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12 Questions for Mentoring Success
BY Dr. Rosina Racioppi

Two-way dialogues nurture successful mentorships. These questions can get you started.

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Why Every Startup Needs Workers’ Comp Insurance
BY Chris Porteous

You may be surprised, but every single state requires businesses to have workers' comp.

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Small Business Professionals Split on Immigration's Impact
BY Matt D'Angelo

We surveyed the business.com community on immigration's impact on SMBs.

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5 Reasons Remote Teams Are More Engaged Than Office Workers
BY Greg Hanover

The stereotype isn't true: Remote workers are actually more engaged.

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How to Find the Right PR Firm
BY Dave Feistel

Considering hiring a public relations agency? Ask these four questions.

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Red Flags to Watch for When Hiring a Freelancer
BY Scott Gerber

When considering freelancers, these 12 things should give you pause.

Advice
What do you recommend for a free online scheduling software?
QUESTION | BY David Phillips | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/09/19

Anyone have recommendations for a free online scheduling software. I would like the following capabilities: 1) Web site integration allowing clients to go online and book open appts. 2) ...

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How can I best keep track of my team's diaries/weekly planner?
QUESTION | BY KATE GURNEY | 11 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/09/19

I now have 3 dog walkers working for the business, but I need to keep track of each persons' schedule on a weekly basis. I will use this to cross check invoices received prior to payment of invoices....

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The Best Time and Attendance Services and Software 2020
BY Chad Brooks

Looking for the best time and attendance software? We have easy-to-read, expert unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best and most affordable programs.

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13 Apps to Conquer Your Business To-Do List
BY Scott Gerber

These systems are the perfect way to keep your projects and business running smoothly.

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How to Increase the Productivity of Remote Workers
BY Thomas Griffin

Ensure your employees are productive when they're working from home.

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The Small Business Owner's Guide to Insurance Coverage
BY Jason Hargraves

Learn which types of insurance you need to protect your business from damage or liability

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4 Productivity Tips Amazon Used to Boost E-commerce
BY Zeeshan Khalid

How technology and tools can help e-commerce businesses to grow and increase productivity.

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The First Step of Selling Your Closely-Held Business
BY Stephen Albert

Selling a business requires a team of experts.

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The Benefits of Face to Face Business Meetings
BY Marc Sellouk

There are some qualities of in-person meetings that video just can't solve for.

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401(k) Matching Means Successful, Productive Employees And Tax Breaks for Your Business
BY Nickolas Strain

Tax season just ended, but it's time to start thinking about future benefits.

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How to Bring an Integrated Approach to the Way You Manage Projects
BY Ron Ause

Organization in business is hard. It starts with project management.

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Want to Boost Productivity? Start by Cleaning Your Office
BY Chris Christoff

Here are five steps for keeping your office organized and clean.

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Inside Job: How to Create a Fraud Response Plan
BY Kelly Todd

Businesses need a fraud response plan in place to deal with embezzlement.

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How to Make Your Job Posting Stand Out
BY Syed Balkhi

Follow these five tips to get your job posting noticed by top talent.