business.com receives compensation from some of the companies listed on this page. Advertising Disclosure

Home

Employees

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

Latest: Advice, Tips and Resources

Article
What Is a Department of Transportation (DOT) Background Check?
By Patrick Proctor | April 26, 2021

Department of Transportation background checks are required to be run before a commercial driver starts work for you. Here is how to conduct one.

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

Direct deposit can benefit your business and your employees. Learn how to set up direct deposit for your employees.

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

Learn what qualifying life events are and how employees can make changes to their health insurance coverage.

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

Providing healthcare to your employees beyond their employment with you is part of your legal duties. Learn about COBRA and how to stay compliant.

Article
What Is a 401(k)?
By Simone Johnson | December 03, 2020

Learn what a 401(k) retirement savings plan is and how it works.

Article
Working Remotely Long Term? You Need a Virtual Team-Building Plan
By Michael Alexis | November 18, 2020

Ideas for team building for businesses with remote employees.

Article
How to Train Your Workforce Remotely
By Nacho De Marco | November 05, 2020

How to develop an effective remote training program to capitalize on your workforce's potential.

Article
How to Create a Happy and Productive Work Culture
By Rachita Sharma | October 16, 2020

If you feel that your workplace culture is in need of transformation, follow these eight steps.

Article
How Viable Is a Physical Office Space These Days?
By Andrew Martins | August 24, 2020

With so many companies forced to go full remote, we asked experts what they thought the future of the American office looks like.

Article
Steps to Motivate Your Employees
By Jennifer Post | August 18, 2020

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

Article
5 Ways to Prepare Your Company for the Future of Remote Work
By Antonio Barraza | August 06, 2020

Here are five ways that companies can prepare their employees for the future of remote work.

Article
4 Tips to Ensure Remote Workforce Productivity
By Greg Hanover | August 04, 2020

Here are four ways to captivate your remote workforce.

Article
Why Remote Work Makes Good Business Sense
By Ken Gosnell | July 30, 2020

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.

Article
Employee Retention: What Does Your Turnover Rate Tell You?
By Joshua Stowers | July 23, 2020

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

Article
Conflict Resolution Tips for Handling Difficult Customers During COVID-19
By Skye Schooley | July 16, 2020

As businesses reopen with restrictions and new COVID-19 safety policies, here are the best ways to handle customers who refuse to follow the rules.

Article
Building Diversity and Inclusion Into Company DNA
By Laura Gallaher | July 13, 2020

Making sure your company is inclusive and diverse requires ongoing work and thoughtfulness. Here are some strategies you can use for it.

Article
90 Days to Prove Yourself: The Power of a Probationary Period
By Chad Brooks | July 08, 2020

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.

Article
Should Your Employees Sign a Contract?
By Chad Brooks | July 07, 2020

Learn if hiring employees under contractual agreements makes sense for your business.

Article
Ways to Cultivate Volunteerism in Your Business During the Next Phases of COVID-19
By Katie Zwetzig | July 02, 2020

Involving your employees in volunteer efforts is a good way to build employee engagement and your brand while serving the community.

Article
How to Implement Continuous Performance Management
By Chad Brooks | July 01, 2020

If you're a manager or an HR professional, there is a new way of doing things. It's called continuous performance management.

Article
Human Resources Management Glossary: Key Terms HR Pros Should Know
By Jennifer Post | June 30, 2020

These are the key human resources terms that every HR professional should know.

Article
Common Signs of Burnout – and How to Help Your Employees Avoid It
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2020

As a leader, you should take it on yourself to prevent burnout from wiping out your team. Here's how to do it.

Article
Company Culture: Defining, Building and Maintaining It During a Crisis
By Nick Bogacz | June 12, 2020

Here's how to cultivate a company culture that keeps your team and business strong through the hard times.

Article
How Companies Can Change Their Culture to Attract (and Retain) Millennials
By Chad Brooks | June 11, 2020

Do you want more millennials to join and be happy at your company? These are the things they want and need in a company culture.

Article
The Five W’s of the CARES Act for Small Business Owners
By Jason Fry | April 27, 2020

Here's a breakdown of the "who, what, when, where and why" every business owner should know about the unemployment provisions in the CARES Act.

Article
How to Improve Millennial Employee Retention
By Chad Brooks | March 30, 2020

With so many millennials in the workplace today, it's important to understand their wants and needs as your workers.

Article
12 Reasons Employees Quit (and How to Prevent It)
By Sean Peek | March 17, 2020

What's causing your employees to leave? Check out these 12 reasons why employees quit so you can prevent your workers from leaving.

Article
Why Businesses Should Invest in Employee Training
By Chad Brooks | March 12, 2020

Investing in employee training can pay off for your business in multiple ways.

Article
7 Ways to Create a Happy and Motivated Workplace
By Chad Brooks | March 11, 2020

Employee satisfaction is crucial to a motivated workplace. Here are some great ways to create a happy and productive work environment.

Article
How Leaders Can Master the Art of Empowering Employees
By Abeer Raza | January 30, 2020

As a business owner, your employees should be the most valuable asset you have, because their performance is directly linked to your business's success.