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How To Break the Cycle of Low Employee Morale

As a manager, are you contributing to low employee morale?

It might seem simpler to send an email to the entire group when you need a behavior to stop, change, or improve, but is it worth the hidden cost?

Sit down with your top performer and ask how they felt about the recent email blast that went out to everyone about "not printing color documents over five pages" or "effective time management." 

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Why A Human Resource Checklist Can Boost Your Business Management

It’s not very common for start-up small businesses to prioritize HR. What should you think about?

You’ll need to create HR plans, policies and processes that meet short-term requirements and budgets but also take into account your long-term goals.

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How To Actually Improve Employee Performance in Small Businesses

How can I improve employee performance at the workplace?

If you are a small business owner, you have likely asked yourself this question.

If you are looking for some answers, you have come to the right place.

Here are some tips for small businesses to improve employee performance in the workplace.

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3 Creative Ways To Ignite Low Employee Morale That Will Blow Your Mind

Do your employees dread coming to work? Do you?

Low employee morale can affect all aspects of your business. Most people spend at least 8 hours at work, which is a third of our day!

Would you like your employees to look forward to coming to work each day?  

Before you consider spending time and money hiring new employees, invest in the ones you already have. It is actually easier to raise their morale than you think. Here are three quick ways to improve the morale at your small business.

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Which Might Look Like A Best Hire - A Contractor or Regular Employee?

There seems to be a trend for companies to utilize independent contractors rather than hire employees onto the payroll.

Many employers mistakenly believe that the decision to classify someone as an employee or a contractor is solely at the discretion of the company.

The IRS has specific guidelinesto help employers understand the difference but not all companies know about or follow the rules.

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