The New Year is almost here! Although the holidays are a great time to sit back and reflect on the previous year, you should aim to make 2017 your business’s best year yet.
Being a small business owner can sometimes require wearing many hats. In addition to running your small business’s operations, you may have to help out in other areas. Many small businesses aren’t able to afford a human resources staff, causing the owner to manage these responsibilities.
This month, we’re introducing a new series; Fora Financial Features! In these posts, we’ll highlight different individuals on the Fora Financial team, and explain how they play a pivotal part in how we supply our working capital products, small business loans and merchant cash advances, to business owners nationwide. Each member of our team has a unique perspective on the alternative lending industry, and we can’t wait for them to share their stories with you!
The end of the year always seems to sneak up faster than expected. No one knows this more than accountants and CPAs who are already looking ahead to their busiest time of the year—tax return season—and doing their best to get ahead of the rush.
Juggling the roles of small business owner and parent is not an easy challenge. Your day-to-day is a constant balancing act, where you’re trying to take care of your children, while devoting the necessary time to running your business.
Are you interested in expanding your small business’s staff, but don’t have funds to pay these new employees? Recruiting employees can be a costly process, and your small business will want to do this as efficiently as possible.
Small businesses require hard-working employees that can contribute to a variety of areas. Regardless of industry, most small business employees have to be team players and are expected to manage a wide range of responsibilities. Due to this, it is important to consider employee retention strategies.
Running productive business meetings can be challenging! Make sure that you and your employees are holding effective meetings, so that you accomplish your goals, and don’t waste time. Follow these five pointers, and you’ll be able to conduct meetings that benefit your small business’s future.