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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

Bambee HR Software Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | March 29, 2024

As an HRO solution with payroll software, Bambee is a great resource for tackling risk mitigation and other HR matters. See a detailed pricing breakdown.

BambooHR Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | March 29, 2024

BambooHR software facilitates effective employee recruitment, hiring and onboarding. Learn about BambooHR's applicant-tracking system and other features.

Beyond the Clock: The Benefits of Highly Motivated Employees
By Skye Schooley | March 25, 2024

Learn the links between highly motivated employees and high employee engagement – and how both can benefit your business.

Corporate Wellness Programs: Health Benefits With Some Legal Risks
By Jennifer Post | March 18, 2024

Corporate wellness programs are company-led initiatives to improve or maintain employee health and well-being. Learn the benefits and risks involved.

How to Hire and Staff for Your Business
By Chad Brooks | March 18, 2024

Learn strategies and techniques for hiring employees as you build up a staff for your small business.

6 Direct Deposit Alternatives
By Julie Thompson | March 15, 2024

While most employers offer direct deposit for paychecks, it's not helpful for employees without banking options. Learn some direct deposit alternatives.

Switching to an Automated HR System? Here’s How to Prepare
By Skye Schooley | March 15, 2024

Handling HR tasks manually is onerous, so many organizations are migrating to the cloud. Save time and money by proactively preparing for the transition.

What to Know About Bereavement Leave
By Skye Schooley | March 15, 2024

Create a bereavement leave policy that follows these laws and best practices.

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A Good Investment: How Keeping Employees Happy Benefits Business
By Skye Schooley | March 14, 2024

Happy employees can benefit your business in many ways. Here are five strategies to keep them happy.

Screening Questions to Ask During a Phone Interview (+ Phone Interview Tips)
By Skye Schooley | March 13, 2024

Learn how to conduct a phone screen interview and what phone interview questions to ask a candidate.

The Pros and Cons of a Payroll Card
By Julie Thompson | March 12, 2024

Should you offer employees the option of being paid via payroll card? Learn the pros and cons so you can make the best decision for your company.

Unspoken Signals: Common Body Language Mistakes to Avoid in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | March 12, 2024

Your body language defines your persona. These nonverbal cues can crush your chances of success.

How to Effectively Implement Employee Monitoring Software
By Aigerim Berzinya | March 12, 2024

Employee monitoring software, when used in a transparent manner, can help your business. Learn how to implement it properly.

How Offering Professional Development Opportunities to Employees Helps Your Small Business
By Matt D’Angelo | March 06, 2024

Learn how offering professional development programs for your employees will benefit both your workforce and your business.

7 Tips for Managing Conflict in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | March 04, 2024

Follow these tips to deal with conflict at work more effectively.

Oh No You Didn’t! 4 Tips for Preventing Employee Accounting Fraud
By Dachondra Cason | March 01, 2024

Employee accounting fraud is a possibility for any business. Learn how to prevent and mitigate employee fraud with these tips.

10 Ways to Stop Absenteeism in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | February 22, 2024

Learn what absenteeism is and how to prevent it in the workplace.

10 Ways to Empower your Employees
By Skye Schooley | February 20, 2024

If you're looking for new ways to empower your employees, here are some essential tips to get you started.

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HR, What’s It Good For?
By Steven Rogelberg | February 16, 2024

Absolutely Everything!

Break Free From Performance Management Shackles: Companies That Are Paving the Way
By Jennifer Post | February 14, 2024

Performance management methods, including performance reviews, no longer benefit businesses. Learn alternative methods from companies paving the way.

What Is a Human Resources Information System (HRIS)?
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2024

A human resources information system (HRIS) helps your business's HR department stay compliant and safeguard data. Learn about HRIS features and functions.

The Small Business Guide to SIMPLE IRAs
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2024

SIMPLE IRAs are an excellent retirement benefit option for small businesses to present to employees. Learn how SIMPLE IRAs work and what you need to know.

The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Bookkeeper
By Derek Gallimore | February 14, 2024

Hiring a financial professional like a bookkeeper can help you save money and time. But it's crucial to understand the downsides as well as the upsides.

6 Lessons in Corporate Ethics From the GM Recall
By Jennifer Dublino | February 14, 2024

Business ethics are essential to maintaining an excellent business reputation. Learn how GM's 2014 recall fiasco presents ethics lessons for all businesses.

Finding Talented Freelancers: 12 Websites Worth Searching
By Jennifer Dublino | February 14, 2024

Freelance workers help your company expand your team while keeping overhead to a minimum. Learn about 12 websites where you can find talented freelancers.

15 Benefits and Perks That Will Keep Your Remote Employees Happy
By Jennifer Dublino | February 14, 2024

An attractive benefits plan can help retain employees, lower turnover, and boost loyalty. Learn about 15 benefits and perks to offer your remote employees.

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Supporting Bereaved Employees
By Ben Baran | February 14, 2024

Remember CARE

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Companywide Ketamine Retreats Are Silicon Valley’s Latest Perk
By Dan Ketchum | February 14, 2024

Giving new meaning to “work trip.”

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Physical Height Is a “Complex” Hiring Bias
By Ali Saleh | February 14, 2024

Don’t let your shorter workers get the short end of the stick.

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How to Fast-Track Productivity for New Hires
By Ben Baran | February 14, 2024

Onboarding … on schedule.