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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Federal appeals court finds age discrimination protection does not extend to job applicants

January 24, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled Wednesday that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) does not protect job applicants, extending only to current employees. In an 8-4 decision, the en banc court review divided after […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

How to Listen to Your Employees Better so You Can Improve Your Business

January 4, 2019

Via: Entrepreneur

Years ago, I was in a business where we were shipping product constantly to get things out on time: “Get the stuff out the door so we can make revenue and meet our quotas now.” With our Operational Excellence seemingly […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

As women lawyers gain influence, they must retain the law’s foundational values

December 20, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

There are more female managing partners and women at leadership levels in law firms today than ever before, and many of the young women lawyers climbing the ladder of success behind them show promise for leading law firms of the […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Finance

How to Account for Employee Expenses

December 10, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

Employee expenses on your books are business expenses an employee pays for with their own personal funds or a corporate card and reimbursed later by the employer. The most common expense reimbursements are for airfare, hotel and meals. A written […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

7 Ways to Manage Employee Holiday Time Off

November 26, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Business owners don’t have to see red during the holidays as long as they manage their staff right. At no other time of the year do companies have to field multiple requests for time off. Handle it wrong, and it […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Employee Stock Ownership Plan: How ESOPs Work & Who They’re Right For

October 16, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

An employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) is a qualified defined-contribution employee benefit plan that provides the employees of a business an ownership interest in that business. An ESOP is used by employers to either reward employees or as an exit […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Top 5 Workers’ Comp Questions for Small Biz Owners

October 3, 2018

Via: FindLaw

As a caring small business owner, you want to take good care of your employees. And you have a legal obligation to make sure they’re safe and taken care of if they are injured on the job. You likely just […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

7 Best Recruitment Software Options for 2018

October 2, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

webRecruiting software is used to help businesses find top talent by posting to job boards and keeping track of applicant resumes. It prevents you from having to maintain paper files as you go through the interviewing process. Many push candidate […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Top 25 Tips for Recruiting Passive Job Candidates

September 21, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

A passive candidate is a person who isn’t currently applying for jobs but who may be encouraged to come work for your company if you make them a compelling offer. Finding and recruiting passive candidates can enhance your recruiting efforts […]


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Top 30 Business Philosophy Examples from the Pros

September 6, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), about 33 percent of all businesses will fail during their first two years. This is why it’s important that business owners are guided by principles to reach company goals every day. We asked […]