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Understanding Employee Monitoring Systems and Privacy Issues
By Aigerim Berzinya | February 15, 2022

Monitoring software can increase worker productivity, but you must implement it ethically.

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The Benefits of Employee Job Rotation
By Patrick Proctor | February 15, 2022

If your company can commit the time, resources, and discipline to it, a job rotation program can elevate your team and organizational continuity planning in every conceivable way.

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Employee Expense Reimbursement
By David Gargaro | February 15, 2022

In some states, employers are required to reimburse employees for expenses. In others, this could be a recruiting tool.

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What Is Employment Verification?
By Patrick Proctor | February 15, 2022

Confirming a job candidate's previous employment is a critical step of the hiring process.

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The Legalities and Benefits of Employee Cellphone Monitoring
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Learn the benefits and laws associated with monitoring company-owned employee cellphones.

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10 Ways to Stop Workplace Absenteeism
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Employee absenteeism is costly, and it can hurt company morale and productivity. However, many absences are preventable. Learn the underlying causes and how to prevent them.

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Understanding How Staffing Agencies Work
By Patrick Proctor | February 15, 2022

Employers in need of temporary workers can partner with staffing agencies to find qualified candidates quickly.

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Dress for the Job You Want: Why Looking the Part Matters
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2022

Like it or not, studies show that what a person wears is important to hiring managers and executives. Learn how an employee's clothing can impact their performance and others' perception of them.

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What Small Business Owners Should Know About Direct Deposit
By Simone Johnson | February 14, 2022

Learn about the pros and cons of using direct deposit payroll services.

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Support Employees' Child Care Needs With a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
By Jane Genova | February 14, 2022

Dependent care FSAs are a benefit many employees find appealing, and it could help your company attract top candidates.

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How to Handle a Bad Hire
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2022

If you made a bad hiring decision, follow this five-step approach to resolve the issue

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How PEOs Are Behind Companies With the Best Benefits
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2022

Want happy employees? Learn how working with a PEO can help you provide them with the best perks and benefits.

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Should You Pick the Cheapest Payroll Service?
By Simone Johnson | February 14, 2022

If you're a budding business owner, you may need an affordable payroll service, but is it wise to choose the cheapest one you can find?

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What to Know About Bereavement Leave
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2022

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

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What Employers Need to Know About Ban the Box
By Alison Grillo | February 14, 2022

It is important to examine your company's policies for seeking information on criminal history of job candidates. Many states and cities have legislation on when this information can be requested.

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How to Implement a Compressed Work Schedule
By Nicole Fallon | February 14, 2022

A compressed work schedule can provide flexibility and a better work-life balance for your employees without costing them full-time income and benefits.

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What Is Flextime, and Why Should You Offer It?
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2022

Learn how implementing a flextime policy can benefit your business.

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8 ADP Payroll Alternatives
By Julie Thompson | February 14, 2022

ADP is a great all-in-one payroll solution, but it's not right for every business. See if an ADP alternative fits your needs.

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HR Compliance Challenges Small Businesses Face Today
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2022

HR regulations are always evolving, and businesses need to monitor them to stay compliant. Here are some common compliance challenges many businesses face today, and how you can overcome them.

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8 Tech Jobs You Can Get Without a Degree
By Sean Peek | February 14, 2022

There's no disputing that tech jobs are where the money is, but what can you do without a proper college degree? Try one of these eight jobs.

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7 Powerful Tips for Highly Productive Online Meetings
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2022

If anything could make meetings worse, it's having to travel across the country to attend one. Here's how to hold productive online meetings.

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13 Ways to Improve Your Office Workflow
By Jennifer Post | February 14, 2022

Communication, employee training and organization are a few of the things that can improve the office workflow.

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5 Ways an Ergonomically Designed Workstation Can Improve Your Productivity
By John Morabito | February 14, 2022

Learn how workplace ergonomics can increase productivity and employee happiness.

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5 Warning Signs You Need to Outsource Your HR
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2022

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

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8 Challenges to Outsourcing HR (and How to Overcome Them)
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2022

If you're considering outsourcing your HR, you need to keep certain challenges in mind and know what to look for in the right service.

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13 Simple Solutions for Tracking Your Industry's Trends
By Jamie Johnson | February 14, 2022

You can learn a lot by staying on top of what is happening within your industry.

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19 Best Sites for Freelance Services
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2022

Freelancers and businesses that need professional talent have many ways to connect.

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What's the Best Timeclock for Your Small Business?
By Andrew Martins | February 14, 2022

If you have hourly employees on your staff, you'll want an accurate count of the hours they put in.

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How to Prevent Employee Time Theft
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | February 12, 2022

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 to Know When Choosing Business Insurance
By Scott Gerber | February 07, 2022

Choosing an insurance policy for your company or employees is a major step, and one not to take casually.