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HR, What’s It Good For?
By Steven Rogelberg | February 16, 2024

Absolutely Everything!

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The Best Human Resources Software of 2024
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2024

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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HR Management Systems Market Report for Small Businesses
By Chad Brooks | February 14, 2024
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What Is a Human Resources Information System (HRIS)?
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2024

A human resources information system (HRIS) helps your business's HR department stay compliant and safeguard data. Learn about HRIS features and functions.

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9 Benefits of Paperless Payroll
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2024

Paper checks are going out of favor as more businesses adopt electronic payroll systems. Learn how paperless payroll works and its benefits for business.

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Paychex Flex Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2024

Learn how Paychex Flex, a full-service payroll and HR software platform, is useful for remote teams. Get pricing information and see FAQ.

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Bambee vs. Gusto Comparison
By Skye Schooley | February 09, 2024

If you're seeking HR software or a human resources outsourcing (HRO) partner, see how Bambee and Gusto compare when it comes to pricing, services and more.

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What Services Can a PEO Provide for Your Small Business?
By Joshua Stowers | February 09, 2024

What services do PEOs typically offer, and how do they compare to handling them in-house? Learn about PEO HR and PEO health insurance.

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Are the Benefits of Using a PEO Really Worth It?
By Joshua Stowers | February 02, 2024

Learn what a PEO does and the advantages and disadvantages of partnering with one vs. managing HR in-house.

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What Is Employee Self-Service?
By Sean Peek | February 02, 2024

Many human resources information systems have some type of employee self-service options. Here's what you need to know about employee self-service.

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HR Compliance Challenges Small Businesses Face Today
By Skye Schooley | February 02, 2024

Are you violating employment compliance regulations? You might be. Check out our list of the most challenging HR regulations small businesses face.

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A Primer on Timeclock Apps and Your Business
By Andrew Martins | February 02, 2024

The right timeclock app can help you manage your team's efficiency and accountability. Learn how to choose the best one for your business.

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Guideline 401k Review and Pricing
By Lori Fairbanks | February 01, 2024

Guideline provides small businesses with affordable, fully bundled 401(k) plans, and you can choose from traditional, Roth and safe harbor varieties. The company is a fiduciary and does the heavy...

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401(k): What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Chad Brooks | February 01, 2024

Learn the ins and outs of 401(k) plans to make sure you comply and help your employees save as much as possible.

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Paychex Retirement Services Review and Pricing
By Kimberlee Leonard | February 01, 2024

Paychex is a top choice for those who want to manage all their HR needs on one platform. It offers several employee retirement plans, dedicated support, and integrations with payroll and other HR...

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ADP 401k Review
By Kimberlee Leonard | February 01, 2024

ADP Retirement Services offers Roth 401(k), safe harbor 401(k), SIMPLE IRA and SEP IRA plans to businesses of all sizes. It integrates with the company's popular payroll service and offers plan...

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ShareBuilder 401k Review and Pricing
By Kimberlee Leonard | February 01, 2024

hareBuilder keeps investment fees low, which encourages more employees to participate in the plan. But small businesses don't give up quality for price with this company; ShareBuilder makes it easy...

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Best Business Employee Retirement Plans of 2024
By Kimberlee Leonard | February 01, 2024

Looking for an employee retirement plan for you and your staff? Before you select one, check out our guide and best picks.

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The Pros and Cons of Using a PEO
By Skye Schooley | February 01, 2024

Learn the pros and cons of using a PEO.

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What Is Employee Benefits Management and Administration?
By Sean Peek | January 31, 2024

Learn the role of an employee benefits administrator, the components of benefits administration and the best HR software for help managing benefits.

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Rippling vs. Gusto Comparison
By Skye Schooley | January 31, 2024
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5 Challenges to Outsourcing HR (and How to Overcome Them)
By Skye Schooley | January 30, 2024

If you're considering outsourcing your HR, keep these challenges in mind so you'll know what to look for in the right service.

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8 ADP Payroll Alternatives
By Julie Thompson | January 25, 2024

ADP offers HR, payroll and more, but its costs might be prohibitive. Learn which ADP alternatives may better suit your company.

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6 Gusto Payroll Alternatives
By Julie Thompson | January 25, 2024

Gusto's automated payroll management system is popular, but it lacks integration and other features. Read about six Gusto alternatives for your business.

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TriNet vs. Justworks Comparison
By Business.com Editorial Staff | January 25, 2024
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TriNet vs. ADP Comparison
By Skye Schooley | January 25, 2024
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What Is a PEO?
By Skye Schooley | January 18, 2024

For many businesses, hiring a full-time HR team isn’t practical. Learn how a PEO can help your company with tasks, such as payroll and benefits.

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What are PEO Payroll Services? Comparing PEO Payroll to Traditional Payroll Services
By Skye Schooley | January 18, 2024

A business has many options for managing payroll, such as hiring a PEO service and using payroll software. Here’s what you need to consider.

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Bambee vs. BambooHR Comparison
By Skye Schooley | January 11, 2024

Learn more about how Bambee and BambooHR human resources software stack up against one another.

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TriNet HR Software Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | January 02, 2024

TriNet is a digital human resources (HR) solution for small and midsize businesses, and its features make it especially useful for startups.