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employee benefits

April 6, 2017
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Employee Benefits Benchmarking: Employer Contributions

The March 2017 Zenefits Small Business Benefits Benchmark Report is now available. Representing data from more than 8,000 Zenefits customers, the report examines how plan types, contributions, premiums, deductibles, copays and out-of-pocket costs differ across regions. The study is intended to help businesses make more informed decisions by providing insights into the choices of similar […]

employee happiness

April 5, 2017
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7 Ways to Boost Employee Happiness

If you’re running a business, managing HR, or charged with almost any dimension of people operations, it’s more than likely you’ve encountered the term ’employee happiness’ at some point in your daily life. A quick Google search for the term yields over 21 million results – articles, slide decks, and other posts – so one thing is clear: People are […]

April 3, 2017
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Why Businesses Must Recognize Equal Pay Day

April 4th, 2017 is Equal Pay Day. The gender pay gap is still very much alive, with April 4th symbolizing how far into 2017 women must work in order to earn what men earned in 2016. The National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) started Equal Pay Day in 1996 as a public awareness event to […]

March 30, 2017
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Employee Benefits Benchmarking: Insurance Premiums

The March 2017 Zenefits Small Business Benefits Benchmark Report is now available. Representing data from more than 8,000 Zenefits customers, the report examines how plan types, contributions, premiums, deductibles, copays, and out-of-pocket costs differ across regions. The study is intended to help businesses make more informed decisions by providing insights into the choices of similar […]

employee conflict

March 28, 2017
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5 Effective Ways to Handle Employee Conflict

“Conflict is inevitable but combat is optional.” Max Lucado Employee happiness and amicability is important, but when you throw any variation of employee personalities together, there’s bound to be some sort of clash. Conflict isn’t necessarily bad, though. On the contrary, it’s rather healthy to have your ideas challenged, and it helps hash out and […]

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March 28, 2017
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How are Payroll Taxes Calculated? – Federal Income Tax Withholding

In my previous blog we looked at the best methods for determining our federal income taxable wages. Now that we know our taxable wages, we’re ready to calculate the federal income tax withholding. Federal Income Tax Withholding is an Estimate The first thing to remember is that federal income tax withholding is an estimate. Its […]