Do You Recruit Online?

Recruiting and hiring new employees can be expensive, but recruiting online can be the most efficient, cost-effective way to bring in talented new people to your organization. Benefits of online recruiting including saving money, saving time, and casting a wider net for more potential employees. If you’re looking to improve your recruiting efforts, check out […]

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Do You Know the Most Common Workers’ Comp Claims?

Certain industries experience common workers’ compensation claims. Knowing these common claims in your industry is the first step to taking active steps to improve safety and reduce risks for your employees. Read this article, and the other articles in our series on workers’ compensation insurance, for a better understanding of some of the most common […]

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What to Do When You Offer a New Employee Benefit

Do your employees understand the benefits you’re offering them, and how to use them? Are you getting the biggest advantage possible from the benefits you’re offering? A benefit that no employee knows about or uses doesn’t do you much good, so whenever you roll out a new employee benefit, follow these 5 steps, including getting […]

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Guidelines for Fair Interviews

How should you conduct your interviews with potential new employees? How should they feel? What topics should your prioritize and emphasize? It’s important for you to know the questions you not ask, to avoid potential legal discrimination. Consider focusing more on attitude-based questions as opposed to just skills exclusively. For more on these and other […]

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Have You Prepared for Compliance Issues?

Are you worried about compliance issues? Many small businesses overlook compliance, but it’s a vital step to protecting your business, with proactive steps that avoid problems down the road. The key fundamentals for small business compliance include the implementation of an employee handbook, cybersecurity, and securing reliable service providers. Experienced professionals can be a huge […]

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Do You Know the Value of Your Employees?

If you have a good employee, you hope that they’ll stick around forever. But that’s not how things go, and over time you’ll have to replace valuable team members. To help you better understand just how important it is to move quickly to fill open positions, learn how to calculate the quantifiable revenue per employee. […]

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What’s a Premium Audit?

Premium audits may be required for your business insurance policies, especially workers’ compensation policies. Don’t be afraid! These audits are intended to make sure your insurance matches your risk exposures. They are conducted near the end of your policy’s term, and based on a number of business documentation, could raise or lower your premiums. Learn […]

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Should You Put Your Accounting in the Cloud?

More and more businesses are moving their accounting systems into the cloud, and finding huge benefits at tax season. It is a particularly big benefit to reducing tax preparation time, with all the information accessible in one place, and also available to your accountant throughout the year for regular check-ins that reduce the chance of […]

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Do You Have the Licenses You Need?

What kind of licenses will you need when you start your new business? We’ve put together a simple breakdown of the licenses and registrations you may need, include business registration, tax registrations, state business licenses, licenses to sell products, renewals, and more. Don’t let these basic requirements become a stumbling block to getting your new […]

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Why Small Businesses Should Think About Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity isn’t just a concern for the big companies. It affects businesses of every size, and as many as half of all small businesses experienced cybersecurity issues in the past year alone. We’ve debunked some of the most common myths you’ll hear about small business cybersecurity, all in our latest post on our blog, including […]

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