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Outsourcing Your Payroll: Is it Right for Your Business?

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...
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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...
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Under the Same Roof: Understanding HCM & Its Features

For a long time, I thought HOA was a type of insurance. I had no idea it meant “Homeowners Association.” Then again, I thought it...
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Hiring

Should You Offer PTO?

Life is unexpected; sometimes it’s in the form of an emergency, and other times, it’s in the form of a miracle. Either way, we can’t control life’s surprises, whether good or bad. However, we can control how we react and…

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Should I Offer PTO?

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Should You Offer PTO?

Life is unexpected; sometimes it’s in the form of an emergency, and other times, it’s in the form of a miracle. Either way, we can’t...
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What is Payroll Software and How Does it Work?

Would you pay somebody to do your chores for you, or at least the one that you really hate?  What's more valuable to you: time...
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How to Improve Your Local SEO

Influencers, emails, targeted ads, TikTok… in this day and age, our worlds are saturated with marketing efforts to get us to spend more on things...
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Am I Compliant as a Small Business Owner?

Owning a business is a wonderful thing. You've found your passion, you've pursued it, and now you are your own boss… as long as you...
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Tech Trek

We’re Always Hiring: 3 Ways to Find the Perfect Employee

It’s 2022. You own a restaurant and you’ve survived the last two years. Congratulations! It really is something to celebrate. Your doors are open again. Customers, new and old, are filling up your tables and bar tops. Spring weather is making random…

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Why You Should ALWAYS be Hiring

Tech Trek

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

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...
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What is a Performance Management System?

"Attention is the rarest form of generosity." --Simone Weil  How wonderful does it feel when someone notices the smallest detail about you? Or recognizes how...
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The Benefits of Integrating Timekeeping with Payroll

We all know the age-old saying, “Time is money.” If you have employees, this is absolutely true. Whether they are hourly or salary, their time...
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What is Employee Self-Service?

We like to compare HCM technology to your home. If HCM is a house, then the features are all the different rooms to accommodate your...
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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…

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Guiding Your Team Through Change

All entrepreneurs know that change is always inevitable, especially in today's environment. But a lot of the time, change is HARD. In a past blog...
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Increasing Engagement with Remote Employees

It’s easy to feel distant from remote employees when you don’t see them in person. To truly increase employee engagement and culture, HR must take...
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Why Hands-On Learning is Critical to Your Onboarding Formula

You probably participated in some type of science experiment in middle or high school. Under the watchful eye of your teacher, you donned a pair...
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A Better Way to Do Performance Reviews (Part 2)

As part of our series on best practices, we made the case for why you need to prioritize giving feedback to your team through a...
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