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Skye Schooley

Staff writer
New York City
My areas of expertise are in HR topics like HR software, PEOs, HR outsourcing services, recruiting software, and employee scheduling software.
Introduction
About Me

Skye Schooley is a dedicated business professional who is especially passionate about human resources and digital marketing. For more than a decade, she has helped clients navigate the employee recruitment and customer acquisition processes, ensuring small business owners have the knowledge they need to succeed and grow their companies.

In recent years, Schooley has enjoyed evaluating and comparing HR software and other human resources solutions to help businesses find the tools and services that best suit their needs. With a degree in business communications, she excels at simplifying complicated subjects and interviewing business vendors and entrepreneurs to gain new insights. Her guidance spans various formats, including newsletters, long-form videos and YouTube Shorts, reflecting her commitment to providing valuable expertise in accessible ways.

Business Description

At business.com, we pride ourselves on being a comprehensive resource for entrepreneurs and SMBs who want to start, run or grow their business. Backed by a community of experts, the business.com platform is designed to connect industry experts, small business owners and vendors through several services, tools and insights.

Experience
Staff Writer at business.com
January 2019 - Present

As a staff writer for business.com and Business News Daily, I create articles and conduct reviews for the benefit of entrepreneurs and small business owners. I write about a variety of small business topics, including finance, human resources, marketing, technology and the workplace.

Brand Ambassador at Top Flight Promotions
September 2018 - Present

I promote brand awareness through on-premises and off-premises marketing activations. I increase customer engagement and product sales by communicating with potential customers. I share knowledge about the products being sampled, and I answer any questions consumers may have. I am often in charge of engaging customers with on-site activities and premiums.

Education
Arizona State University
Bachelor of Arts
Business Communication
Skye's Product and Service Reviews
Our team conducts an independent analysis of products and services that can help manage your business.
05.16.24
The Best Employee Monitoring Software of 2024
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05.23.24
The Best Time and Attendance Services of 2024
Looking for the best time and attendance software? We have...
05.24.24
The Best Human Resources Software of 2024
HR software can simplify your human resource responsibilities....
05.16.24
The Best HR Software for Startups in 2024
Even if your business is just getting off the ground, your company...
05.16.24
The Best Website Builders and Design Services of...
Your website is an important part of your business. Learn about...
05.23.24
The Best PEO Service Providers of 2024
Professional employer organization services can simplify your...
05.16.24
The Best HR Outsourcing Services of 2024
Human resource outsourcing services can simplify your human...
Skye's Activity
Human Resources Management Glossary: Key Terms HR Pros Should Know - thumbnail
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Human Resources Management Glossary: Key Terms HR Pros Should Know
Use our glossary to find out the definitions of words commonly used in the world of HR and see the buzzwords entering the human resources lexicon.
Updated November 03, 2023
Hiring for Attitude Over Experience: What the Numbers Show - thumbnail
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Hiring for Attitude Over Experience: What the Numbers Show
Studies show that skilled and experienced employees with rotten attitudes fail quickly. Here's why you need to hire for attitude.
Updated March 13, 2023
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Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What to Do When an Employee Returns from Rehab
Returning to work is a critical part of recovery for many former addicts. As an employer, learn how you can best support an employee.
Updated April 16, 2024
Comparing Candidates: Should You Hire Experienced Workers or Recent College Graduates? - thumbnail
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Comparing Candidates: Should You Hire Experienced Workers or Recent College Graduates?
Why might hiring a recent college graduate be a better choice for your business than a seasoned professional? Here's a closer look at the options.
Updated April 04, 2024
TriNet HR Software Review and Pricing - thumbnail
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TriNet HR Software Review and Pricing Review
TriNet is a digital human resources (HR) solution for small and midsize businesses, and its features make it especially useful for startups.
Updated March 29, 2024
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TriNet Review and Pricing Review
TriNet offers extensive, industry-specific HR services, such as payroll, risk management and benefits administration. There is no minimum employee or long-term contract requirement to enroll in TriNet's services.
Updated January 31, 2024
TeamViewer Remote PC Access Review and Pricing - thumbnail
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TeamViewer Remote PC Access Review and Pricing Review
TeamViewer is an easy-to-use remote PC access solution that offers a long list of features and security protocols so your remote interactions are efficient and safe.
Updated September 14, 2023
4 Human Resources Decisions That Affect Your Company - thumbnail
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4 Human Resources Decisions That Affect Your Company
HR support is an essential element of company success. Learn how human resources decisions can impact your business.
Updated March 22, 2023
The Pros and Cons of Flexible Benefits - thumbnail
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The Pros and Cons of Flexible Benefits
Understand the pros and cons of flexible benefits so you can determine if they are right for your business.
Updated October 30, 2023
10 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement - thumbnail
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10 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement
High employee engagement can benefit your business. Learn what tools and strategies to use to improve employee engagement within your organization.
Updated April 01, 2024
The Legalities and Benefits of Employee Cellphone Monitoring - thumbnail
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The Legalities and Benefits of Employee Cellphone Monitoring
Find out how to implement employee phone monitoring, the benefits of doing so and the legalities of "spying" on your workers.
Updated May 02, 2023
Importance of User Activity Monitoring - thumbnail
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Importance of User Activity Monitoring
Find out the advantages of tracking employees' device usage and the best monitoring software to use.
Updated November 06, 2023
Background Checks: Can You DIY? - thumbnail
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Background Checks: Can You DIY?
Employers may run background checks on candidates. If you're wondering what a background check can reveal about you, run a personal background check.
Updated November 06, 2023
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Employment and Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Workplace
Follow these workplace anti-discrimination laws to keep your organization safe and compliant.
Updated November 06, 2023
What Are Chargebacks, and How Can You Avoid Them? - thumbnail
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What Are Chargebacks, and How Can You Avoid Them?
Chargebacks are issued by card issuers or banks at the request of customers. Learn what a chargeback is, how much it costs, and how you can prevent them.
Updated November 02, 2023
Paycor Review and Pricing - thumbnail
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Paycor Review and Pricing Review
Paycor is the ideal HR software to view workforce analytics in addition to managing traditional HR processes. See a full breakdown of pricing.
Updated March 29, 2024
Lightspeed POS Review and Pricing - thumbnail
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Lightspeed POS Review and Pricing Review
Lightspeed is a top POS system for retail businesses. Learn about its feature-rich software and advanced e-commerce, reporting, and management tools.
Updated April 29, 2024
Insperity PEO Services Review and Pricing - thumbnail
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Insperity PEO Services Review and Pricing Review
Insperity provides PEO services to businesses needing benefits administration, payroll processing, risk management resources and HR consulting. Its competitive pricing and flexible plan make it a great choice for small businesses.
Updated April 19, 2024
GoDaddy POS Review and Pricing - thumbnail
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GoDaddy POS Review and Pricing Review
GoDaddy is a powerhouse platform for e-commerce businesses. It has multiple POS plans that can be used to build websites and online stores, track sales and customer data, and accept in-person, online and virtual payments.
Updated February 14, 2024
Epos Now Review and Pricing - thumbnail
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Epos Now Review and Pricing Review
Epos Now is a top point-of-sale (POS) system known for excellent integrations. Learn about Epos Now's features, limitations, pricing, support and more.
Updated April 10, 2024