Take a look at the world’s must successful businesspeople and you’ll see that although they are very often in the limelight and regarded as the sole person responsible for the success of their organization(s), the truth is, more often than not, they have a dedicated… Read More
Developing your small business to the extent that you need to take on employees is particularly difficult but extremely rewarding, as every now and again you sit back after putting in the hours at work and realize that you’re no longer a sole trader and… Read More
One of the main issues that many small business owners face is the struggle to give their businesses that extra push to take them to the next level when it’s the right time. And the reason behind this is very much down to not having… Read More
Maybe your business has grown, or maybe you just realize you could use some specialized help (such as in keeping the books). No matter the reason, you’ve decided that it’s time to hire some help. Should you hire an employee or an independent contractor? Let’s look at some pros and cons of each.
By Arlene Chandler The Affordable Care Act, requiring employers to provide health care to fulltime employees, has started many conversations about what employees are entitled to in the workplace. This leads to an important question, especially for small businesses: is what is legally required enough… Read More
If you’re like most traditional small business owners, you can’t do everything yourself. You hire a team of employees to help you run your business — from managing day-to-day customer interactions to helping you make long-term executive decisions that could affect your business for years… Read More
As talked about before, a lot of your small business’s success is based upon your employees. Yes, your customers are the people who will ensure you can first setup your small business and then actually stay in business, but without employees who are effective, you’ll… Read More
Is the under-30 crowd just a bunch of brats with a glaring sense of entitlement? Why aren’t employees more loyal to their employers? Which comes first? Company loyalty or employee loyalty? Find out why I think a lot of businesses are still getting it wrong.