Blog posts tagged with "Small Business Employees"

12 Tools Every Remote Business Owners Needs

July 06, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work has become increasingly popular. During this time, working remote can be crucial in order for business owners to keep their customers, employees, and themselves safe.

How to Support Your Team Remotely During The COVID-19 Crisis

April 20, 2020
Due to the stay at home order for COVID-19, many businesses have been forced to adapt to remote operations. This can be challenging for many companies, especially those that hadn’t worked remotely in the past.

The Best Free Online Certifications For Business Owners

March 10, 2020
For many entrepreneurs, there was a tremendous learning curve associated with their business success. Whether an experienced MBA or lacking formal education, there are always new problems. To face these challenges, you must be able to understand what allowed your business to grow and function.

How To Deal With Workplace Harassment in Your Small Business

March 03, 2020
Back in the day, workplace harassment wasn’t taken seriously. Today, however, it’s a huge issue that can take a serious toll on your small business. Workplace harassment has the potential to create an uncomfortable work culture that forces your top employees to leave and damages public perception.

What Are The Best Business Degrees for Entrepreneurs?

March 02, 2020
Do you hope to open and operate your own business one day? Are you motivated by a flexible work schedule and unlimited earning potential? If so, there are numerous business degrees that can help you turn your dreams into a reality. 

Specialization vs. Generalization: How to Hire the Best Team

February 01, 2020
This biggest cost in almost any kind of business is the employees. In fact, it’s not uncommon for labor costs to account for as much as 70 percent of all business costs. This makes it critical to maximize the money you spend on labor costs by getting the most from your staff. Of course, that’s easier said than done. One way to look at it, though, is by making hiring and training decisions through the lens of specialization vs. generalization.

How to Automate Employee Scheduling Processes

February 01, 2020
Automation has been disrupting manufacturing, retail, and other industries on a massive scale for years. Yet as we marvel at the incredible amount of work being automated, it’s easy to forget the little stuff. Repetitive administrative tasks like employee scheduling are often ripe for automation.

How to Utilize the Gig Economy In Small Business Pursuits

January 30, 2020
From the work we do to the way we collaborate, the job market is changing. Perhaps the most prominent example of that change is evident in the rise of the contract workforce. When we say “contract workers,” many people will likely think of Lyft, Uber, or food delivery drivers. Yet drivers only make up a fraction of a much larger movement of contract workers.

When To Hire Headhunters To Fill Positions In Your Business

January 30, 2020
The ability to quickly hire the right individuals is a crucial requirement for any successful business. But what if you have positions that you’re struggling to fill? If you find yourself in this situation, you might consider using a headhunter to attract top talent.

11 Tips For Working With Toxic Coworkers

January 29, 2020
Almost everyone has had to deal with toxic coworkers. They pop up in every industry and companies of all sizes. If you work in a small business, a difficult coworker can be even more of a problem, as you likely work in close quarters with them.