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Human Resources

The essential strategies, tactics, and tools you need to manage and grow your human capital.

Latest: Advice, Tips and Resources in HR Topics

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How to Utilize Big Data for Human Resources
By Skye Schooley | April 23, 2024

Big data can be an effective tool for HR professionals to hire and retain top talent. Learn some smart ways to use big data in human resources.

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The Hidden Ways Gender Bias Can Sabotage Recruitment
By Skye Schooley | April 22, 2024

Learn what gender bias looks like and how to avoid it in your hiring process.

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Your Employees Feel Underappreciated ― Here’s What You Can Do to Fix It
By Skye Schooley | April 19, 2024

Learn how to make your employees feel appreciated to improve their workplace satisfaction and performance.

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The Management Theory of Henry Mintzberg
By Sean Peek | April 19, 2024

Learn the management theory of academic and author Henry Mintzberg, including how it applies to small businesses.

Review
Insperity PEO Services Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | April 19, 2024

Insperity provides PEO services to businesses needing benefits administration, payroll processing, risk management resources and HR consulting. Its competitive pricing and flexible plan make it a...

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HR Compliance Challenges Small Businesses Face Today
By Skye Schooley | April 19, 2024

Are you violating employment compliance regulations? You might be. Check out our list of the most challenging HR regulations small businesses face.

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11 Tools for Tracking Your Remote Staff’s Productivity
By Skye Schooley | April 19, 2024

Need to keep a better eye on worker productivity? Here are five tools to tighten your employee tracking.

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4 Ways an Ergonomic Workstation Can Improve Your Productivity
By Julie Thompson | April 19, 2024

Learn how workplace ergonomics can increase productivity and employee happiness.

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Why HR’s Organizational Structure Matters
By Skye Schooley | April 18, 2024

Ensuring your HR team is appropriately organized and structured is critical to your success. Here's more about the structure types and why they matter.

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5 Warning Signs You Need to Outsource Your HR
By Skye Schooley | April 18, 2024

Should you outsource your company's HR functions? Here are five signs that outsourcing HR may be your best strategy.

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The Pros and Cons of Having a Human Resources Department
By Skye Schooley | April 18, 2024

Should you hire an internal human resources department? Learn the pros and cons of having an HR department and how to go about hiring one.

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5 Challenges to Outsourcing HR (and How to Overcome Them)
By Skye Schooley | April 18, 2024

If you're considering outsourcing your HR, keep these challenges in mind so you'll know what to look for in the right service.

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16 HR Tools Every HR Manager Needs
By Sean Peek | April 18, 2024

HR tools increase efficiency and productivity. Here are the 16 HR tools every HR manager needs.

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HR Management Systems Market Report for Small Businesses
By Chad Brooks | April 18, 2024
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Employee Performance Goals and Metrics: Performance Goals Examples
By Skye Schooley | April 18, 2024

Setting employee performance goals is an important job for managers. Learn how to set performance goals and why they're important, and view specific examples.

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Who Are You Hiring? The Shocking Cost of Resume Fraud
By Skye Schooley | April 17, 2024

Find out what resume fraud is, how it may impact your small business, and how to spot it.

Article
The Management Theory of Frederick Taylor
By Sean Peek | April 17, 2024

Make your business more efficient by using Frederick Taylor's scientific principles for employee management.

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Ways to Prepare for a Gen Z Workplace
By Jennifer Dublino | April 16, 2024

Generation Z is flooding the workplace. Here is how you can prepare to meet the needs of this demographic and their unique perspective.

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With Power Comes Pain: The Downsides of Being the Boss
By Jennifer Post | April 16, 2024

Being a boss comes with challenges and hardships. Learn the downsides of being the boss and tips to reduce the stress of managing others.

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How to Improve Relations Between Your Managers and Employees
By Sammi Caramela | April 16, 2024

The relationship between your managers and your employees is key to maintaining a productive and happy workplace. Get relationship management tips.

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Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What to Do When an Employee Returns from Rehab
By Skye Schooley | April 16, 2024

Returning to work is a critical part of recovery for many former addicts. As an employer, learn how you can best support an employee.

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9 Reasons Why Encouraging Fitness in the Office Is Beneficial
By Julie Thompson | April 16, 2024

Workplace wellness is a crucial aspect of modern employment. Learn how to encourage fitness in the office and gain health, productivity and morale boosts.

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How to Implement a Compressed Work Schedule
By Nicole Fallon | April 15, 2024

A compressed work schedule offers your employees additional days off without loss of income, benefits or productivity. Learn how to use it in your company.

Review
Paychex Flex Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | April 11, 2024

Learn how Paychex Flex, a full-service payroll and HR software platform, is useful for remote teams. Get pricing information and see FAQ.

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Gusto HR Software Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | April 11, 2024

Gusto is the ideal HR software for employers that want advanced payroll capabilities. Get a rundown of features and pricing.

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PEO Software: How to Choose the Best One for Your Business
By Joshua Stowers | April 10, 2024

Choosing the best PEO software means understanding the HR functions PEOs provide your small business. Learn about the best PEOs and what they offer.

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Why Does Power Abuse Persist?
By Petrina Coventry | April 10, 2024

Workplace bullying is all too common, and it leaves a permanent negative impact on both the victim and the company's culture.

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How Hiring a Chief Happiness Officer Can Save Your Business
By Skye Schooley | April 10, 2024

Employee happiness is a key component of business success. Learn what a chief happiness officer is and how one can benefit your company.

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Why Remote Work Makes Good Business Sense
By Julie Thompson | April 10, 2024

A flexible work schedule is valued by many employees. But it also benefits businesses, which save money on office space, utilities and more.