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Modern office: Why a diverse workforce works

Modern office: Why a diverse workforce works

The shifting demographics of the United States are becoming increasingly important for employers to consider when building a productive workforce. More than 50 percent of the working-age population will be…

Keep Millennial employees from leaving with better engagement practices

Keep Millennial employees from leaving with better engagement practices

The Millennial generation encompasses the employees who will be tomorrow’s leaders in America’s companies. In just 10 years, they’ll make up 75 percent of the workforce. This generation of college…

Don’t wing it: tips to help prepare for your next interview

Don’t wing it: tips to help prepare for your next interview

So you put together a stellar resume, wrote a winning cover letter and landed an interview for your dream job. The hard work’s done, right? Wrong. Don’t think you can…

The secret to small-business growth in 2015? Effective communication

The secret to small-business growth in 2015? Effective communication

Good communication is essential for every successful business operation – especially for small businesses that must build customer relationships to drive sales. Yet breakdowns can occur at every stage of…

Learn why workplace benefits help provide financial security

Every year, employees with company-sponsored health plans are asked by their employers to select benefits for the following year. This process is called “open enrollment,” and it is an important…

3 things you need to know before starting a home-based business

3 things you need to know before starting a home-based business

About 16 million Americans work from home – a number that Global Workplace Analytics expects will increase by 63 percent over the next five years. In fact, every 12 seconds…

New ‘Best Places’ lists help veterans make transition

New ‘Best Places’ lists help veterans make transition

Active Reservist Lisa De Leon had a tough decision to make a year ago when the government temporarily shut down. The 40-year-old single mother of sons ages 16, 15 and…

Businesses use ethical hackers to protect your data

Businesses use ethical hackers to protect your data

Home Depot announced that personal financial information from 56 million credit and debit cards was at risk following a data security breach in September. Americans were still reeling from the…

Changes to know before filing your federal income tax return

Changes to know before filing your federal income tax return

Most tax law changes don’t affect the average taxpayer. That’s fortunate news, considering the U.S. averaged at least one tax law change per day every day between 2000 and 2012.…

Small businesses: Check tax forms for errors to avoid fines for 2014

Small businesses: Check tax forms for errors to avoid fines for 2014

For many small businesses, tax form filing season can be one of the most dreaded times of the year. But with the winter months quickly approaching, there is one simple…

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