You've heard the buzz. Healthy employees increase productivity. But is this true? Various surveys say yes. Here’s a look at the statistics and 7 healthy employee ideas any small business can incorporate to increase productivity.
Do Baby Boomers stand apart as America’s entrepreneurial generation? Will the number and success of American startup companies decrease as Baby Boomers retire? A recent study released by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation says not necessarily.
Building the best benefits package for your small business is a like a puzzle. You piece together unique and attractive benefits that ultimately help you attract and keep the best employees in the industry. You see payback on your investment. Employees love to work for you. You become a coveted Employer of Choice. These ten small and medium companies, featured in glassdoor.com’s new report Best Small & Medium Companies to Work For (2015), have done just that.
In a world full of millions of small businesses, is it really possible for your company to stand out - to rise above the crowd? You bet it is! You see, there are a few key things you can do to set yourself apart from the rest, and I’m here to tell you one of the best ways to do this - your customers. So grab a cold Coke, a chair, and a listening ear because you’re about to become the master of this life hack: winning your customers’ business and respect by making them part of your family.
It’s an easy thing to do - work a full 8 hour day and then go home to work another 4 or 5 hours. But, is it good for your small business to be doing this every day? No. We’re here to talk about why working late into the night is actually hurting your small business and how to break this bad habit. Note: This article is an excerpt from our eBook 5 Alarming Small Business Habits You Need to Stop Today.
Taxes. It’s not the time of year small business owners look forward to. It’s complicated. It’s time consuming. And for some, it’s expensive. But, it doesn't mean taxes need to be overwhelming. Here are 10 tips for small businesses on how to survive tax time.
Even at the smallest of business, administering employee benefits can be quite complex and time-consuming. Understanding the considerations involved in administering benefits will assist you in deciding whether you should handle administration on your own, or outsource all or part of it. This "101" guide helps you walk through how to administer benefits at your small business.
So, you have an amazing idea for a small business. You’ve thought it through front to back and you know it’ll be successful. But, how do you plan to pitch your business idea to a potential investor? Good question, isn’t it? Let’s be honest, you need cash if you want to start a business, and unless you strike oil in your backyard between now and the day you want to open up shop, you’ll need a strategy to get funding. So, rather than telling you to set out a “Starting a business, anything will help” coffee mug fund, I’m going to tell you how to pitch your business to anyone. This will ultimately help you get the funding you need.
You may or may not have a training manual for your small business. And if you don’t, it’s time to put on your creative hat and get to work. Why? A training manual is the backbone of your company - without one, it’s hard to function. So, to write a training manual in the most efficient and creative way, here are tips to get you going.
As a veterinary clinic owner, you need time to be on your side. Yet, many veterinarians continue to utilize the old-fashioned way to conduct and administer payroll -- wasting a lot of valuable time every month. The solution? Payroll software. So, to save you and your veterinary clinic time, we’ve outlined what you should look for in a high-tech payroll solution.
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