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Common Payroll Discrepancies and How to Fix Them
By Sean Peek | December 03, 2021

Payroll discrepancies are common across all types of businesses. Some may be difficult to uncover, but here is where to start looking.

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8 ADP Payroll Alternatives
By Julie Thompson | December 02, 2021

ADP is a great all-in-one payroll solution, but it's not right for every business. See if an ADP alternative fits your needs.

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6 Gusto Payroll Alternatives
By Julie Thompson | December 02, 2021

Gusto is a highly rated payroll solution, but it's not right for everyone. Here are the top six Gusto alternatives that may be ideal for your business.

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What Small Business Owners Should Know About Direct Deposit
By Simone Johnson | November 15, 2021

Learn about the pros and cons of using direct deposit payroll services.

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Guide to Employer Payroll Taxes
By Julie Thompson | November 11, 2021

Employers have distinct responsibilities for payroll taxes. Learn how to calculate payroll taxes and comply with payroll tax rules.

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What Is Employee Benefits Management and Administration?
By Sean Peek | November 10, 2021

Managing employee benefits can take a lot of time and energy, but numerous software options can help you with employee benefits management.

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6 Direct Deposit Alternatives
By Julie Thompson | November 09, 2021

Direct deposit is a popular way to handle paychecks, but it might not be right for every employee. Here are some other options.

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16 HR Tools Every HR Manager Needs
By Sean Peek | November 09, 2021

Using the right human resources tools is the key to success for any HR department. These options will help your organization increase productivity and efficiency.

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4 Steps to Effective Employee Performance Management
By Laura Handrick | November 09, 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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What Is Employee Self-Service?
By Sean Peek | November 02, 2021

Employee self-service portals are increasingly popular in human resources information systems because they improve efficiency, accuracy and accessibility.

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Payroll Reporting: What to Include
By Julie Thompson | November 02, 2021

Because the payroll process has many moving parts, payroll reports can clarify labor costs, budgets and compliance issues.

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What Services Can a PEO Provide for Your Small Business?
By Joshua Stowers | November 01, 2021

Learn about the HR services you can outsource to a PEO.

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Are the Benefits of Using a PEO Really Worth It?
By Joshua Stowers | October 14, 2021

Is a PEO the right HR solution for your business? Learn about the pros and cons of PEOs.

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Why HR's Organizational Structure Matters
By Skye Schooley | October 13, 2021

The organizational structure of your HR team can make a big difference in the efficiency and effectiveness of your business. Learn what these structural characteristics are and why they matter.

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Are PEO Payroll Services Worth It?
By Skye Schooley | October 13, 2021

When you need help with your payroll, should you hire a payroll service or a PEO? Learn what a PEO for payroll looks like.

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HCM vs. HRIS vs. HRMS
By Sean Peek | September 30, 2021

While similar, human capital management (HCM), human resources information system (HRIS) and human resources management systems (HRMS) are noninterchangeable HR solutions with different purposes.

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Benefits of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
By Skye Schooley | September 30, 2021

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 Human Capital Management?
By Sean Peek | September 27, 2021

Human capital management encompasses all the processes a business takes during recruiting, hiring and training to optimize productivity.

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What Is a Human Resource Information System (HRIS)?
By Sean Peek | September 27, 2021

An HRIS is an excellent investment for your business that can save you time and increase productivity. Here's everything you need to know about implementing an HRIS in your organization.

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The Pros and Cons of Using a PEO
By Skye Schooley | September 22, 2021

Professional employer organizations can take administrative tasks such as payroll and workers' compensation off your plate.

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How to Choose Payroll Software
By Nicole Fallon | September 21, 2021

Choosing the right payroll software for your small business can streamline operations and ensure your employees get paid correctly and on time.

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10 Ways Employee Monitoring Software Can Benefit Your Remote and In-Office Teams
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2021

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

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8 Challenges to Outsourcing HR (and How to Overcome Them)
By Skye Schooley | September 15, 2021

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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5 Steps to Remove a Shareholder
By Stella Morrison | August 30, 2021

Cutting ties with a shareholder isn't simple, but it can be achieved through these five steps.

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Should You Pick the Cheapest Payroll Service?
By Simone Johnson | August 25, 2021

If you're a budding business owner, you may need an affordable payroll service, but is it wise to choose the cheapest one you can find?

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What Is a PEO?
By Skye Schooley | August 24, 2021

If your small business needs HR support but isn't ready to hire an in-house HR specialist, a PEO may be able to help. Find out what a PEO is and what it can do for your business.

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5 Warning Signs You Need to Outsource Your HR
By Skye Schooley | August 24, 2021

Should you outsource your company's HR functions? Here are five signs that outsourcing HR may be your best strategy.

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Guide to Compensation Management
By Patrick Proctor | August 24, 2021

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

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Creating an Employee Benefits Package
By Skye Schooley | August 24, 2021

Learn what employee benefits your company should offer and how providing benefits to your workers can advance your business.

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Employee Performance Goals and Metrics: Performance Goals Examples
By Skye Schooley | August 20, 2021

Setting clear and direct goals for your employees is beneficial for your company and your staff.