10 Things Small Employers Might Not Know about FMLA

Since 1993, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has been law. Its overarching purpose is to provide employees with opportunities to take leave for medical and family reasons. But there are many caveats to the law that you may or may not know. For example, here are ten things that you might not know.

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Improve Employee Satisfaction with These 10 Low-Cost Perks

Most organizations offer similar types of employee benefits: health care insurance, vacation and sick time. Often what differentiates a benefits package are the perks. An example might be giving an employee a company car but not every employer can offer premium perks.

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Why new employees jump ship (and five ways to keep them on board)

You interview a candidate who is the perfect match for the skills you need. She’s eager to learn and grow, and gets what your company does. She’s great. You hire her. She’s an asset almost immediately. She has good ideas, and you start to implement them. Then, she quits. But why? Let's prevent employee turnover with these 5 tips. 

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7 Traits That Make a Good Manager

Managers and their employees often have a lot to learn from each other, and when they click, it's a productivity bonanza for for everyone involved. What makes that click possible, though? For many, it means an exceptional manager, but what makes a manager so great? Read on for the seven traits of a great manager. 

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Ring out the bells... but hold the holiday bonus?

The end of 2017 is rapidly approaching, and many employers will be handing out year-end bonuses or other perks and presents. But will a bonus bestowed at the dawn of a new year really keep an employee happy, satisfied, and ready to settle in for another 12 months of productive work?

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Nine women who are taking Atlanta by storm

If any of these women have anything to do about it, 2017 in Atlanta is shaping up to be a great year for women. Here's how nine women are trailblazing across Atlanta in multiple industries - from startups to Fortune 500 companies - and what you can learn from them.

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Top tips for developing your elevator pitch

Elevator pitches aren’t just for people appearing on Shark Tank. Any business owner should be able to describe their business and its goals in around 30 seconds. After all, you never know when you’ll need to impress a prospective client or investor, convince a new recruit that your business is the one for them or just help someone understand exactly what it is your company offers (and why you’re the best at it.)

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