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By: | Apr 08, 2019
Imagine driving to work one morning with no street signs or traffic lights to guide you. You would be super cautious every time you came to an intersection, and chances are good you’d be pulling your hair by the time you got to work due to the stress. Lights, signs and programmed systems create order... read more
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By: | Mar 25, 2019
It seems like just yesterday when small business owners deployed the high-tech system of strategic sticky-note placement to track employee time-off requests and absenteeism. You remember, Jeff was on blue stickies next to the stapler, Gina was yellow piled under the “Best Boss” trophy, and Terry was pink behind the rolodex. And don’t forget the... read more
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By: | Feb 20, 2019
Let’s get right to the point: There’s a smart way to approach employee attendance monitoring and a lazy way. While one (the turn-the-other-cheek method) may seem easier and less confrontational, the other (easy-to-use apps) helps you save money, hold employees accountable and improve morale. Which do you prefer? The turn-the-other-check method is simple: Do nothing... read more
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By: | Feb 13, 2019
Everything is moving to the web these days – shopping, movie-watching, even job application management. Say what? It’s true. In our ever-evolving world of technology, you can now customize a job application that meets the specific needs of your business and manage the entire process from the comfort of your desktop. Even better: The right... read more
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By: | Jan 25, 2019
The good news: Many small businesses recognize the importance of company policies informing employees of their rights and workplace rules. The bad news: They’re not getting this information into the hands of every employee. By law, you must notify employees of certain workplace rights, such as equal employment opportunity, the Family and Medical Leave Act... read more
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By: | Nov 07, 2018
If your business picks up at certain times of the year — or you need to cover employees taking time off for the holidays — you may turn to seasonal workers to fill the gap. Before you create a job application or hang a sign on your business’s front window, however, consider the special circumstances... read more