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HR Recruitment Statistics

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Human Resources|

5 Insightful Interview Questions to Ask Your Next Job Candidate

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Human Resources|

Interviewing candidate after candidate can be one of the most boring ways to spend a day. You ask those same old questions: “Why do you want to work here?”“Where do you see yourself in five years?” And in response, you get the same old answers: “I want to help your company grow,”“I hope to be in [...]

3 Criteria for Classifying Workers Correctly (and Avoiding an Audit)

By | March 16th, 2017|Categories: Taxes|

As you grow your small business, you will need to bring on new hands to help you handle your increased work orders and other tasks. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as just pulling someone in off the street or picking a name from a pile of applications. You must also decide whether you want to work [...]

3 Ways to Not Waste Marketing Dollars

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: Marketing|

As a small business owner, your marketing budget is probably pretty limited. Wasting even a small portion of it can be detrimental. Too often, owners get sucked into marketing schemes that sound great, but turn out to be minimally effective at best --- or a total scam at worst. That money down the drain often means [...]

How Jamming Out Affects Productivity

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|

We’ve all been there: Employees decide to take a break and converse, just when you’re at the crux of an issue. Or, the office next to yours realizes they have bare walls, and spend the entire hammering and hanging up pictures. Whatever the reason, you need to isolate yourself from the noise, and decide to turn [...]

5 Things to Know Before Starting Your Business

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Small Business|Tags: |

Starting your own small business is one of the most exciting --- and challenging --- things you can do. Before you can even start your business, though, there are a few things you need to be aware of. Just having an idea, some capital and a location likely won’t cut it. Here are 5 things you [...]

Young professionals lack the soft skills required to function well in an office environment.

By | March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Small Business Facts|

The 6 Most Profitable Types of Small Businesses

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: Small Business|

If you are one of the millions of Americans who has always dreamed about owning a small business, but aren’t sure what kind, read on. There are any number of types of small businesses you could start and find success with. In fact, the most common types of small businesses include: 1. Services 2. Restaurants 3. [...]

How to Find Better Candidates with Better Job Postings

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Human Resources|

When done incorrectly, recruiting can be a massive drain on time and money. Interviewing candidates that don’t fit your business needs or culture can cause you to not only lose a day for the interview itself, but also forces you to spend even more time interviewing other candidates who might be what you’re looking for. It’s [...]

The 5 Most Common Data Vulnerabilities for Small Businesses

By | February 17th, 2017|Categories: Technology|

One of the biggest worries for small business owners is often how secure their customers’ data is. Business owners know they need that data for a variety of reasons, including processing payments. At the same time, though, they also know that any breach of data could result in customers never coming back, at the very least. [...]