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

What’s the Difference Between an HMO, PPO and POS?

How do I compare an HMO vs PPO vs POS? There are many complicated nuances in comparing and contrasting these heathcare plans. Here's the breakdown.

What to Gift Your Office Manager

The weather is getting colder by the day, which means that the holiday season is descending upon us quickly. Whether you picked your manager for the gift exchange, or you simply want to thank her for the year of hard work, selecting an office-appropriate present can be challenging. Here are our tips for choosing that perfect office […]

Can Music in the Workplace Boost Productivity?

For some, music in the workplace can boost productivity. For others it's a distraction. Here's how to navigate this hot topic.

Breaking Down the 9/80 Work Week and What It Means for Employers

We've all heard of the 5/40 work week-- or the traditional 9-5. But what is a 9/80 work week and how does it afford more 3-day weekends?

What Personal Information Do I Need to Collect from New Hires?

From the documents you need, to what information you should avoid asking your employees, here's all the onboarding personal information nuances.

FSA Employer Contribution Rules

Understanding the basic information about FSA employer contribution rules will help you make an informed decision about offering this option to employees.

Celebrating Today as a Boss: How to improve your people management skills

Today is National Boss Day! Not getting the love you deserve? Maybe it's time to work on your people management skills-- these tips will go a long way.

How to Navigate Different Types of Tax and IRS Forms

As an employer, you probably get a lot of questions about tax and IRS forms-- you may even have some yourself. Here's our guide on how to navigate taxes.

A State-by-State Guide for Each IRS Mailing Address

Where do I mail my tax returns? That depends on your location. Here is our guide to each IRS mailing address, based on your state.

How Do Commuter Benefits Work?

In 2018, small businesses have an array of creative benefits that they can offer their employees in addition to more traditional and expected perks, such as 401(k) matching. There are plenty of perks to demonstrate your appreciation of your employees, that not only show your workers that their employee satisfaction matters to you, but that […]