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What's in a Whirks Payroll Agreement?

What’s in a Whirks Payroll Agreement?

Understanding what's in a payroll agreement doesn't sound like an exciting way to pass your time. If you...
Who do I call? Payroll Customer Support

Payroll Customer Support: Who Do I Call?       

A couple of years ago, I joined a mobile bank. I got a cool-looking new card in the...
Uncomfortable Conversations with Your Employees

The Time is Right: How to Approach Uncomfortable Conversations with Your Employees

I grew up without cable, which left us with limited tv options. Somewhere between Judge Judy and before...
Integrating a 401k plan with your payroll provider

Why You Should Integrate 401k with Your Payroll

For years, it's been common for small and midsized businesses to forego providing a 401k retirement plan for...
Employees vs Independent Contractors: What's the Difference?

What’s the Difference between a 1099 and a W2?

As an owner, you're constantly making different decisions that will benefit your business best - but especially what...
Payroll Near Me: The Benefits of Choosing a Local Payroll Provider

Payroll Near Me: The Benefits of Choosing Local Payroll

Memphis blossoms in the springtime. Trolley night lights up South Main and midtown patios bloom with conversation. The...

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...
Should I Motivate my Employees with Money?

5 Non-Cash Ways to Motivate and Appreciate Your Employees

In this week's episode of the One Step Better podcast, Mike and Matt discuss the idea of motivating...
How to Write an Employee Handbook

Navigating HR: Directions for Writing an Employee Handbook 

We all know the drill: on your first day on the job, you're given an employee handbook to...
Should I Outsource My Payroll?

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...
Five Steps to Writing a Stellar Job Description

Job Descriptions: 5 Stellar Steps to Attract an Allstar

When you're scrolling through Netflix, looking for a new show to binge-watch, do you blindly click on the...
Cybersecurity for a Mobile Workforce

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...