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

Firing an Employee? Here are the illegal things to NOT do

What constitutes as a wrongful termination? Read this guide to find out.

Sample Termination Letters for Employees who were Fired or Laid Off

How to write a termination letter, with 2 free downloads (termination for cause and termination without cause)

What is Job Mobility and Why it Matters for Retention

As job hopping is becoming more common, learn how to retain talent by implementing a job mobility program

When to Offer Severance Pay, and How Much

As a small business owner, you may consider providing severance pay for employees. But what is it exactly, how does it work?

What is the Best Way to Communicate Terminations?

While employers are considering terminating a staff member, it's important to do it with utmost importance. Part of that is managing your communications.

Dealing with Deception at Work

When businesses value honesty and integrity, what do you do if someone is being dishonest?

Why You Need Feedback Loops for Onboarding and Retention

Feedback loops. They regulate nearly every aspect of every system in your life, even if you aren’t aware of them.

How to Create Wealth for Employees as a Small Business

Employee turnover is a common problem for small business. Learn how helping create wealth opportunities for employees can improve retention.

How to Reduce Employee Turnover? 3 Academic Models to Learn and Steal From

Employee turnover is costly. Three academic models share strategies for reducing employee turnover inside your small or mid-size business.

The Employee Onboarding Documents You Must Have

The collection of employee records during the onboarding process is a must. This article explores best practices for gathering onboarding documents.