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Latest: Advice, Tips and Resources in HR Topics

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The Employer's Perspective on Job Interviews
By business.com editorial staff | March 12, 2020

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 | March 12, 2020

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 | March 12, 2020

Follow these five steps and become a better leader today.

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Background Checks: Can You DIY?
By Skye Schooley | March 12, 2020

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

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Hiring? Here's Why You Should Send an SMS Blast
By business.com editorial staff | March 12, 2020

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 | March 11, 2020

Motivate employees through positivity and being a team player.

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Federal Wage Garnishment Rules and Procedures
By business.com editorial staff | March 11, 2020

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 | March 11, 2020

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 | March 11, 2020

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

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What to Do if ICE Serves Your Business With a Form I-9 Audit
By Sammi Caramela | March 10, 2020

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 | March 09, 2020

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 | March 09, 2020

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 | March 09, 2020

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 | March 05, 2020

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 | March 05, 2020

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 | March 04, 2020

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

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3 Ways to Replace Yourself in Leadership Roles
By George Brooks | February 26, 2020

Letting go is never easy, but as a small business owner, you need to focus on high-level strategy while your team handles the day-to-day work. Use these three strategies to get started.

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6 Tips to Conduct a Successful Video Interview
By Chris Christoff | February 07, 2020

With enough preparation, you can hold interviews online that are not only pleasant for both parties but also make the process easier and more manageable.

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Kronos Software Pricing and Costs
By business.com editorial staff | February 03, 2020

The price you can expect to pay for Kronos software and equipment

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How Leaders Can Master the Art of Empowering Employees
By Abeer Raza | January 30, 2020

Employees want to feel important, and when the company they work for believes in their work, they become far more productive and engaged.

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Do You Have a Toxic Employee Wreaking Havoc in Your Business?
By Mike Kappel | January 29, 2020

When you have toxic employees, employee morale, your business's reputation, even your bottom line take a hit.

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Learn the Ins and Outs of Paying Small Business Employees
By Simone Johnson | January 29, 2020

When you're a small business owner, there's a lot to be aware of when paying your employees.

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How to Empower Your Team to Self-Lead
By Jared Atchison | January 27, 2020

Your business is only as strong as the people behind it.

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Environmental Scanning: How CEOs Can Stay Ahead of the Curve and Beat the Competition
By Ken Gosnell | January 24, 2020

A leader’s biggest regret can be missing a clearly identifiable trend or failing to make a single change that would have been essential to making a key pivot or decision. The CEO has the...

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A Primer on Timeclock Apps and Your Business
By Andrew Martins | January 14, 2020

You need an accurate record of when your employees are on the clock. Here are some apps that can help.

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How to Design a Workspace That Improves Productivity
By Katharine Paljug | January 07, 2020

The design of your workplace can have a significant effect on productivity. These tips will help you improve the quality of work you do simply by rearranging your space.

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The Ins and Outs of Becoming an Intrapreneur
By Jason Anderson | December 19, 2019

Who says innovation has to come from the C-suite? Every professional can help drive any brand forward through intrapreneurship.

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Why U.S. Companies Should Invest in Apprenticeships
By Nicholas Wyman | December 18, 2019

Learn how apprenticeships can help U.S. businesses develop a pipeline of skilled workers.

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How to Overcome the Leadership Challenges of Rapidly Scaling Your Startup
By Pratip Biswas | December 16, 2019

Dig into how to face the top leadership challenges that startup owners face.

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How to Create a Company Culture Your Team Will Love
By Dennis O’Keefe | December 13, 2019

Developing a strong company culture can benefit your business in a wide range of ways.