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.

85 articles

Describing your Company Culture: Do’s and Don’ts

Company culture impacts employee retention and overall performance. If you haven't thought a lot about your company culture, it's time to start.

Building a Positive Company Culture: 5 Strategies That Work

Here are steps you can take to understand and recognize company culture — and improve it at your workplace.

8 Ways To Tell Your Customers Your Store is Reopening

Plus 3 more ideas to keep them coming back.

Helping Employees Deal with “Career Grief” After Layoffs

Your employees may be feeling guilt for surviving layoffs, and it could affect their health and productivity. Here’s how to lead your staff through this difficult time.

Need Help Paying Back a Business Loan? How to Negotiate New Payment Terms

It’s crucial that you understand all of your loan terms, and negotiate better ones when you can. Here’s a list of the most common loan terms you should know, and the terms that are most important to negotiate.

11 Cost-Cutting Ideas for Small Businesses

Consider implementing these practices to increase your bottom line without sacrificing your business’ needs.

Understanding Ghosting in the Workplace, and How to Prevent It

Ghosting has moved beyond friendships and dating. It’s now happening to employers, too.

Home Office Hacks: How to Create the Perfect Virtual Workspace

Instead of going straight to the couch every day to do work, consider a more ergonomic work-from-home setup.

What is an HRIS System and How Can It Help Cut Costs?

Learn more about the benefits of using HRIS systems, including streamlining your business’s HR functions, freeing up time, and saving money.

Out of Work? Here Are Programs That Might Be Able to Help

If you were pushed out of work due to coronavirus, these programs can help provide relief