Benefits

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.
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.
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?
Benefits

Should You Offer Time Off to Fathers of Newborns?

Here are four questions to consider as you debate instituting a paternity leave policy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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