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Human Resources

The essential strategies, tactics, and tools you need to manage and grow your human capital.

Latest: Advice, Tips and Resources in HR Topics

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How to Choose Payroll Software
By Nicole Fallon | August 21, 2023

Choosing the right payroll provider for your small business is crucial. Learn what factors to assess when selecting payroll software and services.

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Best Freelancer Websites for Finding Developers
By Mark Fairlie | August 18, 2023

Finding good help can be hard these days, especially in the development and engineering world. These sites can help you hire a freelance developer.

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5 Metrics That Amp Up Agile Team Productivity
By Danielle Fallon-O’Leary | August 16, 2023

Agile metrics quantify human capital investments while keeping your team's learning journey clear of obstacles.

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What Your Business Can Learn From Peter Drucker
By Jennifer Dublino | August 15, 2023

Peter Drucker was an influential management consultant whose theories are widely used today. Learn how Drucker's management theory can help your business.

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Understanding How Staffing Agencies Work
By Patrick Proctor | August 10, 2023

Staffing agencies are a great way to find temporary workers. See if this is right for your business.

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How to Dissolve a Partnership Agreement
By Sean Peek | August 10, 2023

The end of a partnership is usually difficult for a number of reasons. Here's how to end a partnership on good terms.

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5 Best HR and Talent Acquisition Certifications
By Chad Brooks | July 31, 2023

There is a broad range of responsibilities that fall to HR professionals. Learn about the certifications that can help you rise up in the ranks.

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Sixty-one Percent of Workers are Seeking or Planning to Seek New Jobs
By Chad Brooks | July 31, 2023

Higher pay, better benefits, or improved work environment could entice 88 percent of these job seekers to stay with their current company

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Resource Burn: 4 Things That Are Wasting Your Team’s Time
By Victor Snyder | July 25, 2023

Resource burn creates unnecessary costs and leads to errors and burnout. To help your team be more productive, cut out these inefficiencies.

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Why Businesses Should Invest in Employee Training
By Miranda Fraraccio | July 24, 2023

Employee training is beneficial for business. Training attracts good employees and weeds out the bad. Here are our tips on employee training.

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Hiring Freelancers for Your Startup? Consider These Pros and Cons
By Skye Schooley | July 14, 2023

If you're considering hiring freelancers to help you grow your startup, here are a few pros and cons to remember.

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5 Feminine Traits That Make Leaders Great
By Julie Thompson | July 12, 2023

Women bring many soft skills to their leadership style. Learn how humility, empathy, resilience, persuasiveness and spirit can lead to business success.

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Ted Lasso: Turn to Your Employees in Times Of Uncertainty
By Ali Saleh | July 10, 2023

Season 2 of Ted Lasso on Apple TV+ depicts how business leaders can learn from their own team.

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Hire Internally Like Ted Lasso
By Ali Saleh | July 10, 2023

Why internal hiring is a winning play, as Apple TV+’s beloved soccer series demonstrates.

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Does Character Matter? The 3 C’s of Leadership
By Jennifer Dublino | June 06, 2023

Character, competence and communication are vital elements of leadership. Learn more about the three C's of leadership and more leadership characteristics.

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How Informal Feedback Can Improve Employee Performance
By Skye Schooley | May 24, 2023

Every business leader should give their employees informal feedback. It can improve employee performance, company morale and team communication.

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17 Things to Look for When Hiring Freelancers
By Miranda Fraraccio | May 23, 2023

Hiring the right freelancer for your company can be challenging. Learn how to evaluate freelancers' skills, experience and reliability before hiring them.

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The Management Theory of Max Weber
By Sean Peek | May 17, 2023

This bureaucratic management theory claims it can increase your business' efficiency. Here is how it works.

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Severance Package Examples and Sample Severance Letters
By Adam Uzialko | May 17, 2023

Severance pay is sometimes paid out to an employee when they are terminated. Check out these free severance agreement templates and letters.

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Employee Rights You’re Violating Right Now
By Kiely Kuligowski | May 17, 2023

Employers should understand employees' rights to avoid violating them. Learn about violations like discrimination, wage errors, sexual harassment and more.

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10 Best Sites for Freelance Services
By Max Freedman | May 04, 2023

Business owners and freelancers can connect easily these days through the Internet. Here are 10 sites that help match independent contracts to jobs.

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What Employee Info Can You Collect in Personnel Files?
By Skye Schooley | May 03, 2023

Learn which documents you should and shouldn't collect in employee personnel files.

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The Legalities and Benefits of Employee Cellphone Monitoring
By Skye Schooley | May 02, 2023

Find out how to implement employee phone monitoring, the benefits of doing so and the legalities of "spying" on your workers.

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How to Turn Change Management Into Personal Development
By Sean Peek | April 25, 2023

Work environments are continually changing, and a company can prepare its employees for that. Learn how to support your workers and create better teamwork.

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Is Your Office Space Making You Depressed? 5 Ways Environment Affects Productivity
By Julie Thompson | April 13, 2023

Your office environment can cause stress and depression. Learn five ways to make your office space healthier and more effective.

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5 Ways to Increase Business Productivity
By Sean Peek | April 13, 2023

Use these tools and approaches to boost productivity and efficiency in your office – and find out what to avoid.

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How to Foster a Culture of Empowered Employees
By Sean Peek | April 10, 2023

Create a work culture that allows employees to understand how their contribution is meaningful. Here are tips to help empower your workers.

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16 Questions to Ask Your Web Developer
By Mark Fairlie | April 10, 2023

When choosing a web developer, asking the right questions can help you find someone who understands your vision and can give you the website you want.

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Why You Should Tell Your Employees You’re Monitoring Them
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 07, 2023

Employee monitoring can backfire if you hide it from your workers. Learn the reasons why you should tell your employees you're monitoring them.

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What Are Legal Support Services?
By Sean Peek | April 07, 2023

Legal support services aid small businesses with keeping their assets protected. Here is how to find qualified law support services for your company.