Employee recognition is a basis of providing employee incentives. If you are an employer and you want to boost the performance and productivity of your employees, then giving out employee recognition is all you need.
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If you don't want to work from home, but can't afford to rent an office space, then perhaps the best alternative for you is a coworking space. Here's a look at 8 reasons why you may choose coworking over another arrangement. Read More
Employee Benefit News provides a link to a report profiling the top 10 companies in 2009 from the perspective of employee benefits packages. They include some surprising features including a focus on wellness over treatment for illness as a way of bringing medical costs down and show appreciation for employees. Of course, many small business may not have the resources to create such ambitious pro Read More
When cutting costs, think twice before cutting employee benefits in your small business. In this article from the SCORE Website, nationally known small business expert Rieva Lesonsky insists costs should be cut just about everywhere else before considering eliminating benefits your employees look forward to. You will loose more in productivity and morale among employees then you will save on your Read More
When creating an employee benefits package for your small business, competing with huge companies may not be possible, but be sure you have the basics that employees expect. At least keep up with other small and growing businesses and what they provide employees. And think about some special perks you may be able to offer that set you apart. For more, read "Standard Benefit and Employment Package Read More
The Obama administration's February 2009 economic stimulus legislation has increased the employee benefits costs for businesses that are now expected to foot a larger portion of the bill for employees who no longer work for them due to layoffs. According to Entrepreneur.com, federally mandated health care coverage for laid-off employees through the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act o Read More
The importance of a good employee benefits plan for your small business goes beyond being a good recruitment and retention tool though those certainly are two key reasons you should have a competitive plan in place. This post from Small Business Notes can help get your business focused on the importance of developing a good plan if you haven't got one already and give you some pointers about what Read More
Employee benefits are an important factor to any business in hiring and retaining a good work force. The success of small businesses solely depends upon the work force and dedication of the employee to the businesses. Read More
Why to employee benefits benefit small business and why should you take them into consideration? How can you create an employee benefits package that truly offers an incentive to your employees? Michelle Collins, a staff writer at CanadaOne.com looks at these issues and more in a piece posted in Microsoft's Small Business Center. Read More
Think long term when it comes to handing out employee benefits in your small business. The temptation may be to give very generous benefits from the beginning but if these benefits later need to be cut back, employees will be bitter. Watch the video from William N. Topaz below. Read More

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