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Should Your Company Be Able to Look at Your Social Media Before and During Your Employment?

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Should Your Company Be Able to Look at Your Social Media Before and During Your Employment? We live in a digital age that social media has seemingly taken over. Our day-to-day lives now, in large part, revolve around posting status updates and checking our feeds to see what friends and family are up to. But how exactly does translate to your professional life? What if my company reads my social...
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How to Talk to Your Employer When They Keep Paying You Late

How to Talk to Your Employer When They Keep Paying You Late There's nothing more frustrating than dealing with an employer who refuses to pay you on time. While you may assume that your best course of action is to sue the company you work for keep in mind that legal action can be extremely costly. Not only that, but it can also be time-consuming. Before you attempt to settle the matter in c...
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Termination Checklist and Guidelines for Employers

Termination Checklist and Guidelines for Employers Termination is never an easy part of a manager’s job. However, the steps you take beforehand can reduce the difficulty and the company’s possible exposure to wrongful termination lawsuits. HR experts agree that firing an employee shouldn’t come out of the blue. Termination should be the final step in a thorough process of establishing compan...
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4 Ways Bad Customer Service Is Bad For Business

4 Ways Bad Customer Service Is Bad For Business One of the most important factors towards the success of your business is the customer experience, and that’s why you need employees who know how to deliver the best experience to every customer, whether it’s a simple product sale or an angry customer calling in with a complaint. When your company fails to do this, it’s detrimental and can cause ...
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The Top 3 Reasons You Need Business Insurance

The Top 3 Reasons You Need Business Insurance When you own a business, there are inherent risks that could adversely affect your company if you don't take the right precautions. Unfortunately, it's impossible to predict every possible problem that could damage your business and its profits, which is why business insurance is heavily recommended if you want to protect your business and the people ...
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Is It Illegal To Pay My Employees Late?

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Is It Illegal To Pay My Employees Late? Following the law regarding employee pay is important to avoid lawsuits and costly penalties. It is illegal to pay your employees late, and doing so could result in legal action. Here’s what you need to know about late payment of employees. Federal Law Regarding Late Payment The federal government created the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to protect labore...
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What Does HR1180 Working Families Flexibility Act Mean for Business Owners?

Working Families Flexibility Act
What Does HR1180 Working Families Flexibility Act Mean for Business Owners? In the midst of much political disagreement as of late under the new presidency, some confusion has arisen among the public about what some of the new bills going through Congress and Senate are really about. Seemingly, the two houses are working to overturn many of the policies set forth by the previous presidency, and t...
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Effectively Handling Employee Complaints

Employee Complaints
Effectively Handling Employee Complaints It is a truism that not all people can be pleased, at least not easily or without some backlash in reply. This situation could not be even truer in the employer-employee relationship. Even the most smoothly-running workplace experiences situations where employees are dissatisfied with certain aspects of how their employer operates. When employees make comp...
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Employee Loans, Good Idea or Bad?

Employee Loans
Employee Loans, Good Idea or Bad? There is nothing unusual about an employee asking their employer for a loan, especially when faced with an emergency or financial hardship. Most employees prefer borrowing money from their employers as opposed to going for bank loans. This is attributable to the fact that the majority of businesses offer more favorable terms than banks while being able to line up...
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Long Commute? Here are 3 Tips to Use That Time to Better Yourself

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Long Commute? Here are 3 Tips to Use That Time to Better Yourself Commuting is often viewed in a negative context. Many people spend at least 30 minutes to an hour or more each way in their car, on a bus or with other methods of transportation trying to get back forth to work. While you may be concerned about the financial impact of your commute on your budget, wasted time is also a point of cont...
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