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Human Resources

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Latest: Advice, Tips and Resources in HR Topics

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Is It Time to Hire a CPA?
By Max Freedman | April 14, 2020

Filing your own small business taxes may not be the best practice for you or your business.

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How Agile Project Management Principles Can Modernize M&A
By business.com editorial staff | April 13, 2020

Agile is adaptive, iterative, flexible and particularly well suited for M&A.

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How to Craft an Effective Remote Work Policy
By Laura Spawn | April 12, 2020

As telecommuting becomes increasingly popular, having a well-thought-out remote work policy is critical.

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8 Tips for Effective Crisis Communications in the Workplace
By business.com editorial staff | April 10, 2020

It's important to have a crisis communications plan in place before you need it.

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Do You Need an Employee Handbook?
By Skye Schooley | April 10, 2020

Learn what an employee handbook is and why your company needs one.

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4 Ways Leaders Can Empower Team Members Struggling With Change
By Deborah Sweeney | April 09, 2020

Talk about opportunities for innovation with all team members.

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LLC: Why You Need to Create One to Protect Your Assets
By business.com editorial staff | April 08, 2020

An LLC may be costly to start, but a lawsuit would cost more.

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4 Recruiting Models: Which is the Best for Your Company?
By business.com editorial staff | April 08, 2020

Hiring the right people starts with having the right recruiting model in place.

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The Influence of Leadership Styles: How Givers and Takers Match Up
By business.com editorial staff | April 08, 2020

Workplaces are full of givers, takers, and matchers. What are the pros and cons of various leadership styles?

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How to Keep Your Small Business on Track During the Coronavirus Pandemic
By Nickolas Strain | April 07, 2020

You can't control the pandemic or the economy, but you can control your business's actions. Focus on these three areas.

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How to Keep Your Employees Healthy During the Coronavirus
By Skye Schooley | April 07, 2020

You have a legal and ethical duty to keep your employees safe during the coronavirus.

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More Than Words: How to Create a Values-Driven Business
By business.com editorial staff | April 06, 2020

Your company's defined values are just words. What you need is a culture that lives those words. Here's how to get to the core of your culture.

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7 Powerful Tips for Highly Productive Online Meetings
By business.com editorial staff | April 06, 2020

If anything could make meetings worse, it's having to travel across the country to attend one. Here are tips for productive online meetings.

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Flat vs. Tall: What's the Ideal Structure for Your Organization?
By business.com editorial staff | April 06, 2020

The structure and management of your company become the lifeblood of the company culture. Are you flat or tall? Which is best? Learn more.

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Why Companies Are Choosing Freelancers Over Full-Time Employees
By business.com editorial staff | April 06, 2020

On-demand workers are an increasingly popular option for corporations.

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Your Open Office Didn't Work? 5 Better Ways to Boost Collaboration
By Jason Myers | April 03, 2020

Open offices haven't necessarily improved communication and collaboration. True collaboration depends less on what your office looks like than on how it operates.

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How to Build a Strong Company Culture (Even When You All Work From Home)
By Kunal Chandiramani | April 03, 2020

Your whole team may now work from home, but company culture is as vital as ever. If you maintain a culture of trust and empathy, it will strengthen the backbone of your company.

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The Pros and Cons of Using a PEO
By business.com editorial staff | April 02, 2020

PEOs help with must-need business practices like payroll and workers' compensation.

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Why Having a Diverse Board Is Good for Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 02, 2020

Diversity introduces fresh perspectives and challenges old thinking. Learn how to create a diverse board of directors for your business, and find out how it can improve your bottom line.

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What Sole Proprietors Need to Know About Business Licenses
By business.com editorial staff | April 01, 2020

If you conduct business, even as a sole proprietor, you have some municipal rules.

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Should You Require Contracts as a Freelancer?
By business.com editorial staff | April 01, 2020

Considering freelancing? Here's everything you need to know about freelance contracts.

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4 Human Resources Decisions That Affect Your Company
By business.com editorial staff | April 01, 2020

So many managers and business owners have said that their company's most valuable asset is their people that it's become a cliche – the good kind – that everyone knows to be true.

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Intellectual Property Essentials
By business.com editorial staff | March 31, 2020

Aggressive intellectual property protection allows a business to protect hard work.

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Would You Hire Someone Who Didn't Go to College?
By business.com editorial staff | March 31, 2020

How crucial is higher education in finding the right talent for your business?

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The Best Telemedicine Software of 2020
By Adam Uzialko | March 31, 2020

We compare the top telemedicine services for doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers. Read our guide.

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How to Improve Millennial Employee Retention
By business.com editorial staff | March 30, 2020

With so many millennials in the workforce, it's important to understand their needs.

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Creating an Internal Newsletter Employees Actually Want to Read
By business.com editorial staff | March 27, 2020

Do employees hit "delete" when they get your company newsletter? Here are five tips for creating an internal newsletter that actually gets read.

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Should You Hire Full-Time or Part-Time Employees?
By Mona Bushnell | March 27, 2020

Learn the pros and cons of hiring full-time employees versus part-time employees.

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5 Important HR Considerations in the Time of COVID-19
By Kelly O'Connell | March 26, 2020

COVID-19 has forced many companies to rapidly change their approach to work, raising crucial HR concerns. Here are some practical insights on five key policy areas.

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4 Reasons to Invest in the Gig Economy
By Amulya Parmar | March 26, 2020

Gig economy players are disrupting economies, communities and, most importantly, history.