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Preparing or Surviving: The Future of People-Focused Business Strategy
By Philios Andreou | July 23, 2020

COVID-19 has disrupted businesses everywhere. Here are seven of the most pertinent trends faced by businesses worldwide and five steps leaders can take to move into the future seamlessly.

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The Pros and Cons of a Payroll Card
By Matt D'Angelo | July 22, 2020

Paycards are a growing trend among small businesses. Find out their pros and cons.

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Small Business Guide to a Restaurant Management System
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 16, 2020

Restaurant management systems help you manage sales, staff, inventory and more.

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Legal Protections for Transgender, Nonbinary and Gender-Nonconforming Employees: What You Need to Know
By Skye Schooley | July 15, 2020

Learn what policies protect transgender, nonbinary and gender-nonconforming employees.

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Are Employees More Productive Working From Home?
By Baruch Silvermann | July 14, 2020

The current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the possibilities of working from home. Traditional roles have always been shackled to the office, but are we more productive from home?

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Engaging Your Virtual Workforce During the Pandemic
By Michael Alexis | July 14, 2020

Keeping your team together and functioning can be difficult during a time of cascading stability. Here are nine tips for managing a virtual workforce in the wake of COVID-19.

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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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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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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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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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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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Creating a Strong Company Culture: How to Do It Right
By business.com editorial staff | July 07, 2020

Workers thrive in cultures that encourage support, personal growth and open communication.

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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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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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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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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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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.

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What Is a PEO?
By Joshua Stowers | July 01, 2020

If your small business needs HR support but isn't ready to hire an in-house HR specialist, a PEO may be able to help. Find out what a PEO is and what it can do for your business.

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How to Implement Continuous Performance Management
By business.com editorial staff | July 01, 2020

Successfully transform how you conduct employee reviews using these six steps.

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How to Prevent Burnout in Remote Working Teams
By Mark Robinson | June 30, 2020

Follow these tips to prevent burnout, encourage open communication and manage priorities amongst your team members.

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Human Resources Management Glossary: Key Terms HR Pros Should Know
By Jennifer Post | June 30, 2020

These are the key terms you need to know to understand human resources management.

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Common Signs of Burnout – and How to Help Your Employees Avoid It
By business.com editorial staff | June 29, 2020

As a leader, you should take it on yourself to prevent burnout from wiping out your team. Here's how to do it.

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How to Run a Successful Virtual Meeting
By business.com editorial staff | June 25, 2020

Find out what to do to keep your virtual meeting participants engaged and invested.