Should You Hire the Person or the Degree?

With only 60% of college students saying they feel prepared for the workforce and only 23% of employers agreeing, it’s probably a wise idea...

Are Your Employees Keyed in on Retirement?

In order to attract and keep the best talent, small business owners have to offer more than just a good salary. Of all the benefits used to lure and retain quality employees, retirement plans are among the most valuable.

4 Tips for Attracting Top Talent

Successful companies populate their teams with A-players. To do otherwise is a disservice to the company and its stakeholders. Unfortunately, most A-players aren't actively seeking new employment.

How HR Pros Use Performance Management to Improve Staff Retention

Performance management is an invaluable tool when it comes to the important relationship between the employee and the employer. It can be used to...

15 of the Most Popular Employee Perks (Some are Free!)

In today’s job market, attracting and retaining top talent isn’t all about dollar signs. It’s not just about what you have to offer —...

Employees vs. Contractors: What’s the Difference?

Picture this: You’re a successful small business owner with a growing venture. You’ve reached the point where you simply can no longer handle everything...

Is Your Unpaid Internship Program a Good Idea? 6 Legal Considerations

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate is especially high among college students and recent graduates. For those unable to find paid work, an unpaid internship might seem like a useful way to gain valuable experience, recommendations and even future job placement.

The Best Techniques for Tackling the Worst HR Problems

While not every organization has a dedicated, in-house human resources (HR) team, you can bet that every company has problems that need to be...

Are You Retaining Your Top Employees?

As a small business owner, one of your main concerns is how to retain your top employees. You've spent months or even years grooming your employees to fulfill their highest potential. Now you can see the risk in having them leave, right when they provide the most value for your business.

Is Your Small Business Conducting Exit Interviews?

Employee turnover is expensive. Human research professionals estimate the cost of turnover ranges from 50 to 200 percent of an employee's annual salary. Furthermore, an employee resignation can impact the morale and productivity of your remaining team members.

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