Workplace Management

  • New York

    May 30

    As a small business owner, processing payroll is just one item on your to-do list, but ever-changing regulations and tax code updates can make it the most time-consuming task in a given week. These tax updates occur at the federal, state, and local levels, and depending on where your business is based and where your employees live, some small businesses have it tougher than others. We’re starting this monthly series to focus on state-specific tax considerations, to help you keep up with what’s changing around you.

  • Updated: 4 Things to Know About W-4s

    March 5

    2018 Taxes. Your favorite subject right? 

  • Is “Home Office” an Oxymoron? Tips on Being Productive Working from Home

    October 18

    Working from home certainly has its  benefits – flexibility, saving time by not commuting, and increased work / life balance, to name a few. However, achieving that work/life balance, particularly when working from home, is often easier said than done. Things can get complicated when you are trying to manage your small business from your home and still be present for your family and friends. 

  • Small Business Owners Guide to 401K

    March 14

    As a small business owner, you might be thinking about the best way to save for your retirement, as well as your employees. Only half of all Americans are set to meet their retirement saving goals—the earlier you start planning, the better.

  • Will 2016 be the Year of the Pay Raise?

    December 16

    As an employee, there are not many things more exciting than a pay raise. With 2016 on its way, many workers are looking forward to the next 12 months.

  • Indispensable Time Management Hacks to Get More Out of Your Work Day

    December 5

    Do you create daily goals? When you start each day with a goal in mind, you can more effectively manage your time. Break your goals down into tasks, then prioritize them and set a maximum of three priority tasks each day. 

  • Do Employees Get Paid for Jury Duty?

    November 19

    It won’t take long for a new business to confront a situation where an employee is required to serve on a jury. Then what happens?

  • 5 Questions to Address in an End of Year Performance Review

    November 4

    With the end of the year closing in, it’s time to tie up a variety of loose ends. For many companies, this means an end of year performance review with each employee.

  • Your Business Needs You to Stay Healthy This Winter

    October 31

    As a small business owner, you have likely found the following statement to be true: there is no time for sick days.

  • The How to Get More Stuff Done Guide

    October 24

    When it comes to productivity, especially in the workplace, you never want to slack off. Instead, you should strive to reach peak performance on a daily basis.

  • Cut Yourself Some Slack: The Fastest Growing Business App of All Time

    October 18

    When it comes to communicating with coworkers, email just doesn’t cut it anymore. That’s where Slack comes in. 

  • How to Run a Successful Restaurant Business

    October 12

    Ready for the unhappy truth about starting and running a successful restaurant business. Sixty percent of new restaurants just aren’t going to make it, according to a CNBC report. 

  • Should I Hire an Independent Contractor or Employee?

    September 16

    As a small business owner, it is important to know when you need additional workers and when you can hold off on hiring. This can be a slippery slope, especially when you begin to consider all your options.

  • Job Seekers Know What They Want

    August 26

    Many people are on the prowl for a new job, hoping to find a position that better suits their wants and needs in one way or another.

  • 5 Effective Small Business Hiring Tips

    July 29

    As a small business owner, you likely take one of two positions when it comes to hiring:

  • Attitude Adjustments: Managing Negative Employees

    July 16

    Is there a virus running through your organization — one that threatens the health of your company?

  • 3 Tips for Recruiting on LinkedIn

    July 13

    With more than 300 million members, LinkedIn is by far the largest professional networking site in the world.

  • How to Handle the New Proposed Overtime Rules

    July 7

    You've probably heard a lot of rumblings lately about new overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

  • Retirement Planning: Replacing a Valued Employee

    July 2

    When a valued employee within your organization retires, replacing them is not a simple one-for-one swap. It’s more complicated than that.

  • 7 Easy Tech Tips That Make Bosses Lives Easier

    June 24

    Every day, the Internet is filled with stories about technology that promises to make our lives easier and more efficient.