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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.

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What Is a High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)?
By Max Freedman | May 12, 2021

High-deductible health plans can be cheaper for employers to offer, but employees don't always like them.

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The Process for Terminating Employee Benefits
By Sean Peek | May 11, 2021

If you have to let an employee go or they quit, you should provide them with a termination of benefits letter. Here's what to include in your letter and a sample template.

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Guide to the Workers' Compensation Claim Process
By Max Freedman | May 07, 2021

It's stressful when employees have work-related illnesses or injuries, which is why it is important to have a clear understanding of how the workers' compensation process works.

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What Is a Certificate of Insurance?
By David Gargaro | May 07, 2021

A certificate of insurance demonstrates that your business holds an insurance policy, and includes key coverage details.

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What Is a Business Owner's Policy?
By Max Freedman | May 07, 2021

A business owner's policy offers the coverage of liability insurance and property insurance in one package.

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What Is Errors and Omissions Insurance?
By David Gargaro | May 07, 2021

Errors and omissions insurance protects against lawsuits that disgruntled clients could bring against your business.

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What Is Professional Liability Insurance?
By David Gargaro | May 07, 2021

Professional liability insurance provides businesses with coverage against clients' legal claims of negligence, malpractice and misrepresentation.

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What Is General Liability Insurance?
By David Gargaro | May 07, 2021

General liability insurance is a critical policy that most businesses should have.

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Do You Need Product Liability Insurance?
By David Gargaro | May 07, 2021

If you manufacture, sell or distribute products, your policy portfolio should include product liability insurance.

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Employer Jury Duty Requirements: How Jury Duty Works
By Max Freedman | April 28, 2021

Jury duty is an unavoidable reality for many employees, but what are employers required to do when an employee receives a jury duty notice?

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What to Include in a Promotion Letter
By Max Freedman | April 28, 2021

Whenever you promote an employee, you should document it by sending them a promotion letter that confirms their promotion, the increased pay rate, and their new responsibilities.

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What Is a Department of Transportation (DOT) Background Check?
By Patrick Proctor | April 26, 2021

DOT background checks are required for all commercial drivers before they can work for your company. Find out what these checks reveal and how to conduct one for your drivers.

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What Is a Criminal Background Check?
By Patrick Proctor | April 23, 2021

Employers might run a criminal background check on job candidates for many reasons. Here's everything you need to know about background checks.