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Types of Background Checks Employers Should Run
By Kaylyn McKenna | October 27, 2023

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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Thinking About Using a Staffing Agency? Here’s What You Need to Know
By Nicole Fallon | October 27, 2023

Here's what you should know if you're considering using a staffing agency for your business, including the cost, advantages and misconceptions.

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How to Write Better Job Descriptions
By Miranda Jade Friel | October 27, 2023

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

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How to Make Flexible Work Policies That Attract Top Talent
By Mona Bushnell | October 27, 2023

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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How Much Is That Bad Hire Really Costing Your Business?
By Adam Uzialko | October 27, 2023

Hiring the wrong person can be costly, but just how much? This guide examines the potential costs of hiring the wrong candidate.

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How to Write a Job Offer Letter
By Julie Ritzer Ross | October 26, 2023

It's important to know what to put in and what to leave out of a formal job offer. Here are some guidelines for crafting a detailed offer letter.

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How to Rescind a Job Offer
By Isaiah Atkins | October 26, 2023

Rescinding a job offer is a sensitive issue with potential liability. Learn when you can and can't rescind a job offer, and how to inform the candidate.

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How to Hire for Your Business: The First 8 People You Should Hire
By Skye Schooley | October 26, 2023

Here are some of the most commonly suggested first hires for your business.

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Should You Hire At-Will Employees?
By Julie Ritzer Ross | October 26, 2023

If you’re considering hiring at-will employees, you should first understand the benefits and drawbacks outlined in this guide.

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Should You Hire a ‘Boomerang’ Employee?
By Kaylyn McKenna | October 24, 2023

Hiring a former employee, or "boomerang" employee, is often an option. Find out if hiring boomerang employees is a smart move for your business.

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How to Create a Great Employee Referral Program
By Saige Driver | October 24, 2023

Employee referrals will streamline and improve your business’s hiring process. Here is what you need to know to create a great program.

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How to Create a Successful Internship Program
By Matt D’Angelo | October 24, 2023

If you want to create a great internship program to help recruit young professionals for your business, this guide offers the tips you’ll need to get started.

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Internal Hires May Not Always Have the Inside Track
By Adam Uzialko | October 24, 2023

While some companies prefer internal hires, there are pros and cons to using an internal or external candidate pool for open positions.

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Employee Freedom Breeds Loyalty and Commitment
By Leslie Pankowski | October 24, 2023

Learn how giving employees freedom increases their loyalty to your company and ways you can provide that freedom.

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What Is an Exempt Employee?
By Max Freedman | October 24, 2023

While they may cost a bit more, exempt employees can bring many advantages to your business, such as no overtime and no minimum-wage requirements.

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The Costs of Employee Relocation
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | October 23, 2023

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

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Money Is the Top Motivator for Employees Who Quit Their Jobs
By Isaiah Atkins | October 23, 2023

Being underpaid is the top factor motivating employees to leave their jobs. Learn the data behind this trend and suggestions for keeping your team happy.

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Illegal Job Interview Questions to Avoid
By Marci Martin | October 23, 2023

When interviewing job candidates, employers must avoid asking certain questions to comply with the law. Learn which problem questions not to ask.

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PEOs and Risk Management
By Max Freedman | October 23, 2023

PEOs can help you manage all of your business's risk management. Learn more about the help they provide.

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PEO vs. An Insurance Broker: Which One Should You Choose?
By Max Freedman | October 23, 2023

PEOs and insurance brokers can help your business offer health insurance benefits to employees. Find out which option is right for you.

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Taxable vs. Nontaxable Fringe Benefits
By Skye Schooley | October 23, 2023

There are differences between taxable and nontaxable fringe benefits. Learn how your business can create a great benefits plan for your company.

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What Are the Requirements of Maternity Leave?
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 23, 2023

Maternity leave policies can boost employee retention and attract top talent. Learn about maternity leave laws and how to develop a maternity leave policy.

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6 Examples of Diverse and Inclusive Companies
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 23, 2023

Find out how several major brands are implementing diversity and inclusion in their culture and daily operations.

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Employer’s Guide to COBRA Insurance
By Kimberlee Leonard | October 23, 2023

This guide explains the ins and outs of COBRA insurance for small businesses and employers.

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How to Develop and Conduct Employee Surveys
By Skye Schooley | October 23, 2023

This guide to employee surveys can support businesses as they create employee surveys and gather feedback from their workforce.

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What Is a Health Savings Account (HSA)?
By Max Freedman | October 23, 2023

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

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Differences Between a Furlough and a Layoff
By Skye Schooley | October 23, 2023

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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What Is the Difference Between an FSA, HRA and HSA?
By Max Freedman | October 23, 2023

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

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Guide to Developing a Training Program for New Employees
By Adam Uzialko | October 23, 2023

A new hire training plan helps get new hires up to speed while welcoming them to the company. Learn how to develop an effective new hire training program.

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How to Determine Employee Salary Ranges
By Skye Schooley | October 23, 2023

Learn how to set the best salaries for your employees, what should be included in your calculation and other considerations.