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December, 27 2016 Job Search Tips
5 Tips for Improving Your Job Interview Skills

Did you know that a majority of interviewers form an opinion of a candidate -- either positive or negative -- within the first 10 minutes? To make sure you take advantage of these crucial first few minutes in your next job interview, be prepared from the get-go with these tips for making a great first impression.

December, 22 2016 Performance Management
Employee Burnout: How to Spot and Take Action

Employee burnout can negatively crater health, relationships with colleagues, productivity, retention and the bottom line. It is important to keep a lookout for the subtle signals of burnout, and take steps to assist the employee.

December, 20 2016 Legal News & Compliance
The Unemployment Road Map, Part 2: Control Unemployment Insurance Costs by Using Effective Hiring and Onboarding Practices

While the states set unemployment insurance (UI) rates, employers can control costs by implementing best practices when it comes to hiring. Correct hiring and onboarding procedures can improve your UI rates and help you keep more of your firm’s revenue.

December, 15 2016 Employee Benefits
It’s Not Too Late to Maximize Your 2016 HSA Contributions: Contribute Until April 17, 2017

Every year the IRS sets the annual Health Savings Account maximum contribution limit for the calendar year. Many people think that they can no longer contribute towards the 2016 annual contribution limit after December 31, 2016. However, the good news is that the deadline extends into 2017.

December, 13 2016 Workplace Culture
Survey Reveals How Employees Feel About Company-Sponsored Holiday Parties

With the holiday season approaching, a survey released by TriNet reveals how employees at SMBs feel about their company-sponsored holiday party. The overall sentiment was positive with people saying they attend, look forward to and enjoy the company holiday party. However, many prefer a cash bonus or office closure during the holidays.

December, 08 2016 Employee Benefits
These 3 Factors of Your Wellness Program Can Increase Millennial Loyalty

Millennials need a workplace wellness program but a traditional one may not work for them. If you are looking to attract and retain more millennial employees, take their habits and preferences into consideration as you build or modify your wellness program.

December, 06 2016 Affordable Care Act
How Does the 2016 Presidential Election Outcome Impact the Affordable Care Act?

The 2016 election is over and a new president will take office on January 20, 2017.Throughout his campaign, President-elect Trump made it very clear that he intends to repeal the Affordable Care Act. So what does it mean for the provisions of the Act itself if he is successful?

December, 01 2016 Leadership
6 Ways Business Leaders Can Make the Most Out of the Last Month of the Year

As the year comes to an end, do you find yourself reflecting on what you have achieved over the past several months? If you feel you have not completed a lot of tasks on your to-do list, remember that there is still some time left in the year. A lot can be done in one month toward achieving your remaining goals for 2016.

November, 29 2016 Leadership
7 Things the Most Respected Bosses Do Every Day

Not all bosses are created equal. Some are more respected and admired than others. And some will go down as one of the most horrible bosses their employees have ever had. If you want to be considered one of the former, start with these seven things the most respected bosses do every day.

November, 23 2016 Workplace Culture
How to Revolutionize Your Company Culture through Your Work Space

Many business leaders have noticed the power of office space to set the tone for a company’s culture. As millennials become an increasingly large part of the work force, businesses need to evaluate their workspace to meet the needs of different age groups.