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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.

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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Finding Work-Life Balance as an Engineer and a Dad

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Video conferencing for a meeting can sometimes be fraught with problems. The audio could be too quiet, your internet connection could cause the video to be choppy, and your video feed might even freeze up. Sometimes the video conference software you use could be confusing.

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Open Enrollment Essentials: A Few Fast Facts You Should Know

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Every year around a certain time, you might hear terms like “deductible,” “co-pay,” and “out-of-pocket” start floating around your office.

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.

Paid Parental Leave: How Much Time is Right for Your Company?

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Having a paid parental leave policy in place shows that your company really values its employees through all stages of life. As a small business or growing company, it’s important that your compassion for your employees is established.

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.

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.

Burnout: Where Nonprofits are Leading the Charge

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People who don’t work in the nonprofit sector tend to have a few preconceived notions about the industry. One common one is that nonprofits don’t pay well, and may offer better benefits to try to make up for lower salaries.

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.

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.

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.

Discussing Mental Health: Best Practices for Managers and Employees

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As anyone with mental health issues knows, you don’t simply leave things at the door when you walk into the office. The things that are on your mind tend to stay there, and they can interfere with our focus and productivity, our relationships with colleagues, and career ambitions. To get the help and support you need, it may be worthwhile to broach the topic with your company or manager. Discussing mental health issues is difficult. Whether you’re an employee approaching your boss or a.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

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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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.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

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.

Is It Workplace Bullying or a Hostile Work Environment?

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Workplace bullying is something far too many employees will experience or witness during their careers. Anti-sexual harassment laws, which are increasing in number and in scope, seek to curtail specific harassing behaviors in the workplace that undermine employee wellbeing.

Justworks has a Great Work Culture. Here’s How We Hire to Keep It.

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We’re quite proud of our company culture here at Justworks. We’ve been a certified Great Place to Work for four years and counting! Of course, that’s just one small example of the commitment to an open, motivated environment at Justworks.

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What Do Millennial Workers Want? Student Loan Repayment

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Looking for a way to set your company apart and attract top millennial talent? Helping employees repay their student loans could be the answer. Student loan debt is a huge source of anxiety for today’s workers, particularly millennials.

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Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Boost Employee Morale: 23 Ways to Make Your Team Love Coming to Work

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It’s a sentiment that both studies and anecdotal evidence have confirmed: employee satisfaction makes for a better place to work. Happiness in the workplace drives higher employee productivity, retention, job satisfaction, and all around business success.

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Hiring for Seasonal Employment? Follow These 7 Tips

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Many businesses hire seasonal workers for extra help during their busy period. Whether you need to grow your team at the holidays, over the summer months, or another crucial time for your company, these seasonal employees are an important part of your staffing strategy.

Get Out the Vote: Ways to Motivate Employees to Make it to the Polls

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When people think of voting, they often think of the presidential election. However, midterms and local elections happen more frequently, and these races are often just as important. In 2016, 61.4% of voting-age Americans reported voting — not much of a change from the 61.8%

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Considering Offering a Sabbatical Program? Explore Your Options

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There are so many employee benefits that businesses can offer to attract and retain talent, particularly of in-demand Millennials. The list is long, and we’ve covered lots of them before on this blog. But one of these employee benefits that’s gaining popularity is the sabbatical.

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.

Want to Create a More Inclusive Workplace? Try These 7 Tips

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Diversity and inclusion (D+I) come as a package — you can’t have one without the other. But sometimes, organizations implementing diversity and inclusion programs put an unequal emphasis on the “diversity” part and forget about the “inclusion” part.

Crafting a PTO Policy for Your Growing Business

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The average American worker receives 10 days of vacation per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But paid time off (PTO) is not a guarantee in the U.S.

How Does Mileage Reimbursement Work?

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Sometimes employees have to hit the road to get business done. But if they’re on a mission for work, they shouldn’t shoulder all the travel expenses. That’s where mileage reimbursement comes in.

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Taxable vs Non-Taxable Fringe Benefits: What Can Be Excluded From Income

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On this blog, we’ve previously tackled the question of “What are fringe benefits?” As a quick refresher, IRS Publication 15-B, the Employer's Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits, defines a fringe benefit as “a form of pay for the performance of services.”.

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Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.