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Do You Have a Toxic Employee Wreaking Havoc in Your Business?
By Mike Kappel | January 29, 2020

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

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How to Foster a Culture of Empowered Employees
By Angela Koch | January 27, 2020

When employees feel they have control over their work, they are more likely to do better, more creative work for you and stick with you.

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How to Build a Culture That Will Help Your Small Business Grow
By Beth Lebowitz | November 22, 2019

Good hiring, followed by good onboarding and good retention, is a critical endeavor for every scaling business.

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How to Manage Risks and Maximize Rewards of Co-Employment
By Tania Fiero | September 03, 2019

There are risks when hiring employees, but following a few simple steps will help you reduce co-employment risk.

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Why You Should Tell Your Employees You’re Monitoring Them
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 31, 2019

If you are a small business owner who monitors your employees' activities, be sure you abide by these key dos and dont's.

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5 Ways To Prepare for a Gen Z Workplace
By Ben Mizes | July 26, 2019

Gen Z has different attitudes and expectations regarding work. Check out 5 ways to attract and retain Generation Z in the workplace.

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Pros and Cons of Fitness Trackers for Employees
By Kiely Kuligowski | May 26, 2019

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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How to Recognize and Support Employees With Impostor Syndrome
By Chris Lennon | January 03, 2019

Learn more about impostor syndrome and how you can work to reduce this feeling among your employees so your entire organization can thrive.

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3 Tech Hacks for Happy, Healthy, Productive Employees
By Saagar Govil | November 13, 2018

The link between health and productivity is driving today's tech innovations. Here's how business owners can boost employees' health and productivity.

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Your Company Carpool Incentive Could Be Exposing You to Legal Liability
By Paul Cannon | May 08, 2018

If a company carpooling program offers an incentive to an employee for driving others, employers could be held liable for that employee's negligence.

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6 Signs It’s Time to Terminate an Employee
By Justin O. Walker | April 03, 2018

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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Collaboration Improves Workplace Performance. Here’s How to Encourage It
By Chad Brooks | March 02, 2018

Employees are more productive and persevere more in collaborative versus competitive environments. Here's how to bring out the best in your employees.

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Age Discrimination in the Workplace: What Your Business Needs to Know
By Justin O. Walker | December 28, 2017

Age discrimination costs a business in legal threats and employee performance. Learn what ageism is legally and how your organization can best prevent it.

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3 Ways to Gain Control of Yourself in Workplace Conflict
By Lynette Reed | December 04, 2017

You can't stop workplace conflict from happening, but you can minimize its professional effect on you with these three practices.

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Workplace Bullying: What It Looks Like and How to Stop It
By Justin O. Walker | November 29, 2017

Employees are more productive in a company that actively stops workplace bullying. Here's how to recognize it and foster an anti-bullying company culture.

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3 Soft Skills to Consider for Improved Employee Return on Investment
By Lynette Reed | July 14, 2017

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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5 Ways to Create Employee Loyalty in a Gig Economy
By Sarah Clark | May 20, 2017

Many businesses worry about investing too much because an employee might leave unexpectedly, but it’s important to do the opposite.

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Why Employee Well-Being Needs to Be a Priority
By Heather Huhman | May 11, 2017

Stress can come from anywhere. Whether it's from home or the workplace, employees need your help. This is why you need to prioritize employee well-being.

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Misclassifying An Employee Will Cost You: How To Avoid Common Mistakes
By Justin O. Walker | April 29, 2017

Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor can be a costly mistake for your business. Here's the differences between the two.

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Gap Insurance for Healthcare? Look for more of it in 2017.
By David Reid | March 03, 2017

Companies look for way to help cover out-of-pocket expenses.

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How Open Office Plans Affect Workplace Productivity
By Dan Scalco | January 15, 2017

Working in an open office can have its benefits and drawbacks. Find out how working in an open office could help or hurt your productivity.

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The 10 Best Tools for Increased Employee Engagement
By Scott Gerber | January 04, 2017

An engaged team is a productive team, so try these tools to improve communication and increase engagement among your workforce.

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7 Things You Should Know About Competition in the Workplace
By Gal Rimon | November 10, 2016

When does competition work in the workplace and when does it harm productivity? 7 points you should know.

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Make the Dream Work: 5 Reasons Why Teamwork is Crucial to Workplace Success
By Shlomo Wiesen | August 02, 2016

This article lists 5 ways that teamwork can significantly boost a company's bottom line as well as an overall culture of communication.

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The C-Suite Responds: Are Piercings & Tattoos in the Workplace Still Taboo?
By Suzanne Lucas | March 09, 2016

If you ever want to get a job, you can't have tattoos or facial piercings, right? Not so fast. Conventional wisdom is starting to shift.

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Pets In the Workplace: Is It a Good or Bad Idea?
By Kim Tracy Prince | February 29, 2016

Some cool companies allow dogs, cats, birds, & even turtles and lizards in the office. But not all businesses can host animal team members.

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Shallow Pockets: Tips for Hiring Employees on a Limited Budget
By Larry Alton | February 18, 2016

If you’re currently operating within the constraints of a small budget, you’ll have to get creative when hiring new employees.

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Love Your Space: How to Encourage Employees to Take Pride in the Workplace
By Bonnie Dewkett | January 13, 2016

Re-engage your employees for a more productive and focused work environment. Help them take pride in their workplace.

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Turning the Ship Around: A Guide to Changing Workplace Culture
By Chad Brooks | October 06, 2015

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