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 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 […]

What Are The Differences in a Roth vs. Traditional IRA?

Here’s the basic information you and your employees need to make an informed decision to on whether to start a roth vs. traditional IRA.

What Should I Know About Different Types of Employee Leave?

There’s no way around it-- life gets in the way of work sometimes. To stay compliant, you need to know which types of employee leave are required by law.

How to Construct the Perfect Performance Management System

When managing people, you can't always expect top performance. To improve, read these crucial steps in crafting the perfect performance management system.

What is a 5498-SA Tax Form?

The 5498-SA form tracks contributions to Medicare Advantage medical savings accounts among other things. Here's what you need to know to stay compliant.

What’s an Employee Performance Improvement Plan (PIP)?

Whether you’re new to managing employees or on a path of developing your management skills, one central tenet of employee management is a process to help under-performers improve. After examining the financial cost of terminating an employee for poor performance and hiring someone else, choosing improvement over firing is a smart business strategy that any leader […]

Should My Business Convert to Agile?

Millennials are demanding more flexibility in their work schedules. But what about in other aspects of their work? Cue the agile work environment.

New Hire Training 101

There are two core functions to new hire training: what the recruits want to know and what they need to know. Here's the breakdown.

How Much PTO is Too Much PTO?

How much PTO is appropriate if your company has an unlimited PTO policy? Well, let’s start with how much time off most Americans have to gauge this answer.

Do I Qualify for Medicare?

Healthcare is hardly an easy topic to navigate these days. And floating around in the sea of healthcare questions: who qualifies for Medicare?