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6 Onboarding Icebreakers That Won’t Be a Bore

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Alright, you’ve successfully found a group of eager, qualified, talented people to work at your business. Congratulations! As the new hires start to file in on their first day, you want them to not only feel comfortable, but excited and entertained as well.

Suicide Awareness in the Workplace

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Most people spend a good amount of time at work, and it’s important that employees feel they are in a welcoming and caring environment. As an employer, you want to make sure that you provide a supportive work culture for your employees.

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4 Policies That Encourage a Family-Friendly Company Culture

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When an employee walks into the office, they bring their experiences, their emotions, and their responsibilities. This all affects how an employee performs, how they relate to others in the workplace, and how they view their company. For many of us, family is a key component of this context.

5 HR & Payroll Mistakes That Startups Make All Too Often

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5 HR Mistakes Startups Should Be Aware Of Startups are natural rule breakers. You’ve got to ruffle a few feathers and disrupt the status quo if you want to build the next Facebook. But there’s one area where startups definitely don’t want to break the rules: payroll and HR.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

13 Ways To Onboard Happy Employees and Increase Retention

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The onboarding experience is a crucial first impression for your new hires. As an employer, it offers the opportunity to set people up for success within your company, and feel that they’ve made the right choice in joining your team. In this way, onboarding is also helpful for employee retention.

What’s the Difference Between a Traditional IRA and a Roth IRA?

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According to Bloomberg, almost half of Americans approaching retirement have nothing saved in a 401(k) or other retirement account. When it comes to saving for retirement, the sooner you start saving, the more money you’ll have by your retirement age.

What’s the Difference Between a Traditional IRA and a Roth IRA?

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According to Bloomberg, almost half of Americans approaching retirement have nothing saved in a 401(k) or other retirement account. When it comes to saving for retirement, the sooner you start saving, the more money you’ll have by your retirement age.

Understanding Employee Growth: 5 Ways to Support Their Skill Development

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It’s been proven in study after study: employees who feel engaged at a company are more inclined to stick around longer. Companies with engaged employees also have 202% better performance than companies with low employee engagement.

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5 Ways to Promote Camaraderie in the Workplace (Besides Happy Hour)

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Building camaraderie in the workplace is one of the core features of a successful business. At Justworks it’s even built into our core values.

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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

5 Major Features Your Online Payroll Software Should Have

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Justworks is on a mission to free you from administrative headaches and give you back your time. That’s why we make it easy to discover business insights from day one with Reporting by Justworks.

What You Should Know About AB5, California’s New Employment Law

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In September of this year, California legislators passed and Governor Gavin Newsome signed into law Assembly Bill 5 (also known as AB5), which will take effect on January 1.

How to Work From Home: Tips to Increase Productivity Outside the Office

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For many of today’s workers, being physically located in a specific place is no longer a requirement. With the abundance of laptops and wifi, working remotely is an option for more and more of us.

Why Every Business Should Consider Cyber Liability Insurance

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Running a business, regardless of its size or industry, entails a lot of hard work and discipline. And making sure your day-to-day operations go smoothly requires you to invest the right time and resources.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Survey: What Do L.A. Millennials Want? A Guide to Millennials in the Workplace

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Millennials — young professionals ages 24-37 — are rapidly becoming the leading workforce in L.A. and the U.S. workforce at large. By 2025, millennials are expected to make up 75% of the national workforce.

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Lessons Learned from Work From Anywhere Week: Traveling with Coworkers

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Many professionals will travel with coworkers at some point in their careers, typically for a conference or a work event. These situations can be potentially stressful when you have to navigate logistics, make decisions as a group, and maybe even share close quarters.

Why Cybersecurity Should be a Priority for Your Small Business

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There appears to be a new breach reported almost every week. Two data breaches of major financials institutions had over 200 million records exposed over the last couple of years. These companies that were breached had extensive security teams, yet still fell victim to massive data breaches.

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Your Guide to Navigating Open Enrollment

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Justworks is leveling the playing field for small businesses, ensuring teams of all sizes get access to high-quality, affordable benefits usually only available to large corporations. Because you and your team deserve them, too.

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

6 Small Business Tax Deductions To Remember

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When it comes time to file taxes, many small businesses scramble to make sure that they have all their paperwork in place to minimize their tax liability.

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Financial Planning 101: Four Strategies for Young Professionals

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For many young professionals, financial planning can feel daunting. Here are a few ideas that are easy (and may even be offered through your employer). Read on about four things to consider when undertaking your financial planning.

Health Insurance 101: Know the Basics

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Health insurance can be confusing for anyone. But no matter if you’re a business owner or an employee, health insurance knowledge is essential. PWC Health Research Institute predicts that the growth of medical costs will be up 6% in 2020.

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Healthcare 101: Know the Basics

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Health insurance can be confusing for anyone. But no matter if you’re a business owner or an employee, health insurance knowledge is essential. PWC Health Research Institute predicts that the growth of medical costs will be up 6% in 2020.

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The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.

Know the Basics: LLC Advantages & Disadvantages

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One common type of business entity is the Limited Liability Company (LLC). If you prefer to not be held personally liable for the actions of the business, and would like to take advantage of certain business-friendly taxes, an LLC might be the right business entity for you.

Can I Leave Work to Vote? Check Your State's Voting Laws First

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Between presidential elections, midterms, and various local elections, there are many opportunities for Americans to exercise their right to vote. Of course, this can often involve the need to take some time off of work to do so.

Going on Planned Leave? Here’s What You Need to Know to Prepare

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As a human being with a life outside the office, at some point in your career you may find yourself needing to take a leave of absence from work.

How a 401(k) Can Help You Retire Early

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Retirement can feel like a far-off goal, especially if you’re just beginning your career, balancing student loans, and budgeting day-to-day expenses for the first time.

When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.

Trademark vs. Copyright: What's the Difference?

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Most people have seen the © or TM symbols that appear in the footers of websites or books, or after a brand name. Copyright and trademark protect different types of intellectual property. are two sets of legal rules put in place to protect the owner of specific types of assets.

What End Of Year Forms Do Small Businesses Need To File?

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With the year nearly over, it is important to be prepared for what forms you need to gather, file, and send to your employees and contractors for the coming tax season. While most have to do with taxes, some are meant to assess whether you’ll need to pay penalties to the IRS.

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Lessons from California: 5 Tips on Data Security & Protection

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Given the many data breaches dominating the news over the past several years — think Yahoo, OPM, Anthem, Equifax, even Facebook — data privacy regulations have gained increased relevance and importance.

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It’s About Time to Offer Your Employees Commuter Benefits

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Employee benefits are worth investing in at any point in your business growth. Offering employee benefits is a great way to attract and retain top talent, particularly for Millennials and younger workers.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.