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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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What Are Employee Compensation Packages?
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

Learn which types of employee compensation packages are best for your team.

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How to Use a Roth 401(k)
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

Learn how Roth 401(k) retirement plans work and how they compare to traditional 401(k)s.

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How to Create and Manage Employee Schedules
By Nicole Fallon | June 29, 2022

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

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Look Inside: Identifying Employees You Should Be Promoting From Within
By Jennifer Dublino | June 29, 2022

Promoting existing employees can save onboarding time and costs while boosting morale. Learn how to identify the best candidates for a promotion.

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Why Remote Work Makes Good Business Sense
By Ken Gosnell | June 29, 2022

The case for telework is becoming impossible to ignore. Here are some reasons you should offer it permanently, including to your business's top executives.

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How Employees Make or Break Business Success (And How You Can Lead the Way)
By Sean Peek | June 29, 2022

Even the most amazing employees need direction and encouragement to succeed. Here are some tips on how to lead them to achieve.

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The Power of Anonymity for Employee Feedback
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2022

Here's how anonymous surveys help you get better feedback from your employees.

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10 Ways to Stop Workplace Absenteeism
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

Learn what absenteeism is and how to prevent it in the workplace.

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6 Signs It’s Time to Terminate an Employee
By Justin O. Walker | June 29, 2022

Firing an employee is never easy, but here's how you know it's time to do it – and how to do it respectfully.

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How the FMLA Applies to Your Small Business
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

Learn about Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) protections, if they apply to your business, and what you need to do to comply with them.

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How Offering Professional Development Opportunities to Employees Helps Your Small Business
By Matt D’Angelo | June 29, 2022

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

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Employee Expense Reimbursement
By David Gargaro | June 29, 2022

This guide explains employee expense reimbursements, how they work, and where they are required by law.

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The Small Business Guide to SIMPLE IRAs
By Max Freedman | June 29, 2022

SIMPLE IRAs are employee retirement accounts especially useful for small businesses new to offering retirement benefits. Learn more here.

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Beyond the Clock: The Benefits of Highly Motivated Employees
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

Learn the links between highly motivated employees and high employee engagement – and how both can benefit your business.

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The Process for Terminating Employee Benefits
By Sean Peek | June 29, 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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A Guide to Small Business Overtime Laws
By Donna Fuscaldo | June 29, 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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How to Prevent Nepotism in the Workplace
By Patrick Proctor | June 29, 2022

Nepotism is when business leaders favor family or friends over others in the workplace. Here is how to avoid it in your company.

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What Is a Merit Pay Increase?
By Julie Thompson | June 29, 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 to Know About Bereavement Leave
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

Learn about bereavement leave laws and best practices so you can create a comprehensive bereavement policy for your company.