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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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.

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.