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PTO Policies: Which Is Best for Your Business? 
By Ada Rannels | August 17, 2022

When creating a PTO policy, it's important to consider your options and their potential impact on employees and your business.

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Sick Leave Laws Your Business Should Know
By Max Freedman | August 12, 2022

Federal law does not require sick leave, but local and state laws vary. Learn what laws might affect your business and how to pay out sick leave.

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32 Reference Check Questions You Should Ask
By Max Freedman | August 12, 2022

Reference checks are an important part of the hiring process. Here are the best questions to ask your candidates' references.

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W-9 vs. 1099: What’s the Difference?
By Max Freedman | August 12, 2022

What is a W-9 and a 1099? Here's everything you need to know about these tax forms for independent contractors.

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How to Terminate an Employee Remotely
By Jane Genova | August 12, 2022

Here are the steps you should take to make sure you are properly terminating a remote employee.

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The Costs of Employee Relocation
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | August 12, 2022

Find out the advantages, drawbacks and costs of offering employees relocation packages and what to include in your plan.

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What Is an Independent Contractor?
By Patrick Proctor | August 11, 2022

Independent contractors differ from full- and part-time employees in important ways. Learn how to determine whether to hire an independent contractor.

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Differences Between a Furlough and a Layoff
By Skye Schooley | August 09, 2022

Your business might require a staff reduction. Here's how to determine whether that should be a furlough or a layoff and how both options work.

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Is Subconscious Bias Affecting Your Hiring Decisions?
By Chad Brooks | August 05, 2022

Hidden biases often emerge in the hiring process. Learn what hiring bias looks like and how you can avoid it.

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How to Create a Great Employee Referral Program
By Saige Driver | August 05, 2022

Leverage your existing staff's connections to find the perfect candidate. Here's how to create a great employee referral program at your company.

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How to Make Flexible Work Policies That Attract Top Talent
By Mona Bushnell | August 05, 2022

Follow these tips to implement a flexible work plan for your team and attract the best new employees in the process.

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10 Ways to Attract and Retain the Best Employees
By Skye Schooley | August 03, 2022

Companies will go to great lengths to attract highly skilled workers, research has found. Use these 10 strategies to attract and retain skilled workers.

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Hiring? Avoid These 7 Common Mistakes
By Sammi Caramela | August 03, 2022

Hiring new talent is complex and involves various factors. Avoid these common mistakes that can cost you time and money.

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Hiring for Cultural Fit? Here’s What to Look For
By Skye Schooley | August 03, 2022

Skills and professional experience aren't the only things you should consider when hiring an employee. Hire them for their cultural fit too.

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How to Improve Your Hiring Process
By Skye Schooley | August 03, 2022

Searching for new talent? Follow these hiring tips to improve your employee recruitment efforts.

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What Are Employment Credit Checks?
By Dock David Treece | August 03, 2022

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

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Types of Background Checks Employers Should Run
By Kaylyn McKenna | August 03, 2022

Are you running the right types of background checks when you hire employees? Find out what information you might be missing.

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Employer Guide to Education Verification
By Kaylyn McKenna | August 03, 2022

Learn how to verify your candidates' educational credentials before you make your next hire.

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FCRA Compliance for Employers 
By Kaylyn McKenna | August 03, 2022

Do you run background checks on prospective employees? See if you could be violating the FCRA.

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What Is an MVR Report, and Why Should You Conduct One? 
By Kaylyn McKenna | August 03, 2022

Will your new hire be driving on the job? Check their motor vehicle record (MVR) report before you let them get in the car.

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Should You Hire At-Will Employees?
By Julie Ritzer Ross | August 03, 2022

Should you hire at-will employees? Discover the pros and cons of at will employment.

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The Right Way to Hire and Work With Family
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 25, 2022

Hiring and working with people in your family can be a challenging situation to navigate. Follow these tips to work with family members successfully.

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Salary vs. Hourly: What’s Better for Your Business?
By Ada Rannels | July 06, 2022

Learn the differences between hourly and salaried employees – and how to determine which compensation model is right for your business.

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What You Need to Know About Predictive Scheduling and the Law
By Adam Uzialko | July 05, 2022

Predictive scheduling gives your hourly workers more predictability with their work schedules. Learn which cities have enacted laws.

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Hiring: Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills
By Patrick Proctor | June 29, 2022

Find out how to assess both hard and soft skills when hiring new employees.

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Want a Better Workplace? Encourage Employees to Volunteer
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

A new study finds that creating a culture that encourages volunteering can boost employee morale and improve the workplace atmosphere. enhan

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10 Ways to Boost Company Morale
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

Discover 10 ways to help boost and maintain your employee morale.

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How to Hire New Employees During the Coronavirus Outbreak
By Kiely Kuligowski | June 29, 2022

Recruitment has changed along with many other aspects of business. Here's how to shift your employee recruitment strategies to stay successful.

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How to Write Better Job Descriptions
By Miranda Jade Friel | June 29, 2022

Learn how to write better job descriptions that attract the right talent for your business.

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What Does Poor Onboarding Really Do to Your Team?
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2022

More than one-third of employers don't have a thorough, structured onboarding process for new hires. Read more about the negative implications of that here