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

The Four-Day Workweek: Can It Work For Your Business?

Can you get the same amount done in less time? These companies say you can.

Staffing

Should Your Business Eliminate Sales Commissions?

A sales coach and small business owner weigh in on the pros and cons of commission-based pay.

Workplace Issues & Policies

Staffing

5 Crazy (Successful) Business Practices You Can Learn From Zappos

These out-of-the-box methods have earned the online retailer success and distinction.

Staffing

How to Deal With Toxic Employees

A staff member’s negative attitudes are particularly harmful to small businesses. Our checklist helps you nip bad behavior in...

Hiring and Recruiting

Staffing

It’s OK to Be the Dumbest Person in the Room

Why you should hire people smarter than you.

Staffing

Does Your Small Business Need a CFO?

A chief financial officer often comes with a significant price tag. Is the role worth having in your business?

Firing & Layoffs

Staffing

How to Lay Off Employees Without Getting Sued

Protect yourself from potential lawsuits with these tips.

Staffing

Why Every Small Business Owner Should Have Job Descriptions

5 steps to writing one for you, and your staff

Training & Retention

Staffing

How to Deal With Toxic Employees

A staff member’s negative attitudes are particularly harmful to small businesses. Our checklist helps you nip bad behavior in...

Staffing

Independent Contractors & Consultants

Staffing

How (and Why) Your Business Can Tap Into the Freelance Economy

More than a third of Americans work as freelancers, and they can help your business grow.

Technology

Is Using a Travel Agency Still Worth It?

Travel agencies can help businesses get the best deal.

Workplace Safety

Safety

The 6 Most Common Cybersecurity Mistakes Small Businesses Make

Avoid these errors to help prevent a cyberattack.

Safety

Infographic: How Your Small Biz Can Survive the Next Snowpocalypse

Harsh winters can disrupt small business operations, costing thousands of dollars if you aren’t prepared. Follow these tips t...

 

 

 

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