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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Learn what causes employee turnover and how to improve retention.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Are unpaid internships legal, ethical and moral?

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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.

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

Learn how healthcare FSAs work and their advantages and disadvantages.

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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.

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Customer Service Solutions for Small Businesses
By Sara Angeles | October 08, 2020

Customer service programs help you better serve consumers. Check out eight effective solutions.

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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.