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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Does Your Company Have a Healthy Employee Retention Rate?

Does your company have a healthy employee retention rate? Here's how to calculate yours, and some benchmarks to show you where you stand.

How to Improve Communication in Your Workplace

Good communication boosts productivity; bad communication loses money. Here's how to improve the communication in your workplace.

What is Organizational Learning (And Why is it Important?)

With a new emphasis on learning and development programs, it's easy to focus on individual learning. But what is organizational learning?

Flex Benefits: Letting Your People Choose Their Perks

It's hard to keep up with all the trendy benefits plans-- so why not combine them all? Here's the case for using flex benefits at your company.

7 Ways to Support Female Entrepreneurs on International Women’s Day

Check out these seven ways (both large and small) to support female entrepreneurs and business leaders on International Women's day!

A Step by Step Guide to Employee Appreciation

Employee appreciation day is in March, but we want to make sure your employees feel appreciated year-round. Here are our tips.

New Jersey Minimum Wage Increases July First

There are multiple New Jersey minimum wage increases to expect in the coming years-- the first of which starts July 1st, 2019.

Your Guide on How To do Labor Cost Allocation

Wondering how to do labor cost allocation? We’ll walk you through it. When you own a business, you have a lot of costs to consider. How much will you pay for your space, materials, and marketing, for example? One of the largest costs for most businesses labor. And as any accountant will tell you, your […]

Which Non-Discrimination Policies to Include in an Employee Handbook

There's a lot of information to fit into a company guidebook, but make sure to cover the basics first. Check out these non-discrimination policies to include in your employee handbook.

What Are the Benefits of Bringing Data Analytics to Payroll?

Am I paying my employees an appropriate salary? Without a compensation management tool, determining the answer to that question can be difficult.