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5 Steps to Remove a Shareholder
BY business.com editorial staff

The business.com community regularly asks for advice on removing shareholders from a company. We reached out to expert sources for some insight.

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Common Signs of Burnout – and How to Help Your Employees Avoid It
BY business.com editorial staff

As a leader, you should take it on yourself to prevent burnout from wiping out your team. Here's how to do it.

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How to Create a Partnership Agreement
BY Sean Peek

If you are entering a business partnership, it's important to understand the rules of a partnership agreement and how to create one. Here's what you need to know about partnership agreements.

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Why and How You Should Create Wellness Content During COVID-19
BY Jared Atchison

As a business, you should be offering wellness content to your employees and customers during a public health crisis. Here are some ways it can help your brand and some methods to deliver it.

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Does Your Business Need a Code of Ethics or Conduct?
BY business.com editorial staff

Does your business need a code of ethics, a code of conduct, or both? What's the difference?

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Are PEO Payroll Services Worth It?
BY Joshua Stowers

When you need help with your payroll, should you hire a payroll service or a PEO?

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Why Your Construction Company Needs Smart Helmets
BY business.com editorial staff

This wearable tech could improve your construction team's safety and efficiency.

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How to Run a Successful Virtual Meeting
BY business.com editorial staff

Find out what to do to keep your virtual meeting participants engaged and invested.

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Why You Need to Worry About Employee Burnout
BY business.com editorial staff

Employee burnout isn't a personal issue – it affects your entire organization.

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Why You Should Promote From Within Your Company
BY Laura Spawn

Why is it beneficial for employers to promote from within the company, and what internal promotion options are available? There are ways for business owners to make the most of these situations.

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4 Ways to Improve Your Team Dynamics
BY business.com editorial staff

It's not always easy to establish a positive relationship between workers.

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How to Connect With (and Prevent) Stressed and Upset Employees
BY business.com editorial staff

How you deal with emotional employees is crucial to maintaining a positive workplace.

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How Offering Professional Development Opportunities to Employees Helps Your Small Business
BY business.com editorial staff

Continuing education platforms are a great way to develop employee skills, boost morale and improve recruitment efforts.

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Valuable Skills You Should Look for in New Employees
BY Kiely Kuligowski

It can be hard to know which skills you should be looking for. Here are the employee skills business owners say are the most valuable.

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Oh No, You Didn't! 3 Tips for Preventing Fraud by Employees
BY business.com editorial staff

Fraud can happen anywhere, by anyone, including your own workers.

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How the FMLA Applies to Your Small Business
BY Skye Schooley

Understand how the Family and Medical Leave Act applies to your business and what you need to do to comply with its regulations.

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What to Do When Your CEO Leaves
BY business.com editorial staff

Is your CEO stepping down? Follow these three tips to ease the transition.

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$15 Minimum Wage: How Have SMBs Been Affected?
BY Adam Uzialko

When a city or state government increases the minimum wage, small business owners have no choice but to comply. How are minimum wage increases affecting small businesses?

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5 Tips to Get Your Office Back to Normal After Quarantine
BY Robert Moutal

As governments look to ease the global lockdown, will your employees return to your office as normal? Here are five tips to reopen your office safely and adjust to the new normal of post-COVID work.

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Does Working From Home Save Companies Money?
BY Baruch Silvermann

Many full-time employees in the U.S. want to work remotely, even after the COVID-19 crisis has passed. But can working from home actually save companies money?

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15 Best Sites for Freelance Services
BY business.com editorial staff

Freelancers and those needing professional talent have so many ways to connect.

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Company Culture: Defining, Building and Maintaining It During a Crisis
BY Nick Bogacz

Businesses that have a well-defined and sustained company culture will be the ones to survive the COVID-19 crisis – and others that may arise.

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Cultivating Innovation in the Office
BY business.com editorial staff

Here are some ways to make your workplace ripe for creativity.

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Ready to Reopen Your Retail Locations? Try These 4 Tips
BY Bobby Marhamat

If you own or manage a retail business, keep these tips in mind as you reopen to the public.

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5 Warning Signs You Need to Outsource Your HR
BY business.com editorial staff

Should you outsource your company's HR functions? Here are five signs that outsourcing HR may be your best strategy.

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How Companies Can Change Their Culture to Attract (and Retain) Millennials
BY business.com editorial staff

Do you want more millennials to join and remain loyal to your company? Here's how to recruit and keep this age group.

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How to Mitigate Employee Absenteeism
BY Mona Bushnell

HR professionals offer their advice on how to manage employee absences during COVID-19 and beyond.

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What to Know About Bereavement Leave
BY Skye Schooley

Create a bereavement leave policy that follows best practices and meets legal requirements.

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Focus: The Most Important Tool for Navigating Uncertainty
BY Andrew Hoag

It’s important to focus on your customers, the features required to attract and retain them, and your team during tough times.

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10 Interview Questions to Ask When Hiring a Product Manager
BY business.com editorial staff

Ask these questions when looking for the right person to take on the essential role of managing your business's products.