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stacks of employee records

July 2, 2018

The Small Business Guide to Employee Records

If you’re thinking about tossing out that personnel file on the employee who quit last week, hold off. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requires you to keep all employee records for a year. And if you terminate someone, you must keep the employee’s personnel records for a year from the termination date.  Companies […]

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money sign: cost of onboarding

April 4, 2018

How much do hiring and onboarding cost?

Hiring and onboarding new employees are important steps to grow any business. And research shows that a company’s approach to these processes significantly impacts the average duration of employment. According to SHRM, 50% of hourly workers leave new jobs within the first 4 months. With this in mind, it’s not difficult to understand why more […]

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Jay Fulcher on Bravery

April 3, 2018

Effective Leadership: Be Brave but Limit Bravado

This is the first in a series by Jay Fulcher, Chairman & CEO of Zenefits, about leading and scaling businesses. If modern business were a book or movie, bravery would be the undeniable hero. Starting a business is hard, but running and growing one is becoming increasingly more Herculean in the face of global, economic, […]

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December 4, 2017

‘Tis the Season To Offer Great Benefits (& Build a Great Team)

As someone who helps run a small business, you have a lot of challenges that bigger employers don’t have. As a result, the outlook can be a little dicey: Roughly half of small businesses survive their first five years, and only 30% last for 10 years or more, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. […]

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mercy for animals

May 2, 2017

[Customer Spotlight]: A Look into Mercy For Animal’s Fight for Animal Rights

Did you know that 9 billion farmed animals are killed for food each year? And that 300 million unwanted male chicks are killed by the U.S. egg industry each year? The stats are astounding – and it’s what prompted Mercy For Animals (MFA) to form. Based out of Los Angeles, the nonprofit is fighting to […]

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small business

May 1, 2017

[Free eBook]: Stories of Small Business Success

This week is National Small Business Week and that means we get to celebrate the 28 million small businesses that help run our economy. And when we say “run our economy,” we mean it. There are 28 million small businesses in America, and those small businesses account for 54 percent of all U.S. sales, according […]

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