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Should your small business hire over the holidays?

Pros and Cons of Hiring Over the Holidays

Is the holiday season a good time to recruit and hire new staff? The verdict is still out on that question. While some people support the idea of a holiday hiring freeze, others believe it is purely a myth. The truth is there are both advantages and disadvantages to end-of-year

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Remote employee on a business meeting

What Additional Benefits Should I Offer Remote Employees?

The remote workforce is growing stronger. A large percentage of employees are now working away from the office one or more days per week. There are many advantages to providing special perks for remote workers. Here are some examples of the types of benefits you can offer employees who work

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Businesswoman discussing the company's group benefits to her team

Advantages of Offering Group Benefits in Your Business

If your small business is on a budget, you may wonder if it is worth the cost to offer group benefits to your employees. Bear in mind that your workers are your company’s most valuable asset. Think of group benefits as an investment in the future of your business, with

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Team cheering on their Fantasy Football League

How (and Why) To Start a Fantasy Football League at Your Company

Fantasy football kicks off on September 9. This popular activity can actually be good for your employees’ mental health. It promotes camaraderie and healthy competition and develops critical thinking, decision-making, and leadership skills. It has also been found to increase productivity and co-worker engagement. If you would like to start

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5 Employee Retention Strategies for 2021

2020 and 2021 have brought a new set of challenges to employers – and their workers. Unless your business delivered essential services, it is likely that most of your employees worked from home. While many businesses have “weathered the storm” and will return to doing business as usual, others are

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How Big Should My Business Be To Offer Group Benefits?

If you want to source and retain top talent, an attractive employee group benefits package is a valuable asset. Even with a startup or a small company, it works to your advantage to offer as many group benefits as you can, as soon as you can. Start offering group benefits

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Comparing 401(k) options

Traditional 401(k) Vs. Roth 401(k)

The Roth 401(k) was introduced in 2006 and is becoming increasingly more common. The bigger the company, the more likely it is that employees will have the option of contributing to a Roth 401(k). Although the traditional 401(k) and the Roth 401(k) share some similarities, there are also major differences

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