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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?
Benefits

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
No Cash on Hand? 3 Tips on Attracting Top Talent With Stock Options.
Compensation and benefits

No Cash on Hand? 3 Tips on Attracting Top Talent With Stock Options.

Entrepreneurs are frequently faced with the conundrum of how to recruit top-tier talent with little cash. To overcome this challenge, many offer stock-based compensation.
Lynda Galligan
Sick at Work? You're Not the Only One.
Human Resources

Sick at Work? You're Not the Only One.

In a survey from NSF International, a quarter of Americans reported going to work sick no matter what.
Nina Zipkin
How to Get Paid More Today
Growth Strategies

How to Get Paid More Today

With all the talk about how companies should pay more, few leaders realize that the path to higher compensation rests with them, not the government.
Lindsay Broder
3 Easy Tricks for Getting Fit at the Office
Lifestyle

3 Easy Tricks for Getting Fit at the Office

Often entrepreneurs become so entrenched in the day-to-day tasks of running a business that they put their health on the back burner. But it doesn't have to be that way. Here are a few tips on how to balance work and health as a hectic small-business owner.
Kristy Campbell
Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages
Growth Strategies

Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages

Despite the rhetoric, companies are making workers' lives better and continue to help our economic growth.
Ray Hennessey
Obama Proposes Retirement Account Program That May Require Employer Action
Growth Strategies

Obama Proposes Retirement Account Program That May Require Employer Action

In his latest State of the Union address, President Obama mentioned a new savings account for employees called 'myRA.'
Catherine Clifford