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Plan to Send gifts to suppliers, clients and partners? Make sure they are in the same condition as they were when you packed them. You’ll find this vital in maintaining quality professional relationships. Afterall, who wants to receive a broken gift? How to Ship a Gift Taking care when shipping and packing gifts meant for
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The ADP National Employment Report says private sector employment has increased by 125,000 jobs in October. Even though this number is much lower than the numbers for October 2018, (235,00) the unemployment number is still at a 50-year low. At 3.6%, the unemployment number went up by 0.1 of a percent from September’s 3.5%. Again,
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Shipping products is an essential part of running an ecommerce business. While it might seem simple to place items in packaging and send them off with a carrier, the process is actually more complex than that. If your shipping processes aren’t efficient, you’ll end up wasting valuable time and resources on assembling packages and arranging
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Just what exactly motivates you to work? According to the July 2019 FlexJobs survey, for 63% of millennials, the desire to travel is the primary reason. This data comes from a survey of more than 1,600 millennials, which looks to find out flexible work behaviors among this demographic. The issue of flexible work is one
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Running a small business requires entrepreneurs to put on different hats and deal with a variety of business functions. These include, for example, financial management, marketing, sales, personnel management and product development. But you also must keep a watchful eye on trends. They can change the way your company operates. As a result, powerful marketplace
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The National Retail Federation is predicting a growth year for holiday sales for small businesses. Sales are expected to be somewhere between $727.9 billion and $730.7 billion. It’s not too early to start getting ready with your holiday hiring. Holiday Hiring Tips Here are 10 holiday hiring tips for small businesses so you’ll have the
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So you’ve recently started a business. Or you’re considering starting one. You might already feel the encroaching creep of sleep deprivation. Entrepreneurs frequently find themselves getting fewer hours of sleep or lower quality sleep than the general population, and certainly less than they truly need. But why is this the case? And what can they
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Team-building activities can be great fun while helping to improve individual skills and the overall dynamic of your staff. Pick the right activity to boost employee morale and even gain insight into their potential for development. Team Outing Ideas Here are twenty varied ideas for excellent team-building activities. Escape Room Escape room activities replicate problem-solving
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a government agency looking after health and safety standards for your small business. As a result, they can inspect you and hit you with citations. Recently the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) held a webinar called OSHA Essentials for Small Business. Elizabeth Milito Senior Executive Counsel,
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The manufacturing industry has changed quite a bit through the decades. As a result, today there are still more than 12.8 million manufacturing workers in the U.S. And the majority of domestic manufacturing firms remain small businesses. Vintage Factories But the scope of the manufacturing industry, the technology and equipment used and the overall experience
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Silicon Valley giants Uber, Lyft and DoorDash are willing to spend $90 million to lobby against a California bill that would recognize drivers as employees rather than independent contractors. Some companies recognize employees as gig workers to avoid paying payroll taxes, above-minimum wages, overtime and complying with other wage and benefit requirements. Several 2020 Democratic
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Housecall Pro, is scheduling software for home service businesses. They recently announced the new Housecall Pro’s XL Plan. It offers updated tools in sales and other places. Small Business Trends contacted Ian Heidt, co-founder and CEO of Housecall Pro, to find out how this new plan helps small businesses. Housecall Pro XL Plan He described what
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