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Retirement Plan Selection: How to Find the Best Option for Your Business

Retirement plan selection a task you can’t afford to get wrong. Here’s why. Retirement savings plans are one of the …

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Why You Should Spend Time Writing a Great Job Posting

When you post a job, you’re presenting your business to a wide pool of candidates for the very first time. …

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Before the Handshake: How to Vet Your Job Candidates

It isn’t easy to find great job candidates, but it’s harder still to know whether the candidates you’ve shortlisted will …

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Schedule Smarter: How to Staff Your Business to Save Costs and Minimize Stress

Employee scheduling can be a manager’s nightmare, but it’s a task that’s essential for accomplishing workflows, meeting customer demands, and …

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Why You Need an Employee Handbook for Your Small Business

Your employee handbook outlines the rules and expectations you, the employer, have for your employees. This valuable resource should inform, …

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Simple Strategies to Reduce Labor Costs

Labor costs are often one of a business’s largest expenses. However, drastic cuts to these costs can inhibit your ability …

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Learn to Delegate Business-Critical Tasks

Many small business owners find it hard to delegate tasks, not only because their business is a product of their …

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Small Business Benefits: Your Guide to Getting Started

One of the best ways to attract and retain employees is by offering them benefits. In this article, you’ll learn …

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Motivate Your Employees with These Simple Practices

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Set clear expectations.

Employees thrive when they have a clear understanding of the rules, expectations, and environment in which they conduct their work. Leaders should model these elements each day, but they should also convey them verbally—and in writing—to firm up their employees’ understanding and ensure compliance.

Employee handbooks are tools you can use to inform and instruct your employees. Learn how to create one for your business in the guide below.

Show them you care.

One of the best ways to attract and retain your employees is by offering them benefits they value. Health insurance, retirement savings, paid time off, and cash incentives are some of the options you might consider to become an employer of choice, and perks, such as flexible work arrangements,  employee discounts, and educational allowance, are often well received.

Interested in learning more about the benefits you could offer? Read our guide to get started.

Find ways to save.

Labor costs may be one of your business’s biggest expenses. But drastic cuts can harm your business by limiting your ability to respond to demand, capitalize on opportunities, and pivot in ways that will help your business succeed over the long term. Further, cuts can demoralize your team and reduce their productivity. 

Fortunately, there are ways to reduce your labor costs and minimize these risks. Learn about strategies that can help you with this tough task.