A state-by-state look at the current status of state minimum wage rates.
It is important–and sometimes, required by law–to set up and manage personnel and employee files. Here is a helpful checklist of what to include.
As your company grows, it becomes increasingly important to have an employee manual.
Hiring an entrepreneurial employee is one of the best things you can do for your bottom line.
Nearly one-third of an employee’s compensation can be in the form of benefits. Here are some they value most.
The tried and true types of interview questions for job candidates.
Here are questions that will get small business job candidates to talk about themselves.
Some questions need to address the issue that is often uncomfortable for both employer and job candidate to discuss: money.
In addition to the victimization of the employee, harrassment cases can destroy a small business.
Past behavior in a specific situation is a better predictor of future behavior than questions about a hypothetical future situation.
Brainteaser and oddball interview questions can sometime reveal the creative or critical-thinking skills of the job candidate.
The U.S. Code of federal statutes contains the term “small business” 1,034 times. Terms like microbusiness or biz are mentioned nowhere in the code.
Help for starting the hiring process and to ensure you are compliant with key federal and state regulations.
32 percent of U.S. workers say they are reluctant to use all of their paid vacation days, claiming they are pressured not to take time off.
A good password is the first line of defense against cyberattacks.
Always view your marketing efforts through the eyes and experience of a customer.
The current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour but many state and local jurisdictions have ones that are higher.
70% of shoppers confess they still had shopping to do in the last week before Christmas
Twenty percent of business owners under-30 say they started a business “to make a difference in the world.”
We tend to overestimate the effect of a new technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.