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12 Ways to Foster a More Entrepreneurial Culture
By Scott Gerber | September 07, 2022

A big part of being an entrepreneur is working in an environment with like-minded people. But how do you foster an entrepreneurial culture? YEC answers...

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What to Include in a Termination Letter
By Skye Schooley | September 07, 2022

Check out these free templates to help you write an employee termination letter.

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Your Employees Feel Underappreciated – Here’s What You Can Do to Fix It
By Skye Schooley | September 07, 2022

Learn how to make your employees feel appreciated to improve their workplace satisfaction and performance.

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It’s Not All Paperwork: How Does HR Really Spend Their Time?
By Skye Schooley | September 07, 2022

Find out how an HR department can handle important personnel aspects of your business, including recruiting, payroll, and benefits.

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Owning Your Onboarding Process Is the Key to Success With New Hires
By Christine Alemany | September 07, 2022

It's important that new hires are empowered to do their jobs.

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How to Offer Employee Benefits
By Skye Schooley | September 07, 2022

If you need help with your benefits management process, follow these five steps to get your employee benefits plan up and running.

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10 Ways Employee Monitoring Software Can Benefit Your Remote and In-Office Teams
By Skye Schooley | September 07, 2022

Employee monitoring software has many benefits for both remote and in-office teams. Here are some reasons to use it, as well as the concerns.

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What Is an Administrative Services Organization (ASO)?
By Matt D’Angelo | September 07, 2022

Learn how ASOs differ from PEOs and how outsourced help can ease your management burdens.

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A Good Investment: How Keeping Employees Happy Benefits Business
By Skye Schooley | September 07, 2022

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

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HCM vs. HRIS vs. HRMS
By Sean Peek | September 07, 2022

Trying to decipher between HCM, HRIS and HRMS? Here's a handy guide to the functional differences between these software systems.

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Are Employees More Productive Working From Home?
By Baruch Silvermann | September 06, 2022

Traditional roles have always been in the office, but can employees be more productive from home?

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Flick of a Switch: How Lighting Affects Productivity and Mood
By Sean Peek | September 06, 2022

Studies have shown that office lighting plays a major role in employee productivity. Is your lighting optimal for worker performance?

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5 Tips for Hiring Your First Freelance Writer
By Syed Balkhi | September 06, 2022

Whether you don't have the time or feel like you need help writing engaging content, a freelance writer can be a great investment. Here's how to hire one.

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How to Implement Continuous Performance Management
By Chad Brooks | September 06, 2022

If you're a manager or an HR professional, there is a new way of doing things. It's called continuous performance management.

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What Employers Need to Know About Ban the Box
By Alison Grillo | September 02, 2022

Many states and cities have laws on when employers can ask job candidates if they have a criminal history. Learn more about these laws.

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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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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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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.