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Hiring for Attitude Over Experience: What the Numbers Show
By Skye Schooley | August 11, 2022

Studies show that skilled and experienced employees with rotten attitudes fail quickly. Here's why you need to hire for attitude.

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Baby Boomer Retirement: Prepare Your Business for a Retiring Workforce
By Kimberlee Leonard | August 11, 2022

The generational workforce shift of baby boomers retiring may affect your business. Learn how to prepare with succession planning and other strategies.

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Creating an Employee-Centric Company Culture Will Not Be the Death of Your Business
By Jennifer Post | August 11, 2022

Does your company fear giving power to its employees? Here are some of the benefits of granting them the freedom to contribute to company culture.

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7 Areas Where Attention to Detail Can Create an Effective Organization
By Jennifer Dublino | August 11, 2022

Focusing on the details in key areas can boost your business's efficiency. Learn the areas where you should be extra attentive to the little things.

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What Does Modern Leadership Really Mean?
By Jennifer Post | August 11, 2022

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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Why Do Small Businesses Need a Registered Agent?
By Deborah Sweeney | August 10, 2022

A registered agent acts as the state’s means to communicate with your business. Here's why you need one, and how to choose the best person for the role.

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Why You Should Let Your Employees Nap on the Job
By Holger Reisinger | August 09, 2022

The key to productivity may actually be encouraging workers to sleep during the day. Here are some ways to implement a nap-positive culture in your office.

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The Benefits Stay Interviews Can Bring to Your Company
By Patrick Proctor | August 03, 2022

Stay interviews can provide your business with a lot of value. Learn more about how to conduct them and the benefits they offer.

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5 Metrics That Amp Up Agile Team Productivity
By Aakash Gupta | August 03, 2022

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

Review
Paychex HRO Review
By Skye Schooley | August 02, 2022

Paychex offers HR outsourcing services online or even in person. Read more about it here.

Review
Zenefits Review
By Skye Schooley | August 02, 2022

Zenefits offers an easy-to-use payroll system that enables you to run payroll in four steps. Making manual adjustments, such as including bonuses, is easy when running payroll as well.

Review
Insperity HRO Review
By Skye Schooley | August 02, 2022

Insperity helps your human resource department with tasks like payroll and employee reviews. Read more about this HR outsourcing service here.

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The Management Theory of Frederick Taylor
By Sean Peek | August 02, 2022

Make your business more efficient by using Frederick Taylor's scientific principles for employee management.

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10 Ways to Prevent Employee Burnout
By Skye Schooley | August 02, 2022

Preventing employee burnout should be a priority in any workplace. Here are 10 ways to stop it before it affects your staff.

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The Benefits of Mind Mapping for Busy Professionals
By Ryan Ayers | July 25, 2022

Busy professionals can get more done faster by learning how to construct mind maps.

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Why Your Small Business Needs an Attendance Policy (+ Sample Attendance Policy Template)
By Skye Schooley | July 25, 2022

Punctuality is important in business. Learn how to develop an attendance policy and get free samples to implement.

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Who Are You Hiring? The Shocking Cost of Resume Fraud
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2022

Find out what resume fraud is, how it may impact your small business, and how to spot it.

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Oh No You Didn’t! 4 Tips for Preventing Employee Accounting Fraud
By Dachondra Cason | July 21, 2022

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

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How to Hire for Your Business
By Chad Brooks | July 21, 2022

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

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Free Timeclocks: What You Get and What You’ll Be Missing
By Skye Schooley | July 21, 2022

There are lots of paid timeclocks, but would a free timeclock meet your needs? Learn what features a free timeclock has and what it might lack.

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5 Warning Signs You Need to Outsource Your HR
By Skye Schooley | July 21, 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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Sixty-one Percent of Workers are Seeking or Planning to Seek New Jobs
By Chad Brooks | July 20, 2022

Higher pay, better benefits, or improved work environment could entice 88 percent of these job seekers to stay with their current company

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How to Choose Payroll Software
By Nicole Fallon | July 20, 2022

Here's what every small business needs to know about choosing payroll software and working with a payroll provider.

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With Power Comes Pain: The Downsides of Being the Boss
By Jennifer Post | July 15, 2022

Being a boss comes with challenges and hardships. Learn the downsides of being the boss and tips to reduce the stress of managing others.

Review
ShareBuilder 401k Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 01, 2022

hareBuilder keeps investment fees low, which encourages more employees to participate in the plan. But small businesses don't give up quality for price with this company; ShareBuilder makes it easy...

Review
Paychex Retirement Services Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 01, 2022

Paychex is a top choice for those who want to manage all their HR needs on one platform. It offers several employee retirement plans, dedicated support, and integrations with payroll and other HR...

Review
Human Interest Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 01, 2022

Human Interest keeps costs down for employers and employees, offering low-cost plans with a lot of features and functionality. When you work with Human Interest, you get affordable full-service...

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American 401k Review
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 01, 2022

American 401k is upfront about all costs to employers and employees, offers access to over 15,000 funds and ETFs, and provides concierge-level customer support, making it our best pick for...

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Understanding HR Reporting
By Patrick Proctor | July 01, 2022

Looking at key data points on your employees and workforce is a crucial task of any HR department. Here is how HR reporting can help.

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What Is Human Capital Management?
By Sean Peek | July 01, 2022

Human capital management and its software is a great resource or tool for companies investing in their employees.