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HR Compliance Challenges Small Businesses Face Today
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

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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Love Your Space: Encouraging Employees to Take Pride in the Workplace
By Jennifer Dublino | September 20, 2022

Learn how to create a work environment that will generate more employee engagement and productivity, whether your workers are in-office or remote.

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5 Tips for Building a Successful Remote Company
By Chad Brooks | September 20, 2022

To reap the benefits of having a remote company and managing a remote workforce, you need to do it right. Here's how.

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12 Reasons Employees Quit (and How to Prevent It)
By Sean Peek | September 20, 2022

What's causing your employees to leave? Check out these 12 reasons why employees quit so you can prevent your workers from leaving.

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Employment and Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

Learn what workplace anti-discrimination laws apply to you and your team, and how to prevent discrimination in the workplace.

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Employee Rights You’re Violating Right Now
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 20, 2022

As an employer, you need to understand your employees' rights so you can avoid violating them.

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6 Things You Should Know About Competition in the Workplace
By Jennifer Dublino | September 20, 2022

When does friendly competition between co-workers turn toxic? Follow these strategies to manage your team's competitiveness and drive healthy motivation.

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Why Does Power Abuse Persist?
By Petrina Coventry | September 20, 2022

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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What to Include in an Employee Contract
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

Learn what an employment contract includes, and the advantages and limitations of using one.

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The Legalities and Benefits of Employee Cellphone Monitoring
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

Employee cellphone monitoring is legal but should be conducted carefully. Learn how a legally compliant monitoring policy can benefit your business.

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9 Steps to Harnessing the Power of Your People to Innovate
By Alex Goryachev | September 20, 2022

Innovation should be a priority in an organization. Learn how to facilitate the process and what mistakes to avoid.

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Are Your Employees Bringing Out the Best in One Another?
By Jennifer Post | September 20, 2022

Learn how to create a work environment that fosters teamwork by providing an environment of collaboration and respect.

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6 Ways Businesses Benefit From Cultural Competence
By Sean Peek | September 20, 2022

Understanding cultural differences and building a culturally competent company isn't just a skill for global businesses.

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Are Piercings and Tattoos in the Workplace Still Taboo?
By Suzanne Lucas | September 20, 2022

With the changing workplace norms, do tattoos and piercings still hinder a career? Here's what you need to consider before getting piercings or tattoos.

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From the Classroom: A Strategy for Applying the Growth Mindset Concept to Your Business
By Jamie Johnson | September 20, 2022

The growth mindset was designed for education, but it can also be leveraged in business. Learn how to apply the growth mindset and reap the benefits.

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What You Should Know About Noncompete Agreements
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

Learn how a non-compete agreement works and how to include one in your company policies.

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5 Ways a UX Designer Can Benefit Your Company
By Jamie Johnson | September 20, 2022

A user experience, or UX, designer makes products accessible and usable. Learn how a UX designer can optimize your offerings and help your small business.

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7 Ways to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

Is your company diversity and inclusion strategy enough? Check out these companies that have made real changes.

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The Pros and Cons of Having a Human Resources Department
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

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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What Are Fringe Benefits, and Should You Offer Them?
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

Read about the different fringe benefits you can offer to your employees and the tax implications that come with them.

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Can Employers Require Employees to Get the COVID Vaccine?
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

Learn the legal considerations about making the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory in the workplace.

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How Informal Feedback Can Improve Employee Performance
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

Every business leader should give their employees informal feedback. It can improve employee performance, company morale and team communication.

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The Five W’s of the CARES Act for Small Business Owners
By Jason Fry | September 20, 2022

Here's a breakdown of the "who, what, when, where and why" every business owner should know about the unemployment provisions in the CARES Act.

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5 Tools for Tracking Your Remote Staff’s Productivity
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

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

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Management Theory of Rosabeth Moss Kanter
By Sean Peek | September 20, 2022

Rosabeth Moss Kanter's change model and take on leadership can benefit your company. Learn her management theory's six keys and how to implement them.

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How to Utilize Big Data for Human Resources
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

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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How Viable Is a Physical Office Space These Days?
By Andrew Martins | September 20, 2022

With so many companies forced to go full remote, we asked experts what they thought the future of the American office looks like.

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Why Growing Employees Is Key to Growing Your Business
By Skye Schooley | September 14, 2022

There's a trend of employees leaving companies, seeking opportunity and upward mobility elsewhere. Here are three tips to prevent employee churn.

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The Best Freelancer Websites for Finding Developers
By Dan Steiner | September 08, 2022

Finding good development help is anything but easy these days, but these freelancer websites can make the process a whole lot easier.

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How to Negotiate When Hiring Freelancers
By Bennett Conlin | September 08, 2022

Hiring a freelancer? Giving freelancers a fair market rate is the best way to ensure a good working relationship