Blog posts tagged with "Small Business Employees"

Overtime Pay: What Every Entrepreneur Should Know

September 04, 2019
Regardless of your business’s industry, employee wages will likely be among your largest expenses. Plus, if state or federal laws require you to pay your employees for overtime work, that expense can quickly balloon.

How to Conduct Employee Exit Interviews

August 26, 2019
Exit interviews tend to have a bad reputation amongst both employees and employers. When done effectively, exit interviews can be an opportunity for constructive communication and a valuable source of information for you as an employer. On the flip side, exit interviews that are rushed or combative leave departing employees with a negative view of your company.

How to Conduct Interviews that Lead to Strong Hires

August 06, 2019
Does it seem like there are too many candidates vying for your new position? With so many other tasks to tend to, you should make the hiring process go as seamlessly as possible. Plus, you probably don’t want to risk sending an offer letter to the wrong person.  

Should Your Business Hire a Virtual Bookkeeper?

July 08, 2019
As a small business owner, it’s natural to wear numerous hats as you get your business off the ground. Yet, some of the jobs necessary for growing and maintaining a business aren’t always the best use of your time and talents.

8 Hiring Mistakes Your Business Is Making

May 22, 2019
Your employees are a crucial part of your business, so hiring new team members is probably a big step for you as a small business owner.

Pros and Cons of Hiring a Social Media Consultant

April 19, 2019
In today’s competitive business landscape, it’s imperative that you have a strong social media presence. Even if you’re only on one platform, you can reach new customers and keep your current buyers informed with your latest offerings. If reaching consumers on social media isn’t something you’re an expert at, it might be wise to hire a consultant to help you build a robust social strategy.

The Pros and Cons of Bringing Your Pet to Work

April 11, 2019
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.

Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Full-Time Intern

March 21, 2019
Hiring an intern is a win-win situation for both parties: the intern gets work experience and your business gets additional labor at a reduced fee.

6 Questions to Ask Before Pursuing Business Expansion

March 18, 2019
As a small business owner, it’s important to consider what is next for your establishment. In many cases, this could mean starting a new venture that will elevate your business’s existing product lines or services, like a business expansion project. While expanding your business can be a great way to earn more sales and expand your customer base, there are many components to contemplate before getting started.

6 Ideas for Employee Appreciation Day

March 01, 2019
According to a recent report by Tiny Pulse, only one in four employees feel valued at work. This is a major problem for small businesses. Your employees are the lifeblood of your organization. Without happy and motivated employees, your business will likely suffer.