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Three Easy Ways to Retain Great Employees

If retaining your top performers is a concern, you’re not alone. According to the 2015 Compensation Best Practices Report from PayScale, 63% of employers reported employee retention as their “top concern.” With an increasingly competitive talent market, the grass can easily look greener to even a slightly unsatisfied employee. So what options do companies have to help retain their key…

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ACA Paperwork Costing Small Businesses Thousands

If the cost of providing healthcare wasn’t enough, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance costs for small businesses now estimate around $15,000 a year. A recent AP report outlined the struggles many small businesses are having with the ACA’s requirements. Considering the additional hassle and exorbitant costs, it’s no wonder business owners are having a difficult time undertaking this new…

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Where did all the good employees go?

During the economic downturn, you scaled back on hiring to keep your business afloat. Now that things have stabilized, you’re struggling to find quality employees to work for you. Unemployment is still relatively high, so why can’t you find talented applicants? Perhaps the question should be turned inward. Ask yourself the following questions to get a feel for how others…

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