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The Best Employee Monitoring Software of 2021
By Skye Schooley | April 13, 2021

We've narrowed down the best employee monitoring software for businesses. Check out our best picks and reviews.

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Employment and Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | April 12, 2021

Follow these workplace anti-discrimination laws to keep your organization safe and compliant.

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The Best HR Outsourcing Services of 2021
By Skye Schooley | April 08, 2021

Human resource outsourcing services can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn about the best HROs available for your small business.

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The Best Business Phone Systems of 2021
By Chad Brooks | April 07, 2021

Our team of experts has compared the best small business phone systems for 2021. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and costs for the top-rated services.

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10 Salary Negotiation Tips for Employers (and How to Negotiate Remotely)
By Adryan Corcione | April 05, 2021

Negotiating compensation can be difficult, especially for your remote employees.

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The Best Answering Services of 2021
By Adam Uzialko | March 30, 2021

Our teams have compared the best answering services for 2021. See up-to-date reviews and prices for these top-rated services.

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The Best Human Resources Software of 2021
By Skye Schooley | March 29, 2021

HR software can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn what the best HR software options can do for your small business.

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The Benefits of Employee Job Rotation
By Patrick Proctor | March 24, 2021

If your company can commit the time, resources, and discipline to it, a job rotation program can elevate your team and organizational continuity planning in every conceivable way.

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The Best PEO Service Providers of 2021
By Skye Schooley | March 23, 2021

Professional employer organization services can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn about the best PEOs available for your small business.

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From COVID-19 to Hurricane Season: Disaster Preparedness for Small Business
By Chad Brooks | March 09, 2021

Natural disasters – whether a hurricane, tornado, or outbreak like COVID-19 – can have a disastrous effect on small businesses, but they don't have to. Here's how to weather a disaster successfully.

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What You Should Know About Noncompete Agreements
By Skye Schooley | March 09, 2021

Learn what a noncompete agreement is and how it is used to protect business assets.

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Overtime Pay Laws, How Overtime Works, and How to Calculate Overtime
By Marisa Sanfilippo | March 08, 2021

If you aren't paying eligible employees for the overtime hours they work, you may end up facing fines or even legal action.

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The Best Employee Scheduling Software of 2021
By Business.com Editorial Staff | March 05, 2021

Looking for the best employee scheduling software? We've reviewed the best and cheapest programs.

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What Is Considered Wrongful Termination?
By Skye Schooley | March 05, 2021

Learn what wrongful termination is and what laws protect employees from illegal termination.

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What Should Happen in the First 90 Days of New Employee Orientation
By Jamie Johnson | March 03, 2021

To start employees off on the right foot, make sure your orientation helps them feel welcome and answers all of their questions.

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4 Steps to Effective Employee Performance Management
By Laura Handrick | March 03, 2021

Rather than sticking to traditional forms of employee performance management, like annual reviews, managers are best served giving ongoing, real-time feedback.

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5 Easy Steps to Set Up Direct Deposit for Your Employees
By Skye Schooley | March 03, 2021

Learn how to set up direct deposit for your employees in five easy steps.

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What to Include in a Termination Letter
By Skye Schooley | March 02, 2021

Check out these free termination letter templates to get started on writing your own.

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What to Know About AD&D Insurance
By Skye Schooley | March 01, 2021

Learn what accidental death and dismemberment insurance is and how it can benefit your business.

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What to Include in an Employee Contract
By Skye Schooley | March 01, 2021

Create an employee contract that is unique to each employment relationship by covering these 10 details.

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How Informal Feedback Can Improve Employee Performance
By Skye Schooley | February 23, 2021

Learn how to give your employees informal feedback to improve employee performance and company morale.

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What Does It Take to Be a Good People Manager?
By Skye Schooley | February 18, 2021

Learn how to enhance your people management skills to effectively lead your team.

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What You Need to Know About Workers' Compensation Insurance
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 17, 2021

Nearly every state requires businesses to have workers' compensation insurance. Learn more about workers' comp.

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What Are Employee Compensation Packages?
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2021

The types of compensation packages you offer your employees can have a big impact on your business. Learn which ones are right for your team.

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What to Know When Choosing Business Insurance
By Scott Gerber | February 10, 2021

Choosing an insurance policy for your company or employees is a major step, and one not to take casually.

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What Are Qualifying Life Events, and How Do They Impact Your Health Insurance?
By Julie Ritzer Ross | February 10, 2021

Qualifying life events provide opportunities for you and your employees to alter your health insurance coverage outside of the open enrollment period.

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The Best Background Check Companies of 2021
By Skye Schooley | February 09, 2021

Looking for the best background check service for pre-employment screening? Compare features and prices of the best background check services.

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How to Recruit New Employees
By Skye Schooley | February 09, 2021

Learn what the recruitment process is and how to implement one for your business.