5 tips for sending an email blast without getting blacklisted

Email blasts can be effective, but only when executed properly. When email blasts are mishandled, brands risk being blacklisted by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) like Google or Yahoo; recipients either mark the messages as spam or the messages don’t meet the ISPs’ authentication requirements, among other factors.
Getting blacklisted not only damages your sending reputation, but …

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What You Need to Know About the New Form I-9

By now, all employers must be using the new Form I-9 (with revision date 11/14/2016 N) issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in November 2016.
The form is designed to be easier to fill out on a computer and is accompanied by expanded instructions. In addition, employers should be aware of several changes.
When …

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4 Workplace Issues HR Wants You To Handle On Your Own

When you have a conflict with a coworker or your manager, it can be tempting to go to human resources with your problems. However, HR experts agree that this approach may only escalate the situation and not solve the problem.
Here are four workplace issues human resource managers would prefer employees to handle on their own—along …

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How To Use Conflict To Your Advantage At Work

It can get ugly. And let’s be honest, we all know a few people who seemingly create clouds of conflict everywhere they go. In fact, even the most mild-mannered of us can find ourselves in heated disagreements that can be uncomfortable. But, conflict doesn’t necessarily need to be a negative energy drain. It can also …

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Free 30-Minute HR Webinar for Small Businesses

Running a small business is tough, and managing your compliance with California and federal employment laws isn’t always easy. There’s a lot to know.
Just ask the businesses who thought they were following the law until faced with costly fines and penalties for breaking California labor and employment laws. Such laws include providing employees with time …

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