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Payroll Near Me: The Benefits of Choosing Local Payroll

Payroll Near Me: The Benefits of Choosing a Local Payroll Provider

Memphis blossoms in the springtime. Trolley night lights up South Main and midtown patios bloom with conversation. The month of May invites people from all over the world to experience the hidden magic of Memphis.  The downtown farmer’s market is my favorite part of our city in the springtime. After I buy my favorite flowers,…

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How Company Values Shape Your Growing Team (feat. Brandwein’s Bagels)

On our latest episode of the One Step Better podcast, we chat with Alex Brandwein, our awesome client and owner of Brandwein Bagels in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  A born and raised New Yorker, Alex attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and found himself in investment banking for eight years. Somehow, while deciding to get his…

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5 Non-Cash Ways to Motivate and Appreciate Your Employees

Should I Motivate my Employees with Money?

In this week’s episode of the One Step Better podcast, Mike and Matt discuss the idea of motivating your employees with money. Hiring has never been harder, and several employers are offering a sign-on bonus to encourage people to apply.  Roles offering sign-on bonuses increased by a whopping 454% amid staff shortages. (Global Data) As…

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Navigating HR: Directions for Writing an Employee Handbook

How to Write an Employee Handbook

We all know the drill: on your first day on the job, you’re given an employee handbook to read and review. Some people toss it in the backseat of the car and never see it again. Some sit down with a highlighter and review every policy. Others may do a mix of both.  It’s like…

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Outsourcing Your Payroll: Is it Right for Your Business?

Should I Outsource My Payroll?

At this point, I could insure my 5-year-old golden retriever for a million dollars. From eating entire rotisserie chickens to dueling with possums, she’s quite popular at our local vet clinic.  Have I tried to mend these things at home? Yes. Have I thought pumpkin puree or Neosporin would do the trick? Yes. In the…

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Job Descriptions: 5 Stellar Steps to Attract an Allstar

Five Steps to Writing a Stellar Job Description

When you’re scrolling through Netflix, looking for a new show to binge-watch, do you blindly click on the first thing you see without reading the description or watching the trailer?  You’re about to dedicate yourself to “one more episode,” which entails sleepless nights, lost Sundays, and half of your refrigerator. Don’t you want to choose…

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Cybersecurity for a Mobile Workforce: Is Your Business at Risk?

Cybersecurity for a Mobile Workforce

How many times have you left your house and asked yourself, “did I lock the door?” If you’re anything like me, you have to go back and double-check, because the one time you don’t, someone could break in, invade your privacy, and set you back financially.  It’s worth turning around to double-check. It’s worth spending…

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The 3 Pros (and Cons) of a PEO

The 3 Pros and Cons of a PEO

Payroll people, man. They just can’t get enough acronyms. FLSA, PPP, ERC, ACA, HCM? Now you’re reading an article about a PEO. When does it end?  As boring as they are, it’s important that you understand them as a business owner. Whether you take care of payroll, accounting, and HR in-house, or you’re looking to…

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Whirks Payroll Packages (and Why Your Industry Matters)

Whirks Payroll Packages (and why your industry matters!)

While the new year makes me want to join a gym and get fit for summer (yes, I know it’s March now), it may cause you to consider switching payroll providers. I’ve been comparing gyms in order to find the right one that fits my schedule and offers what I want. I like to run…

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3 Secrets to a Healthy Hybrid Work Culture

3 Secrets for a Healthy Hybrid Work Culture

Our favorite classic comedies consist of the same character: a corporate ladder-climbing workaholic who never takes a vacation and has no time for valuable relationships. The line between their personal and professional life is nonexistent.  Unfortunately, this is a reality for many people. The lack of good leadership leaves several people feeling overworked, underpaid, and…

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