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Katherine is a New York-based digital writer who joined Fingercheck in 2015. She promotes Fingercheck through the power of the written word. She graduated from Fordham University with a B.A. in Communications and Media Studies with a focus on Journalism. Connect with her on LinkedIn

By: Katherine Muniz Nov 13, 2017

The Employer’s Guide to Gift Giving

 It's that time of the year again! The festivities are about to be in full swing, and with the end of Q4 approaching, your company is likely in crunch mode. As busy as you are, have you given any thought to how you'll be rewarding your em
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By: Katherine Muniz Jul 27, 2017

A Guide to Exempt vs. Nonexempt Worker Classification

Prior to hiring an employee, it's important to develop a fundamental understanding of how employees are classified under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Certain conditions must be met in order to classify as exempt or nonexempt, and th
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By: Katherine Muniz Jun 06, 2017

Minimizing Risk When Hiring an Independent Contractor

The media has shown us that businesses break the law when hiring independent contractors all the time. From FedEx's $228 million settlement to resolve claims that it mislabeled over 2,000 FedEx workers, to Uber's $100 million settlement
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By: Katherine Muniz Nov 01, 2016

How to Navigate Hiring Seasonal Workers for the Holidays

Many businesses are staffing their teams in preparation for the busy holiday season. If you're considering hiring extra help but don't know where to start, these steps can help.  Figure out the basics If you're pressed for time, it's tem
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By: Katherine Muniz Sep 12, 2016

Getting Back to Work After Taking a Leave of Absence

Adjusting to working again after taking a leave of absence can be challenging to say the least. Whatever you may be returning from, whether it be maternity leave, recovering from an illness, or caring for a sick loved one, you can succe
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