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Why You Should Promote From Within Your Company
By Laura Spawn | June 24, 2020

Why is it beneficial for employers to promote from within the company, and what internal promotion options are available? There are ways for business owners to make the most of these situations.

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Does Working From Home Save Companies Money?
By Baruch Silvermann | June 16, 2020

Many full-time employees in the U.S. want to work remotely, even after the COVID-19 crisis has passed. But can working from home actually save companies money?

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Company Culture: Defining, Building and Maintaining It During a Crisis
By Nick Bogacz | June 12, 2020

Businesses that have a well-defined and sustained company culture will be the ones to survive the COVID-19 crisis – and others that may arise.

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How Companies Can Change Their Culture to Attract (and Retain) Millennials
By business.com editorial staff | June 11, 2020

Do you want more millennials to join and remain loyal to your company? Here's how to recruit and keep this age group.

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What IRS Forms 1094-C and 1095-C Mean for Small Businesses
By Andrew Martins | June 09, 2020

The Affordable Care Act requires all eligible businesses to provide proof of insurance to the IRS. Both 1094-C and 1095-C are important parts of that requirement.

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Business as Usual No More: How Companies Are Adapting and Innovating Amid Disruption
By Nancy Harris | June 09, 2020

Companies have also been forced to not only rethink norms when it comes to their employees but also to embrace a new vision of what a collaborative and productive workforce truly looks like.

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How Your HR Team Can Support Your Remote Workers
By Jared Atchison | June 08, 2020

The shift to remote work means that HR must rise to the occasion to support both the business and employees. In the post, you'll learn the ways HR leaders can offer support to teams as they adjust to...

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Best Leadership Books for Small Business Owners
By business.com editorial staff | June 04, 2020

These eight books can help you become a better leader for your company.

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Owning Your Onboarding Process Is the Key to Success With New Hires
By Christine Alemany | June 04, 2020

Your team culture includes how you work with one another, so it's important that new hires are empowered to do their jobs.

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Why Your Performance Management System Is Failing
By business.com editorial staff | June 01, 2020

If your team isn't performing well, check for these problems with your performance management system.

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7 Strategies to Motivate Your Remote Team
By Jason McCann | June 01, 2020

In order to get the. most out of employees who are working from home, it is critical to keep them motivated and engaged.

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10 Lessons in Corporate Ethics From the GM Recall
By business.com editorial staff | May 28, 2020

The GM recall reminded the American car giant that with great power comes great responsibility. Learn from its mistakes with these 10 tips.

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How to Optimize Your Online Business Meetings
By Jared Atchison | May 27, 2020

Online business meetings have grown since more businesses are working remotely. Learn how to conduct effective, efficient meetings.

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Use Role-Playing to Engage Your Sales Force
By business.com editorial staff | May 20, 2020

Sales skills can be taught, and role-playing is a great way to improve them. Here are five tips to incorporate role-playing into your sales training.

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The COVID-19 Return-to-Work Guide for Small Businesses
By Mona Bushnell | May 18, 2020

Find out how and when to reopen your business safely, with industry-specific advice for small business owners.

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17 Effective Methods for Managing Your Remote Team's Tasks
By Scott Gerber | May 09, 2020

Ensuring everyone is focused on the right tasks is critical. Here are some ways you can help share goals and ideas.

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The Power of Anonymity for Employee Feedback
By business.com editorial staff | May 07, 2020

Here's how to get honest feedback from your employees.

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Human Relations Management Theory Basics
By Sean Peek | May 06, 2020

The human relations theory of management began development in the early 1920s. Today, it is integral to every business, and understanding the involved skills and theories is key to employee success.

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How to Successfully Manage Remote Work Amid COVID-19
By Derek Gallimore | May 03, 2020

Making sure you are getting the most out of your remote employees is critical during the current environment.

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5 Tips for Building a Successful Remote Company
By business.com editorial staff | April 27, 2020

Build a remote company that runs like clockwork.

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The Management Theory of Max Weber
By Sean Peek | April 27, 2020

The bureaucratic management theory claims it will increase your business's efficiency.

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4 Signs You Need to Hire a Social Media Manager
By business.com editorial staff | April 24, 2020

Here's how to tell if you're ready for a dedicated social media manager.

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Interview Questions to Ask an Email Marketing Manager
By business.com editorial staff | April 16, 2020

Email marketing is a key part of a good digital marketing mix, but the person in charge of this direct channel is often overlooked.

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A Guide to Environmental Issues in the Workplace
By Sean Peek | April 16, 2020

Environmental issues in the workplace are a growing concern for companies, especially around employee health and safety. Here are five common environmental issues to address in your business.

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Why Every Company Needs Business Process Management
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

To become and remain successful and competitive, businesses must continuously improve their processes.

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Does Your Business Have a Battle Rhythm? Why You Need One
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

Businesses can learn much from the key aspects of military battle rhythm.

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Why Having a Diverse Board Is Good for Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 02, 2020

Diversity introduces fresh perspectives and challenges old thinking. Learn how to create a diverse board of directors for your business, and find out how it can improve your bottom line.

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12 Reasons Employees Quit (and How to Prevent It)
By Sean Peek | March 17, 2020

Are you having a hard time retaining employees? It could be due to one (or more) of these reasons.