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What Is a Human Resource Information System (HRIS)?
By Sean Peek | February 16, 2022

An HRIS is an excellent investment for your business that can save you time and increase productivity. Here's everything you need to know about implementing an HRIS in your organization.

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16 HR Tools Every HR Manager Needs
By Sean Peek | February 16, 2022

Using the right human resources tools is the key to success for any HR department. These options will help your organization increase productivity and efficiency.

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HCM vs. HRIS vs. HRMS
By Sean Peek | February 16, 2022

While similar, human capital management (HCM), human resources information system (HRIS) and human resources management systems (HRMS) are noninterchangeable HR solutions with different purposes.

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2021 Prime Day Laptop Deals
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 16, 2022

From Amazon to Best Buy, here's a look at the deals small business owners can get on laptops.

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The Best Document Management Software of 2022
By Adam Uzialko | February 16, 2022

Our experts have compared the best document management software for 2022. See up-to-date comparisons, reviews and costs for the top-rated programs.

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Online Reputation Management, and Why It Is Important
By Sameer Somal | February 16, 2022

Your company's digital reputation can influence would-be customers. Here's how to make sure you make the right first impression online.

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Document Management Systems Explained
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 16, 2022

Digitizing your paper records might seem like a gargantuan task, but with document management software, not only is it manageable, but it could vastly improve the way your business operates.

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What Is Data Management?
By Adam Uzialko | February 16, 2022

Every business relies on data, and data management allows businesses to better organize and access the information gathered across a wide range of software solutions.

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What Big Data Means for Your Small Business
By Andrew Martins | February 16, 2022

In an increasingly digital world, the amount of data a small business must parse gets larger by the year. Learn what big data means for your SMB.

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Don't Want a VPN? 4 Alternatives to Consider for Your Business
By Nicole Fallon | February 16, 2022

Virtual private networks are a tool to help protect your business's private data, but they are not perfect.

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Venmo for Business: Is It Right for You?
By Jennifer Dublino | February 16, 2022

Venmo isn't just for Gen Z anymore. Venmo for Business is an easy, contactless payment solution small businesses should consider. Here's what you need to know.

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Importance of User Activity Monitoring
By Skye Schooley | February 16, 2022

Businesses can benefit from monitoring their internal users' behavior. Learn what user activity monitoring is and how it can improve your overall security and productivity.

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Understanding DDoS Attacks and How to Prevent Them
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | February 16, 2022

DDoS cyberattacks can happen anytime and devastate any business, but by understanding how they occur and how to prevent them, you can continue to surf the web safely.

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What Is Workflow Automation?
By Julie Thompson | February 16, 2022

It's time to decrease manual business tasks and invest in workflow automation. Instantly reduce human error and increase efficiency.

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How to Keep Your Team Members Engaged and Motivated Remotely
By Jennifer Post | February 15, 2022

Remote employees can become disconnected from the company. It is important to find ways to create a cohesive and motivated team.

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Ticket Management Best Practices: How to Effectively Manage Your Tickets
By Nicole Fallon | February 15, 2022

An effective ticket management system is critical to correct issues quickly and efficiently.

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Switching to an Automated HR System? Here's How to Prepare
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Automated HR systems are key to compliance. Here's how to prepare for the transition.

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Restaurant Security: A Guide to Getting Your Money's Worth
By Sean Peek | February 15, 2022

No matter your budget, increased restaurant security will pay off in the end.

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QuickBooks Alternatives to Consider
By Jamie Johnson | February 15, 2022

QuickBooks is the most widely used accounting software, but there are alternatives that might be better for your business.

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PEO Software: How to Choose the Best One for Your Business
By Joshua Stowers | February 15, 2022

Find the right PEO software to optimize your small business HR functions.

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What Is Patch Management?
By Nicole Fallon | February 15, 2022

A solid patch management system keeps all your company's devices and software up to date and secure.

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Why Small Businesses Need Online Payment Apps
By Donna Fuscaldo | February 15, 2022

Online payment app usage is surging. There are pros and cons to accepting this payment method.

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15 Successful Text Message Marketing Examples
By Shannon Flynn | February 15, 2022

Streamline, organize and optimize your next SMS marketing campaign.

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7 Ways to Use Text Messaging for Customer Service
By David Gargaro | February 15, 2022

This guide explains how to use SMS messaging for customer service. Text message marketing services sometimes offer this feature as well.

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What Is IT's Role in Cybersecurity?
By Andrew Rinaldi | February 15, 2022

Small businesses need to keep a close eye on cybersecurity. Here are five areas where an IT team is a big asset.

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How to Effectively Implement Employee Monitoring Software
By Aigerim Berzinya | February 15, 2022

Employee monitoring software, when used in a transparent manner, can help your business. Learn how to implement it properly.

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What Are the Different Types of HR Management Systems?
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

HR software can handle many different issues for businesses. Learn which types of HR systems are available and how they can benefit your organization.

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6 Gusto Payroll Alternatives
By Julie Thompson | February 15, 2022

Gusto is a highly rated payroll solution, but it's not right for everyone. Here are the top six Gusto alternatives that may be ideal for your business.

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Want to Invest in Digital Real Estate? How to Get Started
By Syed Balkhi | February 15, 2022

You've seen people making money from owning websites. You can do it too.

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Is a Free POS System Right for Your Business?
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Learn about the pros and cons of using a free POS system for your business.