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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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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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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.

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Time Is Running Out for SMB Owners Impacted by 2018-19 Natural Disasters to Claim Federal Income Tax Credits
By Jason Fry | October 29, 2020

Businesses in 19 states could be eligible for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), which was designed to help businesses recover the cost of retaining employees during a natural disaster.

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What Are Fringe Benefits, and Should You Offer Them?
By Skye Schooley | October 28, 2020

Learn what fringe benefits your business can offer to attract and retain top talent.

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HSA Guide for Business Owners
By Andrew Martins | October 27, 2020

If you're considering setting up health savings accounts for your employees, now is the time to learn more about them.

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What Health Insurance Benefits Are You Legally Required to Offer?
By Joshua Stowers | October 22, 2020

Is your small business legally required to provide health insurance benefits? Here's what you need to know about offering health benefits to your employees.

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Do You Have to Offer Severance Pay?
By Skye Schooley | October 19, 2020

Learn what severance pay is and when you should offer it.

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Understanding Employee Monitoring Systems and Privacy Issues
By Aigerim Berzinya | October 19, 2020

Monitoring software can increase worker productivity, but you must implement it ethically.

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How to Write an Employee Handbook
By Skye Schooley | October 12, 2020

Learn what information to include in your employee handbook – and what phrases to avoid.

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10 Core Functions of HR Software
By Laura Handrick | October 09, 2020

When managed well, HR brings value to your organization by providing your business with strategies to get more done and giving workers the kind of environment they can thrive in.

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Companies With the Best (Real-Life) Employee Benefits
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 05, 2020

Employee benefits shouldn't just look good on a PR blurb. Here are the benefits that add value to your employees' lives.

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When to Hire an HR Manager for Your Small Business
By Skye Schooley | September 14, 2020

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

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How to Write a Job Description (Plus 7 Job Description Templates)
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 11, 2020

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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Your Guide to Using Non-Contact Infrared Thermometers at Work
By Skye Schooley | August 27, 2020

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 | August 26, 2020

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 | August 25, 2020

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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5 Ways to Reenvision the Intranet for a Post-Pandemic World
By Dhiraj Sharma | August 20, 2020

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.

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How to Hire for Your Business
By Chad Brooks | July 31, 2020

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 | July 30, 2020

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 | July 23, 2020

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