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How to Support Furloughed Employees (and Bring Them Back to Work Properly)
BY Adam Uzialko

The pandemic and its economic impacts have led many companies to furlough employees. Here's what you can do to support your furloughed employees and bring them back to work the right way.

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How to Improve Relations Between Your Managers and Employees
BY Sammi Caramela

Poor relationships in the workplace can be detrimental to the health of your business.

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How to Boost Employee Wellbeing With Mobile During COVID-19
BY Jared Atchison

Maintaining team connections is more important than ever in this time of remote work and uncertainty. Here are some mobile tools and methods to boost your team's morale and productivity.

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Hazing in the Workplace
BY business.com editorial staff

You can address workplace hazing with multiple strategies.

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What Are Legal Support Services?
BY business.com editorial staff

Find qualified law support services for your business before you need them.

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5 Ways Your Business Can Boost Its Productivity During the COVID-19 Pandemic
BY Nathan Resnick

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven problematic for businesses worldwide. While many economic factors are beyond the control of entrepreneurs, productivity needn't be something that declines, too.

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Employee Motivation Programs
BY business.com editorial staff

Keep your workers inspired by implementing an employee motivation program.

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5 Tips for Building a Successful Remote Company
BY business.com editorial staff

Build a remote company that runs like clockwork.

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The 6 Types of People Every Business Owner Needs on Their Team
BY business.com editorial staff

A strong team can support and grow your business. Here are the six types of people you need on your team.

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The Five W's of the CARES Act for Small Business Owners
BY Jason Fry

Here's a breakdown of the "who, what, when, where and why" every business owner should know about the unemployment provisions in the CARES Act.

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The Management Theory of Max Weber
BY Sean Peek

The bureaucratic management theory claims it will increase your business's efficiency.

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How to Create a Remote Help Desk for Your Business
BY Skye Schooley

Follow this six-step process to create an effective remote help desk for your business.

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4 Signs You Need to Hire a Social Media Manager
BY business.com editorial staff

Here's how to tell if you're ready for a dedicated social media manager.

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The Difference Between an Accountant and a Bookkeeper (and Why You Need Both)
BY business.com editorial staff

Understand these two roles to match the right financial task with the right professional.

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Hiring: Should You DIY or Use a Recruiting Service?
BY Sean Peek

When it's time to hire a new employee, do you court job seekers on your own or hire a recruiting service? Here's what you need to know about each method.

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11 Ways to Save Money on Business Insurance
BY business.com editorial staff

You shouldn't cut corners when it comes to business insurance. Here are ways to reduce your insurance premiums without sacrificing coverage.

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Managing Retail Employees: How to Keep the Good Ones
BY business.com editorial staff

Retail has high turnover, but here are six ways to retain the ones you want.

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Paychex Launches Advance Application Process for Paycheck Protection Program
BY Andrew Martins

As Congress moves to infuse more cash into the depleted Paycheck Protection Program, Paychex is working with online lenders to quickly get that funding to small businesses.

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Stay Ahead of Competition With These Employee Perks
BY business.com editorial staff

These unique perks can help you attract and retain top talent.

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Remote Work Trends and the Coronavirus: What Changes Are Coming?
BY Skye Schooley

Learn about the benefits of remote work and why more small businesses may permanently integrate it after the pandemic is over.

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How to Help a New Employee Relocate
BY Sammi Caramela

Here's what you can do to make relocation a better experience for your new employee.

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Guide to Expatriate Education and Training
BY business.com editorial staff

Do you ever need to relocate employees for international assignments? Here's how and why you should tailor your company's classes for expatriates.

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Best Practices for Exit Interviews
BY Skye Schooley

Learn how to conduct constructive exit interviews that give you frank insights into what employees think about your business and their reasons for leaving.

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Tips for Staying Sane and Productive When Working From Home
BY Kiely Kuligowski

Working from home can be challenging under the best of circumstances, but even more so in the midst of a global crisis. Here, experts share their best tips for working from home.

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13 Tips for Before, During and After a Conference Call
BY Matt D'Angelo

Make sure your next conference call is a resounding success by following these 13 tips.

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3 Reasons Your Company Should Hire Risk-Takers
BY business.com editorial staff

Your company and culture will benefit from the risk-taker within.

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Creating an Employee-Centric Company Culture Will Not Be the Death of Your Business
BY business.com editorial staff

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

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Do You Have to Offer Severance Pay?
BY Skye Schooley

Learn what severance pay is and when you should offer it.

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How to Work From Home With Kids
BY Skye Schooley

Stay productive with this list of helpful advice and resources from working parents and educators.

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How to Maintain Hiring and Background Checks Amid COVID-19
BY Lou Paglia

Urgently needing to hire as the pandemic rages? Here are steps to strengthen your employee screening process even during a crisis.