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Setting Up the Perfect Compensation Plan for Your Sales Team
sales compensation

Setting Up the Perfect Compensation Plan for Your Sales Team

Structure your compensation to align with your company's goals and ensure your sales management team understands the goals they must attain.
Ken Thoreson
 7 Payroll Items to Check Off Your List Before the Year Ends
Business Circle

7 Payroll Items to Check Off Your List Before the Year Ends

From preparing for performance reviews to organizing receipts for taxes, an early start now will avoid headaches later.
Matt Straz
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
Prepare for Family Leave Laws and Avoid Litigation Later
Leadership

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
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Small Businesses Can Offer Big Benefits to Attract the Best Talent
Benefits

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
The Best Approach to Bringing on Contracted Workers
Ask the Expert

The Best Approach to Bringing on Contracted Workers

When entrepreneurs just need to bring on temporary employees for short-term projects, what is the best approach -- 1099 or W2?
Alex Katz
Why We Replaced (In)Human Resources with 'Employee Experience'
Human Resources

Why We Replaced (In)Human Resources with 'Employee Experience'

HR departments have an uncanny knack for being disliked by both employees and leadership. One company dumped HR and shares their experience.
Gina O’Reilly
Supreme Court: Hobby Lobby Can't Be Forced to Buy Contraceptive Coverage
Obamacare

Supreme Court: Hobby Lobby Can't Be Forced to Buy Contraceptive Coverage

(Closely-Held) corporations aren't just people, they're religious people. Supreme Court decision finds certain private companies can sidestep birth control mandate.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
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
Obamacare Is Turning Top Performers Into Free Agents
Affordable Care Act

Obamacare Is Turning Top Performers Into Free Agents

Company health insurance is no longer enough to keep would-be entrepreneurs tethered to corporate jobs.
Tasha Eurich
The 25 Best Companies for Employee Compensation and Benefits
Compensation and benefits

The 25 Best Companies for Employee Compensation and Benefits

Unsurprisingly, the tech sector dominates the list. But can you guess who came in at No. 2?
Laura Entis
Why Mark Zuckerberg's $1 Salary Means Nothing
Mark Zuckerberg

Why Mark Zuckerberg's $1 Salary Means Nothing

The CEO and co-founder of Facebook may have a $1 salary on paper, but he took home $3.3 billion by exercising stock options for 2013.
Laura Entis
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
Does Your Job Satisfy You? (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

Does Your Job Satisfy You? (Infographic)

An infographic from LinkedIn explores what motivates employees all around the world.
Nina Zipkin