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Resources that offer guidance on the how-tos of paying your employees

This story appears in the December 2000 issue of Entrepreneurs Start-Ups magazine.

Can you annoy your employees in the same moment you think you're doing a good deed? Truth be told, many young bosses grossly mishandle when and how they give out pay raises and bonuses. Understand this: Pay needs to be part of a consistent policy. Hand out raises the way Mom raised your allowance, and, guess what, you've screwed up, big time.

True, money is a tough topic. And a boss who rolls straight ahead without learning the right way to handle these issues is heading toward big trouble. Plenty of Web sites offer guidance on the how-to of paying workers:

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