?
By Max Freedman | November 10, 2023

Industrial-organizational psychology uses psychological principles and research to solve work issues. Here's what employers need to know about it.

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Can SMBs Balance Payroll Burden and Labor Demand?
By Rebecca Neubauer | November 08, 2023

As small businesses struggle to keep up with inflation, they are also feeling the pressure to find new employees. Read to learn how they’re finding balance.

Customer Service Solutions for Small Businesses
By Sara Angeles | November 08, 2023

Customer service programs help you better serve consumers. See the most effective solutions, including Freshdesk, Zendesk and Hootsuite's Sparkcentral.

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32 Reference Check Questions You Should Ask
By Max Freedman | November 08, 2023

Reference checks help employers understand job candidates' qualifications and make informed hiring decisions. Learn 32 reference check questions to ask.

Employee Onboarding Checklist
By Alison Grillo | November 08, 2023

A thoughtful onboarding process can help set new employees on the path to success. Use this checklist for a new hire's first day and beyond.

How Can You Tell If a Job Candidate Is Lying About Their Credentials?
By Adam Uzialko | November 08, 2023

Depending on the circumstances, you may need to do background checks on job candidates. Learn when background checks are warranted and how to conduct them.

Considerations for Rehiring Laid-Off Employees
By Skye Schooley | November 02, 2023

If you have the opportunity, should you rehire a laid-off employee? They may know your business better than a new employee, but will their morale ever recover?

What Is Benchmarking in Business?
By Nicole Fallon | October 30, 2023

This guide explains what benchmarking is, why it is important and how you can use it to give your business a competitive advantage.

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What Are Employment Credit Checks?
By Dock David Treece | October 27, 2023

Credit checks are routine for businesses hiring employees in sensitive roles or industries. Learn how employment credit checks work.