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What Are Employee Compensation Packages?
The types of compensation packages you offer your employees can have a big impact on your business. Learn which ones are right for your team.
Skye Schooley
Skye Schooley
What Does It Take to Be a Good People Manager?
Learn how to enhance your people management skills to effectively lead your team.
Skye Schooley
Skye Schooley
The Benefits Stay Interviews Can Bring to Your Company
It is important to understand the strategic role that stay interviews can play in retaining top talent and bolstering company culture.
Patrick Proctor
Patrick Proctor
What Employee Info Can You Collect? Keep?
Learn which documents you should include (and not include) in your employee personnel files.
Skye Schooley
Skye Schooley
Employer's Guide to Payroll Deductions
To accurately pay your employees each pay period, you need to understand what to deduct from their paychecks.
Max Freedman
Max Freedman
How to Ensure COBRA Compliance for Your Small Business
Depending on the size of your business, you may be required to offer healthcare options to employees after they leave your company.
Joel Kranc
Joel Kranc
How to Manage an Employee Leave of Absence
Employers must understand what their obligations are for providing employees a leave of absence.
Alison Grillo
Alison Grillo

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Employee absenteeism is costly, and it can hurt company morale and productivity. However, many absences are preventable. Learn the underlying causes and how to prevent them.

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Switching to an Automated HR System? Here's How to Prepare
By Skye Schooley | December 06, 2021

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

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14 Ways to Save Money on Business Insurance
By business.com editorial staff | December 06, 2021

Business insurance can be costly, but there are ways you can save money without sacrificing coverage.

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The Best Business Phone Systems of 2021
By Chad Brooks | December 06, 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 Human Resources Software of 2021
By Skye Schooley | December 03, 2021

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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The Pros and Cons of a Payroll Card
By Julie Thompson | December 03, 2021

Paycards are a growing trend among small businesses. Find out their pros and cons.

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How to Build a Sales Team at Scale
By Sean Peek | December 03, 2021

A sales team that can scale up as your business grows is crucial to your company's overall success.

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3 Reasons Your Company Should Hire Risk-Takers
By Jason Richmond | December 03, 2021

Learn how your company and culture can benefit from having risk-takers on the team.

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HR Compliance Challenges Small Businesses Face Today
By Skye Schooley | December 03, 2021

HR regulations are always evolving, and businesses need to monitor them to stay compliant. Here are some common compliance challenges many businesses face today, and how you can overcome them.

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The Importance of Employee Data
By Nicole Fallon | December 03, 2021

Employee data can help you better understand your workers and how best to manage them.

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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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7 Signs It's Time to Hire Your First HR Person
By Skye Schooley | December 03, 2021

Here are a few key signs that it's time to consider bringing on an HR employee for your small business.

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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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The Best Answering Services of 2021
By Adam Uzialko | November 30, 2021

Our teams have compared the best answering services for 2021. See up-to-date reviews and prices for these top-rated services.

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The Best Employee Monitoring Software of 2021
By Skye Schooley | November 17, 2021

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

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The Best HR Outsourcing Services of 2021
By Skye Schooley | November 17, 2021

Human resource outsourcing services can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn about the best HROs available for your small business.

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The Best PEO Service Providers of 2021
By Matt D'Angelo | November 16, 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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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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5 Ways an Ergonomically Designed Workstation Can Improve Your Productivity
By John Morabito | November 12, 2021

Learn how workplace ergonomics can increase productivity and employee happiness.

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What Are Payroll Liabilities?
By Julie Thompson | November 11, 2021

Business owners must be aware of payroll liabilities or they'll face repercussions from employees, payroll services and the IRS. Here's what you need to know.

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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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Best Business Employee Retirement Plans of 2021
By Donna Fuscaldo | November 10, 2021

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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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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Self-Directed Work Teams
By Jennifer Post | November 09, 2021

Here is how to make self-directed teams work for your company.

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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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Dress for the Job You Want: Why Looking the Part Matters
By Skye Schooley | November 08, 2021

Like it or not, studies show that what a person wears is important to hiring managers and executives. Learn how an employee's clothing can impact their performance and others' perception of them.

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How to Impress Your Manager During Your One-on-One Meeting
By Peter Daisyme | November 05, 2021

A one-on-one meeting with your manager is an opportunity to grow. Learn how to maximize it to benefit your career.