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How to Avoid Mistreating Employees During COVID-19
By Adam Uzialko | February 01, 2022

Many employees feel mistreated by their employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some ways to support your employees and boost morale amongst your workforce.

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5 Metrics That Amp Up Agile Team Productivity
By Aakash Gupta | February 01, 2022

Agile team metrics let you extract the right skills in time for the right projects.

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12 Business Skills You Need To Master
By Terry H Hill | January 31, 2022

Success demands more than hard work, resilience, and expertise in your field.

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How to Reduce Idle Time for Your Fleet
By Jeff Hale | January 26, 2022

Idle time for commercial fleets can cut into profit margins and raise costs. Fleet managers can use GPS tracking tools to reduce vehicles' idle time.

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A Primer on Timeclock Apps and Your Business
By Andrew Martins | January 25, 2022

You need an accurate record of when your employees are on the clock. Here are some apps that can help.

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How Informal Feedback Can Improve Employee Performance
By Skye Schooley | January 05, 2022

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

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The Shocking Truth: Why Every Company Is a Technology Company
By Tirrell Payton | December 22, 2021

Crossover between consumer and business technology has changed the landscape of how businesses define themselves.

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True Team Spirit: How to Take Better Care of Your Co-Workers
By Victoria Heckstall | December 22, 2021

Do you want your office life to be more pleasant? If so, give this article a read to find out how to take better care of your co-workers.

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Business Employee Benefits & Insurance Plans
By business.com editorial staff | December 21, 2021

Our experts have reviewed the best health insurance providers for 2022. See up-to-date comparisons on features and the best prices for the top rated providers.

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How to Build a Sales Team at Scale
By Sean Peek | December 03, 2021

A sales team that can scale up as your business grows is crucial to your company's overall success.

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4 Steps to Effective Employee Performance Management
By Laura Handrick | November 09, 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 Tools for Tracking Your Remote Staff's Productivity
By Skye Schooley | November 01, 2021

How do you know if your remote staff is actually working and not wasting time? Here are five tools for tracking employee productivity.

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Switching CRMs? 4 Tips to Make It a Hassle-Free Transition
By Alex Haimann | November 01, 2021

Looking for a new CRM? Learn how to streamline the process for your business.

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Creating an Employee-Centric Company Culture Will Not Be the Death of Your Business
By Jennifer Post | October 19, 2021

Companies with an employee-centric culture are surrounded by employees who take pride in the business and feel valued and encouraged to make suggestions.

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5 Statistics That Prove Gamification is the Future of the Workplace
By Tim Pickard | October 15, 2021

What motivates employees at work? Recognition, rewards and a sense of competition are all strong motivators.

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Workplace Visitor Policy With Free Template
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Your workplace visitor policy is a necessary document to ensure that your employees, data, and guests are safe and treated with a high degree of professionalism.

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Employee Performance Goals and Metrics: Performance Goals Examples
By Skye Schooley | August 20, 2021

Setting clear and direct goals for your employees is beneficial for your company and your staff.

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Understanding HR Reporting
By Patrick Proctor | August 20, 2021

HR reporting can provide your business with critical insight into your workforce and how it operates.

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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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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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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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6 Employee Scheduling Tools for Retail
By Andreas Rivera | January 08, 2021

Still scheduling employee shifts on a calendar in the break room? Check out these paid and free retail scheduling software solutions.

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The Small Business Productivity Guide: 7 Tips to Boost Your Output
By Victor Snyder | January 06, 2021

Here are seven tips to help you and your employees work more efficiently.

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C-Suite Job Titles: Have We Gone Too Far?
By Steven McConnell | December 30, 2020

Where do we draw the line between titles that are relevant versus those that are whimsical?

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How to Write Up an Employee
By Jane Genova | December 22, 2020

Writing up an employee is a form of discipline that serves as a clear message that an employee's behavior or conduct is unacceptable.