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Hiring Process Timeline Best Practices
By Alison Grillo | September 01, 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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Pros and Cons of Fitness Trackers for Employees
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 01, 2022

Fitness trackers are a popular employee wellness perk, but they have concerns as well as benefits. Are they worth it for your business?

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Employee Retention: What Does Your Turnover Rate Tell You?
By Joshua Stowers | September 01, 2022

No business wants high employee turnover, especially when top talent is hard to find. Learn how to calculate and reduce your employee turnover rate.

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How to Manage an Employee Leave of Absence
By Alison Grillo | September 01, 2022

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

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Do You Have a Toxic Employee Wreaking Havoc in Your Business?
By Mike Kappel | September 01, 2022

Learn about seven common types of toxic employees you should be keeping an eye on.

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Turning the Ship Around: A Guide to Changing Workplace Culture
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

As someone in a position of leadership, it’s up to you to effectively facilitate a workplace culture that allows each employee to flourish.

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90 Days to Prove Yourself: The Power of a Probationary Period
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

How long should employees have to prove themselves? Some say it can take as long as 18 months. Here's why probationary periods can work.

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3 Soft Skills to Consider for Improved Employee Return on Investment
By Lynette Reed | September 01, 2022

Soft skills can be just as important as the hard skills in your company's return on investment. These three are particularly vital.

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7 Tips for Managing Conflict in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | August 29, 2022

Follow these tips to deal with conflict at work more effectively.

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10 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement
By Skye Schooley | August 29, 2022

High employee engagement can benefit your business. Learn what tools and strategies to use to improve employee engagement within your organization.

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Steps to Motivate Your Employees
By Jennifer Post | August 29, 2022

If you're looking for fresh ways to motivate your employees this upcoming year, try these five tips.

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What Are the Benefits of a Section 125 Plan?
By Max Freedman | August 29, 2022

With the tax savings it offers, a Section 125 plan can be a nice addition to a benefits package. Here are the pros and cons of these plans.

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Gap Insurance for Healthcare? Look for More of It in 2022
By Kimberlee Leonard | August 19, 2022

Gap insurance is supplemental health coverage paired with a high-deductible major medical plan. The goal is to help employees cover out-of-pocket expenses.

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Baby Boomer Retirement: Prepare Your Business for a Retiring Workforce
By Kimberlee Leonard | August 11, 2022

The generational workforce shift of baby boomers retiring may affect your business. Learn how to prepare with succession planning and other strategies.

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Creating an Employee-Centric Company Culture Will Not Be the Death of Your Business
By Jennifer Post | August 11, 2022

Does your company fear giving power to its employees? Here are some of the benefits of granting them the freedom to contribute to company culture.

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The Benefits Stay Interviews Can Bring to Your Company
By Patrick Proctor | August 03, 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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Paychex HRO Review
By Skye Schooley | August 02, 2022

Paychex offers HR outsourcing services online or even in person. Read more about it here.

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Zenefits Review
By Skye Schooley | August 02, 2022

Zenefits offers an easy-to-use payroll system that enables you to run payroll in four steps. Making manual adjustments, such as including bonuses, is easy when running payroll as well.

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Insperity HRO Review
By Skye Schooley | August 02, 2022

Insperity helps your human resource department with tasks like payroll and employee reviews. Read more about this HR outsourcing service here.

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Oh No You Didn’t! 4 Tips for Preventing Employee Accounting Fraud
By Dachondra Cason | July 21, 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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Sixty-one Percent of Workers are Seeking or Planning to Seek New Jobs
By Chad Brooks | July 20, 2022

Higher pay, better benefits, or improved work environment could entice 88 percent of these job seekers to stay with their current company

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The Importance of Employee Data
By Nicole Fallon | July 01, 2022

Learn how employee data can help you better understand your workers and the best ways to manage them.

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Creating an Employee Benefits Package
By Skye Schooley | July 01, 2022

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

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Guide to Compensation Management
By Patrick Proctor | July 01, 2022

Compensation management will help ensure you provide the right salaries and benefits to your employees. Learn what your plan should include.

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5 Ways Small Businesses Can Safeguard Employee Well-Being During a Crisis
By Howard Goldstein | July 01, 2022

Ensuring the physical and mental well-being of your employees is critical for the survival of your business.

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The Best and Worst Excuses for Getting Out of Work
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 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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Unspoken Signals: Common Body Language Mistakes to Avoid in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

Your body language defines your persona. These nonverbal cues can crush your chances of success.

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What to Include in a Promotion Letter
By Max Freedman | June 29, 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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How to Improve Relations Between Your Managers and Employees
By Sammi Caramela | June 29, 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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How to Prevent Employee Time Theft
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | June 29, 2022

Learn about the leading ways employees could potentially steal time on the job – and a few tricks and guidelines to prevent it.