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June 13, 2012
For small business owners, knowing when to add staff is a difficult decision. It can be exacerbated by the lack of certainty with the economic recovery. To wit, my fellow CBIZ blogger Philip Noftsinger has written about the recent roller coaster cycle of small business hiring.

June 4, 2012
The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) provides health coverage continuation rights in the occurrence of certain qualifying events, such as termination or reduction in hours of employment, death, divorce or legal separation, entitlement to Medicare, and loss of dependent child status.

June 1, 2012
Our CBIZ Small Business Employment Index (SBEI) report for May shows a healthy gain in employment for small businesses. This is a welcomed, strong reading and indicates that the domestic economic growth we have seen continues to support the small business owner and his or her hiring.

May 31, 2012
The explosion of daily deal sites such as Groupon has offered businesses of all sizes a unique opportunity to reach potential customers outside traditional marketing platforms. Deal sites have become attractive for businesses since they could provide a small edge in today’s competitive business climate.

May 24, 2012
In today’s economic landscape, one might assume that the job candidate is not in demand. For many segments of the workforce, I would agree, considering the vast amount of people still filling the unemployment pool. However, the race for talent at the higher levels in organizations is hot and is going against the grain when examining labor statistics.

May 17, 2012
In an uncertain economic terrain, many companies utilize ad hoc workers for short-term assignments, touting this practice as an efficiency measure that circumvents commitment, expensive benefit plans, and messy perquisites.While this tactic might have some immediate advantages, if used inefficiently, relying on ad hoc workers can cut much more than just immediate expenses.

May 11, 2012
Hello all, I am Nancy Mellard, the National Leader of CBIZ Women’s Advantage (CWA). In my posts, I will be covering career issues that relate to women professionals, and I wanted to take this time to explain the CWA program and the importance to CBIZ.

May 5, 2012
As small business continues to be the driving force in our economy, the CBIZ Payroll Small Business Employment Index (SBEI) has established itself as a credible and respectable source among media outlets and industry professionals who turn to the index for its monthly findings.

April 27, 2012
Today’s employers have a number of factors to consider when operating their business, and employee health care is right at the top of that list. Health insurance prices are rising, and many employers are looking for alternative ways to provide affordable coverage to employees.

April 19, 2012
For the past two years, we have developed and fine-tuned the CBIZ Small Business Employment Index (SBEI). I wanted to take a moment to provide you with a brief overview of what it represents.The CBIZ Small Business Employment Index is a barometer for hiring trends among small businesses.

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