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Discover everything you need to know about managing, motivating, and retaining employees. Get expert HR advice, resources, and actionable solutions.

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5 Easy Steps to Set Up Direct Deposit for Your Employees
By Skye Schooley | March 03, 2021

Learn how to set up direct deposit for your employees in five easy steps.

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What to Include in a Termination Letter
By Skye Schooley | March 02, 2021

Check out these free termination letter templates to get started on writing your own.

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What to Know About AD&D Insurance
By Skye Schooley | March 01, 2021

Learn what accidental death and dismemberment insurance is and how it can benefit your business.

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What to Include in an Employee Contract
By Skye Schooley | March 01, 2021

Create an employee contract that is unique to each employment relationship by covering these 10 details.

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What You Need to Know About Workers' Compensation Insurance
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 17, 2021

Nearly every state requires businesses to have workers' compensation insurance. Learn more about workers' comp.

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What Are Employee Compensation Packages?
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2021

The types of compensation packages you offer your employees can have a big impact on your business. Learn which ones are right for your team.

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What to Know When Choosing Business Insurance
By Scott Gerber | February 10, 2021

Choosing an insurance policy for your company or employees is a major step, and one not to take casually.

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What Are Qualifying Life Events, and How Do They Impact Your Health Insurance?
By Julie Ritzer Ross | February 10, 2021

Qualifying life events provide opportunities for you and your employees to alter your health insurance coverage outside of the open enrollment period.

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How to Recruit New Employees
By Skye Schooley | February 09, 2021

Learn what the recruitment process is and how to implement one for your business.

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How to Ensure COBRA Compliance for Your Small Business
By Joel Kranc | February 08, 2021

Depending on the size of your business, you may be required to offer healthcare options to employees after they leave your company.

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Understanding and Utilizing Total Compensation Packages
By Patrick Proctor | February 04, 2021

Total compensation helps employers attract top talent and grasp the full related costs of each full-time employee.

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The Benefits Stay Interviews Can Bring to Your Company
By Patrick Proctor | February 04, 2021

It is important to understand the strategic role that stay interviews can play in retaining top talent and bolstering company culture.

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Why Meetings Kill Productivity (and What to Do About It)
By Ray Williams | February 04, 2021

Meetings take up a lot of time, and contribute to the expanding work day.

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How to Create a Remote Help Desk for Your Business
By Skye Schooley | February 01, 2021

Follow this six-step process to create an effective remote help desk for your business.

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How to Prevent Nepotism in the Workplace
By Patrick Proctor | February 01, 2021

Avoiding nepotism requires a joint leadership approach to ensure that employee hires, promotions, and favorable projects are fairly distributed within the company.

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How to Run a Family Business Smoothly
By Chris Porteous | January 29, 2021

Family businesses are an important part of the economy, and running one comes with unique challenges and rewards.

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Hiring Process Timeline Best Practices
By Alison Grillo | January 29, 2021

The hiring process is an important part of running a successful business. Make sure to develop a process that will lead to fruitful new hires.

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Employer's Guide to Payroll Deductions
By Max Freedman | January 29, 2021

To accurately pay your employees each pay period, you need to understand what to deduct from their paychecks.

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Employer's Guide to Disability Leave
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 28, 2021

Here is everything you need to know about offering disability leave as an employer.

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Support Employees' Child Care Needs With a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
By Jane Genova | January 27, 2021

Dependent care FSAs are a benefit many employees find appealing, and it could help your company attract top candidates.

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Remote Work Best Practices (Plus Sample Policy)
By Marisa Sanfilippo | January 26, 2021

With so many businesses now having employees work from home, it is vital to have a well-thought-out plan that fosters this new working environment.

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What Employee Info Can You Collect? Keep?
By Skye Schooley | January 25, 2021

Learn which documents you should include (and not include) in your employee personnel files.

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Employee Engagement Is Essential to Success – How to Achieve It
By Mark Otter | January 21, 2021

Your company benefits when your employees feel engaged at work. Here are the best ways to foster employee engagement in your business.

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10 Ways Businesses Can Put Downtime to Good Use
By Dr. Cindy McGovern | January 21, 2021

When business is slow, downtime can be wasted or harvested as an opportunity. Turn boredom into innovation, creativity and problem-solving.

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Can Employers Require Employees to Get the COVID Vaccine?
By Skye Schooley | January 21, 2021

Learn the legal ins and outs of requiring your employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

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How to Decide if a Permanent WFH Model Makes Sense for your Business
By Chris Porteous | January 20, 2021

COVID-19 forced businesses to embrace working from home, whether they were ready or not. Now businesses have to consider extending those policies permanently.

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How to Manage an Employee Leave of Absence
By Alison Grillo | January 19, 2021

Employers must understand what their obligations are for providing employees a leave of absence.

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What Is Keystroke Logging?
By Andrew Martins | January 15, 2021

Whether you think your employees are slacking or you just want to add a little more security to your business's assets, there are things to keep in mind when considering keystroke logging software.

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Importance of User Activity Monitoring
By Skye Schooley | January 14, 2021

Businesses can benefit from monitoring their internal users' behavior. Learn what user activity monitoring is and how it can improve your overall security and productivity.