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Advice
What is the process flow for a human resources management system?
QUESTION | BY 4hrms hrms system | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/23/20

I want to know the exact flow of an HR management system. Please relay to me the HR process.

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The Best PEO Service Providers of 2020
BY Skye Schooley

Professional employer organization services can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn about the best PEOs available for your small business.

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When to Hire an HR Manager for Your Small Business
BY Skye Schooley

Learn what an HR manager does and how to tell when your business needs one.

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The Best Background Check Companies of 2020
BY Skye Schooley

Looking for the best background check service for pre-employment screening? Compare features and prices of the best background check services.

Article
How to Write a Job Description (Plus 7 Job Description Templates)
BY Kiely Kuligowski

A job description is many people's first introduction to your company. Here's what to include to make an impression.

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The Best Online Payroll Services of 2020
BY Chad Brooks

Our team has compared the best online payroll services for 2020. See up-to-date reviews and costs for the top services.

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What payroll service do you use and what do you like about?
QUESTION | BY Chad Brooks | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/09/20

Trying to learn more about what payroll services your businesses are using and whether you like the service or not. What do you like about it? What is the service missing?

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The Best Employee Monitoring Software of 2020
BY Lori Fairbanks

We've narrowed down the best employee monitoring software for businesses. Check out our best picks and reviews.

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The Best Employee Scheduling Software of 2020
BY Andrew Martins

Looking for the best employee scheduling software? We've reviewed the best and cheapest programs.

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Reduce Drama! Improve Productivity! Benefits of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
BY Marisa Sanfilippo

To ensure your employees are getting help when they need it, one benefit you should strongly consider offering is an employee assistance program.

Article
Your Guide to Using Non-Contact Infrared Thermometers at Work
BY Skye Schooley

Learn how to use non-contact infrared thermometers to check for fevers from a safe distance, keeping your employees and business safe from the coronavirus.

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Free Timeclocks: What You Get and What You'll Be Missing
BY Sammi Caramela

Considering using a free digital timeclock for your employees? A free timeclock app could do the trick.

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Free Time-Tracking Apps: What You'll Get, and What You'll Be Missing
BY Marisa Sanfilippo

Free time tracking apps can track your employees' hours without adding a new expense to the balance sheet. Here's what to look for in a free app – and what you should only expect from paid apps.

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A Guide to Payroll Forms
BY Simone Johnson

Find out which payroll forms your small business needs.

Advice
What are the most important things to consider when setting up a job/recruitment agency?
QUESTION | BY Charles Martey | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/23/20

I intend to start a recruitment agency as a sole proprietor, and I would like to know some do's and don'ts of the trade.

Article
5 Ways to Reenvision the Intranet for a Post-Pandemic World
BY Dhiraj Sharma

A modern intranet is a lifesaver for a growing business. Use it to connect your people, keep employees informed and empowered, and make your customers feel looked after, too.

Article
PEO vs. ASO: What's Best for Your Business?
BY Matt D'Angelo

If you're considering outsourcing your HR responsibilities, there are several options to consider, such as PEOs and ASOs.

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What a Good Performance Process Looks Like
BY Marisa Sanfilippo

To get the most out of your team, you need to have a solid performance process in place.

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Support Employees' Child-Care Needs With a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
BY Jane Genova

Dependent care FSAs are a benefit many employees find appealing, and it could help your company attract top candidates.

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Why Employee Monitoring Software Is Useful for Both Remote Work and the Office
BY Nenad Lazarevic

Many businesses now think employee monitoring software is only useful for remote work. However, this software is a great aid in the office as well. Here are the benefits as well as concerns.

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How to Hire for Your Business
BY Chad Brooks

Sterling Staffing Solutions CEO Stephen Carter shares his tips on staffing your business.

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Why Remote Work Makes Good Business Sense
BY Ken Gosnell

Telework is an essential model for business success and will be even more critical to successful business operations in today's new business reality.

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Employee Retention: What Does Your Turnover Rate Tell You?
BY Joshua Stowers

Want to track your employee retention? Learn how to calculate your company's staff turnover rate.

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The Pros and Cons of a Payroll Card
BY Matt D'Angelo

Paycards are a growing trend among small businesses. Find out their pros and cons.

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What's the Difference Between Exempt and Nonexempt Employees?
BY Skye Schooley

Learn the difference between exempt and nonexempt so you can properly classify your employees.

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The Best Business Phone Systems of 2020
BY Chad Brooks

Our team of experts has compared the best small business phone systems for 2020. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and costs for the top-rated services.

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The Best Employee Retirement Plans of 2020
BY Lori Fairbanks

Looking for the best retirement plans? We have easy-to-read, expert unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best employee retirement plans.

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Building Diversity and Inclusion Into Company DNA
BY Laura Gallaher

Making diversity part of a company's DNA requires an ongoing commitment to embracing all races, religions, nationalities, ages, sexual orientations and gender identities.

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5 Challenges to Outsourcing HR (and How to Overcome Them)
BY business.com editorial staff

If you're considering outsourcing your HR, you need to keep certain challenges in mind and know what to look for in the right service.

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What Are the Benefits of Being a Freelancer?
BY business.com editorial staff

For self-starters, life as a freelancer can be a challenging but rewarding lifestyle.