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The Best Employee Scheduling Software of 2021
By Andrew Martins | November 04, 2020

Looking for the best employee scheduling software? We've reviewed the best and cheapest programs.

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The Best Employee Monitoring Software of 2021
By Lori Fairbanks | November 04, 2020

We've narrowed down the best employee monitoring software for businesses. Check out our best picks and reviews.

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What Is Sexual Harassment Prevention Training?
By Skye Schooley | November 04, 2020

Learn what workplace sexual harassment is and how your organization can stay compliant with harassment training laws.

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Why Your Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA) Should Have Mutual Protections
By Patrick Proctor | November 03, 2020

Mutual nondisclosure agreements can provide legal protection for your business as well as the other parties when you work with other businesses and contractors.

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The Right and Wrong Way to Deal with Workplace Grievances
By Andrew Martins | November 02, 2020

It doesn't matter how close your staff is, a grievance will crop up. To prepare for when it does, here are some do's and don'ts to keep in mind.

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How to Terminate a Long-Term Employee
By Skye Schooley | November 02, 2020

Learn what to say (and not to say) when firing a long-term employee.

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How do I calculate how many techs are required to work in tech support for 24/7 operation?
By Sharon Cholfin | 5 Answers | Last Activity on October 30, 2020

I am trying to determine the correct head count for the help desk. We are a 24/7 operation and tickets are being either missed or not closed out. I have done some research on this, and can't find a...

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The Best Answering Services of 2020
By Adam Uzialko | October 29, 2020

Our teams have compared the best answering services for 2020. See up-to-date reviews and prices for these top-rated services.

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What Is Considered Wrongful Termination?
By Skye Schooley | October 29, 2020

Learn what wrongful termination is and what laws protect employees from illegal termination.

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What payroll service do you use and what do you like about?
By Chad Brooks | 7 Answers | Last Activity on October 29, 2020

Trying to learn more about what payroll services your businesses are using and whether you like the service or not. What do you like about it? What is the service missing?

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What Are Fringe Benefits, and Should You Offer Them?
By Skye Schooley | October 28, 2020

Learn what fringe benefits your business can offer to attract and retain top talent.

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13 Customer Service Tips You Should Practice
By business.com editorial staff | October 28, 2020

If you follow these customer service tips and teach them to your employees, you can ensure your customers experience the care and attention they deserve from your team.

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Valuable Skills You Should Look for in New Employees
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 27, 2020

It can be hard to know which skills you should be looking for. Here are the employee skills business owners say are the most valuable.

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What Services Can a PEO Provide to Your Small Business?
By Joshua Stowers | October 27, 2020

Learn about the HR services you can outsource to a PEO.

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HSA Guide for Business Owners
By Andrew Martins | October 27, 2020

If you're considering setting up health savings accounts for your employees, now is the time to learn more about them.

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Any recommendations for a web based HR software?
By Prashant Telang | 19 Answers | Last Activity on October 27, 2020

We are looking for a web based HR software with all features like payroll management / employee self help portal etc. So far we have seen all windows based software which are good, but we would like...

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Should I Hire a Family Member?
By Simone Johnson | October 26, 2020

Learn how you can work with family members without hurting your relationships or your business.

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PEO Software: How to Choose the Best One for Your Business
By Joshua Stowers | October 26, 2020

Find out how to choose the right PEO software for your small business.

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Leadership Tips for Managing a (New) Remote Team
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 26, 2020

If you're suddenly managing your team remotely, these tips can help you communicate effectively, calm fears and keep your business running smoothly.

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How to Mitigate Employee Absenteeism
By Mona Bushnell | October 26, 2020

HR professionals offer their advice on how to manage employee absences during COVID-19 and beyond.

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What is the best project management app you are using?
By Josh Nicholson | 7 Answers | Last Activity on October 25, 2020

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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Are the Benefits of Using a PEO Really Worth It?
By Joshua Stowers | October 22, 2020

Is a PEO the right HR solution for your business? Learn about the pros and cons of PEOs.

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What Health Insurance Benefits Are You Legally Required to Offer?
By Joshua Stowers | October 22, 2020

Is your small business legally required to provide health insurance benefits? Here's what you need to know about offering health benefits to your employees.

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Growing Your Business? Don't Fall Victim to These 6 Hiring Mistakes
By Peter Yang | October 21, 2020

A poor hiring decision costs a company tens of thousands of dollars, and while we're all bound to make a suboptimal hire at some point, any mistake that can be avoided should be avoided at all costs.

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What to Include in a Termination Letter
By Skye Schooley | October 21, 2020

Check out these free termination letter templates to get started on writing your own.

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What Small Businesses Need to Know About IRS Form 1099
By Dock David Treece | October 21, 2020

If your business pays independent contractors or vendors for freelance work, rent, or other items, you'll need to fill out IRS Form 1099.

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What to Include in a Layoff Letter When Laying Off Employees
By Skye Schooley | October 21, 2020

Learn how to communicate employee layoffs, and access this employee layoff template to get started.

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Best Practices for Exit Interviews
By Skye Schooley | October 20, 2020

Learn how to conduct constructive exit interviews that give you frank insights into what employees think about your business and their reasons for leaving.

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How the EEOC Impacts Small Businesses
By Skye Schooley | October 20, 2020

Learn what the EEOC protects so your small business can maintain compliance.

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How do you manage to-do tasks at your company?
By Josh Nicholson | 10 Answers | Last Activity on October 20, 2020

How you manage to-do items on your tasks/checklist? Please let me know if you manage the task checklist manually on writing pads or you use any to-do list apps.