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Benefits of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
By Skye Schooley | February 16, 2022

An EAP provides many benefits to your employees. Learn about these programs and how to implement one in your business.

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Almost Half of Workers Support Employers Mandating Vaccination
By Chad Brooks | February 16, 2022

Almost 50 percent of workers support an employer vaccine mandate, while four percent would quit.

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The Best and Worst Excuses for Getting Out of Work
By Chad Brooks | February 16, 2022

Some employees use some pretty creative excuses to get out of work. Here are some of the best excuses we've heard.

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Employment and Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | February 16, 2022

Learn what workplace anti-discrimination laws apply to you and your team, and how to prevent discrimination in the workplace.

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How to Keep Your Team Members Engaged and Motivated Remotely
By Jennifer Post | February 15, 2022

Here are some tips to keep your remote team members motivated.

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What to Include in a Termination Letter
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Check out these free templates to help you write an employee termination letter.

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A Guide to Small Business Overtime Laws
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 15, 2022

The laws governing overtime requirements can change, and the penalties for noncompliance can be expensive, so it's important to stay in the know.

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Can Employers Require Employees to Get the COVID Vaccine?
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Learn the legal considerations about making the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory in the workplace.

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Remote Work Trends and the Coronavirus: What Changes Are Coming?
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Learn what remote work trends are likely to stick around after the coronavirus pandemic subsides.

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What Is a Reasonable PTO Policy?
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 15, 2022

A good PTO policy can be a great motivator for your employees, while a bad one can drive down productivity.

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What to Include in a Promotion Letter
By Max Freedman | February 15, 2022

Promotion letters formalize changes that you've discussed with an employee. Learn how to write them by following our guide and using this template.

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Oh No You Didn’t! 4 Tips for Preventing Employee Accounting Fraud
By Dachondra Cason | February 15, 2022

Employee accounting fraud is a possibility for any business. Learn how to prevent and mitigate employee fraud with these tips.

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Trust the Process: 13 Tips to Empower and Encourage Your Staff
By Chad Brooks | February 15, 2022

The key to a happy and productive employees is making sure that they feel important in their roles. Here are 13 tips to empower your staff.

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How Offering Professional Development Opportunities to Employees Helps Your Small Business
By Matt D’Angelo | February 15, 2022

Learn how offering professional development programs for your employees will benefit both your workforce and your business.

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What Is a Merit Pay Increase?
By Julie Thompson | February 15, 2022

Merit increases can help boost productivity and retain valuable employees, but you need to know the benefits and pitfalls of the policy.

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What Is Considered Wrongful Termination?
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Wrongfully terminating an employee can have major implications. Learn how to avoid illegally firing an employee.

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Legal Protections for Transgender, Nonbinary and Gender-Nonconforming Employees: What You Need to Know
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Learn what laws protect your transgender, nonbinary and gender-nonconforming employees and how they should be treated.

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The Process for Terminating Employee Benefits
By Sean Peek | February 15, 2022

When an employee exits your company, their benefits must be terminated accurately. Here's how to end your ex-employee's benefits.

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The Benefits Stay Interviews Can Bring to Your Company
By Patrick Proctor | February 15, 2022

Stay interviews can provide your business with a lot of value. Learn more about how to conduct them and the benefits they offer.

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Transitioning Your Office Online Must Work for All Employees
By Mark Shapiro | February 15, 2022

Telework presents new issues that employers must address to ensure digital accessibility for their employees with disabilities.

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How to Effectively Implement Employee Monitoring Software
By Aigerim Berzinya | February 15, 2022

Employee monitoring software, when used in a transparent manner, can help your business. Learn how to implement it properly.

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How to Improve Relations Between Your Managers and Employees
By Sammi Caramela | February 15, 2022

Poor relationships in the workplace can be detrimental to the health of your business. Here's how to improve relations between your managers and employees.

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Hiring Process Timeline Best Practices
By Alison Grillo | February 15, 2022

How long should your hiring process take? Find out how long each step of your recruiting process should be and learn tips for speeding it up.

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What to Include in an Employee Contract
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Learn what an employment contract includes, and the advantages and limitations of using one.

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What Employee Info Can You Collect? Keep?
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Maintaining the correct documents in an employee personnel file can have a major impact on your business. Learn the legalities of what to keep.

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Employer Jury Duty Requirements: How Jury Duty Works
By Max Freedman | February 15, 2022

This guide describes an employer's requirements when an employee is summoned for jury duty.

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How to Create and Manage Employee Schedules
By Nicole Fallon | February 15, 2022

Learn how to create and manage employee schedules, produce an employee schedule in Excel, and streamline your scheduling process.

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Employee Rights You’re Violating Right Now
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 15, 2022

As an employer, you need to understand your employees' rights so you can avoid violating them.

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How to Manage an Employee Leave of Absence
By Alison Grillo | February 15, 2022

Do you have a leave of absence policy for your business? If not, here is what it should entail.

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Understanding Employee Monitoring Systems and Privacy Issues
By Aigerim Berzinya | February 15, 2022

Learn how to use employee monitoring systems responsibly and ethically for your business.