Must-Have Tools for Small Businesses

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When you start or run a small business, you know just how many hurdles there are to jump over at any given time. Having the right tools for your disposal is a must, so we’re outlining seven of the most important things to incorporate in your business. What Types of Tools Help in Running a…

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How to Process Payroll

As a new business owner, you may have questions that come up as the company grows and progresses. Hiring your first employee is certainly an exciting milestone, and we covered how to build a strong team in our recent blog post to help you ensure that you’re bringing on top talent. But after making that…

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How an FMLA Audit Can Protect Your Small Business and Ensure Compliance

Updated December 19, 2023 The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) exists to help employees balance personal needs with the demands of the workplace. Complying with the regulations associated with this law is essential for eligible businesses. Unfortunately, many employers fail to do so, exposing them to costly fines and penalties. Poor compliance with the FMLA…

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How-To Series for Small Business: How to Build a Strong Team

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According to the Small Business Administration, any company with fewer than 500 employees is categorized as a small business. This description includes roughly 99.7 percent of the organizations operating in the U.S. Managing a small business comes with many benefits, including the potential for financial rewards, growth and freedom. But it also comes with its…

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Mission vs. Vision Statement: Similarities, Differences, and Why They Matter to Your Small Business

The mission statement and vision statement are the dynamic duo of a company’s identity. But they serve different purposes and often have unique uses and applications. Understanding the differences between a mission statement vs. a vision statement can help you craft concepts that align with your business goals and demonstrate to those on the outside…

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Small Business Owner How-To Series: How to Track Employee Time

At WorkforceHub, we focus on the needs of small businesses. Our solution makes it easy to manage the everyday tasks, but we recognize that many of our clients are newcomers to the world of managing employees and ensuring compliance with labor laws and regulations. In order to provide more value and support, we’re launching a…

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5 Reasons Company Culture Matters for Small Businesses

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In our latest series, we covered a range of reasons to invest in company culture and how a toxic culture can impact the workforce. But as a small business owner, you may be wondering, does this apply? The answer is a resounding yes! In fact, company culture is equally important, if not more so, among…

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PTO Policy: Managing PTO Policies for Small Business

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Updated November 1, 2023 When you run a small business, managing all the policies and processes associated with the workforce can be difficult. But a key aspect of building and maintaining a strong team includes offering competitive benefits, one of which is paid time off. In this guide, we outline how to manage PTO policies…

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Your Guide to Small Business Time Clocks

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Tracking employee time is a vital aspect of running a business. But it’s something that many business owners and managers struggle with, as it can be challenging and time-consuming to do it accurately. With the right time clock in place, you can simplify time and labor management while ensuring accuracy and compliance with labor regulations.…

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