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What You Should Know About Noncompete Agreements
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Learn how a non-compete agreement works and how to include one in your company policies.

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10 Core Functions of HR Software
By Laura Handrick | January 23, 2023

What core functions do HR departments handle? Find out whether keeping HR in-house or outsourcing is best for your business.

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Creating an Employee Benefits Package
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Offering employee benefits is a must in today's competitive job market. Discover which employee benefits your business should provide.

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Small Business Guide to Hiring a Social Media Manager
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 23, 2023

Considering hiring a social media manager for your business? Find out what to look for, where to find one, and how much you should pay.

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4 Steps to Effective Employee Performance Management
By Laura Handrick | January 23, 2023

Develop a strong employee performance management strategy by adopting these best practices.

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How to Create a Happy and Productive Work Culture
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Companies with positive work cultures see many benefits, including increased productivity and morale. Learn how to create a happy and strong work culture.

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What to Include in a Termination Letter
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

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

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What Is Considered Wrongful Termination?
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Wrongfully terminating an employee can have major implications. Learn how to avoid illegally firing an employee.

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Understanding HR Reporting
By Patrick Proctor | January 23, 2023

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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Guide to Compensation Management
By Patrick Proctor | January 23, 2023

Compensation management will help ensure you provide the right salaries and benefits to your employees. Learn what your plan should include.

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What Is Flextime, and Why Should You Offer It?
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

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 Manage Millennials vs. Gen Z in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Gen Z and millennials are taking over the workforce. Learn everything you need to know about these younger generations and how to manage them.

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Severance Package Examples and Sample Severance Letters
By Adam Uzialko | January 23, 2023

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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How to Write Up an Employee
By Jane Genova | January 23, 2023

Written warnings document employee misconduct and behavior. Learn how to do it the right way.

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How to Improve Work Performance With a Performance Improvement Plan (Plus PIP Templates)
By Marisa Sanfilippo | January 23, 2023

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 Are the Benefits of a Section 125 Plan?
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

With the tax savings it offers, a Section 125 plan can be a nice addition to a benefits package. Here are the pros and cons of these plans.

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Hiring Tips for a Multigenerational Workforce: From Baby Boomers to Gen Z
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 23, 2023

Having multiple generations in your workplace can be challenging, but it provides many benefits for your business.

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Why It’s Important New Hires Fit a Company’s Culture
By Andrew Martins | January 23, 2023

Hiring a candidate who is a good fit within your company's culture can prove to be a major boost to company morale and productivity.

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The Legalities and Benefits of Employee Cellphone Monitoring
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Employee cellphone monitoring is legal but should be conducted carefully. Learn how a legally compliant monitoring policy can benefit your business.

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How to Manage an Employee Leave of Absence
By Alison Grillo | January 23, 2023

Do you have a leave of absence policy for your business? If not, here is what it should entail.

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Can Employers Require Employees to Get the COVID Vaccine?
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Learn the legal considerations about making the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory in the workplace.

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What Employee Info Can You Collect? Keep?
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Maintaining the correct documents in an employee personnel file can have a major impact on your business. Learn the legalities of what to keep.

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What Employers Need to Know About Ban the Box
By Alison Grillo | January 23, 2023

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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How to Prevent Nepotism in the Workplace
By Patrick Proctor | January 23, 2023

Nepotism is when business leaders favor family or friends over others in the workplace. Here is how to avoid it in your company.

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Employer’s Guide to Disability Leave
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 23, 2023

Here is a guide to your responsibilities are as an employer when it comes to disability leave.

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The Benefits Stay Interviews Can Bring to Your Company
By Patrick Proctor | January 23, 2023

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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Should You Offer Your Employees a PPO?
By Julie Ritzer Ross | January 23, 2023

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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How to Ensure COBRA Compliance for Your Small Business
By Joel Kranc | January 23, 2023

Providing healthcare to your employees beyond their employment with you is part of your legal duties. Learn about COBRA and how to stay compliant.

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What Are Qualifying Life Events, and How Do They Impact Your Health Insurance?
By Julie Ritzer Ross | January 23, 2023

Learn what qualifying life events are and how employees can make changes to their health insurance coverage.

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How to Recruit New Employees
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Effective recruiting strategies can improve your workforce and save you money. Learn what the recruitment process is and how to conduct it.