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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 […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Workplace Safety & Health

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 […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Do You Need Permission to Run an Employee Background Check?

August 28, 2018

Via: FindLaw

You may think you’re protecting yourself and your small business by running background checks for potential hires. As benevolent as it may be, you could still get into trouble hiring someone with a criminal record. And, after all, prospective employees […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Small Business: It’s All About Relationships

August 22, 2018

Via: Investopedia

With the world of business becoming increasingly more complex, a small-business owner will find it extremely difficult to be an expert in all of the specialized disciplines a small business needs. Despite the relentless requirement for small-business owners to generate […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Finance

3 Equity Tips Every Startup Founder Should Know

August 17, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Marry in haste, repent in leisure. The founders of The Bachelorette might disagree, but the vast majority of corporate founders would whole-heartedly nod their heads, and have five war stories to back it up. Division of equity is the leading […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Too Tight a Job Market? 4 Tips on How to Hire the Best Candidate in the First Place.

August 8, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

One of the most crucial and challenging tasks facing entrepreneurs as their companies grow is hiring and retaining talented team members. With the United States now nearing full employment, according to a recent CNBC report, competition for capable candidates has […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Employer Payroll Taxes: The True Costs of Hiring a New Employee

August 6, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

Employer payroll taxes are calculated by combining 50 percent of Social Security taxes (12.9 percent of employee wages), 50 percent of Medicare taxes (2.9 percent), and 100 percent of federal and state unemployment taxes. While you can make these calculations […]