Caitlin Dowling

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Caitlin Dowling

Caitlin is a content marketing manager who loves telling small business success stories. When she’s not tweeting at industry influencers, you can find her crafting pickles and exploring San Francisco.

August 9, 2017
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Introducing James Brown, The Godfather of Payroll Tax Compliance

When you think of the Godfather, what comes to mind? Actually, wait…err..that’s not the image we’re trying to invoke. But one of a figure of authority? Now that’s the notion we’re channeling. Cue James Brown, the Godfather of Zenefits Payroll. In the office, James is a boss when it comes to everything tax related. Have […]

May 3, 2017
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Preparing for Arizona’s Mandatory Sick Leave (Prop 206)

If you’re running a business, chances are you’ve heard of Arizona’s Proposition 206, The Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act that passed in November of 2016. This law mandates two changes for employers in the state, both effective on or before July 1st, 2017 (Phoenix Business Journal). Prop 206 mandates the following adjustments in employer […]

April 27, 2017
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Preparing for mid-year open enrollment

If you’re like most of us, the term open enrollment makes you think of the end of the calendar year, when many lines of business get squared away. However, open enrollment can actually occur at any point; March, October, May — you name it.  Regardless of when your business undergoes this process, running a smooth OE is […]

Zenefits + Lyft Ride Sharing

January 25, 2017
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Lyft + Zenefits – Come Ride Share with Us!

Lyft and Zenefits partner to bring commuter benefits to Boston, Miami, New York, and Seattle! In today’s modern workplace, the need for speed is ubiquitous. How quickly can you meet deadlines, deliver on projects, and stay ahead of the competition? Each minute is valuable. Like you, we here at Zenefits love saving time (and money) […]

Employee Goal Setting

January 20, 2017
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How to Increase Employee Efficiency in 2017 with Goal Setting

Now that January’s more than half way through, how are you feeling about the resolutions you made on the first? Can’t quite remember what you aimed to achieve? Didn’t quite get around to setting any goals? That’s okay — it’s not too late for you to optimize 2017 to improve employee productivity. To get started […]

January 11, 2017
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Driving Employee Engagement in 2017

Ah, the ever popular “new year, new me” season is officially upon us. Whether this makes you roll your eyes or smile, we here at Zenefits and Blueboard are big fans of this annual “tabula rasa”. After all, the opportunity to move forward with a blank canvas and reflect on both your business achievements and […]