Nicole Roder

Nicole is a freelance writer specializing in health, mental health, and parenting issues. Her work has appeared in Today's Parent, Crixeo, Grok Nation, Chesapeake Family LIFE, and the Baltimore Sun, among others.

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Minimum Wage in Every State (Updated for 2020)

Across the U.S., states are raising their minimum wage laws every month. If it’s been hard for you to stay on top of the changes, check out this updated list.

The Paid Holidays Most Small Businesses Will Give Their Employees in 2020

We've listed the top paid holidays private sector employees give their employees, plus how common it is to offer additional days off

How to Communicate Your Company’s Benefits Policy and Improve Employee Experience

Here’s a checklist to ensure you’re promoting your perks in the best ways.

HR Tips: 4 Questions to Ask an HR Technology Provider Before Signing Your Contract

Looking for a human capital management software to give your team a single place to manage all of your HR needs? Read these tips for selecting the right solution.

How to Effectively Set Goals With Your Direct Reports

Performance review season will soon be upon us. To prepare, clearly set goals with your employees now and bonus season will be a breeze.

5 Tips for Hiring Gen Zers

The next generation of talent is entering the workforce

6 Tips for Small Businesses Hiring for the Holidays

Seasonal hiring is a unique challenge for small business owners. Are you ready?

Seasonal Employment Laws: What You Need to Know for 2019

If your small business is hiring seasonal workers, read this guide to understand how to navigate taxes, benefits, overtime, pay, and teenage employment

Hiring Millennials? Use These 5 Tips for Success

Some experts project that Millennials will make up 75% of the workforce by 2025. You may have to re-think your recruiting strategy.

How to Achieve Work-Life Balance: Tips for Employees and Employers

Feeling overwhelmed at work or at home? Take a breather and read these tips on how to achieve work-life balance