How to Handle Disappointed Employees

When you hand out a promotion to one of your employees, you will likely have one very happy team member. But you could also have some other people on your team who are disappointed, or even bitter, about being passed over. How do you handle negative reactions from your team, and keep morale high? As […]

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Webinar: How to Make Your Government Contracts More Profitable

Government contracts can make your business, but they can also break your business. Learn how you can make your large government contracts more profitable. Be sure to register for this brief, interactive 30-minute webinar by our partners at NOWaccount along with contracting expert Jenny Clark to find out how you can: Structure your government contracts […]

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Common Challenges for Women Entrepreneurs

Women entrepreneurs face not only the challenges common to all new business owners, but also some additional specific challenges. The ADP Blog team has identified some of those common challenges for women entrepreneurs, and, in conversation with Lisa Champagne-Minyard from Women’s Economic Ventures, also looked at ways for women to overcome these challenges. Some of […]

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Seasonal Workers and the ACA

The Affordable Care Act requires ALEs (Applicable Large Employers) to offer health insurance to full-time employees. Companies with 50 or more full-time and full-time equivalent workers fit into this category. But what if you are a small business that is highly seasonal, and has more than 50 employees for a part of the year, but […]

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Policies for Seasonal Employees

Seasonal workers can be found in many industries, as businesses add employees during predictably busy parts of the year. But even though a seasonal worker will not be with the company permanently, a company still has significant responsibilities toward them, and will need to establish key organizational policies to deal with hiring, training, and day-to-day […]

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The Benefits of Conflict

Any time you bring a group of people together, there is a chance for conflict to arise. But while you may think of conflict as inherently bad, that’s not necessarily the case. Jim Boomer writes that relationship conflict, or interpersonal conflict, is a problem; it creates obstacles, tension, and animosity. But task conflict can actually […]

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Revamping Your Digital Brand

Is it time for a rebrand? More specifically, a digital rebrand? A major change in your brand is a huge undertaking, requiring a lot of work with a lot of potential impact on your business. So how do you know when you have to do it, and when you should refrain? The ADP Blog Team […]

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Three Small Business Trends for 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, PostNet takes a look at some of the top trends for the upcoming year for small businesses to take advantage of—if they haven’t already. Trend #1: Leverage New Technology for Competitive Advantage As new technology emerges, it will continue to be vital for small businesses to keep their finger […]

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What Content Strategy Hath Wrought

In the modern environment, consumers have incredible access to all kinds of information about businesses that they never did before: prices, reviews, competition, alternatives, and much more. And, as Ivana Taylor points out, they have grown increasingly cynical about traditional marketing claims. They key to overcoming both of these obstacles, consumer cynicism and a glut […]

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Your Business’s 2017 New Year’s Resolutions

The New Year is the perfect time to get a fresh start and put some new ideas into action in your business. But what should you choose to do? The ADP Blog Team has put together some suggestions for your business’s New Year’s Resolutions in 2017, including reviewing your hiring procedures, creating or updating your […]

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