Cinnamon Janzer

Cinnamon Janzer is a journalist and content writer based in Minneapolis. Her first job was at a buffet in Mandan, North Dakota which was just as lowbrow as it sounds. Read more about her at

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How to Terminate an Employee: Best Practices

It's one of the most difficult aspects of owning a business

What is Bereavement Leave from Work?

An employer's guide to bereavement leave, and what it means to your business

How to Create a New Hire Onboarding Survey

When a new hire starts, your business wants to get them productive fast. Learn how a new hire onboarding survey can boost retention and performance.

6 Creative Employee Onboarding Ideas

Employee onboarding is not necessarily anyone's idea of a good time. But with these onboarding ideas, you can spice up your new hire process.

The Ins and Outs of Pre-tax Benefits

What are pre-tax benefits? This article defines pre-tax benefits, the types of savings they provide, and how they differ from post-tax benefits.

7 Employee Handbook Examples You Should Steal From

An employee handbook can be crucial in building a positive workplace culture and employee loyalty, but they're not easy to write. That's why we're breaking down the process for you and offering you six employee handbook examples.

What is Bereavement Leave? A Quick Guide

Bereavement leave is intended to help employees grieve when dealing with the loss of a loved one. Learn what is required as employer in this short guide.

The Essentials of the Small Business Employee Handbook

What is a small business employee handbook and what are the benefits of writing one? Find out what belongs in your company handbook.

What You Should Know About Flexible Paid Time Off

Many companies are offering flexible paid time off. Learn what a flexible PTO is and how it differs from unlimited PTO policies.

What the FICA? The Social Security Payroll Tax Cap for 2019

HR is brimming with acronyms, which can be hard to keep up with. Here we'll explore FICA, COLA, and the new social security payroll tax cap for 2019.