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7 Things Employees Wish They Could Tell Their Boss About Salaries
Managing Employees

7 Things Employees Wish They Could Tell Their Boss About Salaries

Even if you're a great boss there are a lot of things you don't know about your employees.
Jeff Haden
Culture That Counts -- 5 Ways to Dramatically Boost Employee Satisfaction
Office Culture

Culture That Counts -- 5 Ways to Dramatically Boost Employee Satisfaction

These elements (mostly) don't cost an employer a dime but may do wonders in warming up the office climate.
Firas Kittaneh
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
5 Ways Telecommuting Saves Employers Money
Telecommuting

5 Ways Telecommuting Saves Employers Money

Many employees hate commuting to jobs they otherwise love. Employers can save big money allowing them to work happily from home.
Drew Hendricks
What Payroll Schedule is Best for Your Business?
Employee Compensation

What Payroll Schedule is Best for Your Business?

The pros and cons of semi-monthly and bi-weekly pay periods -- yes, there is a big difference.
Joshua Reeves
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