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How Employers Can Help to Spread the Vote

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2020 has been a year of constant change. With election season right around the corner, it’s understandable that millions of people across the country are wondering what, exactly, the process is going to look like, and how it’s going to differ from a typical election year.

The Best Remote Team Collaboration Tools

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Whether your company is fully or partly remote, choosing — and effectively using — appropriate collaboration tools can help maximize your team’s productivity, build a strong culture, and boost profitability.

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Black Lives Matter: 90 Days Later

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On June 4, 2020, we published a set of Black Lives Matter commitments in response to the murder of George Floyd and subsequent activism within our workforce.

L&D During COVID-19: How to Keep Your Team Engaged

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From commuting to office banter, COVID-19 has put many of the activities that define the everyday employee experience on hold — not the least of them professional development.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Allyship Tips: Create a Safe, Supportive Workplace

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While not new, allyship is a concept that’s new to many people. When it comes to the word “ally,” it's helpful to see it as a verb, not a noun. It’s something you do over and over again — not something you are, one and done. Being an ally isn’t about you, it’s about the community you support.

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Managing Teams During COVID-19: Leading in the Grey

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As COVID-19 continues to impact companies everywhere, many owners are wondering,

Coping with Unexpected Staffing Changes: More From the Experts

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As COVID-19 continues to impact companies everywhere, many employers are wondering how they’ll take care of their teams.

Unemployed Because of COVID-19? Here’s What You Need to Know

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If you’ve suddenly found yourself without a source of income as a result of the coronavirus, you’re by no means alone. In the US, it’s estimated that more than 3 million Americans have lost their jobs in recent weeks.

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Virtual Team Bonding During COVID-19

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Let’s just start out by saying the struggle is real. For those who aren’t used to working remotely, cabin fever may be setting in and people are feeling the strain. With that in mind, one of the things we should be relying on right now is connection.

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Leverage Powerful Data, More Actionable Plan for Better Workforce Engagement

Engagement surveys deliver volumes of data, but leaders often need a path to actionable insights. How do leading survey platforms help to build better employee engagement? Explore Gallagher's latest whitepaper to leverage data with insights that work.

The Accountant's Guide to Payroll

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If you’re an accountant, you’ve probably witnessed a shift in your roles and responsibilities as the practice of accounting has moved toward financial advising and consultation.

Making Performance Reviews More Effective With More Time

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Performance reviews don’t have the best reputation. There’s a certain distaste that employees have for reviews, regardless if they’re managers or not. Despite that distaste, many companies still conduct performance reviews using the same antiquated processes that bred the distaste in the first place.

Start an Employee Recognition Program in 5 Steps

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You probably know that rewarding your employees is important for your company. It boosts morale and makes employees feel like they are integral to your business.

Perks and Benefits That Foster Workplace Diversity

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Over time, more and more companies are realizing that a highly diverse workforce can lead to numerous benefits, ranging from increased creativity and innovation to higher earnings and returns on equity. As companies catch on to these benefits to their business, they’re starting to take important steps to foster diversity in the workplace. That said, there’s still a lot of work to be done — culture of diversity requires ongoing, proactive efforts by business leaders. Read more

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: Workbright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

Thinking About Switching From One PEO to Another? Here’s What to Consider

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If your small business has already joined a PEO (Professional Employer Organization), then you likely already know the advantages of using a PEO model — for example, how companies using a PEO are 50% less likely to go out of business. What you might not know is that not all PEOs are created equal.

Expert Tips on Cultivating a Commanding Video-Conferencing Presence

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This article was contributed by our friends at Knowable, a new platform for screen-free, audio-first learning. Learn more at the end of the post.

13 Onsite Team Building Ideas That Will Hardly Cost a Dime

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If showing employee appreciation is important to your company, but you’re on a budget, onsite team building is a great place to start. It’s perfect for team bonding experiences, minus the price tag.

12 Tips for Giving Peer-to-Peer Feedback

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Peer-to-peer review can feel awkward and sometimes ineffective. But, constructive criticism is important in business. Quality feedback helps people improve and therefore, helps the company improve.

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Business Planning During COVID-19: Tips from Financial Experts

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Many business owners and their teams are thinking strategically about how they can augment their work to accommodate a new reality in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. According to experts, it’s important to think strategically about your business’ financials too.

Managing Employees with Kids During COVID-19

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Parents don’t have it easy these days. After boarding the struggle bus that is remote life, it can feel like they’re stuck on a wild ride with no stop in sight.

Constructive Criticism: Managing Critical Feedback From Your Manager

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Coming out of a performance review, your head is likely full of thoughts flying in all directions. Whether it’s an informal check-in or the more formal annual review, your manager typically shares feedback in the meeting that you’re expected to reflect on.

How to Provide Workplace Support When an Employee Passes Away

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Handling a death in the workplace is a sensitive matter and an emotional challenge for everyone, especially amid the uncertainty brought on by COVID-19. While business must go on, it’s important to try and be thoughtful in the process.

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What Is the Top HR Priority in 2021? Attracting and Retaining Talent

The war for talent is heating up. The 2021 Gallagher Workforce Trends Report: People & Organizational Wellbeing Strategy provides a data-driven approach to total rewards, helping you attract and retain a competitive workforce and drive organizational success.

5 Ways Payroll Software Can Boost Employee Happiness

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Improving company culture and boosting employee happiness are two sides of the same coin. Boosting one tends to positively affect the other, and both positive culture and workplace happiness are tied to increased company productivity.

How Are Health Insurance Renewal Rates Determined?

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The value proposition of health insurance has changed. With dueling health and economic crises top of mind for many companies this year, it’s no longer “just insurance” in the world of COVID-19.

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Learning by Doing: How and Why Justworks Compensates our ERG Leads

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Not that long ago, Justworks only had about 200 total employees. It was around this time, in 2017, that we first introduced Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) as part of our ongoing efforts toward making our work culture more diverse and inclusive.

1099-MISC Tax Rules: Breaking Down the Form

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What is a 1099 Tax Form? The 1099 tax form reports any miscellaneous payments made by businesses to non-employee individuals during the past business year. While there are over a dozen different types of 1099s, we’ll focus on the common MISC version.

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How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual on-boarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, August 19th at 2 PM E.T. for more information.

4 Tips to Avoid Getting Sick at Work

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It’s an exciting time when the holiday season comes around. You get to look forward to holiday parties, savory meals, and some vacation time. You’re finishing up end-of-year projects and want to finish the year strong, so you want to make sure you are your best self at work.

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Parents Working From Home During COVID-19: How to Manage the Workday

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If things weren’t already difficult with the arrival of the COVID-19 illness itself, we’re now approaching a time when working from home is part of what’s being called “the new normal.” As we navigate the coronavirus and adjust to this new way of working, we’re faced with even more challenges when it comes to caring for ourselves and our families. Alongside the push for working remotely, schools and childcare facilities are being closed in an effort to limit the spread and risk of exposure.

Communicating With Your Team About the Coronavirus Outbreak

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In recent weeks, you have undoubtedly seen headlines about a new form of Coronavirus that’s been identified and is currently under investigation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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How to Successfully Scale Your Startup

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Pop culture tends to characterize startups as DIY operations run out of garages, late-night sprints, and “disruption” with a capital D. In reality, startups are like most small businesses who simply want to run efficiently and grow sustainably. Scaling up doesn’t require radical action.

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Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!