Blog posts tagged with "Small Business Employees"

How a Better Work-Life Balance Boosts Productivity (And How to Make It Happen)

April 23, 2018
Today’s professionals are no longer satisfied with the corporate model of a rigid 9-to-5, which typically consists of spending eight hours at the office, only to face traffic on the commute home, followed by responding to emails as they make dinner. They prioritize and expect flexibility, balance, and downtime in their careers. Still, 38 percent of employees have missed life events because of bad work-life balance, according to a Workfront report.

4 Reasons to Celebrate Business Milestones

April 20, 2018
Running a successful small business is something you should celebrate! Whether you’ve surpassed a sales milestone or are approaching a major anniversary, you should take time to commemorate these accomplishments. Although you’re likely busy in your role as a business owner, you shouldn’t ignore these achievements. There are numerous benefits to celebrating or announcing your business’s major milestones, which we’ll detail in this post.

4 Tips for Take Your Child to Work Day

April 19, 2018
Did you know that Take Your Child to Work Day is only a week away? This occasion can be a great time for company bonding, and can provide educational opportunities for your employees’ children. Your staff will appreciate the chance to spend extra time with their kids, and it can be a fun day for your entire company!

National Pet Day: The Pros and Cons of Bringing Your Pet to Work

April 11, 2018
Happy National Pet Day! There are so many benefits to having a furry friend in your life. From improving your emotional health to increasing physical activity, having a pet can help you lead a happier, more fulfilling life.

5 Reasons to Hire a Lawyer for Your Small Business

April 10, 2018
The simplest reason to hire a lawyer for your small business is that you don’t (and can’t) know what you don’t know. If you’re negotiating contracts, terminating employees, filing patents, obtaining funding, or running a store, you will benefit from hiring a lawyer.

Fora Financial Welcomes Director of Sales Development and Director of Partner Relationships

April 05, 2018
Fora Financial, a leading working capital provider to small businesses nationwide, announced the addition of two key hires to the Company’s Business Development team. Michael Hollander has been appointed the Director of Sales Development, and Tyson Garrett will serve as Director of Partner Relationships.

7 Work/Life Balance Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

March 28, 2018
Balancing your career with other priorities is hard to do, especially if you’re a business owner. It can be even more challenging for women, who are socially expected to also take on domestic responsibilities at home and with their families. Unfortunately, in addition, women often feel more pressure to prove themselves in the workforce. This can be a toxic combination that leads to stress and burnout. Due to this, as a woman in business, it is pivotal that you set boundaries so that you can live a well-rounded life.

How to Recruit the Best Employees for a Woman-Owned Business

March 07, 2018
Women business owners know that each major task comes with its own unique set of challenges. Recruiting and hiring new employees is no exception. It is pivotal that you hire employees who will be dedicated to your business’s mission, and are skilled in their designated role.

How Small Businesses Can Prepare for The Summer Downtime

March 01, 2018
Whether you recently started a business, or you’re an entrepreneurial veteran, chances are you’ve heard about the dreaded summer downtime. This season can be the downfall of an unprepared business, in the chance that sales slow, engagement diminishes, and customers become busy with vacations and other interests.

Marketing Tip of the Month: Hiring a Strong Marketing Team

February 23, 2018
Did you know that 47 percent of small business owners handle marketing on their own? Or that 49 percent of entrepreneurs aren’t sure that their marketing initiatives are effective? These statistics prove that although marketing is important to a business’s success, many business owners struggle to make their efforts worthwhile.