Could an Office Visitor Policy Help Drive Work-Life Balance?

No, your workplace isn't a petting zoo or a day care. But allowing employees to host occasional visitors — whether pets,…

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5 Ways to Reduce Unconscious Bias in the Hiring Process

Despite our best intentions, we all suffer from some level of unconscious bias. Assumptions and stereotypes, picked up…

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What Can Employers Do to Mediate Political Workplace Conflict?

Workplace conflict is inevitable. That's a good thing: You don't want a bevy of drones who nod in agreement with everything…

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Why Your Employees Need Sick Days — and Unsick Days

We always want employees to take a sick day when they have the flu or come down with a stomach bug. It allows them to…

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How to Implement HR Outsourcing

Outsourcing part or all of your HR services can have many advantages, especially if you don't have your own experts on…

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Should Your Company Consider Video Interviews?

Hiring is never simple, even under the best circumstances. If your business is growing quickly, your current recruitment and…

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Determining the ROI of health insurance takes a little extra planning but will help you improve communication with your leadership team.

Sharpen Your HR Skills With Health Care Benefits Analysis

Covering employee health insurance can mean a sizable investment. In 2017, premiums to cover an individual employee ran…

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Your Guide to Better Information Management

Records and information management can seem like a monumental task. Businesses create and use countless documents and other…

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HR Outsourcing, Part III: Measuring the Success of Your New Relationship

After a thorough search, you've found and onboarded your HR outsourcing partner. Now you can spend more time on your…

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Evaluating Drug Testing in the Changing Drug Landscape

The United States criminalized marijuana in 1937 and continues to do so today. But the landscape is changing, especially at…

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An HR decision-maker and broker sit beside each other at a desk to discuss the importance of health insurance and to go through specific plan considerations.

The Health Insurance Buying Process, Part 5: Validating Your Choice

Making any sort of business investment means entering into what can be an intimidatingly complex process — and buying…

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5 People Small Business Owners Should Follow on Social Media

Running a business is an exciting opportunity — but there's no denying that some parts of the job can be overwhelming.…

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