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5 Cost-Effective Employee Benefits to Complement Your Health Plan

A strong benefits package is one of the most effective ways to bring in talent and keep your best employees where you want…

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5 Simple Ways to Lower Stress at Work

Stress at work seems like a given — there's a reason they call it "work" and not "an all expenses paid vacation to the…

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HR Outsourcing, Part I: How Do You Know If HR Outsourcing Is Right for Your Business?

HR outsourcing may not be something you've ever thought about for your small business. Chances are, though, if you don't…

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6 New Year Reflections for Small Business Owners

When you're an employee, your boss probably sits you down each December for an annual performance appraisal. Things are a…

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Can I Give My Employees Open Enrollment Advice?

Does open enrollment communication to employees often seem to fall on deaf ears? It turns out employees do want open…

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Can a Standard Vacation Policy Help You Keep Up During the Holiday Season?

As the holiday season approaches, more people will start requesting time off during what for many businesses is one of the…

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Employer Wellness Programs

What’s the Best Way to Get Employees to the Gym?

Sure, you want to get your workers to the gym, but how should you do it? Should you set up a fitness reimbursement system as…

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Breaks at Work

Are Your Employees Taking Lunch Breaks? Here’s Why They Should

The harder your employees work, the better, right? Not quite. Breaks at work, from regular lunch hours to informal…

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How to Create a Small Business Benefits Package Your Employees Will Love

While the desire to create a great small business benefits package may not have been one of the reasons you decided to go…

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Do You Know the Dangers of Workplace Bullying?

If you thought bullying was something we all left behind in junior high school, you can count yourself lucky. According to…

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Controlling Costs: Pregnancy and Childbirth

Do you know the cost of childbirth in the United States? Time's Money magazine reports that the average hospital cost of…

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Controlling Costs: Dermatology

Most people know that you should schedule an annual checkup with your primary care physician and visit the dentist regularly…

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