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Get advice from HR experts on the best HR solutions, software, and best practices to help you effectively manage your human resources department.

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Corporate Wellness Programs: Health Benefits With Some Legal Risks
By Jennifer Post | March 18, 2024

Corporate wellness programs are company-led initiatives to improve or maintain employee health and well-being. Learn the benefits and risks involved.

6 Direct Deposit Alternatives
By Julie Thompson | March 15, 2024

While most employers offer direct deposit for paychecks, it's not helpful for employees without banking options. Learn some direct deposit alternatives.

Switching to an Automated HR System? Here’s How to Prepare
By Skye Schooley | March 15, 2024

Handling HR tasks manually is onerous, so many organizations are migrating to the cloud. Save time and money by proactively preparing for the transition.

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TriNet HR Software Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | March 13, 2024

TriNet is a digital human resources (HR) solution for small and midsize businesses, and its features make it especially useful for startups.

The Pros and Cons of a Payroll Card
By Julie Thompson | March 12, 2024

Should you offer employees the option of being paid via payroll card? Learn the pros and cons so you can make the best decision for your company.

HR Compliance Challenges Small Businesses Face Today
By Skye Schooley | March 11, 2024

Are you violating employment compliance regulations? You might be. Check out our list of the most challenging HR regulations small businesses face.

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The Best Human Resources Software of 2024
By Skye Schooley | March 07, 2024

HR software can simplify your human resource responsibilities. Learn what the best HR software options can do for your small business.

PEO Software: How to Choose the Best One for Your Business
By Joshua Stowers | March 07, 2024

Choosing the best PEO software means understanding the HR functions PEOs provide your small business. Learn about the best PEOs and what they offer.

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Best Business Employee Retirement Plans of 2024
By Kimberlee Leonard | March 05, 2024

Looking for an employee retirement plan for you and your staff? Before you select one, check out our guide and best picks.

16 HR Tools Every HR Manager Needs
By Sean Peek | February 29, 2024

HR tools increase efficiency and productivity. Here are the 16 HR tools every HR manager needs.

The Pros and Cons of Having a Human Resources Department
By Skye Schooley | February 29, 2024

Should you hire an internal human resources department? Learn the pros and cons of having an HR department and how to go about hiring one.

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Bambee vs. BambooHR Comparison
By Skye Schooley | February 28, 2024

Learn more about how Bambee and BambooHR human resources software stack up against one another.

What Is Employee Self-Service?
By Sean Peek | February 28, 2024

Many human resources information systems have some type of employee self-service options. Here's what you need to know about employee self-service.

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HR, What’s It Good For?
By Steven Rogelberg | February 16, 2024

Absolutely Everything!

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HR Management Systems Market Report for Small Businesses
By Chad Brooks | February 14, 2024
What Is a Human Resources Information System (HRIS)?
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2024

A human resources information system (HRIS) helps your business's HR department stay compliant and safeguard data. Learn about HRIS features and functions.

9 Benefits of Paperless Payroll
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2024

Paper checks are going out of favor as more businesses adopt electronic payroll systems. Learn how paperless payroll works and its benefits for business.

Paychex Flex Review and Pricing
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2024

Learn how Paychex Flex, a full-service payroll and HR software platform, is useful for remote teams. Get pricing information and see FAQ.

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Bambee vs. Gusto Comparison
By Skye Schooley | February 09, 2024

If you're seeking HR software or a human resources outsourcing (HRO) partner, see how Bambee and Gusto compare when it comes to pricing, services and more.

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What Services Can a PEO Provide for Your Small Business?
By Joshua Stowers | February 09, 2024

What services do PEOs typically offer, and how do they compare to handling them in-house? Learn about PEO HR and PEO health insurance.

Are the Benefits of Using a PEO Really Worth It?
By Joshua Stowers | February 02, 2024

Learn what a PEO does and the advantages and disadvantages of partnering with one vs. managing HR in-house.

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A Primer on Timeclock Apps and Your Business
By Andrew Martins | February 02, 2024

The right timeclock app can help you manage your team's efficiency and accountability. Learn how to choose the best one for your business.

Guideline 401k Review and Pricing
By Lori Fairbanks | February 01, 2024

Guideline provides small businesses with affordable, fully bundled 401(k) plans, and you can choose from traditional, Roth and safe harbor varieties. The company is a fiduciary and does the heavy...

401(k): What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Chad Brooks | February 01, 2024

Learn the ins and outs of 401(k) plans to make sure you comply and help your employees save as much as possible.

Paychex Retirement Services Review and Pricing
By Kimberlee Leonard | February 01, 2024

Paychex is a top choice for those who want to manage all their HR needs on one platform. It offers several employee retirement plans, dedicated support, and integrations with payroll and other HR...

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ADP 401k Review
By Kimberlee Leonard | February 01, 2024

ADP Retirement Services offers Roth 401(k), safe harbor 401(k), SIMPLE IRA and SEP IRA plans to businesses of all sizes. It integrates with the company's popular payroll service and offers plan...

ShareBuilder 401k Review and Pricing
By Kimberlee Leonard | February 01, 2024

hareBuilder keeps investment fees low, which encourages more employees to participate in the plan. But small businesses don't give up quality for price with this company; ShareBuilder makes it easy...

The Pros and Cons of Using a PEO
By Skye Schooley | February 01, 2024

Learn the pros and cons of using a PEO.

What Is Employee Benefits Management and Administration?
By Sean Peek | January 31, 2024

Learn the role of an employee benefits administrator, the components of benefits administration and the best HR software for help managing benefits.

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Rippling vs. Gusto Comparison
By Skye Schooley | January 31, 2024