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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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The Best and Worst Excuses for Getting Out of Work
By Sean Peek | December 21, 2023

Employees give many reasons and excuses for time-off requests and absenteeism. Read some unusual excuses and learn how to handle it when employees miss work.

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Creating an Employee-Centric Company Culture Will Not Be the Death of Your Business
By Jennifer Post | December 14, 2023

An employee-centric company culture prioritizes employee input and helps your team feel respected. Learn how to implement an employee-centric work culture.

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How to Create a Happy and Productive Work Culture
By Jennifer Dublino | December 05, 2023

Companies with positive work cultures see many benefits, including increased productivity and morale. Learn how to create a happy and strong work culture.

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How Open Office Plans Affect Workplace Productivity
By Dan Scalco | November 27, 2023

Open offices have pros and cons when it comes to productivity. Learn their upsides and drawbacks and how to maintain productivity in an open office plan.

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12 Reasons Employees Quit (and How to Prevent It)
By Sean Peek | November 16, 2023

Are you having a hard time retaining employees? It could be due to one (or more) of these top reasons. Find out the solutions here.

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Employee Retention: What Does Your Turnover Rate Tell You?
By Joshua Stowers | November 16, 2023

Employee turnover is the voluntary or involuntary loss of an employee who leaves an open position that your business will need to fill. Learn how to track it.

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Stranger Things: A Strong Company Culture Bakes In Employee Trust, Dude
By Ali Saleh | November 16, 2023

Even though Argyle is spacey, his strong sense of camaraderie with another Surfer Boy Pizza worker saves the world.

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5 Reasons Why Teamwork Is Crucial to Workplace Success
By Sean Peek | November 16, 2023

Follow these essential tips to boost your company's bottom line and overall communication through teamwork.

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Creating an Employee Benefits Package
By Skye Schooley | November 07, 2023

Offering employee benefits is necessary in today's competitive job market. Discover which employee benefits your business should provide.

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How to Implement Continuous Performance Management
By Jennifer Dublino | November 07, 2023

Continuous performance management can boost morale and improve communication. Learn how to implement continuous performance management in your company.

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Employment and Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | November 06, 2023

Follow these workplace anti-discrimination laws to keep your organization safe and compliant.

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How to Transition to Long-Term Work From Home
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 06, 2023

Working from home requires preparation and a new approach. Learn how to transition to remote work if you're working for a company or starting your own business.

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Tips to Motivate Your Employees
By Jennifer Post | November 06, 2023

Learn how to avoid employee turnover and burnout by inspiring your employees to make their goals while improving company culture.

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The Process for Terminating Employee Benefits
By Miranda Fraraccio | November 06, 2023

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 Your Company
By Patrick Proctor | November 06, 2023

Learn how to conduct a stay interview, see sample questions and find out the benefits.

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How to Prevent Nepotism in the Workplace
By Patrick Proctor | November 06, 2023

Workplace nepotism is favoring family and friends over others for opportunities and projects. Learn how to create a leadership system to prevent nepotism.

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Pets in the Workplace: Is It a Good or Bad Idea?
By Skye Schooley | November 06, 2023

Some companies allow dogs, cats, birds and even reptiles in the office, but not all businesses can. Weigh the pros and cons of a pet-friendly office.

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What Is Considered Wrongful Termination?
By Skye Schooley | November 03, 2023

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

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Human Resources Management Glossary: Key Terms HR Pros Should Know
By Skye Schooley | November 03, 2023

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.

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How Companies Can Change Their Culture to Attract (and Retain) Millennials
By Sean Peek | November 02, 2023

Do you want more millennials to join and remain loyal to your company? Here's how to recruit and keep this age group.

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Is It Time to Fire Your Managers?
By Skye Schooley | November 02, 2023

Some businesses benefit from cutting managerial positions. Learn what a flat organizational structure is to see if it's right for your company.

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The Benefits of Employee Job Rotations
By Patrick Proctor | November 02, 2023

When done correctly, job rotation programs can add a lot of benefits to your business. Here is how to implement one.

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Employee Expense Reimbursement
By David Gargaro | November 02, 2023

Learn how to implement an employee expense reimbursement plan that clearly communicates protocols, navigates tax rules and keeps costs in check.

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7 Ways to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
By Skye Schooley | November 02, 2023

Is your company's diversity and inclusion strategy enough? Check out these companies that have made real changes.

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Guide to Compensation Management
By Jennifer Dublino | November 02, 2023

To get and retain top talent, you need a strategy that considers your business’s strategic goals and objectives. Here is how to develop a good policy.

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Don’t Want to Cut Employees? Try Cutting Salaries
By Skye Schooley | November 01, 2023

If you need to cut business expenses, an alternative to layoffs is salary reductions. Here are the laws and guidelines to follow when cutting employee pay.

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The Power of Anonymity for Employee Feedback
By Chad Brooks | November 01, 2023

Find out the advantages and disadvantages of anonymous feedback and how to get it from your employees.

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6 Signs It’s Time to Terminate an Employee
By Jamie Johnson | October 31, 2023

Terminating employees can be difficult. Learn six signs that it's time to fire an employee and understand best practices in the firing process.

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How Employees Make or Break Business Success (and How You Can Lead the Way)
By Sean Peek | October 30, 2023

Guiding and motivating employees can boost your business's bottom line. Learn how employees contribute to a business's success and how to lead by example.