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Reduce Drama! Improve Productivity! Benefits of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
BY Marisa Sanfilippo

To ensure your employees are getting help when they need it, one benefit you should strongly consider offering is an employee assistance program.

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What Is a 401(k)?
BY Simone Johnson

A 401(k) is an important retirement savings vehicle that many employers offer to their employees. Here's what you should know about this type of plan.

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Creating a Culture of Innovation: How To Align Your Innovation Strategy With Your Business Goals
BY Michael Ellenby

Reward only comes when you take a risk and dive in.

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16 Questions to Ask Your Web Developer
BY Thomas Griffin

It’s essential to ask the right questions when choosing a web developer.

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Your Guide to Using Non-Contact Infrared Thermometers at Work
BY Skye Schooley

Learn how to use non-contact infrared thermometers to check for fevers from a safe distance, keeping your employees and business safe from the coronavirus.

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How to Hire a Remote Team Member With Confidence
BY Lesley Pyle

Is the prospect of hiring new team members daunting when you can't meet them in person? Follow these steps and tips to feel good about your choice.

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Free Timeclocks: What You Get and What You'll Be Missing
BY Sammi Caramela

Considering using a free digital timeclock for your employees? A free timeclock app could do the trick.

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How to Be a Great Leader From a Distance
BY Lesley Pyle

Here are the best practices leaders can use to manage remote and freelance workers for the best results.

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Free Time-Tracking Apps: What You'll Get, and What You'll Be Missing
BY Marisa Sanfilippo

Free time tracking apps can track your employees' hours without adding a new expense to the balance sheet. Here's what to look for in a free app – and what you should only expect from paid apps.

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A Guide to Payroll Forms
BY Simone Johnson

Find out which payroll forms your small business needs.

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How Viable Is a Physical Office Space These Days?
BY Andrew Martins

Thousands of businesses went from physical to virtual work environments since March because of COVID-19. What is the future of physical office spaces?

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10 HR Interview Questions for Employers
BY Skye Schooley

Ask job seekers these 10 HR interview questions to find the best employees for your company.

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What are the most important things to consider when setting up a job/recruitment agency?
QUESTION | BY Charles Martey | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/23/20

I intend to start a recruitment agency as a sole proprietor, and I would like to know some do's and don'ts of the trade.

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Making Sure Your Walk Matches Your Talk
BY J. Kevin McHugh

The leadership style that is the most effective at driving confidence and high performance, according to research, is servant leadership.

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What Type of Employee Monitoring System Do You Need?
BY Simone Johnson

Find out about the different types of employee monitoring tools you can use to keep your employees stay on task.

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5 Ways to Reenvision the Intranet for a Post-Pandemic World
BY Dhiraj Sharma

A modern intranet is a lifesaver for a growing business. Use it to connect your people, keep employees informed and empowered, and make your customers feel looked after, too.

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How to Interview Someone: Job Candidate Interview Techniques
BY Adam Uzialko

Interviewing job candidates correctly can help you make the right hiring decision for your small business. Here are tips to make your job interviews more effective.

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How to Build an Excel Timesheet
BY Marisa Sanfilippo

If you are looking for an easy, and free, way of tracking your employees' time each week, you may want to consider using an Excel timesheet.

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Steps to Motivate Your Employees
BY Jennifer Post

Follow these tips to keep your employees motivated and excited about the work they do.

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PEO vs. ASO: What's Best for Your Business?
BY Matt D'Angelo

If you're considering outsourcing your HR responsibilities, there are several options to consider, such as PEOs and ASOs.

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What a Good Performance Process Looks Like
BY Marisa Sanfilippo

To get the most out of your team, you need to have a solid performance process in place.

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The Best HR Outsourcing Services of 2020
BY Skye Schooley

Human resource outsourcing services can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn about the best HROs available for your small business.

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What Qualities Should You Look for in a Software Engineer?
BY Ignacio De Marco

Learn more about the ideal qualities to look for in a software engineer.

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6 Tools to Support Your Long-Term Remote Workforce
BY Nicole Fallon

If your business shifted to a remote work model during COVID-19 and you intend to maintain those policies, you'll need the right tools to support your workforce for the long term.

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Support Employees' Child-Care Needs With a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
BY Jane Genova

Dependent care FSAs are a benefit many employees find appealing, and it could help your company attract top candidates.

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Why Employee Monitoring Software Is Useful for Both Remote Work and the Office
BY Nenad Lazarevic

Many businesses now think employee monitoring software is only useful for remote work. However, this software is a great aid in the office as well. Here are the benefits as well as concerns.

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What Employee Speech Is Protected at Work?
BY Skye Schooley

Educate yourself and your employees on the types of speech that are protected in the workplace.

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Employee Performance Goals and Metrics: Performance Goals Examples
BY Marisa Sanfilippo

Setting clear and direct goals for your employees is beneficial for your company and your staff.

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Trust the Process: 13 Tips to Empower and Encourage Your Staff
BY Peter Daisyme

The key to happy and productive employees is making sure that they feel important in their roles. Here are 13 tips to empower your staff.

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What Crises Can Teach Us About Leading Beyond Borders
BY Kevin Xu

Emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic have a way of highlighting our strengths and weaknesses as leaders. Here are six lessons in crisis management for global companies.