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Integrating QuickBooks Online with your Payroll Software – Can my business do this with Whirks? 

In the world of small business, getting accurate and timely financial information is paramount to success. Among the various components of financial information, labor costs stand as a critical pillar. In today’s digital age, integrating your small business’s payroll system…

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Why Hands-On Learning is Critical to Your Onboarding Formula

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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...
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Don’t Skip Employee Performance Reviews: Here’s Why (Part 1)

Chances are performance reviews aren’t something you or your employees get stoked...
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Millennials are the Future of Your Organization: Here’s What You Need to Know to Recruit, Hire and Engage the Best

Millennials get a bad rap. They’re typically characterized as an entitled 20-something...
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Tackle Your Biggest HR Challenges With These Four Best Practices

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If You’re An Employer Who is Confused About the Affordable Care Act, Read This

No matter what you call it (the Affordable Care Act, ACA or...
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How to Make Payroll a Dream (Instead of a Nightmare)

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First Steps

Avoid Penalties: 3 Common Payroll Mistakes Small Business Owners Make 

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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

The Problem with Making Short-Sighted Small Business Decisions

Running a small business is hard. New problems and unforeseen circumstances can come up daily. Still, when you base your decision-making process on fixing everything in the “now,” you might actually be making your business’s “later” that much tougher. How…

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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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