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The Best Employee Retirement Plans of 2020
By Business.com Editorial Staff | July 14, 2020

Looking for the best retirement plans? We have easy-to-read, expert unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best employee retirement plans.

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Building Diversity and Inclusion Into Company DNA
By Laura Gallaher | July 13, 2020

Making diversity part of a company's DNA requires an ongoing commitment to embracing all races, religions, nationalities, ages, sexual orientations and gender identities.

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Tech Tools to Manage Subcontractors
By business.com editorial staff | July 13, 2020

Upgrade from a clipboard and pen to cloud-based apps to track subcontractors' work.

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How Leaders Can Overcome Resistance to Become More Productive
By Jared Atchison | July 10, 2020

Internal resistance kills many businesses and creative projects before they've had a chance to grow. Here's how leaders can recognize and overcome it to be more productive.

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5 Challenges to Outsourcing HR (and How to Overcome Them)
By business.com editorial staff | July 10, 2020

If you're considering outsourcing your HR, you need to keep certain challenges in mind and know what to look for in the right service.

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Pets Go to Work: How to Create a Pet Policy for Your Office
By business.com editorial staff | July 09, 2020

Creating an office pet policy for your business? Here are five crucial points to include.

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What Are the Benefits of Being a Freelancer?
By business.com editorial staff | July 09, 2020

For self-starters, life as a freelancer can be a challenging but rewarding lifestyle.

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90 Days to Prove Yourself: The Power of a Probationary Period
By business.com editorial staff | July 08, 2020

How long should employees have to prove themselves? Some say it can take as long as 18 months. Here's why probationary periods can work.

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How to Identify a True Leader
By business.com editorial staff | July 08, 2020

The business.com community asked how to test for leadership ability. We found answers.

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Bring in the Brains: How to Hire Innovators
By business.com editorial staff | July 08, 2020

Companies are innovative only if they employ innovative people. What characteristics are predictors of innovation?

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3 Leadership Best Practices That Improve Employee Engagement Amid COVID-19
By Gina Miller | July 08, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has, undoubtedly, changed consumers and employees. What can company leaders do to address concerns and thrive during this unprecedented period?

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Is an Apprenticeship Equal to Work Experience?
By business.com editorial staff | July 08, 2020

The differences between apprenticeships and work experience matter for your career.

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How to Remotely Onboard New Employees During COVID-19
By Skye Schooley | July 08, 2020

Quontic successfully onboarded remote employees during the pandemic. Learn how your business can do this too.

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The Best Water Delivery Services of 2020
By Business.com Editorial Staff | July 07, 2020

Our experts reviewed the best water delivery services for 2020. See up-to-date comparisons on features and the best prices for the top-rated services.

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Should Your Employees Sign a Contract?
By business.com editorial staff | July 07, 2020

A Supreme Court ruling might change the way employees view contractual agreements.

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Does COVID-19 Mark the Beginning of a Remote Working Future?
By Usman Raza | July 07, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, remote work is something we have to explore on a global scale. There is no denying that telecommuting is here to stay.

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How to Revitalize Morale After a Period of High Staff Turnover
By business.com editorial staff | July 07, 2020

When people constantly come and go, you may feel like your company has a revolving door.

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Everything Employers Should Know About Payroll Withholding
By Simone Johnson | July 07, 2020

Learn what payroll withholding is and what it means for your small business's payroll process.

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Ultimate Guide to a Successful Video Interview
By Megan Jones | July 06, 2020

Video interviews will become more common as businesses reopen and start to grow again. Follow these tips when you inevitably need to interview a candidate remotely.

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Why Your Next CEO Should Be a Woman
By business.com editorial staff | July 03, 2020

According to a study of Fortune 1000 companies, women-led businesses earned investors a 340% return.

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5 Best HR and Talent Acquisition Certifications
By business.com editorial staff | July 03, 2020

For a career in human resources or recruitment, check out these certifications.

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Ways to Cultivate Volunteerism in Your Business During the Next Phases of COVID-19
By Katie Zwetzig | July 02, 2020

Involving your employees in volunteer efforts is a good way to build employee engagement and your brand while serving the community.

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Keeping an Eye on Your Employees Ethically
By business.com editorial staff | July 02, 2020

Video surveillance and business security systems prevent more than just shoplifting.

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Transitioning Your Office Online Must Work for All Employees
By Mark Shapiro | July 02, 2020

Due to COVID-19, more employees are teleworking, and this can be a benefit for those with disabilities. But telework presents new issues that employers must address to ensure digital accessibility.

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The FFCRA Ultimate Guide
By Mona Bushnell | July 02, 2020

Is your business required to comply with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act? This comprehensive guide will walk you through what you need to know about the FFCRA.

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How to Reopen During COVID-19: Lessons From Entrepreneurs Who Have Done It
By Adam Uzialko | July 02, 2020

Are you ready to reopen your business? These tips from entrepreneurs who have already reopened during COVID-19 can help you plan ahead.

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Workplace Incivility: Why Your Company Isn't Fulfilling Its Potential
By business.com editorial staff | July 01, 2020

Uncivil behavior is a corporate virus that can damage morale and cripple productivity.

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Radical Compassion: A Leadership Lifeline During Times of Crisis
By Barbara Shannon | July 01, 2020

Radical compassion is the act of directly aligning ourselves and our mission with the moment.

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Creating Behavior Standards for Your Business
By business.com editorial staff | July 01, 2020

Here's why it's important to set standards for your business.