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Facebook, Apple to Begin Paying for Employees to Freeze Their Eggs
Benefits

Facebook, Apple to Begin Paying for Employees to Freeze Their Eggs

The move opens up a conversation about benefits and responsibility.
Nina Zipkin
4 Alternatives to Offering Paid Healthcare Benefits
Health-care Costs

4 Alternatives to Offering Paid Healthcare Benefits

Boosting pay and offering more attractive alternative benefits could help companies deal with ever-rising health insurance premiums.
Matt Straz
Putting a Price Tag on Employee Fitness
Personal Health

Putting a Price Tag on Employee Fitness

Even a little bit of exercise can have a big impact, both on people's health and on employers' costs.
Anne Fisher
Prepare for Family Leave Laws and Avoid Litigation Later
Regulations

Prepare for Family Leave Laws and Avoid Litigation Later

Laws mandating extended paid leaves are increasingly common and already prompting a surge in employee lawsuits.
Leo Corcoran
Apple Unveils New Perks to Attract Talent
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Apple Unveils New Perks to Attract Talent

The iPhone maker rolls out expanded benefits to retain and attract top-notch employees.
Michal Lev-Ram
Small Businesses Can Offer Big Benefits to Attract the Best Talent
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Small Businesses Can Offer Big Benefits to Attract the Best Talent

A tour company owner discusses the perks he offers his employees to keep them satisfied and happy.
Daniel Andrew
5 Tax Planning Tips for Your Small Business
Tax Tips

5 Tax Planning Tips for Your Small Business

We're more than half way through 2014: Where does your business stand in terms of taxes?
Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?
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Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?

Here are four questions to consider as you debate instituting a paternity leave policy.
Doug and Polly White
Employee or Contractor? Here's a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic)
Employees

Employee or Contractor? Here's a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic)

If you inadvertently classify an employee as a contractor in the hopes of saving money, you may be putting your business in serious danger.
Catherine Clifford
Launching a Business

Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go

New companies should provide an environment that the owners themselves would want to work at.
Craig Bryant
Managing Employees

When Does Switching to a Remote Workplace Make Sense?

Having your employees telecommute can bring many benefits to your company, but the risks must also be weighed.
Chris Byers
4 Smart Ways to Increase Employee Retention
Startup Kit

4 Smart Ways to Increase Employee Retention

When you've got good workers, you want them to stick around. Here are four ways to make working for your business something employees enjoy.
The Quiet Obamacare Change That Could Save Businesses Thousands
Obamacare

The Quiet Obamacare Change That Could Save Businesses Thousands

Because of a shift in how Obamacare affects laid-off employees, businesses might see some COBRA-related savings.
Trent Bryson
How to Manage Your Business and Care For an Aging Relative at the Same Time
Benefits

How to Manage Your Business and Care For an Aging Relative at the Same Time

It is a delicate balance to keep your business on track while juggling the responsibility of caring for an aging relative.
Lisa Evans