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What Is Human Capital Management?
By Sean Peek | September 27, 2021

Human capital management encompasses all the processes a business takes during recruiting, hiring, and training to optimize productivity.

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What Is a Human Resource Information System (HRIS)?
By Sean Peek | September 27, 2021

An HRIS is an excellent investment for your business that can save you time and increase productivity. Here's everything you need to know about implementing an HRIS in your organization.

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What Is Disciplinary Action?
By Sean Peek | September 24, 2021

A disciplinary action is a corrective measure taken to improve an employee's behavior and prevent future misconduct, violations or poor performance.

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Cybersecurity and Risk Management
By Shannon Flynn | September 23, 2021

Cybersecurity risk management helps companies see which steps are the most important for their companies, leading to more effective security strategies.

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2021 Annual Report: IT Professionals’ Outlook on Cyber Insurance
By business.com editorial staff | September 23, 2021

9 in 10 IT professionals are concerned their companies could experience cyber attacks, but not all have contingency plans in place.

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What Is Ransomware?
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 22, 2021

Hackers use malware to encrypt a business's data or lock them out of the company network. Known as ransomware, this practice has become a big problem for businesses across the globe.

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How to Create a Payroll Audit
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Regular internal payroll audits may help you avoid external ones. Here's how to conduct them.

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How to Choose Payroll Software
By Nicole Fallon | September 21, 2021

Choosing the right payroll software for your small business can streamline operations and ensure your employees get paid correctly and on time.

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How to Create Payroll Journal Entries
By Max Freedman | September 21, 2021

Making proper payroll journal entries is a task with which all small business owners should be familiar.

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How to Calculate Night Shift Differential Pay
By Max Freedman | September 15, 2021

Night shift differential pay makes it easy to find and motivate daytime employees to work nighttime shifts. Here's how to implement it.

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The Benefits of Discretionary Access Control
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | September 13, 2021

Explore how a discretionary access control system can be an easy, versatile and secure way to keep your data safe.

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Workers Interested in Cryptocurrency Choices in Employer-Sponsored 401(k) Plans
By business.com editorial staff | August 25, 2021

87 percent of full-time employees expressed interest in diversifying their retirement investments with cryptocurrency

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1099-MISC vs. 1099-NEC
By Julie Thompson | August 18, 2021

What are the differences between a 1099-MISC and a 1099-NEC? These two tax forms have both undergone recent changes. Find out when and how to file.

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9 Benefits of Paperless Payroll
By Max Freedman | August 18, 2021

Most businesses stand to benefit substantially from paperless payroll platforms, though electronic payroll might not perfectly fit all companies.

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Using Form 941 to Pay Quarterly Payroll Taxes
By David Gargaro | August 18, 2021

This guide explains Form 941, which employers need to fill out for tax withholdings from employee paychecks during payroll.

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How to Calculate Blended Overtime Pay
By Max Freedman | August 18, 2021

When a multi-wage employee works overtime, on which of their wage rates do you base their overtime rates? Blended overtime pay answers this question.

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How to Budget for Hourly Employees Annually
By Julie Thompson | August 18, 2021

Just because your employees are hourly doesn't mean you can't plan for the long term. Here's how to budget annually for your hourly workers.

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Business Scams 101: Common Schemes and How to Avoid Them
By business.com editorial staff | August 12, 2021

Scammers want to steal from your company. Here’s what they do, and how you can shut them down.

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2022 Future of Business Scholarship: Apply Now
By business.com editorial staff | July 30, 2021

Ready to advance your education, but your wallet has other plans? Say hello to business.com’s 2022 scholarship for up-and-coming business visionaries.

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Lawsuits on the Rise: Small Businesses Need EPLI
By Nicole Urbanowicz | July 28, 2021

This guide explains employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) and why small businesses need it to protect them from legal costs and penalties associated with lawsuits.

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Workers' Comp and Taxes
By Kimberlee Leonard | July 28, 2021

There are certain tax implications for workers' compensation that every employee and business owner should understand.

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What Is Gap Insurance?
By Kimberlee Leonard | July 28, 2021

Gap insurance covers what your commercial auto insurance doesn't. Here's when your business might need it.

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Workers' Compensation for Independent Contractors
By Kimberlee Leonard | July 28, 2021

Independent contractors have unique considerations to keep in mind when it comes to workers' compensation insurance.

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Why Your Business Needs Indemnity Insurance
By Kimberlee Leonard | July 28, 2021

While indemnity insurance isn't a specific policy type, it does play a critical role in the types of insurance your business needs.

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What Is a Loss Payee on an Insurance Claim?
By Nicole Urbanowicz | July 28, 2021

A loss payee gets paid first following an insurance claim.

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What Is Cyber Insurance?
By Sean Peek | July 28, 2021

Cyber insurance is quickly becoming a necessity in the era of remote work to protect your company's online assets.

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What Is a Workers' Comp Ghost Insurance Policy?
By Nicole Urbanowicz | July 28, 2021

A workers' compensation ghost insurance policy is different from a regular workers' comp policy. Here's the difference.

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The Insurance Claims Process and How to File
By Nicole Urbanowicz | July 28, 2021

An insurance claim is a critical part of getting money for your losses, so it is important to know how to file one.

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What Does Commercial Auto Insurance Cover?
By Nicole Urbanowicz | July 28, 2021

If your business operates vehicles or has employees driving for business reasons, commercial auto insurance is a must.

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Insurance Deductions and Expenses for Small Businesses
By Nicole Urbanowicz | July 28, 2021

Some business insurance costs are tax deductible. Do you know which ones?

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How to Prevent Employee Time Theft
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | July 09, 2021

Time fraud can be a problem for any company, but it's also an opportunity to create clear guidelines and build trust throughout a workforce.

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CRM Implementation Guide
By Julie Thompson | July 02, 2021

Proper implementation of your business's CRM software is key to maximizing the benefits it offers your sales team.

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Workplace Visitor Policy With Free Template
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Your workplace visitor policy is a necessary document to ensure that your employees, data, and guests are safe and treated with a high degree of professionalism.

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What Is Rule-Based Access Control (RBAC)?
By Erik Sherman | September 21, 2021

Rule-based access control is one method of access control that allows certain people to access devices, databases, or other restricted network areas based on preset criteria.

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What Are Turnstile Access Control Systems?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | September 21, 2021

Whether it's an automated gate at a subway station or a revolving door in an office building, a turnstile is a great way to prevent unauthorized visitors and enforce security in any location.

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What Are the Pros and Cons of VPNs?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 30, 2021

A VPN is a great tool that can help protect any organization's online presence, but it comes with a few drawbacks.

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What Is Point-to-Point Wireless?
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 28, 2021

When you have a versatile point-to-point wireless connection, you get a cost-effective and secure network that offers the speed and flexibility to grow with your business.

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Business Accommodations for Employees with Hearing Impairments, Vision Impairments, Or Other Disabilities
By business.com editorial staff | June 24, 2021

It's important for businesses to be accessible for all employees.

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Business Accommodations for Customers/Clients with Hearing Impairments, Vision Impairments, or Other Disabilities
By business.com editorial staff | June 23, 2021

Keeping businesses accessible to all is an important part of a successful business.

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What Is Employee Attrition?
By Nicole Fallon | June 23, 2021

If your business is struggling with employee attrition, it may be helpful to analyze your workforce trends and find the root cause.

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Key Fob Guide for Businesses
By Jeff Hale | June 22, 2021

Key fobs have become the industry standard for basic access control applications across the world, and that doesn't look set to change anytime soon.

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What Is Malpractice Insurance?
By Kimberlee Leonard | September 17, 2021

Malpractice insurance is a critical policy that all those working in the medical industry should have.

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The Difference Between VPN Software and VPN Hardware
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 21, 2021

Explore the differences between virtual private network software and hardware options at your disposal, and find the solution that keeps your systems safe.

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2021 Prime Day Laptop Deals
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 22, 2021

From Amazon to Best Buy, here's a look at the deals small business owners can get on laptops.

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The Best Amazon Prime Day Security Deals for 2021
By Chad Brooks | June 22, 2021

Amazon Prime Day offers business owners many great deals to keep their office and computers safe and secure.

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The Best Amazon Prime Day Networking Deals
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 22, 2021

Prime Day is coming, giving you a great chance to save big on essential equipment and upgrades to improve the efficiency of your business.

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The Crushing Cost of Data Breaches: How a Data Breach Can Strike a Devastating Blow to Any Organization
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 18, 2021

This devastating blow to an organization can radically change the course of business or, worse, result in insolvency.

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How Your Travel Company Can Use a CRM
By Max Freedman | June 18, 2021

If you run a service for travelers, your customer relationships are your lifeblood. This is where CRM software can help.

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The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals for Home Offices
By Skye Schooley | June 22, 2021

Create an affordable home office setup with these Amazon Prime Day deals.