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Your Company's Obamacare Game Plan

Your Company's Obamacare Game Plan

Bookmark this benefit strategy timeline to make the most of the year-long extension.

Forget Stock Options, Bitcoin Becomes a Must-Have Startup Perk

Though controversial and full of risks, startups are hoping Bitcoin will help them reel in top talent.
DOMA Is Dead: What That Means for Your Business

DOMA Is Dead: What That Means for Your Business

The Supreme Court voted to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act this week. Here's a look at some of the ways it could affect your business.
Health Insurance Reform: Prep Your Staff for the Changes

Health Insurance Reform: Prep Your Staff for the Changes

Employers are required to notify workers of their insurance options under Obamacare by Oct. 1. Will you be ready?

How to Hire the Best Recent Graduates for Your Business

New graduates can give your company a fresh way of looking at business problems. Here are five steps for hiring the best and brightest of the class of 2013.
Why a Franchising Veteran Launched an Employee Stock Plan

Why a Franchising Veteran Launched an Employee Stock Plan

Kelly Saxton has spent over 30 years running restaurant franchises, and one thing he's learned is that good employees are crucial to success and should be rewarded.
Forget Ping Pong and Snacks: How Buffer Digs Deeper With These 4 Startup Perks

Forget Ping Pong and Snacks: How Buffer Digs Deeper With These 4 Startup Perks

Working at a startup is tons of work and having fun is vital. But offering more thoughtful perks can help further your mission and give employees something to smile about.
The Basics of Obamacare

The Basics of Obamacare

Here are the vitals you need to know about SMBs and The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The Real Power of Health Insurance

Health insurance isn't a nice perk, it's a requirement for anyone choosing to go it alone as an entrepreneur.
Health Insurance Reform: Steps to Take Now to Prepare

Health Insurance Reform: Steps to Take Now to Prepare

Plan ahead for Obamacare to control costs and limit confusion.
Tips for Overcoming Early HR Hurdles

Tips for Overcoming Early HR Hurdles

Of all the struggles you'll face as an entrepreneur, hiring, training and managing employees is one of the biggest. Here are some tips for clearing your startup's way of HR obstacles.

Your Obamacare Confusion Is an Insurance Broker's Opportunity

Health reform's complexities have spurred some brokers to re-boot their approach to clients.
New York City to Require Employers to Give Paid Sick Leave

New York City to Require Employers to Give Paid Sick Leave

After a contentious back and forth, the Gotham City is on the verge of passing legislation mandating paid time off for employees that are not healthy.
How to Provide More Benefits Without Busting the Bank

How to Provide More Benefits Without Busting the Bank

Ideas for making the most of employee benefits.

Biggest Mistakes: Skillshare on Knowing Your Strengths -- And Weaknesses

When the education-sharing platform began hiring employees, making benefits decisions soon became a priority. But co-founder Michael Karnjanaprakorn now says he should have left that task up to a professional.
Quirky Startup Perks: 'A Mating Call' for Tech Talent?

Quirky Startup Perks: 'A Mating Call' for Tech Talent?

Between bacon-wrapped cash, winery outings and a year's supply of PBR, startups are rolling out all the stops for top talent.
Love Obamacare? Get Ready for More Health-Care Legislation

Love Obamacare? Get Ready for More Health-Care Legislation

Most Americans don't like the 'market solution' to the problem of escalating health-insurance costs. The best option for employers and employees alike is to push for government policies that lower the cost of care.
How 'Obamacare' Impacts Young Entrepreneurs

How 'Obamacare' Impacts Young Entrepreneurs

Just because your startup already offers employee-health insurance, doesn't mean you should ignore the new health-care law. Here, we parse the law's particulars that matter to young treps.
Small Business Strategies for Managing Rising Health-Care Costs

Small Business Strategies for Managing Rising Health-Care Costs

Ballooning premiums and shifting government regulations can make dealing with employee health insurance a nightmare, here's how to cope.
8 Tips for Business Success from Costco's Jim Sinegal

8 Tips for Business Success from Costco's Jim Sinegal

Even brilliant start-up entrepreneurs could benefit from learning a thing or two from the long-time Costco CEO.

The Health-Care Law's Mandate: A Tax on Young Americans?

Minutes after the Supreme Court handed down its decision to uphold the health-care law, critics lambasted it for amounting to a massive new tax -- which would mostly affect young people.
How to Attract -- And Retain -- Staff When You Can't Pay Big Bucks

How to Attract -- And Retain -- Staff When You Can't Pay Big Bucks

Here are the basics every entrepreneur needs to know about creating an employee benefits package.
5 Scenarios for the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care

5 Scenarios for the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care

In anticipation of the Supreme Court's ruling on the health-care law, we outline five possible outcomes for small-business owners to chew on -- and plan for.
Democratic Lawmakers Question NFIB's Motives for Small Business

Democratic Lawmakers Question NFIB's Motives for Small Business

The small business organization that is leading the case against President Obama's health care reform act is asked to disclose its donor list.
Accounting Software Giant Intuit Offers Health-Care, 401(k) Services

Accounting Software Giant Intuit Offers Health-Care, 401(k) Services

The maker of popular accounting tool QuickBooks has expanded its services into the world of employee benefits.

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