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How to Calculate Blended Overtime Pay
By Max Freedman | August 18, 2021

When a multi-wage employee works overtime, on which of their wage rates do you base their overtime rates? Blended overtime pay answers this question.

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How to Budget for Hourly Employees Annually
By Julie Thompson | August 18, 2021

Just because your employees are hourly doesn't mean you can't plan for the long term. Here's how to budget annually for your hourly workers.

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Employee Motivation Programs
By Julie Thompson | August 12, 2021

Keep your workers inspired by implementing employee motivational programs.

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How to Stop Procrastinating
By Sean Peek | August 05, 2021

Chronic procrastination can have a huge impact on a business. Learn how to identify it in yourself and develop strategies to cope with it.

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The Best Employee Monitoring Software of 2021
By Skye Schooley | August 03, 2021

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

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The Best HR Outsourcing Services of 2021
By Skye Schooley | August 03, 2021

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

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How Employees Make or Break Business Success (And How You Can Lead the Way)
By Sean Peek | July 30, 2021

Without employee success, company-wide success will be difficult to obtain.

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4 Recruiting Models: Which is the Best for Your Company?
By Sean Peek | July 30, 2021

Hiring the right people starts with having the right recruiting model in place.

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How to Properly Educate and Train Expatriates
By Sean Peek | July 30, 2021

Do you ever need to relocate employees for international assignments? Here's how and why you should tailor your company's classes for expatriates.

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How to Identify a True Leader
By Sean Peek | July 29, 2021

The business.com community asked how to test for leadership ability. We found answers.

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Workers' Comp and Taxes
By Kimberlee Leonard | July 28, 2021

There are certain tax implications for workers' compensation that every employee and business owner should understand.

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Fast, Good, or Cheap – Pick Three?
By Jamie Johnson | July 20, 2021

The Iron Triangle has obvious shortcomings. Learn why the lean startup process is the best way to achieve fast, good, and cheap – all in one project.

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What Does Modern Leadership Really Mean?
By Jennifer Post | July 19, 2021

Does a new workforce require new leadership styles?

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The End of Rank and Yank: Management Practices Revisited
By Jennifer Post | July 14, 2021

Many businesses employ a management practice of ranking and then dismissing a certain number of employees every year. Can this approach survive?

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7 Powerful Tips for Highly Productive Online Meetings
By Max Freedman | July 14, 2021

If anything could make meetings worse, it's having to travel across the country to attend one. Here's how to hold productive online meetings.

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How to Prevent Employee Time Theft
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | July 09, 2021

Time fraud can be a problem for any company, but it's also an opportunity to create clear guidelines and build trust throughout a workforce.

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What Is Employee Attrition?
By Nicole Fallon | June 23, 2021

If your business is struggling with employee attrition, it may be helpful to analyze your workforce trends and find the root cause.

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Almost Half of Workers Support Employers Mandating Vaccination
By Chad Brooks | June 15, 2021

Four percent of workers say they'll quit if they are forced to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

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How Time and Attendance Software Tracks Breaks at Work
By Kylie Ora Lobell | June 15, 2021

Time and attendance software does more than record when employees clock in and out. It also tracks employee break times, ensuring compliance with state regulations.

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19 Best Sites for Freelance Services
By Max Freedman | June 11, 2021

Freelancers and businesses that need professional talent have many ways to connect.

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The Best and Worst Excuses for Getting Out of Work
By Chad Brooks | June 10, 2021

Employers share the most memorable excuses they've heard and how they handled them.

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How to Use a Roth 401(k)
By Max Freedman | June 08, 2021

Learn how a Roth 401(k) retirement plan works and how it compares to a traditional 401(k).

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The Small Business Guide to Simple IRAs
By Max Freedman | June 08, 2021

SIMPLE IRAs are employee retirement accounts especially useful for small businesses new to offering retirement benefits.

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Business Insurance Guide
By David Gargaro | May 14, 2021

This guide breaks down the basics of business insurance and what you should look for when searching for a policy.

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What Is Retro Pay?
By Sean Peek | May 12, 2021

Correcting payroll mistakes is extremely important to maintain the trust of your employees.