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The Best Employee Monitoring Software of 2022
By Skye Schooley | July 01, 2022

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

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Best Business Employee Retirement Plans of 2022
By Donna Fuscaldo | July 01, 2022

Looking for an employee retirement plan for you and your staff? Before you select one, check out our guide and best picks.

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The Best HR Outsourcing Services of 2022
By Skye Schooley | June 28, 2022

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 PEO Service Providers of 2022
By Matt D'Angelo | June 22, 2022

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 Importance of Self-Care for Productivity at Work
By Skye Schooley | March 21, 2022

Self-care is not always a priority, but it is important for achieving greater workplace happiness, productivity, and success.

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Workplace Bullying: How to Identify and Handle It
By Skye Schooley | March 21, 2022

Learn how to spot workplace bullying and stop it in its tracks.

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Your Employees Feel Underappreciated – Here's What You Can Do to Fix It
By Skye Schooley | March 21, 2022

Use these employee recognition strategies to make your employees feel appreciated and valued – which can increase employee engagement, productivity and retention.

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7 Tips for Managing Conflict in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | March 21, 2022

The result of conflict and stress is a lack of productivity, increased employee absenteeism and eventually higher turnover. Follow these tips to deal with conflict at work more effectively.

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9 HR Basics for Any Small Business
By Vanessa Johnson | March 21, 2022

Here are the HR basics every business must cover to recruit and retain employees and maintain legal compliance.

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Unspoken Signals: Common Body Language Mistakes to Avoid in the Workplace
By Skye Schooley | March 18, 2022

Are you guilty of poor nonverbal communication? Avoid making these negative body language mistakes at work.

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10 Ways to Prevent Employee Burnout
By Skye Schooley | March 04, 2022

Follow these 10 tips to prevent employee burnout from impacting your staff.

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Guide to Compensation Management
By Patrick Proctor | March 03, 2022

If you want to hold on to your top employees, a strong compensation management program is critical.

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Sixty-one Percent of Workers are Seeking or Planning to Seek New Jobs
By business.com editorial staff | March 01, 2022

Higher pay, better benefits, or improved work environment could entice 88 percent of these job seekers to stay with their current company

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Business Accommodations for Employees with Hearing Impairments, Vision Impairments, Or Other Disabilities
By business.com editorial staff | February 23, 2022

Business Accommodations for Employees with Hearing Impairments, Vision Impairments, Or Other Disabilities

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A Good Investment: How Keeping Employees Happy Benefits Business
By Skye Schooley | February 17, 2022

While keeping customers happy has long been a primary goal for businesses, many companies neglect employees' happiness.

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Using Form 941 to Pay Quarterly Payroll Taxes
By David Gargaro | February 16, 2022

This guide explains Form 941, which employers need to fill out for tax withholdings from employee paychecks during payroll.

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Payroll Reporting: What to Include
By Julie Thompson | February 16, 2022

Because the payroll process has many moving parts, payroll reports can clarify labor costs, budgets and compliance issues.

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How to Create Payroll Journal Entries
By Max Freedman | February 16, 2022

Making proper payroll journal entries is a task with which all small business owners should be familiar.

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How to Create a Payroll Audit
By Max Freedman | February 16, 2022

Regular internal payroll audits may help you avoid external ones. Here's how to conduct them.

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Requirements for Keeping Paycheck Records
By Julie Thompson | February 16, 2022

Employers keep paycheck records to meet state and federal storage requirements. Here's how to manage and store records that pertain to payroll.

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9 Benefits of Paperless Payroll
By Max Freedman | February 16, 2022

Most businesses stand to benefit substantially from paperless payroll platforms, though electronic payroll might not perfectly fit all companies.

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How to Budget for Hourly Employees Annually
By Julie Thompson | February 16, 2022

Just because your employees are hourly doesn't mean you can't plan for the long term. Here's how to budget annually for your hourly workers.

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How to Calculate Blended Overtime Pay
By Max Freedman | February 16, 2022

When a multi-wage employee works overtime, on which of their wage rates do you base their overtime rates? Blended overtime pay answers this question.

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How to Recruit New Employees
By Skye Schooley | February 16, 2022

Learn what the recruitment process is and how to implement one for your business.

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Onboarding vs. Orientation: What's the Difference?
By Sean Peek | February 16, 2022

Many people conflate onboarding and orientation, but these two important HR processes have key differences that set employees up for success.

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10 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement
By Skye Schooley | February 16, 2022

If you are looking to improve employee engagement in your organization, check out these 10 ways to do that.

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The Importance of Employee Data
By Nicole Fallon | February 16, 2022

Employee data can help you better understand your workers and how best to manage them.

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Creating an Employee Benefits Package
By Skye Schooley | February 16, 2022

Learn what employee benefits your company should offer and how providing benefits to your workers can advance your business.

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Benefits of an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
By Skye Schooley | February 16, 2022

To ensure your employees are getting help when they need it, one benefit you should strongly consider offering is an employee assistance program.