HR

Steps to a Successful Employee Onboarding Experience

As we covered last week, proper new employee training is absolutely integral to a company’ success. Proper employee onboarding ensures that the lengthy and effort-intense hiring process is worth its weight (and considerably more so) in gold. Our overview of how…

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HR, Management

Office Etiquette for Modern Times – 20 Common Mistakes

Bosses, coworkers, and HR reps take note- it’s time for a quick refresher on office etiquette. It’s incredibly important to create a positive and enjoyable workplace environment- happy employees are more productive and innovative. You may not even realize you’re…

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HR, Management

5 Simple Steps to Dispute False Unemployment Claims

State Unemployment Insurance Tax (SUI) is not something business owners think of too often. It’s one of the little known, but required cost outlays of running a business. Take New York as an example. A 16 person firm in New…

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HR, Management

3 Essential Tips for Outsourcing Your Small Business’s HR

Small business owners often have more on their plate to deal with than they can comfortably handle. This is especially true for those who seemingly handle every aspect of the business themselves, from sales and marketing, right down to IT.…

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Customer Service, Marketing & Strategy

Customer Loyalty Programs: Are They Worth The Cost?

Customer loyalty programs seem to encourage repeat business but are they worth their cost?  As a start-up you’ll do just about anything you can (legally) to get the word out about the products and services you provide.  One incentive that…

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Management

Benefits of Using a Professional Employer Organization (PEO)

Every small business owner wants to offer the best possible benefits package to their employees. After all, employees that receive a strong benefits package are more likely to be happy in their job than those who do not, which means…

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HR, Management

Employee Performance Reviews Can Be Fun

To no one’s surprise, research indicates that most people dislike performance reviews.[1] So why would we work in an area so many dislike? Because we know we can fix this. It’s easy to spot the bad performance reviews. How Not…

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