Dan Doherty

Coronavirus Loans: A Small Business Guide to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed on March 27, 2020 to provide emergency relief for businesses affected by the Coronavirus. Here’s what small business owners need to know to prepare to file for a Coronavirus loan. What is the CARES Act? The CARES Act allocates $350 billion to help small...Read more

How to Apply for a Coronavirus Small Business Loan Under the CARES Act

Update: The Coronavirus loan program was supplemented with $320 million in new funding on April 24, 2020. The SBA will resume accepting PPP loan applications from participating lenders on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:30am EDT.Read more

What is Talent Management - Definition and Strategies to Do It Right

What is talent management? Talent management is defined as a business’s ability to recruit, retain, and produce the most talented employees available in a job market. The talent management definition includes: Finding qualified employees efficiently Quickly hiring new employees Developing employees’ skills to increase productivity Tracking employee performance and aligning it to your company’s goals ...Read more

What is a PEO (Definition): Top 10 FAQs Business Owners Have About PEOs

What is a PEO? Get the answers to this and other PEO FAQs and learn why using a PEO to outsource HR lets you focus on your business.Read more

What is Onboarding (Definition)?

Many small businesses can’t answer the question “what is onboarding?” and aren’t familiar with how it can help improve employee productivity and retention. In this article we’ll break it down the definition of onboarding and provide links to resources that can help you improve your company’s onboarding process. Uncovering an Onboarding Definition (With the Help...Read more

The Best Interview Questions to Not Ask Potential Employees

There are many types of interview questions to ask potential employees to learn more about your potential hire. But if you’re trying to find the best strategic interview questions to ask candidates, there are some types that are better left out. Before every interview, it’s important to remember the purpose of the conversation: identify who’s...Read more

What is Payroll (Definition)

Payroll is a term used to define several related things for your business: 1. The process used to calculate and distribute wages and taxes 2. A list of employees at a company and the amount of money they are to be paid 3. The total amount of wages paid by a company to its employeesRead more

What is Employee Retention?

The definition of employee retention is the ability of a company to maintain its employees. Employee retention also refers to the strategies that a business uses to try and retain top-performing employees. Learn how to do it and why it's important.Read more

What is ATS?

ATS stands for Applicant Tracking System, software that allows businesses to manage the hiring process to let you quickly find and hire the best employees. Learn what what an ATS can do and how it can help your business.Read more

On boarding or Onboarding?

Question: Is the process of integrating newly hired employees into your organization “on boarding” or “onboarding”? What about “on-boarding?” Answer: The practice of ramping up your new hires should be referred to as onboarding (without a space).  Onboarding is the process through which a new employee is integrated into an organization and its culture –...Read more