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Is Your New Hire a Deepfake? How to Spot One During Recruitment
By Skye Schooley | September 02, 2022

Protect your business from cybercriminals by following these tips to spot a deepfake during the recruitment process.

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Comcast Business Review
By Chad Brooks | September 02, 2022

Comcast offers multiple business phone services for companies of all sizes. Available as hosted or cloud-based service, these solutions can grow with your business.

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eVoice Review
By Chad Brooks | September 02, 2022

eVoice is a virtual business phone and unified communications system that includes video conferencing services. It is available at various price points, which all include valuable features.

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FreedomVoice Review
By Chad Brooks | September 02, 2022

FreedomVoice is one of the best phone systems for very small businesses. It offers both virtual services and cloud-based phone systems designed especially for companies with just a handful of...

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RingByName Review
By Chad Brooks | September 02, 2022

RingByName is a cloud-based VoIP business phone system that doesn't require any special hardware or wiring. The system allows unlimited calling and offers many valuable features.

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Skype Review
By Chad Brooks | September 02, 2022

Skype is an excellent phone system for solo entrepreneurs needing something basic and affordable that allows them to make and receive calls and conduct video chats.

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Vanguard Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | September 02, 2022

Vanguard is well-known for its low-cost index funds. It offers a wide range of investment services, including 401(k) plans.

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Coworking: Increased Income, Improved Work Quality and Greater Collaboration are Biggest Benefits
By business.com editorial staff | September 01, 2022

Find out why co-working spaces are increasingly popular and how such workplace arrangements can increase productivity.

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How Open Office Plans Affect Workplace Productivity
By Dan Scalco | September 01, 2022

Working in an open office can have its benefits and drawbacks. Find out how working in an open office could help or hurt your productivity.

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How to Improve Work Performance With a Performance Improvement Plan (Plus PIP Templates)
By Marisa Sanfilippo | September 01, 2022

A performance improvement plan can help employees who are struggling and even further empower high-performing employees. Here's how to write one.

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What Is Flextime, and Why Should You Offer It?
By Skye Schooley | September 01, 2022

Flextime can be a huge benefit to your employees. Find out how to boost company morale by offering flexible schedules.

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How to Revitalize Morale After a Period of High Staff Turnover
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

How to unite our team, adapt our performance management systems and revitalize morale after a bout of intense turnover.

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What Is Employee Attrition?
By Nicole Fallon | September 01, 2022

Losing employees to other companies is a common challenge for many business owners. Here’s what you need to know about employee attrition.

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7 Ways to Create a Happy and Motivated Workplace
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

Employee satisfaction is crucial to a motivated workplace. Here are some great ways to create a happy and productive work environment.

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Why You Need to Worry About Employee Burnout
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

The effects of employee burnout costs aren't limited to your workers. They affect your entire organization and cost you thousands of dollars each year.

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Why Businesses Should Invest in Employee Training
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

Investing in employee training can pay off for your business in multiple ways.

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Should You Offer Your Employees a PPO?
By Julie Ritzer Ross | September 01, 2022

A PPO healthcare plan has its pros and cons. Learn more about what those are when deciding if it is right for your employees.

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What Is a 401(k)?
By Simone Johnson | September 01, 2022

Learn what a 401(k) retirement savings plan is and how it works.

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Severance Package Examples and Sample Severance Letters
By Adam Uzialko | September 01, 2022

Severance pay is sometimes paid out to an employee when they are terminated. Check out these free severance agreement templates and letters.

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10 Ways to Empower your Employees
By Skye Schooley | September 01, 2022

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

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How to Instill More Transparency in Your Business
By Jennifer Dublino | September 01, 2022

Instilling transparency in your business can boost employee retention, collaboration and productivity. Learn how to be more transparent.

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Shallow Pockets: Tips for Hiring Employees on a Limited Budget
By Skye Schooley | September 01, 2022

If your business has a small budget, you'll have to get creative when hiring. Try these strategies for recruiting and hiring top talent on a limited budget.

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Times Are Changing: The Future of Performance Management Trends
By Skye Schooley | September 01, 2022

Learn about the direction performance management is heading and how the most effective trends can help manage your team.

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The End of Rank and Yank: Management Practices Revisited
By Jennifer Post | September 01, 2022

The rank and management practice was once prominently used by some major corporations. Learn more about its pros and cons.

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How to Monitor and Support Employee Mental Health
By Skye Schooley | September 01, 2022

Learn how to monitor and support your employees' mental health during the coronavirus.

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Drinking on the Job: Small Business Guide to Creating an Office Alcohol Policy 
By Sean Peek | September 01, 2022

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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Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What to Do When an Employee Returns from Rehab
By Skye Schooley | September 01, 2022

Returning to work is a critical part of recovery for many former addicts. As an employer, learn how you can best support an employee.

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What Is a Reasonable PTO Policy?
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 01, 2022

A good PTO policy can be a great motivator for your employees, while a bad one can drive down productivity.

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How to Recognize and Support Employees With Impostor Syndrome
By Chris Lennon | September 01, 2022

Learn more about impostor syndrome and how you can work to reduce this feeling among your employees so your entire organization can thrive.

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Pets in the Workplace: Is It a Good or Bad Idea?
By Skye Schooley | September 01, 2022

Some companies allow dogs, cats, birds and even reptiles in the office, but not all businesses can. Weigh the pros and cons of a pet-friendly office.