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.
Dabblers are equipped to align (and realign) their strategies to changing consumer preferences, seize upon cultural moments, and capture the imagination of the dining public.
When selling to a small business customer, drop the jargon and mindset of a large organization and talk about the customer’s situation.
While small businesses create jobs, there’s another thing that small businesses and their customers do that’s equally important: They create communities.
Federal law requires a person to report cash transactions (or “cash payment”) of more than $10,000 to the IRS. Here are some facts from the IRS about reporting these payments.