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Employee Handbook: 5 Reasons Why Every Small Business Needs One

2018-06-14

Minyang Jiang

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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Why You Should Fire Yourself From Your Small Business

2017-09-14

Minyang Jiang

If your business cards say “owner,” but you’re doing the work of a bookkeeper, sales manager, and busboy, it’s time to step away and find a better solution.

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For Inexperienced Workers, Job Training Should Start Before Hiring

2016-08-12

Minyang Jiang

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.

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Employees vs. Contract Workers: Which Should You Hire?

2015-10-21

Minyang Jiang

Due to the changing definition of "employee," the cost-saving benefits of using contract workers may no longer apply for small businesses.

How to Recruit, Hire, Motivate, Retain, and Reward Your Talent

2015-09-24

Minyang Jiang

Building a strong business means hiring talented and committed employees, and keeping them motivated. Here’s how to recruit and retain the right people.