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Understanding What an Independent Contractor Is
By Patrick Proctor | October 08, 2020

Before deciding whether to hire a full-time employee or use independent contractors, you need to have a clear understanding of the differences.

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How to Welcome a New Employee
By Patrick Proctor | October 08, 2020

Learn how to develop a welcome plan that will get new employees started off on the right foot.

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How to Rescind a Job Offer
By Patrick Proctor | October 07, 2020

While never an easy process, there are certain protocols to follow when taking back a job offer from a prospective new hire.

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What Is the Difference Between an FSA, HRA and HSA?
By Skye Schooley | October 05, 2020

Learn the differences between FSAs, HRAs and HSAs to determine which is best for your business.

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How to Determine Employee Salary Ranges
By Skye Schooley | October 02, 2020

Learn how to determine the best salary ranges to offer your new employees.

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Differences Between a Furlough and a Layoff
By Skye Schooley | October 02, 2020

Learn what furloughs and layoffs are to determine which one is best for your business.

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The Costs of Employee Relocation
By Andrew Martins | October 01, 2020

Moving to another location for work can be costly, but employers can help ease that burden with a relocation plan.

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How to Conduct a Background Check on New Employees
By Patrick Proctor | September 30, 2020

Conducted correctly, background checks are a valuable component of the hiring process.

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Is It Time to Issue a Written Warning Letter?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 29, 2020

Written warnings are necessary to protect both your business and your employees.

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Guide to Developing a Training Program for New Employees
By Adam Uzialko | September 28, 2020

Training new employees properly is essential to starting them off on the right foot. Here's what should go into your new hire training plan.

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New-Hire Surveys: 32 Questions to Ask
By Julie Ritzer Ross | September 25, 2020

New-hire surveys help to ensure that employees get off on the right foot and that future new hires have similarly positive experiences.

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Should You Hire At-Will Employees?
By Julie Ritzer Ross | September 24, 2020

At-will employment is a common arrangement that has pros and cons for employers and employees.

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Sick Leave Laws Your Business Should Know
By Max Freedman | September 24, 2020

Depending on where your business is located, you may be required to provide employees with paid time off for when they – or, in some cases, close family members – are sick.

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Should You Outsource HR?
By Max Freedman | September 23, 2020

Should you outsource HR or keep it inside your business? This guide explains the pros and cons of HR outsourcing to help you decide.

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10 Employee Recruitment Strategies for Success
By Adam Uzialko | September 23, 2020

If you want your company to succeed, you'll need to hire talented employees. Here's how to recruit top talent for your business.

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Which Holidays Should Your Business Offer Paid Time Off For?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 23, 2020

There are many holidays businesses can celebrate with paid time off. Before choosing which ones to observe, you should know your options and how to craft your PTO policy.

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How to Make Sure You're EEO Compliant
By Max Freedman | September 22, 2020

Federal law bars employers from discriminating against potential or current employees on factors such as gender, race and age.

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How to Create a Desirable Compensation Plan
By Patrick Proctor | September 22, 2020

In order to attract and retain top talent, you need to have a competitive compensation plan in place.

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Hiring: Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills
By Patrick Proctor | September 21, 2020

When hiring employees, you should evaluate both hard and soft skills to make the most well-rounded hires.

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10 Ways to Boost Company Morale
By Skye Schooley | September 18, 2020

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

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The Right Way to Hire and Work With Family
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 17, 2020

Hiring family members can be complicated but rewarding. Here's how to work with family members as employees.

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How Does 401(k) Matching Work for Employers?
By Max Freedman | September 16, 2020

Offering a 401(k) matching program as part of your employee retirement plan can be a helpful incentive for attracting top employees to your business.

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Telecommuting: Should Your Company Make it Permanent?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 16, 2020

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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Hiring Full-Time vs. Part-Time Employees
By Patrick Proctor | September 15, 2020

Do you want your employees to be eligible for overtime pay or healthcare benefits? This guide can help you determine whether you should hire full- or part-time employees.

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Company Policies Your New Business Needs
By Max Freedman | September 15, 2020

Developing well-thought-out company policies helps establish clear expectations for your employees and can protect your business from potential legal issues.

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32 Reference Check Questions You Should Ask
By Max Freedman | September 14, 2020

Asking the right questions during a reference check can help ensure you are making the best hire possible.

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How to Create a Consultant Contract
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 14, 2020

A consulting contract outlines the terms of a relationship between a consultant and a client. Here's what yours should include.

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Employee Handbooks for Startups
By Max Freedman | September 11, 2020

An employee handbook is a key resource that all of your staff should receive when they are hired.

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PTO Policies: Which Is Best for Your Business?
By Ada Rannels | September 11, 2020

When you develop a PTO policy, there are various factors to consider, including the type of policy and how much time off you want to provide your employees.

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Should You Offer Severance Pay?
By Max Freedman | September 10, 2020

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.