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How to Legally Lower One Employer Tax

Take a quick glance at this chart. And ask yourself. What is my company paying?

Annual unemployment insurance tax for 50 employees


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$35,502 ...

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Workplace Corrective Actions the Easy Way, Part III

It's been a long day.

In the previous article, we discussed the “how to” around corrective actions associated with performance and behavior gaps. This final article ties everything up by spending more time on the necessity of a properly documented and consistently applied, fair process for implementing corrective actions. This text addresses a little of the “what to” for managers ...

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The Importance of Having Company Core Values

Core values. Does your company have them? Do your employees truly understand what they mean? They should. As Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh, said, "Your personal core values define who you are, and a company's core values ultimately define the company's character and brand. For individuals, character is destiny. For organizations, culture is destiny ...

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Workplace Corrective Actions the Easy Way, Part II

Workplace Corrective Actions the Easy Way, Part II

In the first article in this series, I discussed the "why to" of performance management and the importance of shared understandings. One lesson that we can take from that discussion is that managing performance is not something that ‘happens to’ and employee or 'is done for' a job.

It is a collaborative process that should ...

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Workplace Corrective Actions the Easy Way, Part I

Workplace Corrective Actions the Easy Way, Part I

This is the first of three articles on the topic of workforce corrections, starting with a brief look into the performance management infrastructure, then moving on to the procedural factors of corrective actions. Before we get into the “how to” of workplace corrective actions, let’s talk about the “why to” of performance management. Performance ...

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8 tips for Communicating Effectively with Your Employees

Diana Mackie, FundingGates

In an office where everyone is able to effectively communicate, things runs a lot smoother. Your employees will be more productive if they understand what you want and expect the first time around, and you’ll be able to avoid those somewhat awkward conversations where you must critique or correct their work ...

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Give Your Expense Reports a Check-Up

If you want to make a nurse laugh on the job, ask him if he has a second. While not all careers in the medical industry require long hours, constant stress, and life-or-death scenarios, chances are you’d be hard-pressed to find someone with time to waste. It’s no wonder, then, that expense reports ...

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The Company Culture "Trump Card"

Why Talent and Qualifications aren’t enough when hiring employees

If you’ve ever met someone from TSheets, at a conference, event or even on a plane, you might notice something unique. We have a strong culture. Very strong culture some might say. It’s not in the way we talk per se, we’re ...

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Easy Ways To Brighten The Office Mood

If you exclude job performance, you're doing quite well.

If your employees feel happy and cheery at work, they’ll not only enjoy their work day more, they’ll also be more productive and creative! Having happy employees is a win-win for everyone. But what is the secret to happiness? Well, while the world’s best philosophers continue working on that answer, here are ...

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Why Scheduling Software Increases Employee Productivity

Jobber scheduling

The more productive your employees are the more money your business will make. As obvious as this statement is, many business owners overlook essential tools and resources that could help achieve this.  A great starting point and one of the most valuable tools your company can invest in is scheduling software.

So how can scheduling ...

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