Catherine Tansey

Catherine Tansey

Catherine is a freelance writer based in Oaxaca. She writes about human capital trends, emerging tech, and the future of work. When she’s not writing, Catherine’s evangelizing remote work and improving her Spanish. Like many New Englanders, her first job was at a local Dunkin’ Donuts. You can read more about her at

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What Is an Applicant Tracking System?

ATSs can streamline your recruiting process and help you stay in compliance.

How HR Leaders Can Make a Business Case for an HR Platform

HR automation can take care of administrative tasks, reduce human errors, streamline compliance reporting, and more.

5 Compliance Tips for Small Businesses for 2021

Remote work can make compliance more complicated. If you have employees working from home, here are compliance areas to consider in 2021.

How to Transition Your SMB Online

E-commerce sales are up. Is your business online yet?

5 Tips to Increase Your Holiday Sales

Attract more holiday shoppers with this pandemic-proof strategy.

Building an Employee Handbook: Top Things You Must Have

Want to build an employee handbook, but don’t know where to start? Check out this ultimate guide on employee handbook tips and necessities.

Why Your SMB Needs an Online Presence This Holiday Season

Small businesses are expected to see a +107% revenue boost over the 2020 holiday season. Take advantage of the surge in online spending with these tips.

State Employee Benefit Plans

All states offer health insurance, retirement plans, and other postemployment benefits to public sector employees. Find out what other benefits state workers are eligible for.

Talking Politics at Work: Election 2020, a Primer

You won’t be able to prevent political discourse entirely, but here’s how HR can help keep the peace during this election season.

How to Calculate Employee Turnover Rate

Your employee turnover rate tells you the average percentage of your workforce leaving your company.