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The Employer's Perspective on Job Interviews
BY business.com editorial staff

When most people think of the interview process, they first consider the viewpoint of the applicant, who is trying to make a good...

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Why Businesses Should Invest in Employee Training
BY business.com editorial staff

Here are five reasons why investing in employee training pays off for your business.

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Can Managers Become Leaders?
BY business.com editorial staff

Follow these five steps and become a better leader today.

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Background Checks: Can You DIY?
BY Skye Schooley

Learn what information a personal background check can and cannot reveal about you.

Advice
What is the best project management app you are using?
QUESTION | BY Josh Nicholson | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/12/20

I want to know what web or mobile app and software you are using to manage your daily tasks and projects. There are many task management app available in the market but want to know what works best...

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What is the best project management software?
QUESTION | BY Kritika Pandey | 18 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/12/20

I am looking for some good project management software recommendations for my start-up company.

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Where can I find a good virtual assistant?
QUESTION | BY Maxine Jones | 16 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/12/20

Hi everyone! I've been doing a lot of research on virtual assistance and I find that it may come in handy for me and my business. Has anyone ever used this type of service? If so, is there a...

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Hiring? Here's Why You Should Send an SMS Blast
BY business.com editorial staff

Text messages work for marketing, and they can work in your recruitment strategy, too.

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7 Ways to Create a Happy and Motivated Workplace
BY business.com editorial staff

Motivate employees through positivity and being a team player.

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Federal Wage Garnishment Rules and Procedures
BY business.com editorial staff

What to do if you need to garnish an employee's wages

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How to Effectively Minimize Employees Wasting Time at Work
BY business.com editorial staff

If you're not proactive, your team might spend more time on social media than their work.

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How to Dissolve a Partnership Agreement
BY Julianna Lopez

Dissolving a partnership agreement isn't always easy. Here's how to end your partnership amicably.

Advice
What's the best multi-client project, task and document management software?
QUESTION | BY Kara Brown | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/10/20

I'm an independent with a growing retainer-based business. I'm looking for a software to help me track projects, to-do lists, document management and sharing, etc. for all my clients. Right now...

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What to Do if ICE Serves Your Business With a Form I-9 Audit
BY Sammi Caramela

Make sure you're prepared should Immigration and Customs Enforcement come knocking.

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How Businesses Can Make the Most of Location-Based Technology
BY business.com editorial staff

See smart and successful ways businesses are using location-based tech.

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Everything Small Business Owners Need to Know About Personnel Files
BY Dennis O’Keefe

Learn why employment records are essential for small businesses and how to establish and maintain them for your workforce.

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Should You Provide Food for Your Employees?
BY business.com editorial staff

It's easier to treat a small workforce to a meal, but there are ways to feed large teams.

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The Biggest Trends in Employee Training
BY Ulrich Boser

As a leader, you never want your team to stop learning. Through both high-tech and practical methods, you can engage your employees in memorable, effective learning experiences.

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What Is At-Will Employment, and What Does It Mean?
BY Sammi Caramela

At-will employment allows an employer and employee to end their relationship at any time and without an explanation. As an employer, it's important to make sure ending that relationship is legal.

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Should You Accept Equity as Compensation?
BY business.com editorial staff

Startups often offer equity to valuable employees in place of a higher salary.