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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

What Retirement Plan Should You Offer Employees?

Four options for four different small business owners.

Staffing

The Best Employee Perk Small Businesses Can Offer

Don’t worry if you can’t offer the eye-popping salary a big business can.

Workplace Issues & Policies

Staffing

What to Do If Your Employee Cries

There is crying in business.

Staffing

What Retirement Plan Should You Offer Employees?

Four options for four different small business owners.

Hiring and Recruiting

Staffing

What Retirement Plan Should You Offer Employees?

Four options for four different small business owners.

Staffing

3 Interview Questions to Ask a First Hire

And how to determine what answers you’ll want to hear.

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

3 Steps to Reversing a Turnover Trend

Improving your talent-management skills can stop an employee exodus.

Staffing

How to Fire a Relative Without Getting Cut Out of the Will

Five rules to live by when terminating the employment of a relative.

Training & Retention

Technology

3 Things to Tell Your Employees About Cybersecurity

Small business owners don’t have to be just another data breach statistic.

Staffing

3 Steps to Reversing a Turnover Trend

Improving your talent-management skills can stop an employee exodus.

Independent Contractors & Consultants

Staffing

Are Subcontractors Putting Your Business at Risk?

Why you should care about the insurance status of companies working for you.

Healthcare

Do Seasonal Employees Count in Obamacare?

Yes, but not always, and regulators may still tweak the details.

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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