Cinnamon Janzer

Cinnamon Janzer is a journalist and content writer based in Minneapolis. She has been a valued writer for Workest since 2019.

305 articles

Small Business Guide to Holiday Perks (In Lieu of Holiday Bonuses)

Holiday bonuses have come to be expected, but that can pose a problem for budget-tight small businesses. Here are some other perks to offer employees.

The Main Causes of Employee Absenteeism (and What to Do About It)

Employee absenteeism is a rising problem with many possible causes. The first step is understanding why your employees are avoiding the office.

The Best HR Conferences in 2019

From HR West and SHRM, here are all the HR conferences you shouldn't miss in 2019. And you don't have to be an HR professional to find these valuable.

California Business Owners Need to Know: What is CASDI?

For business owners, there are many rules and regulations to keep up with-- CASDI being a big one for those in California. So, what is CASDI?

How to Prorate Vacation Days for Full-Time and Part-Time Employees

Proration is not difficult, but there are a few formulas you have to understand before getting started. Here's how to prorate vacation days.

Everything You Should Know about IRS Form 8809

Managing all the taxes, withholdings, and paperwork for your employees can be a hassle, especially if you’re a new or very small business. However, there is one quick solution that can help make the whole process a bit easier: Gaining a basic understanding of the forms that are relevant to you and your business. One form […]

6 Ways To Show Appreciation to Employees

With the holidays around the corner, give thanks at the office with these 6 simple ways to show appreciation to employees.

What is Michelle’s Law?

College students comprise a valuable workforce for many small businesses, but when hiring them, ensure you're familiar with Michelle's Law.

Hiring Seasonal Workers is Becoming More Difficult for Small Businesses. Heres How to Stay Competitive.

Hiring seasonal workers is becoming harder for small and midsize businesses, but many rely on the added help through busy seasons.

What is Civic Time Off? Behind the New Fringe Benefit

With election day approaching, how can you encourage civic engagement without taking a political stance? It's time to consider offering civic time off.