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How Long Is the Hiring Process for Small Businesses?

How long is a typical hiring process for a small business? It can depend on multiple factors such as industry, season and size. We break it all down.

Trending Work Perks: A Breakdown of Student Loan Assistance Programs

Over 77 percent of employees say that student loan assistance programs are important to them when considering where to take their next job.

When Should a Small Business Hire a CEO?

Many small business owners consider themselves CEOs-- but sometimes you need a little help. Here's when to hire a small business CEO.

How to Write Effective Employee Evaluations

Effective performance management systems are crucial to an organizations succcess. The core component: employee evaluations.

PTO Policy: What to Know and Consider for Your Business

While many small businesses may not be required to offer a PTO policy, the benefits of doing so are worth considering. Check out why so many SMOs offer PTO.

Exempt vs. Nonexempt Employees: The Definitions Might Be Changing

One of the most common reasons businesses are fined is due to employee misclassification. So, what's the difference between exempt vs. nonexempt employees?

What Is Organizational Learning (And Why Is It Important?)

With a new emphasis on learning and development programs, it's easy to focus on individual learning. But what is organizational learning?

Businesses Rely More Heavily on Contingent Workers, Complicating Compliance

As the gig economy continues to grow, businesses are relying more heavily on contingent workers. Here's what to consider before turning to contractors.

What is a Labor Cost Distribution Report?

While HR should be focused on people, this position also deals with a lot of data analysis. Personnel can be one of the largest investments for a business, especially small businesses, so it’s crucial to assess how well employees are performing. One helpful tool used by the HR management team is called a labor cost […]

Want to Fill More Open Jobs? Workers with Criminal Records Say ‘Ban the Box’

More states are instituting 'ban the box' laws to limit automatic background checks for all jobs. Why some employers aren't on board with these laws.

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