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Hiring, Staffing & Workplace Issues

Find tips and tools related to small business human resources and staffing issues, including hiring and firing advice, how to handle layoffs, motivating employees and structuring your workplace.

Compensation & Benefits

Staffing

My Weird Business: Citizen Canine Puts Dogs in the Lap of Luxury

A bed-and-breakfast for the four-legged set

Staffing

The Do’s and Don’ts of Team Building

Creating the right experience to develop a more cohesive small business team

Workplace Issues & Policies

Staffing

Why You Should Hire People from Outside Your Industry

Going beyond the natural pool of talent

Staffing

My Weird Business: Citizen Canine Puts Dogs in the Lap of Luxury

A bed-and-breakfast for the four-legged set

Hiring and Recruiting

Staffing

Why You Should Hire People from Outside Your Industry

Going beyond the natural pool of talent

Economy

INFOGRAPHIC: How to Tap New Talent

Small business hiring continues to rise, but it can be expensive and time-consuming to bring in fresh blood

Working with Family & Friends

Leadership

Could You Run a Successful Business With Your Ex? This Couple Did.

How to survive and even succeed after splitting up with a business partner

Money

4 Landmines to Avoid When Taking Money from Family and Friends

Sometimes, financial investment from the people you love is the only option when launching or expanding your business. Don’t ...

Firing & Layoffs

Staffing

Administering Tough Love to Employees

Small business owners can't afford to tolerate bad attitudes or poor performance.

Staffing

Policing Employees' Use of Social Media

Should online comments be cause for termination?

Training & Retention

Staffing

Overcoming Employee Plateau: 4 Tips for Small Business Owners

How to motivate employees to go beyond their comfort zones

Staffing

Administering Tough Love to Employees

Small business owners can't afford to tolerate bad attitudes or poor performance.

Independent Contractors & Consultants

Technology

Is Using a Travel Agency Still Worth It?

Travel agencies can help businesses get the best deal.

Staffing

Tame Your Taxes with the Right Accountant

Finding the right accountant can help you streamline the red tape so you can focus on your business

Retirement Solutions

Marketing

How to Sell Your Company to a Family Member Without Losing Your Shirt

Passing the business on to a relative can be relatively easily if you follow these steps.

NFIB

Avoid These Common Legal Pitfalls with Employee Benefits

If you want to avoid the penalties and litigation associated with employee benefit plans, make sure to understand the legal ris...

Workplace Safety

Safety

How to Ace a Health Inspection… or Bounce Back from a Bad One

Make a checklist of the easy compliance areas, plus more advice for staying in the clear.

Safety

3 New OSHA Rules May Apply to Your Business

The changes may seem minor, but they could impact how you do business.

 

 

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