Blog posts tagged with "Small Business Employees"

5 Safety Measures All Construction Companies Should Have

October 16, 2018
The danger of working in the construction industry is a harsh reality. In fact, out of the 4,693 worker deaths in 2016, about one in five, or 991 total, was construction related.

How to Hire the Right IT Team for Your Business

October 03, 2018
As a small business owner, each new hire matters. The right team will help propel your business forward, while the wrong team can cost you time and money. Regardless of your company’s focus, a good IT team can ensure that your business operates more efficiently, allowing you to expand your customer base.

5 Ways to Improve Your Restaurant’s Productivity

October 02, 2018
The restaurant industry is fast paced and depends on customer satisfaction. Too often, restaurant owners focus only on the bottom line, without recognizing that productivity depends on every part of their restaurant’s operations. To combat this, your goal as a restaurant owner should be to find inefficiencies in your processes and develop ways to make improvements.

The Pros and Cons of Having Employees Work from Home

September 26, 2018
A survey from the New York Times found that 43 percent of Americans spend some time working from home. Many businesses have flexible work-from-home arrangements that range from full-time remote work to one or two remote days per week. Still, the variations in jobs, workplace culture, and individual personality can make this decision complicated.

How to Select the Right Training Courses for Your Employees

September 25, 2018
In his recent book, “Employee Experience Advantage,” Jacob Morgan found that companies who invest in the employee experience are four times as profitable as those who don’t.

Pros and Cons of Hiring a Family Member or Friend

September 20, 2018
Small business owners are often approached by family members and friends that are look for job opportunities. While it can be tempting to offer a position to someone you know, the decision should be carefully considered because it could affect your relationship.

How Low Unemployment and Stagnant Wages Affect Employees Looking for New Opportunities

September 17, 2018
What do you consider a great employee wage and benefits program? Do you rely on bonuses to compensate for fewer raises? How much paid time off (PTO) do you offer? Assuming economic trends remain on the same trajectory, these are all questions that US employers will need to continue asking themselves, as attracting, recruiting, and retaining employees becomes more difficult.

5 Ways a Graphic Designer Can Improve Your Business’s Brand

September 11, 2018
Let’s face it; marketing can be a pain. If your company is small, you might not have staff members with the necessary skills, such as graphic design. Developing your business’s brand image can be a frustrating process, so it might be tempting to rush it or try to complete in in-house. This is a mistake, though,  –because hiring a graphic designer can add tremendous value to your company’s marketing campaigns and bottom line.

5 Employee Communication Strategies Your Business Should Try

September 10, 2018
As a small business owner, you’re only as successful as your team. Due to this, when your team has trouble effectively communicating, your business ultimately suffers. Whether there are communication issues amongst your team members, or there’s frequent confusion based on your direction, you should make employee communication strategies a top priority.

Pros and Cons of Hiring Freelancers

September 07, 2018
The gig economy is changing the way people think about work. Instead of logging 40 hours full-time behind a desk, some people juggle multiple jobs at the same time, making their own schedules and choosing their own projects. You can easily find gigs on Fiverr or Freelancer.com during the day, drive for Uber and Lyft at night, and then on weekends put together furniture through TaskRabbit or sell items on eBay. All done through your own schedule!