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The Best Employee Scheduling Software of 2021
By Business.com Editorial Staff | March 05, 2021

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

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The Best Employee Monitoring Software of 2021
By Business.com Editorial Staff | March 05, 2021

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

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4 Steps to Effective Employee Performance Management
By Laura Handrick | March 03, 2021

Rather than sticking to traditional forms of employee performance management, like annual reviews, managers are best served giving ongoing, real-time feedback.

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

Learn how to set up direct deposit for your employees in five easy steps.

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The Best PEO Service Providers of 2021
By Skye Schooley | February 24, 2021

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

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The Best Online Payroll Services of 2021
By Chad Brooks | February 22, 2021

Our team has compared the best online payroll services for 2021. See up-to-date reviews and costs for the top services.

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What You Need to Know About Workers' Compensation Insurance
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 17, 2021

Nearly every state requires businesses to have workers' compensation insurance. Learn more about workers' comp.

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The Best Business Phone Systems of 2021
By Chad Brooks | February 10, 2021

Our team of experts has compared the best small business phone systems for 2021. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and costs for the top-rated services.

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The Best Background Check Companies of 2021
By Skye Schooley | February 09, 2021

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

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The Best Time and Attendance Services and Software 2021
By Laura Handrick | February 05, 2021

Looking for the best time and attendance software? We have easy-to-read, expert unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best and most affordable programs.

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Should You Offer Your Employees a PPO?
By Julie Ritzer Ross | February 03, 2021

A PPO healthcare plan offers advantages and disadvantages to employers and employees.

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Support Employees' Child Care Needs With a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
By Jane Genova | January 27, 2021

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

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Expand Internationally by Leveraging Local PEO Services
By Craig Dempsey | January 13, 2021

A professional employer organization can make an international expansion painless for your business.

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The Pros and Cons of Borrowing From Your 401(k) Plan
By John Riddle | January 13, 2021

You can borrow from your 401(k), but is it the best solution to your money problems?

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Workforce Monitoring Isn't as Scary as it Sounds
By David Bloom | January 13, 2021

Conducting a pre-hire background check isn't always enough for employers

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401(k): What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Chad Brooks | January 08, 2021

There are few perks workers desire more than 401(k) retirement plans.

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6 Employee Scheduling Tools for Retail
By Andreas Rivera | January 08, 2021

Still scheduling employee shifts on a calendar in the break room? Check out these paid and free retail scheduling software solutions.

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The Small Business Productivity Guide: 7 Tips to Boost Your Output
By Victor Snyder | January 06, 2021

Here are seven tips to help you and your employees work more efficiently.

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How can I get my staff motivated and evaluated properly?
By Ekta Mishra | 14 Answers | Last Activity on December 30, 2020

Hello everyone, I am a human resource manager. I think evaluation by immediate senior management can be biased and misleading. At the same time, it's impossible for top management to oversee all...

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Free Payroll Services: How Do They Compare to Paid Services?
By Simone Johnson | December 28, 2020

Free payroll services and apps have a lot to offer, but you need to know what to look for.

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What a Good Performance Process Looks Like
By Marisa Sanfilippo | December 21, 2020

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

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PEO vs. ASO: What's Best for Your Business?
By Matt D'Angelo | December 18, 2020

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

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Reduce Drama! Improve Productivity! Benefits of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
By Marisa Sanfilippo | December 07, 2020

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

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What is the best human resources / payroll software solution?
By Justin Boyle | 14 Answers | Last Activity on November 23, 2020

What is the best human resources / payroll software solution available for construction projects in 2015? I'm looking for a solution that is user friendly, functional, and mobile.

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The Best Human Resources Software of 2021
By Skye Schooley | November 12, 2020

HR software can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn what the best HR software options can do for your small business.

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What goes into creating a good performance management plan?
By Andrew Martins | 4 Answers | Last Activity on November 11, 2020

When it comes to effectively gauging your employees' efficacy, what's your performance management process? What goes into writing a performance management plan? What do you look for in a performance...

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Guide to Compensation Management
By Patrick Proctor | November 10, 2020

If you want to hold on to your top employees, a strong compensation management program is critical.

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Understanding HR Reporting
By Patrick Proctor | November 09, 2020

HR reporting can provide your business with critical insight into your workforce and how it operates.

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Why Your Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA) Should Have Mutual Protections
By Patrick Proctor | November 03, 2020

Mutual nondisclosure agreements can provide legal protection for your business as well as the other parties when you work with other businesses and contractors.