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The genius of using benefits as a strategic tool for competitive advantage

By Susan Solovic, THE Small Business Expert If you’re a small business owner, staying ahead of recruiting and retaining top talent is one critical way to grow. Yet, when MetLife conducted its most recent Employee Benefit Trends Study (EBTS), it found that only 16 percent of small business owners are planning to change their benefits […]

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It may be time to increase paid time off (PTO) and the reasons will surprise you

This may sound like one of those Zen koans – such as, “What’s the sound of one hand clapping” – but I assure you it’s not: What can you offer your employees as incentives not to work that are, in fact, incentives to make them work? In today’s highly competitive market for top talent, fast […]

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