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How To Start A Small Business: The Complete Entrepreneur’s Guide

Starting a small business is an exciting prospect. But there’s more to it than just “hanging out your shingle” and hoping for the...

30 Employee Engagement Ideas For a More Productive Team

This article shares 27 employee engagement ideas you can use to make your employees more motivated and productive.

3 Expert Tips For Improving Workplace Communication

Effective workplace communication is an essential element of your business’s success. It doesn’t matter if that communication is be...

Standard Operating Procedures: What They Are And How To Write Them

Whether you’re starting a new business or trying to improve an existing one, you need your own set of standard operating procedures t...

5 Expert Tips To Boost Employee Satisfaction

Employee satisfaction plays a pivotal role in the happiness, motivation, and engagement of your team. As such, it’s essential to the ...

Team Communication: Why It Matters And How To Improve It

Team communication is an essential element of every business’s success, whether it’s a two-person operation or a two-hundred-person...

The 12 Best Leadership Activities To Help Develop Your Team’s Skills

Ask 100 people what makes an effective leader and you’re likely to get 100 different answers. But run leadership activities and you...

Employee Availability Forms: How To Use Them + Free Template

If you find that your employees are frequently changing shifts, informing you at the last minute that they can’t work a shift you’v...

How To Calculate Overtime Related To Payroll | The Complete Guide

If you’re confused about how to calculate overtime, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Keeping track of (and manipulating) all the nu...

Clocking In And Out: Best Practices For Your Business

Clocking in and out used to require employees to fill out a paper worksheet or punch in using a manual time clock. Those methods were.....

Shift Planning Software: Why You Need It And How To Use It

Shift planning has gotten easier in recent years with the introduction of cloud-based scheduling software and workforce management too...

Seasonal Employees And The ACA: Everything You Need To Know

Do you hire seasonal employees? If so, you may be required by law under the ACA to provide health insurance to some of these workers…

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