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What Is a Reasonable PTO Policy?
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 23, 2023

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

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Employee Rights You’re Violating Right Now
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 23, 2023

As an employer, you need to understand your employees' rights so you can avoid violating them.

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Leadership Tips for Managing a (New) Remote Team
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 23, 2023

Remote leadership is difficult under normal circumstances, and even more so during a crisis. Here's how to lead and support your remote team members.

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The Pros and Cons of Having a Human Resources Department
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Should you hire an internal human resources department? Learn the pros and cons of having an HR department and how to go about hiring one.

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The Pros and Cons of Flexible Benefits
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Understand the pros and cons of flexible benefits so you can determine if they are right for your business.

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What Are Fringe Benefits, and Should You Offer Them?
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Read about the different fringe benefits you can offer to your employees and the tax implications that come with them.

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HSA Guide for Business Owners
By Andrew Martins | January 23, 2023

Health savings accounts, or HSAs, are a popular and affordable way to help your employees take advantage of a health plan.

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How to Monitor and Support Employee Mental Health
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

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

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Owning Your Onboarding Process Is the Key to Success With New Hires
By Christine Alemany | January 23, 2023

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

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What to Know About Bereavement Leave
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Learn about bereavement leave laws and best practices so you can create a comprehensive bereavement policy for your company.

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How Your HR Team Can Support Your Remote Workers
By Jared Atchison | January 23, 2023

Here are the ways HR leaders can offer support to teams as they adjust to a new way of working.

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Are Employees More Productive Working From Home?
By Baruch Silvermann | January 23, 2023

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

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Free Timeclocks: What You Get and What You’ll Be Missing
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

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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7 Ways to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Is your company diversity and inclusion strategy enough? Check out these companies that have made real changes.

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Free Time-Tracking Apps: What You’ll Get, and What You’ll Be Missing
By Marisa Sanfilippo | January 23, 2023

You can use free time tracking apps to track your employees' hours. Here's what to look for – and what you might miss out on by avoiding a paid solution.

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Why Remote Work Makes Good Business Sense
By Ken Gosnell | January 23, 2023

The case for telework is becoming impossible to ignore. Here are some reasons you should offer it permanently, including to your business's top executives.

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1099 vs. W-2: Which Type of Employee Should You Hire?
By Dock David Treece | January 23, 2023

We break down the pros and cons of hiring a W-2 employee versus a 1099 contractor, explaining what hiring managers and small business owners need to know.

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Employee Performance Goals and Metrics: Performance Goals Examples
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Follow this step-by-step guide to implement and track performance goals for your employees.

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10 Ways Employee Monitoring Software Can Benefit Your Remote and In-Office Teams
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

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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Support Employees’ Child Care Needs With a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
By Jane Genova | January 23, 2023

Discover the benefits of offering a dependent care flexible spending account to your employees.

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What a Good Performance Process Looks Like
By Marisa Sanfilippo | January 23, 2023

A strong performance management process is crucial to employee success and growth. Learn how to develop a performance process for your business.

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PEO vs. ASO: What’s Best for Your Business?
By Matt D’Angelo | January 23, 2023

What's the difference between a PEO versus an ASO? Learn whether a professional employer organization or an administrative organization is best for you.

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10 HR Interview Questions for Employers
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Hiring a good HR manager for your business starts with asking the right questions. Check out a list of the best interview questions for HR.

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How Viable Is a Physical Office Space These Days?
By Andrew Martins | January 23, 2023

With so many companies forced to go full remote, we asked experts what they thought the future of the American office looks like.

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What Is a 401(k)?
By Simone Johnson | January 23, 2023

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

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Benefits of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

An EAP provides many benefits to your employees. Learn about these programs and how to implement one in your business.

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How to Transition to Long-Term Work From Home
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 23, 2023

Working from home requires preparation and a new approach. Learn how to transition to remote work if you're working for a company or starting your own business.

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Hiring Process Timeline Best Practices
By Alison Grillo | January 23, 2023

How long should your hiring process take? Find out how long each step of your recruiting process should be and learn tips for speeding it up.

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Why Your Small Business Needs an Attendance Policy (+ Sample Attendance Policy Template)
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

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

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Remote Work Best Practices (Plus Sample Policy)
By Marisa Sanfilippo | January 23, 2023

Remote work has become the norm in today's workforce. Learn best practices for successfully managing a remote team.