Are Annual Performance Reviews So Last Century?

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Annual employee performance reviews have had their day in the sun for decades. But it may be time for the sun to set on that tired, old workplace staple.

Employee performance reviews lack true value to companies because:

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Four Reasons to Offer Employee Health Benefits (Even if You Aren't Legally Required)

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Though small businesses with fewer than 50 full-time employees are not legally required to provide health insurance to their employees, about 30 percent of them still do, according to Kaiser Family Foundation. Those small business owners know...

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How to Cross-Train Employees When Your Workforce is Remote

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There are many ways work and employment have changed in the 21st century. You can send emails from your smartphone, share spreadsheets via the cloud and research job applicants on social media. One of the biggest trends employers are seeing as we...

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Comparing Health Insurance Options: Daunting but Worth It

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The process of comparing employee health insurance plans is daunting for anyone -- and even more so for small business owners, who usually don’t have deep experience deciphering providers’ individual approaches to costs and coverage.

The system...

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Yanking out the Grapevine: How to Deal with Gossip at Work

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“I saw Todd slip something in his drink at lunch today.”

 “Did you hear that Margaret is pregnant? Apparently, she hasn’t even told her husband yet. Sounds like an accident to me.”

 “Trevor’s rash is so disgusting. He disappears into the...

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A Year in Review: Law Changes Affecting Business Owners in 2020

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updated January 14, 2020

We may have closed the books on 2019, but the key law changes passed last year took effect January 1, 2020 and will continue to impact business owners moving forward. From the Kansas City Salary History Ban and legal...

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7 Steps to Create a Happy Workplace

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Employee morale is one of the most integral aspects of a successful business. Employees who are happier are more productive and will stick around longer. Besides, who wants to spend their time day in and out in a gloomy and depressing workplace?...

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DOL New Overtime Rule Took Effect January 1, 2020

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On September 24, 2019, the US Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final “overtime rule” which took effect January 1, 2020. The DOL said it considered more than 200,000 comments received since 2017 in developing the new overtime rule, which...

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7 Common HR Mistakes Small Businesses Make and How to Fix Them

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Axcet HR Solutions knows that the owners and managers of small, growing businesses are busy people. While you’re overseeing one of the many other aspects of running a business, a time might come when your attention is diverted from HR matters....

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How to Create an Employee Benefits Package for All Generations

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For the first time in history, today’s workplace may consist of up to five generations working side-by-side, with 50 or more years of age difference spread between the oldest and youngest employees. Not only are your employees more diverse based...

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