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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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The Best Human Resources Software of 2022
By Skye Schooley | June 30, 2022

HR software can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn what the best HR software options can do for your small business.

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Who Are You Hiring? The Shocking Cost of Resume Fraud
By Skye Schooley | March 21, 2022

Resume fraud can have a major impact on your small business. Learn how to identify and combat it.

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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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What Is a Criminal Background Check?
By Patrick Proctor | February 16, 2022

Employers might run a criminal background check on job candidates for many reasons. Here's everything you need to know about background checks.

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What You Should Know About Noncompete Agreements
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Learn what a noncompete agreement is and how it is used to protect business assets.

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How to Hire Immigrant Workers for Your Small Business
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Small businesses have a lot to think about when dealing with immigration. Here is what you need to know about hiring immigrant workers and finding qualified applicants.

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The Pros and Cons of Using a PEO
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Professional employer organizations can take administrative tasks such as payroll and workers' compensation off your plate.

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10 HR Interview Questions for Employers
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Ask job seekers these 10 HR interview questions to find the best employees for your company.

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The Pros and Cons of Having a Human Resources Department
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Learn how an HR department can benefit your business and when you should hire one.

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Small Business Guide to Hiring a Social Media Manager
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 15, 2022

A social media manager is responsible for creating and monitoring your social media content. Here's what to look for when hiring one.

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Comparing Candidates: Should You Hire Experienced Workers or Recent College Graduates?
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Identifying the pros and cons of hiring new grads and seasoned professionals can help you determine which type of employee you should hire.

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Everything You Need to Know About Hiring Foreign Nationals
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Hiring foreign workers can improve company diversity and expand your global reach. Learn how to hire a foreign national.

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Why It's Important New Hires Fit a Company's Culture
By Andrew Martins | February 15, 2022

Organizational culture can be the beating heart of your workforce or a hindrance to productivity. By focusing on it during and after the hiring process, you can ensure a cohesive, positive culture.

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7 Signs It's Time to Hire Your First HR Person
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Here are a few key signs that it's time to consider bringing on an HR employee for your small business.

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What Is Employment Verification?
By Patrick Proctor | February 15, 2022

Confirming a job candidate's previous employment is a critical step of the hiring process.

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Understanding How Staffing Agencies Work
By Patrick Proctor | February 15, 2022

Employers in need of temporary workers can partner with staffing agencies to find qualified candidates quickly.

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How to Handle a Bad Hire
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2022

If you made a bad hiring decision, follow this five-step approach to resolve the issue

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What Employers Need to Know About Ban the Box
By Alison Grillo | February 14, 2022

It is important to examine your company's policies for seeking information on criminal history of job candidates. Many states and cities have legislation on when this information can be requested.

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HR Compliance Challenges Small Businesses Face Today
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2022

HR regulations are always evolving, and businesses need to monitor them to stay compliant. Here are some common compliance challenges many businesses face today, and how you can overcome them.

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19 Best Sites for Freelance Services
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2022

Freelancers and businesses that need professional talent have many ways to connect.

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The Best Employee Scheduling Software of 2022
By Andrew Martins | February 04, 2022

Looking for the best employee scheduling software? We've reviewed the best and cheapest programs.

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Don't Go It Alone: The Case for Hiring a Marketing Expert
By Ryan Ayers | February 03, 2022

Digital marketing is one area where your ROI will be better if you don't DIY.

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Screening Questions to Ask During a Phone Interview (+ Phone Interview Tips)
By Skye Schooley | February 02, 2022

Use these phone screening questions and steps to conduct a great phone screen interview.

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The Difference Between an Accountant and a Bookkeeper (and Why You Need Both)
By Dachondra Cason | February 02, 2022

Understand these two roles to match the right financial task with the right professional.

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How to Identify a True Leader
By Sean Peek | February 02, 2022

The business.com community asked how to test for leadership ability. We found answers.

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5 Tips for Hiring Your First Freelance Writer
By Syed Balkhi | February 02, 2022

Follow these smart tips to hire and train a professional writer for your business.

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What Are Fringe Benefits, and Should You Offer Them?
By Skye Schooley | February 02, 2022

Learn what fringe benefits your business can offer to attract and retain top talent.

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7 Ways to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
By Skye Schooley | February 01, 2022

Learn what companies are doing to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace.