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5 Challenges to Outsourcing HR (and How to Overcome Them)
By business.com editorial staff | July 10, 2020

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 | July 09, 2020

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

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I've been managing a new team for 9 months and they are unhappy. What do I do?
By Leah Benard-Boggs | 10 Answers | Last Activity on July 09, 2020

I started a company 9 months ago at a state-supported higher educational institution. I have worked in private higher education for 20 years. I am still learning the culture of my current place of...

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The Best Water Delivery Services of 2020
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 07, 2020

Our experts reviewed the best water delivery services for 2020. See up-to-date comparisons on features and the best prices for the top-rated services.

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Everything Employers Should Know About Payroll Withholding
By Simone Johnson | July 07, 2020

Learn what payroll withholding is and what it means for your small business's payroll process.

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5 Best HR and Talent Acquisition Certifications
By business.com editorial staff | July 03, 2020

For a career in human resources or recruitment, check out these certifications.

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Creating Behavior Standards for Your Business
By business.com editorial staff | July 01, 2020

Here's why it's important to set standards for your business.

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What Is a PEO?
By Joshua Stowers | July 01, 2020

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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How to Implement Continuous Performance Management
By business.com editorial staff | July 01, 2020

Successfully transform how you conduct employee reviews using these six steps.

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Human Resources Management Glossary: Key Terms HR Pros Should Know
By Jennifer Post | June 30, 2020

These are the key terms you need to know to understand human resources management.

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5 Steps to Remove a Shareholder
By business.com editorial staff | June 29, 2020

The business.com community regularly asks for advice on removing shareholders from a company. We reached out to expert sources for some insight.

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How to Create a Partnership Agreement
By Sean Peek | June 29, 2020

If you are entering a business partnership, it's important to understand the rules of a partnership agreement and how to create one. Here's what you need to know about partnership agreements.

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Does Your Business Need a Code of Ethics or Conduct?
By business.com editorial staff | June 26, 2020

Does your business need a code of ethics, a code of conduct, or both? What's the difference?

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Are PEO Payroll Services Worth It?
By Joshua Stowers | June 26, 2020

When you need help with your payroll, should you hire a payroll service or a PEO?

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Why You Need to Worry About Employee Burnout
By business.com editorial staff | June 24, 2020

Employee burnout isn't a personal issue – it affects your entire organization.

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Why You Should Promote From Within Your Company
By Laura Spawn | June 24, 2020

Why is it beneficial for employers to promote from within the company, and what internal promotion options are available? There are ways for business owners to make the most of these situations.

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How Offering Professional Development Opportunities to Employees Helps Your Small Business
By business.com editorial staff | June 23, 2020

Continuing education platforms are a great way to develop employee skills, boost morale and improve recruitment efforts.

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What to Do When Your CEO Leaves
By business.com editorial staff | June 18, 2020

Is your CEO stepping down? Follow these three tips to ease the transition.

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Electronic Signatures and the Law: What You Need to Know
By business.com editorial staff | June 15, 2020

What are the laws and best practices surrounding e-signature software?

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5 Warning Signs You Need to Outsource Your HR
By business.com editorial staff | June 11, 2020

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

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What IRS Forms 1094-C and 1095-C Mean for Small Businesses
By Andrew Martins | June 09, 2020

The Affordable Care Act requires all eligible businesses to provide proof of insurance to the IRS. Both 1094-C and 1095-C are important parts of that requirement.

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How the Affordable Care Act Applies to Your Business in 2020
By Skye Schooley | June 08, 2020

Learn what the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is and how it impacts your business in 2020.

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Dating in the Office: What's the Best Policy?
By business.com editorial staff | June 04, 2020

It's just good business to have an office dating policy in place.

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Hiring? 15 Interview Questions to Ask a Software Engineer
By business.com editorial staff | June 03, 2020

Are you fluent in engineering? If not, here are 15 great interview questions to ask a software engineer.

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5 Ways Small Businesses Can Safeguard Employee Well-Being During a Crisis
By Howard Goldstein | June 01, 2020

Ensuring the physical and mental well-being of your employees is critical for the survival of your business.

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Why Your Performance Management System Is Failing
By business.com editorial staff | June 01, 2020

If your team isn't performing well, check for these problems with your performance management system.

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HSA vs. FSA: What Impact Does It Have on Employers?
By Andrew Martins | May 26, 2020

The American healthcare system is expensive and confusing, but for most employers, the choice boils down to HSA or FSA. Both have benefits and shortcomings, so it's important to know the difference.

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The Pros and Cons of Flexible Benefits
By Skye Schooley | May 21, 2020

Learn what flexible benefits are and how they can help you attract and retain top talent.

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10 Ways to Track Employee Productivity in the Workplace
By Jayson DeMers | May 14, 2020

In this article, we explore what “productivity” truly is (and what it means to you as an employer), how to measure employee productivity, and how to improve productivity once you have a baseline...

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Switching to an Automated HR System? Here's How to Prepare
By business.com editorial staff | May 11, 2020

Automated HR systems are key to compliance. Here's how to prepare for the transition.