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5 of the Best Talent Management Tools for Small Business

Best Talent Management Software Tools

Software tools have become critical to a company’s success across departments – and HR is no exception. The right talent management solution can take your workforce to a new level of productivity, professional development, and leadership. The trick is exactly that – choosing the right software tool for your HR setting. Here are a few […]

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Employee Handbook: 5 Reasons Why Every Small Business Needs One

In the corporate world, employee handbooks are pretty ubiquitous. Nearly everyone who starts a position at a large company is given a booklet, packet, or online manual to peruse on their first day at the office. However, when it comes to small businesses, employee handbooks may be completely absent — job parameters and company policies […]

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How Becoming a Great Public Speaker Helps You Achieve Your Business Goals

Public Speaking Business Goals

When it comes to public speaking, your small business might seem like a safe zone. You feel very comfortable in the presence of your team, and whenever you have important news to share with your customers, you do it through email newsletters and other content marketing efforts. There’s no need to stand up in front […]

4 Savvy Ways a Business Credit Card Can Help Restaurant Owners

Restaurateurs have plenty to think about from day to day. If you’re not making sure that your delivery comes in on time or that your wet bar stays stocked ahead of the Sunday brunch rush, maybe you’re finding a way to pay for a new stand mixer for your rockstar pastry chef. Keeping your business […]

5 Simple Mistakes Small Business Owners Make When Expanding

As a small business owner, deciding to expand is an exciting prospect. A successful expansion of your business can improve profit margins, create a competitive advantage, and create more jobs in your community. As exciting as it is, expanding your small business also comes with its challenges. If you’re not preparing for these potential pitfalls, it could […]

Get out and vote, small business owners tell employees

Get out and vote, small business owners tell employees NEW YORK (AP) — Reports of long lines for early voting persuaded Darlene Hollywood — she’s giving her 13 employees at Hollywood Public Relations the morning of Election Day off. “I don’t want people to feel they have to make a choice of, ‘I need to […]

How to Train Temporary Workers During the Busy Holiday Season

How to Train Temporary Workers During the Busy Holiday Season Author: Paul Chaney   Many businesses hire additional workers during the holiday season to help with increased demand. This year, retailers are expected to employ between 640,000 and 690,000 temporary workers, according to the National Retail Federation.   Improperly trained temporary hires can present workplace safety risks. A […]

For Inexperienced Workers, Job Training Should Start Before Hiring

Don’t write off inexperienced workers. Here’s how to coach your applicants as they come in, to make sure they end up in positions they’re well-suited for.

Business Owners & Experts Share Their Tips on Preventing Four Common Types of Fraud

28% percent of small business owners are victims of fraud each year. If you want to avoid being part of this statistic, read on.

Now Hiring: Two Common Staffing Challenges, And How to Solve Them

A poor approach to staffing can hurt the growth and financial stability of your business. Here are some helpful tips for bringing the right talent aboard.