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Almost Half of Workers Support Employers Mandating Vaccination
By Chad Brooks | June 15, 2021

Four percent of workers say they'll quit if they are forced to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

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How Time and Attendance Software Tracks Breaks at Work
By Kylie Ora Lobell | June 15, 2021

Time and attendance software does more than record when employees clock in and out. It also tracks employee break times, ensuring compliance with state regulations.

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The Best and Worst Excuses for Getting Out of Work
By Chad Brooks | June 10, 2021

Employers share the most memorable excuses they've heard and how they handled them.

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The Best HR Outsourcing Services of 2021
By Skye Schooley | June 04, 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 Employee Monitoring Software of 2021
By Skye Schooley | June 03, 2021

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

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The Best PEO Service Providers of 2021
By Matt D'Angelo | May 28, 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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The Best Human Resources Software of 2021
By Skye Schooley | April 27, 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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How to Choose a Paystub Generator
By Matt D'Angelo | April 15, 2021

Finding the right paystub generator is an important part of processing payroll.

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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 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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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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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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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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Keeping Organized: 14 Ways to Improve Your Video Conferences
By Scott Gerber | February 25, 2021

Here are some strategies to help your meetings run more smoothly.

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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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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.

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The Best Time and Attendance Services and Software 2021
By Laura Handrick | February 05, 2021

Looking for the best time and attendance software? We have easy-to-read, expert unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best and most affordable programs.

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The Benefits Stay Interviews Can Bring to Your Company
By Patrick Proctor | February 04, 2021

It is important to understand the strategic role that stay interviews can play in retaining top talent and bolstering company culture.

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Why Meetings Kill Productivity (and What to Do About It)
By Ray Williams | February 04, 2021

Meetings take up a lot of time, and contribute to the expanding work day.

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How to Prevent Nepotism in the Workplace
By Patrick Proctor | February 01, 2021

Avoiding nepotism requires a joint leadership approach to ensure that employee hires, promotions, and favorable projects are fairly distributed within the company.

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How to Run a Family Business Smoothly
By Chris Porteous | January 29, 2021

Family businesses are an important part of the economy, and running one comes with unique challenges and rewards.

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Bookkeeper
By Derek Gallimore | January 28, 2021

In-house bookkeepers, freelancers and outsourced partners all have pros and cons. The best choice depends on the level of service your business requires.

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Remote Work Best Practices (Plus Sample Policy)
By Marisa Sanfilippo | January 26, 2021

With so many businesses now having employees work from home, it is vital to have a well-thought-out plan that fosters this new working environment.

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4 Ways Companies Fail – and How to Fight Them
By Vasiliy Ivanov | January 26, 2021

A lack of clear vision can wreak chaos on your business. Here are four ways your company may fail, and how you can avoid them by facilitating proper goal-setting and communication.

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Why Your Company Needs a Succession Plan
By Patrick Proctor | January 26, 2021

Organizations need a succession planning program to ensure that all key roles are filled with capable and knowledgeable leaders in the future.

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Employee Engagement Is Essential to Success – How to Achieve It
By Mark Otter | January 21, 2021

Your company benefits when your employees feel engaged at work. Here are the best ways to foster employee engagement in your business.