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Why Developing a Great Employer Brand Matters

On a surface level, employer branding is simply the process of promoting your organization as an attractive place to work. This includes creating a positive image of your company as an employer and highlighting the benefits of working for you through strategies such as advertising or in-person events. But, looking a little deeper, employer branding …

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How should we prioritize performance management?

How Should We Prioritize Performance Management?

With the rise of remote work, some employers are rethinking their performance management strategies. After all, if employees are working from home, how can you effectively manage and monitor their performance? While there is no blanket answer to this question, most experts recommend conducting performance evaluations annually. However, some companies choose to do them more …

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Understanding payroll, bonuses, and commissions

Understanding Payroll, Bonuses, and  Commissions in Business

As a business owner, you may be wondering what the difference is between payroll, bonuses, and commissions and when it’s appropriate to offer them. The three main types of compensation are payroll, bonuses, and commissions. It’s important to understand these terms so you can properly reward your employees and ensure your business is operating in …

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What You Need to Know About Conducting Background Checks

Have you considered including background checks as part of your hiring process? Background checks are a common practice in a number of industries where employees have access to confidential information. This includes the banking and financial services industries and the healthcare industry. If you’re wondering whether background checks are the right move for your business, …

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How to Handle Payroll for Out-Of-State Employees

There are a number of potential benefits when you hire remote workers. You can tap into a larger pool of talented workers, save on office space and other overhead costs, and enjoy greater flexibility in terms of hours and working arrangements. However, it’s not without its challenges. Managing payroll for out-of-state employees can be a …

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Employees Are Expecting More From Employers

In light of the “Great Resignation,” many companies are concerned about the future of their workforce. But don’t give up hope quite yet. It’s still too early to know whether employees will actually put in their notice. After all, there’s a big difference between thinking about quitting and actively pursuing a new opportunity. Still, one …

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