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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.

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9 Steps to Harnessing the Power of Your People to Innovate
By Alex Goryachev | April 07, 2023

Innovation should be a priority in an organization. Learn how to facilitate the process and what mistakes to avoid.

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8 Ways to Resolve Conflict Between Your Sales and Marketing Teams
By Julie Thompson | April 07, 2023

Sales and marketing teams don't always see eye to eye due to conflicting goals. Learn how to resolve sales and marketing conflicts and foster collaboration.

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The Benefits of Mind Mapping for Busy Professionals
By Sean Peek | April 03, 2023

A mind map can help entrepreneurs learn a large, unfamiliar body of concepts. Here is how you can use this technique.

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7 Signs It’s Time to Hire Your First HR Person
By Skye Schooley | April 03, 2023

By hiring someone to handle HR in-house, small business owners can save time and increase confidence that their HR is being handled responsibly.

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Are Piercings and Tattoos in the Workplace Still Taboo?
By Suzanne Lucas | April 03, 2023

With the changing workplace norms, do tattoos and piercings still hinder a career? Here's what you need to consider before getting piercings or tattoos.

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How to Write Up an Employee
By Jane Genova | March 30, 2023

Written warnings document employee misconduct and behavior. Learn how to do it the right way.

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Employer’s Guide to Disability Leave
By Kiely Kuligowski | March 29, 2023

Disability leave is an approved absence for employees. Business owners must understand disability leave, their responsibilities and who's covered.

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How to Handle Internal Communications During a Merger
By Julie Thompson | March 28, 2023

During a merger or acquisition, it is important to communicate properly with your employees. Here are tips to help ease the transition.

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7 Tips for Managing Conflict in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | March 27, 2023

Follow these tips to deal with conflict at work more effectively.

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4 Questions for a Successful HRIS Audit
By Chad Brooks | March 27, 2023

Find out what a human resources information system is, the different types of HRIS and the questions to ask when evaluating a system.

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10 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement
By Skye Schooley | March 24, 2023

High employee engagement can benefit your business. Learn what tools and strategies to use to improve employee engagement within your organization.

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With Power Comes Pain: The Downsides of Being the Boss
By Jennifer Post | March 24, 2023

Being a boss comes with challenges and hardships. Learn the downsides of being the boss and tips to reduce the stress of managing others.

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Why It’s Time to Change Your Company’s Dress Code
By Skye Schooley | March 23, 2023

Workforce trends and cultural standards have evolved over the years. Learn how to revise your business's dress code policy to keep up.

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Switching to an Automated HR System? Here’s How to Prepare
By Skye Schooley | March 23, 2023

Handling HR tasks manually is onerous, so many organizations are migrating to the cloud. Save time and money by proactively preparing for the transition.

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Your Employees Feel Underappreciated – Here’s What You Can Do to Fix It
By Skye Schooley | March 23, 2023

Learn how to make your employees feel appreciated to improve their workplace satisfaction and performance.

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What Is a Reasonable PTO Policy?
By Kiely Kuligowski | March 23, 2023

A business's paid time off (PTO) policy outlines employee time off regulations. Learn the three types of PTO policies and PTO policy best practices.

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Why Offering Paid Leave Is Good for Your Business
By Skye Schooley | March 23, 2023

Learn several reasons why your business is better off offering employees paid time off.

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Pets Go to Work: How to Create a Pet Policy for Your Office
By Julie Thompson | March 23, 2023

Pets in the workplace may boost productivity and motivation. Create a pet policy that accommodates pet owners and alleviates other employees' concerns.

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How to Manage Risks and Maximize Rewards of Co-Employment
By Tania Fiero | March 23, 2023

Find out what co-employment is, how to choose a co-employer and how to manage the co-employment relationship to maximize the benefits.

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Why You Should Let Your Employees Nap on the Job
By Skye Schooley | March 23, 2023

The key to productivity may actually be allowing workers to sleep during the day. Learn about incorporating naptime into your workplace.

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It’s Not All Paperwork: How Does HR Really Spend Their Time?
By Skye Schooley | March 23, 2023

Find out how an HR department can handle important personnel aspects of your business, including recruiting, payroll, and benefits.

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How to Reduce Sick Days by Encouraging a Healthy Workplace
By Jennifer Dublino | March 23, 2023

When employees are out sick, everyone loses. Learn how to help your staff stay healthy and productive.

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How to Improve Relations Between Your Managers and Employees
By Sammi Caramela | March 23, 2023

The relationship between your managers and your employees is key to maintaining a productive and happy workplace. Get relationship management tips.

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How a Good Work Atmosphere Leads to More Success
By Julie Thompson | March 23, 2023

Your workplace atmosphere has a big hand in your business's success. Learn the benefits of a healthy work environment and how to create one.

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Grow Your Small Business by Outsourcing Business Processes
By Jennifer Dublino | March 23, 2023

Outsourcing certain tasks can help you save money you'd otherwise spend on non-revenue-producing employees. Here's how and what to outsource.

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6 Things You Should Know About Competition in the Workplace
By Jennifer Dublino | March 23, 2023

When does friendly competition between co-workers turn toxic? Follow these strategies to manage your team's competitiveness and drive healthy motivation.

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Flick of a Switch: How Lighting Affects Productivity and Mood
By Sean Peek | March 23, 2023

Studies have shown that office lighting plays a major role in employee productivity. Is your lighting optimal for worker performance?

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How to Handle a Bad Hire
By Skye Schooley | March 23, 2023

How much will a crummy employee set your business back? Find out here and get the steps to resolve the issue.

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Corporate Wellness Programs: Health Benefits With Some Legal Risks
By Jennifer Post | March 23, 2023

Corporate wellness programs are company-led initiatives to improve or maintain employee health and well-being. Learn the benefits and risks involved.