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The 5 Best Payroll Software for Businesses

When searching for a payroll software to handle your business’s financial and human resources needs, choosing a provider that offers top-tier services and a strong reputation is essential. In this regard, five standout companies emerge: ADP, Paychex, Gusto, Paylocity, and…

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Under the Same Roof: Understanding HCM & Its Features

For a long time, I thought HOA was a type of insurance....
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What is Employee Self-Service?

We like to compare HCM technology to your home. If HCM is...
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The 5 Benefits of Electronic Onboarding

I love waking up early in the morning. It gives me time...
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The 4 Ingredients for Hiring the Right Candidate

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National vs Independent Payroll Providers

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Who is ADP (and are they the right fit for my business?)

Buying your first home is a big, exciting step -- but it’s...
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What is an LMS?

"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow." --Audrey Hepburn  Isn't...
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What does ongoing support look like at Whirks?

In the last article, we outlined what you can expect during implementation....
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First Steps

Avoid Penalties: 3 Common Payroll Mistakes Small Business Owners Make 

We live on a very narrow two-lane road with no shoulders. It is thickly lined on both sides by overarching trees. The weather-worn asphalt has...
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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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Growing Business

When should I have a separate legal entity for my small business?  

I have previously written about the need to have a number of checking accounts, including a payroll checking account, when starting or running a small business. An additional suggestion I would make to owners who have more than one location,…

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Creating Your Culture

How do you create leave policies that are generous and practical? 

Leave policies are a delicate matter for any company. As a small business owner, I, like you, often struggle with the balance of what is truly expected and what, in my mind, is generous to my employees.  I want to…

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