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Creating an Employee-Centric Company Culture Will Not Be the Death of Your Business
By Jennifer Post | October 19, 2021

Companies with an employee-centric culture are surrounded by employees who take pride in the business and feel valued and encouraged to make suggestions.

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The Best PEO Service Providers of 2021
By Matt D'Angelo | October 19, 2021

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 Best Human Resources Software of 2021
By Skye Schooley | October 18, 2021

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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5 Statistics That Prove Gamification is the Future of the Workplace
By Tim Pickard | October 15, 2021

What motivates employees at work? Recognition, rewards and a sense of competition are all strong motivators.

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The Best Employee Monitoring Software of 2021
By Skye Schooley | October 13, 2021

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

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Why HR's Organizational Structure Matters
By Skye Schooley | October 13, 2021

The organizational structure of your HR team can make a big difference in the efficiency and effectiveness of your business. Learn what these structural characteristics are and why they matter.

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The Best HR Outsourcing Services of 2021
By Skye Schooley | October 08, 2021

Human resource outsourcing services can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn about the best HROs available for your small business.

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10 Steps to Creating a Strong Company Culture
By Skye Schooley | October 07, 2021

Workers thrive in cultures that encourage support, personal growth and open communication.

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The 10 Types of Employees Every Business Owner Needs on Their Team
By Skye Schooley | October 01, 2021

A strong team can support and grow your business. Here are the 10 types of employees you need on your team.

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What Is Human Capital Management?
By Sean Peek | September 27, 2021

Human capital management encompasses all the processes a business takes during recruiting, hiring and training to optimize productivity.

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What Is Disciplinary Action?
By Sean Peek | September 24, 2021

A disciplinary action is a corrective measure taken to improve an employee's behavior and prevent future misconduct, violations or poor performance.

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Workplace Visitor Policy With Free Template
By Jeff Hale | September 21, 2021

Your workplace visitor policy is a necessary document to ensure that your employees, data, and guests are safe and treated with a high degree of professionalism.

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10 Ways Employee Monitoring Software Can Benefit Your Remote and In-Office Teams
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2021

Many businesses believe employee monitoring software is only useful for remote work. However, this software can be a great aid in the office as well. Here are the benefits, as well as the concerns.

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Can Managers Become Leaders?
By Jennifer Post | September 01, 2021

Follow these five steps and become a better leader today.

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13 Ways to Improve Your Office Workflow
By Jennifer Post | August 30, 2021

Communication, employee training and organization are a few of the things that can improve the office workflow.

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What Is a PEO?
By Skye Schooley | August 24, 2021

If your small business needs HR support but isn't ready to hire an in-house HR specialist, a PEO may be able to help. Find out what a PEO is and what it can do for your business.

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5 Warning Signs You Need to Outsource Your HR
By Skye Schooley | August 24, 2021

Should you outsource your company's HR functions? Here are five signs that outsourcing HR may be your best strategy.

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A Guide to Small Business Overtime Laws
By Donna Fuscaldo | August 24, 2021

Find out who qualifies, how much you must pay them, and what it will cost you if you don't.

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Guide to Compensation Management
By Patrick Proctor | August 24, 2021

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

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Employee Performance Goals and Metrics: Performance Goals Examples
By Skye Schooley | August 20, 2021

Setting clear and direct goals for your employees is beneficial for your company and your staff.

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Understanding HR Reporting
By Patrick Proctor | August 20, 2021

HR reporting can provide your business with critical insight into your workforce and how it operates.

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Employee Motivation Programs
By Julie Thompson | August 12, 2021

Keep your workers inspired by implementing employee motivational programs.

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How Employees Make or Break Business Success (And How You Can Lead the Way)
By Sean Peek | July 30, 2021

Without employee success, company-wide success will be difficult to obtain.

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How to Properly Educate and Train Expatriates
By Sean Peek | July 30, 2021

Do you ever need to relocate employees for international assignments? Here's how and why you should tailor your company's classes for expatriates.

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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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Fast, Good, or Cheap – Pick Three?
By Jamie Johnson | July 20, 2021

The Iron Triangle has obvious shortcomings. Learn why the lean startup process is the best way to achieve fast, good, and cheap – all in one project.

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What Does Modern Leadership Really Mean?
By Jennifer Post | July 19, 2021

Does a new workforce require new leadership styles?

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The End of Rank and Yank: Management Practices Revisited
By Jennifer Post | July 14, 2021

Many businesses employ a management practice of ranking and then dismissing a certain number of employees every year. Can this approach survive?

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7 Powerful Tips for Highly Productive Online Meetings
By Max Freedman | July 14, 2021

If anything could make meetings worse, it's having to travel across the country to attend one. Here's how to hold productive online meetings.