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How Hiring a Chief Happiness Officer Can Save Your Business
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Employee happiness is a key component of business success. Learn what a chief happiness officer is and how one can benefit your company.

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Switching to an Automated HR System? Here’s How to Prepare
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

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

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10 Best TED Talks for Training and Motivating New Employees
By Matt D’Angelo | January 23, 2023

TED Talks are an excellent resource to promote employee engagement and motivate your team toward success.

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Are Your Employees Bringing Out the Best in One Another?
By Jennifer Post | January 23, 2023

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

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Why Does Power Abuse Persist?
By Petrina Coventry | January 23, 2023

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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Your Company Carpool Incentive Could Be Exposing You to Legal Liability
By Paul Cannon | January 23, 2023

If a company carpooling program offers an incentive to an employee for driving others, employers could be held liable for that employee's negligence.

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Avoiding the Panic Hire: How to Hire Swiftly and Effectively
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Learn more about how to avoid panic-hiring the wrong person and hire swiftly and effectively instead.

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What’s in a Name? How to Choose Great Job Titles for Your Workers
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Learn how to pick great job titles for your employees, the common job titles and levels, and why job titles matter.

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How to Identify a True Leader
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Follow these tips and tricks to make sure your next hire has the leadership skills you need on the team.

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8 Hiring Challenges Facing Small Business Owners
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Discover how your small business can overcome the many challenges associated with hiring.

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How to Dissolve a Partnership Agreement
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

The end of a partnership is usually difficult for a number of reasons. Here's how to end a partnership on good terms.

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A Guide to Small Business Overtime Laws
By Donna Fuscaldo | January 23, 2023

The laws governing overtime requirements can change, and the penalties for noncompliance can be expensive, so it's important to stay in the know.

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Why Growing Employees Is Key to Growing Your Business
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

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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What Does Modern Leadership Really Mean?
By Jennifer Post | January 23, 2023

As more millennials enter the workforce, leadership styles are undergoing a transformation. Here are some of the most common new leadership styles.

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How Offering Professional Development Opportunities to Employees Helps Your Small Business
By Matt D’Angelo | January 23, 2023

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

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Why Companies Are Choosing Freelancers Over Full-Time Employees
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

Companies are increasingly hiring freelancers over full-time employees. What makes this growing segment of the workforce so appealing to companies?

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5 Metrics That Amp Up Agile Team Productivity
By Aakash Gupta | January 23, 2023

Agile team metrics let you extract the right skills in time for the right projects.

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How to Handle Internal Communications During a Merger
By Michael DesRochers | January 23, 2023

Being open with employees during the M&A process is crucial for every business.

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9 Steps to Harnessing the Power of Your People to Innovate
By Alex Goryachev | January 23, 2023

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

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How to Hire for Your Business
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

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

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6 Ways Businesses Benefit From Cultural Competence
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

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

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8 Tips for Building a Successful Remote Company
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Remote companies provide significant benefits to employers and employees. Learn tips for building a successful remote company that runs like clockwork.

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Drinking on the Job: Small Business Guide to Creating an Office Alcohol Policy 
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Some employers allow drinking in the office. Here's what businesses should consider when creating an office alcohol policy for employees.

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Don’t Go It Alone: The Case for Hiring a Marketing Expert
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

While entrepreneurs can do it all, they should leave digital marketing to the experts. Learn how a digital marketing expert can improve your bottom line.

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Finding Talented Freelancers: 12 Websites Worth Searching
By Scott Gerber | January 23, 2023

These sites are excellent resources when you're seeking the right person for a project.

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What Sole Proprietors Need to Know About Business Licenses
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Sole proprietors must abide by laws and regulations about business licenses and other matters. Learn about municipal rules for sole proprietorships.

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What to Do if ICE Serves Your Business With a Form I-9 Audit
By Julie Thompson | January 23, 2023

If ICE serves your business with Form I-9, being prepared is essential. Here’s what you need to do to save money and time.

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From COVID-19 to Hurricane Season: Disaster Preparedness for Small Business
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

If you have a strong plan in place, it'll take more than a natural disaster like COVID-19 to sink your company.

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Oh No You Didn’t! 4 Tips for Preventing Employee Accounting Fraud
By Dachondra Cason | January 23, 2023

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

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What’s the Best Office Design? Staples Executive Offers Insight
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

Staples executive Chris DeMeo discusses current trends in office design and the elements he believes are critical for a successful workspace.