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Speak Up! Dissension Is Key to Successful Teamwork
By Business News Daily Editor | March 06, 2020

Having someone on your team who can subtly express diverging opinions can pay big dividends.

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6 Things Employees Want to Hear From Their Bosses
By Business News Daily Editor | March 06, 2020

Are you the type of boss who commends your employees for their contributions, meets with them one-on-one and takes an active interest in their lives?

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Microsoft Workplace Analytics: How Your Business Can Benefit
By Business News Daily Editor | March 05, 2020

Technology in the workplace can both help and hinder efficiency. Microsoft Workplace Analytics seeks to help your team sift out the distractions for more productivity.

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Top Performers Behaving Badly? Don't Let It Slide
By Business News Daily Editor | February 24, 2020

High-performing employees can get away with bad behavior because employers often believe their production outweighs their wrongdoings.

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How to Best Lead a Multicultural or International Team
By Business News Daily Editor | February 19, 2020

Researchers offer a number of tips for how to get the most out of a diverse, multicultural team, whether it's in your office or across global borders.

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What Does Poor Onboarding Really Do to Your Team?
By Business News Daily Editor | February 18, 2020

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.

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How to Use Personality Tests to Unify Your Team
By Business News Daily Editor | February 13, 2020

Personality tests can be great tools for managers who want to improve company culture.

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Can Football's Wonderlic Test Predict Overall Job Performance?
By Business News Daily Editor | February 13, 2020

The Wonderlic test questions get progressively more difficult to ascertain one's general cognitive ability.

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Want a Better Workplace? Encourage Employees to Volunteer
By Business News Daily Editor | February 12, 2020

A new study finds that creating a culture that encourages volunteering can help employers boost employee morale, workplace atmosphere and brand perception.

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Can You Avoid Talking Politics at Work?
By Andrew Martins | February 06, 2020

With the 2020 election around the corner, workplaces are struggling to keep political conversations civil and productive.

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Wages Keep Growing While Job Growth Remains Stagnant
By Andrew Martins | February 04, 2020

New employment data from Paychex and IHS Markit highlights continued wage growth amid a tight labor market.

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Get Your Facts Straight: The Truth About Background Checks
By Skye Schooley | January 29, 2020

Believing these common misconceptions about background checks can lead to poor hiring decisions.

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Study Finds SMBs Hurt by Daily Commutes
By Andrew Martins | December 19, 2019

Allowing employees to work remotely can save your SMB thousands of dollars per year.

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U.S. Employees Want On-Demand Pay Schedules
By Andrew Martins | December 18, 2019

A recent study suggests that most U.S. workers want to change how they get paid.

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Employee Retention Is Vital to the Healthcare Industry
By Andrew Martins | December 17, 2019

Researchers learn how important employee retention is to the healthcare industry.

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Hiring Veterans? What Employers Need to Know
By Julianna Lopez | November 11, 2019

Are you considering hiring veterans for your small business? Here are some things you should know.

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Falling Back May Disrupt Your Whole Week
By Marisa Sanfilippo | November 03, 2019

Daylight saving time is ending. Here's how to avoid letting the changing clocks disrupt your productivity.

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Want Top Talent? Give Employees the Flexibility They Seek
By Joshua Stowers | October 31, 2019

Want to improve employee satisfaction and productivity? Offer workplace flexibility.

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Exempt vs. Nonexempt: What Is the Difference?
By Skye Schooley | October 30, 2019

Learn the difference between hiring exempt and nonexempt employees for your business.

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Tips for Recruiting on College Campuses
By Joshua Stowers | October 23, 2019

Looking to hire recent college graduates? Learn how to recruit the right new employees.

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How to Stay Competitive in Tech Recruiting
By Derek Walter | September 05, 2019

Today's top tech workers want more than just a good paycheck. Find out how to win the industry talent war.

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Unhappy Employees Affect Hiring Efforts
By Andrew Martins | August 15, 2019

A new study says poor employee morale can affect a candidate's interest despite good pay.

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Casual Discrimination in American Workplaces
By Andrew Martins | July 19, 2019

A study examined how political views and other factors impact office dynamics.

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring Your Children in Your Small Business
By Julianna Lopez | July 14, 2019

Find out the benefits and risks of hiring your children.

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International Survey Suggests Workers Care More for Company Culture Than Salary
By Andrew Martins | July 11, 2019

Leadership and career opportunities also ranked highly in Glassdoor's recent survey.

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9 Common Business Lawsuits You May Face
By Heather Larson | July 10, 2019

Do what you can now so your company doesn't wind up in federal or small claims courts.

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Monthly Jobs Data Shows Slight Slowdown in Small Business Growth
By Andrew Martins | July 08, 2019

SMBs are hiring but struggle to find skilled workers, according to a monthly jobs report.

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Smart Recruiting Strategies for Hiring
By Bennett Conlin | July 08, 2019

Take advantage of referrals to improve your hiring strategy.

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Recruiting in the Age of Well-Informed Job Candidates
By Skye Schooley | July 07, 2019

Use up-to-date recruiting technology and techniques to attract and retain top talent.

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Emotional Intelligence Skills in Hiring: How to Spot Them
By Chad Brooks | July 05, 2019

Emotionally intelligent employees and managers bring tremendous value to companies.