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.

November 15, 2017

How to Engage, Motivate and Coach Your Team

When it comes to creating a thriving business, your most important building blocks to architecting that dream are the people who build alongside you. When you take the time to invest in their goals, performance and interests, you demonstrate that the business’s success is directly correlated to your employee’s engagement at work. A whopping 84% […]

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October 25, 2017

What is ‘Career Coaching’ & Should I Try It?

When it comes to employee benefits, learning and development is increasingly reported as a perk that employees are looking for. And the research makes sense – as the workforce becomes more nimble, honing skills in a variety of areas keeps employees interested, engaged, and able to apply a broadened toolkit to their everyday work. In […]

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HR Tech

October 2, 2017

Catch Zenefits at HR Tech!

The world of work is changing, and with each passing day, it becomes increasingly complex to define just exactly what “work” means. The truth of the matter is, there isn’t one word or phrase that encapsulates us all. With the expansion of the gig economy, freelance employees, remote working and more, the ways in which […]

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September 29, 2017

Introducing Zenefits Pay Connect

As a platform that’s built to empower people, Zenefits delivers a best in class employee experience to your team–regardless of role, department and experience level. At SHIFT, Zenefits’ first ever Culture Conference, we revealed how we’re architecting workplace software of the future that gives your employees the tools they need to be successful (both in […]

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August 28, 2017

No Excuse Savings; The Godfather of Zenefits Payroll on 401(k)s

When it comes to planning for your future, one of the most productive things you can do is to set up a 401(k) savings account. Whether you’re new to the workforce or simply researching how to optimize your retirement, James Brown, the Godfather of Zenefits Payroll, is here to answer your most pressing questions in […]

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August 9, 2017

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 […]

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May 3, 2017

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 […]

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April 27, 2017

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 […]

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Zenefits + Lyft Ride Sharing

January 25, 2017

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) […]

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Employee Goal Setting

January 20, 2017

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 […]

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December 20, 2016

Why You Should Consider Offering a 401(k) Plan in 2017

If you’re like most, the final days of December have us thinking of all things 2017 and how we can make personal improvements in the new year. In addition to goal setting around ever-popular wellness, financial health often tops many resolution lists. After spending more than we traditionally do on gifts, outings and events, January […]

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December 15, 2016

What regulatory changes are expected from the new President and Congress?

Yesterday, Zenefits hosted a town hall style webinar about possible legislative and regulatory changes from the incoming Trump administration that would impact small businesses — and to offer advice as to how you should prepare. The discussion was led by our own Chris Massey, Zenefits’ vice president of government relations and public policy, and joined […]

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