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The Best Employee Monitoring Software of 2022
By Skye Schooley | January 20, 2022

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

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High-Performing Sales Teams Are Cultivated, Not Hired
By Sean Peek | January 13, 2022

If you want to build a high-performing sales team, focus on creating a strong talent pipeline.

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The Best Human Resources Software of 2022
By Skye Schooley | January 11, 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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The Difference Between an Accountant and a Bookkeeper (and Why You Need Both)
By Dachondra Cason | January 07, 2022

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

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A New Hunting Ground: The Changing Face of Job Searches
By Janice Chaka | January 05, 2022

Businesses need to realize that people don't search for jobs the same way that they used to, and how this affects the talent that applies.

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The Best Employee Scheduling Software of 2022
By Andrew Martins | December 21, 2021

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

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The Pros and Cons of Having a Human Resources Department
By Skye Schooley | December 08, 2021

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

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How to Build a Sales Team at Scale
By Sean Peek | December 03, 2021

A sales team that can scale up as your business grows is crucial to your company's overall success.

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3 Reasons Your Company Should Hire Risk-Takers
By Jason Richmond | December 03, 2021

Learn how your company and culture can benefit from having risk-takers on the team.

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HR Compliance Challenges Small Businesses Face Today
By Skye Schooley | December 03, 2021

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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7 Signs It's Time to Hire Your First HR Person
By Skye Schooley | December 03, 2021

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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Small Business Guide to Hiring a Social Media Manager
By Kiely Kuligowski | October 28, 2021

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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How to Hire Immigrant Workers for Your Small Business
By Skye Schooley | October 06, 2021

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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8 Hiring Challenges Facing Small Business Owners
By Skye Schooley | October 06, 2021

Learn how to overcome hiring obstacles to add ideal candidates to your team.

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Comparing Candidates: Should You Hire Experienced Workers or Recent College Graduates?
By Skye Schooley | September 24, 2021

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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The Pros and Cons of Using a PEO
By Skye Schooley | September 22, 2021

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

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How to Identify a True Leader
By Sean Peek | July 29, 2021

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

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19 Best Sites for Freelance Services
By Max Freedman | June 11, 2021

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

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What Is Professional Liability Insurance?
By David Gargaro | May 07, 2021

Professional liability insurance provides businesses with coverage against clients' legal claims of negligence, malpractice and misrepresentation.

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What Is a Criminal Background Check?
By Patrick Proctor | April 23, 2021

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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Everything You Need to Know About Hiring Foreign Nationals
By Skye Schooley | April 20, 2021

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

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What Is Employment Verification?
By Patrick Proctor | April 19, 2021

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

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Screening Questions to Ask During a Phone Interview (+ Phone Interview Tips)
By Skye Schooley | April 15, 2021

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

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What You Should Know About Noncompete Agreements
By Skye Schooley | March 09, 2021

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

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What Should Happen in the First 90 Days of New Employee Orientation
By Jamie Johnson | March 03, 2021

To start employees off on the right foot, make sure your orientation helps them feel welcome and answers all of their questions.

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How to Recruit New Employees
By Skye Schooley | February 09, 2021

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

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Bookkeeper
By Derek Gallimore | January 28, 2021

In-house bookkeepers, freelancers and outsourced partners all have pros and cons. The best choice depends on the level of service your business requires.