Management

Small-business owners tend to realize almost immediately how different their businesses are to run from large corporations. For success, a small business needs to adopt its own strategies that work with limited available resources. From figuring out how to find and develop new talent to discussing how to expand the business’s reach, small-business entrepreneurs have
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The pandemic has made everyone acutely aware of the need for health coverage. Small businesses struggling to survive are challenged to find ways to offer health coverage as a fringe benefit to employees. Premium costs are high. Nonetheless, there are several ways in which small employers can help employees get coverage for the upcoming year.
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If you buy something through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. If your small business ships a lot of packages, it’s important to avoid accidents by using the best shipping tape. Each small business may have different needs or preferences when it comes to tapes. Some may prefer clear
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With more and more employees working remotely, time tracking is becoming more important than ever. It can reduce labor costs for management. And it increases worker engagement for workers. The best time tracking software can even help a small business meet compliance requirements. Employee Time Tracking Best Practices Looking for the best time tracking product
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If you buy something through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Most business owners perform many of the same functions on their computers over and over, day after day. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a quicker and easier way to complete these repetitive tasks? Instead of browsing
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With advances in telecommuting technology, working from home has been steadily gaining momentum in recent years. The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic saw a sudden spike in the number of employers letting employees work remotely. Despite the popularity of homeworking and 91% of remote workers feeling more productive, distractions are rife in homeworking environments. Keep
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Creating and maintaining a positive company culture is vital in the race to attract and retain valuable talent and employees. With US unemployment at an all-time high and working practices changing, the company culture of many businesses is evolving. In the current environment, company culture has never been so important. A survey conducted Nulab, found
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Almost one-third of one country’s workforce is currently suffering from lockdown lethargy. A new survey of UK employees found 34% suffering from a lull in production brought on by weariness caused by the COVID-19 pandemic response. While this survey looked at British employees, we presume the feeling is likely mutual in the US. However, it
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Office productivity vs. home productivity. Right now, there’s a dilemma facing many employers. Where are your employees at their best? Almost half (45%) of workers say they are more productive working in an office than remotely. The sentiment to work more productively in an office comes at a time when an unprecedented number of employees
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Content Freshness Usefulness Elevate and Friday Forward provide inspiration, ideas and motivation to build yourself and your business. When all else fails, look within yourself for answers and inspiration. Here are two books from author Robert Glazer that will help.  Elevate: Push Beyond Your Limits and Unlock Success in Yourself and Others and Friday Forward: Inspiration and
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It’s common to see successful people in their element; you see them at peak productivity, working long hours, and showing off the talents that make them great. But what do they do in their free time, when they aren’t actively pursuing their goals? It probably won’t surprise you to learn that how people spend their
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66% of Americans working from home say they are likelier to work nights and weekends than prior to working remotely. 19% of home workers admit to starting earlier and finishing later since working during quarantine. These statistics were unveiled by JDP’s ‘Working From Home During the Pandemic’ study. JDP provide employment screening services and background
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A survey by SurePayroll, included in its 2020 Payroll and Taxes Regulations Report, revealed some surprising findings regarding how well small business owners understand payroll regulations and the mistakes they make when running payroll for their employees.  One of the most noteworthy is that 45% of respondents claimed to be familiar with regulations that don’t
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Small business owners can be the victim of scams and frauds just like individual consumers. Crooks might see you as a softer touch than big businesses but with deeper pockets than typical consumers. We reviewed the Better Business Bureau (BBB) scam reports to identify scams targeting business owners. We found at least ten. And we’ve
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Business travel has always required a certain degree of planning and intentionality. But in today’s post-COVID-19 world, the need for strategic forethought is more important than ever before. How you prepare will dictate whether or not it’s a safe, healthy, and productive trip. The Impact of COVID-19 on the Travel Industry and Business Travel Few
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