Businesses are always looking for an edge to hone their operations against. Whether it’s cutting costs or streamlining processes, the ultimate goal is to improve performance and plan ahead for continued progress. This can be quite hard if companies aren’t measuring key metrics or tracking important aspects of their day to day operations. Continue reading 5 Things Your Business Should be Tracking Right Now
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A new year often brings with it hopes for renewal, growth, and opportunity. In many cases, women look to a new year as the time to make some changes in their careers. For some, it means a complete career change; for others, it means advancing within their current company. If you have come into 2017 hoping to make it the best year for your career but still aren’t sure how to do so, our tips will help you get started.
Though it’s still a few months away, you’re probably already starting to feel some anxiety about tax time. Adding one more thing to a busy business owner’s to do list is bad enough but the stress of making a mistake on your taxes can be maddening. The good news is there are many helpful tools for business owners to better navigate this “taxing” process. Here are a few to check out.
Today, businesses have a world of talent within their reach. Remote-working is becoming more common, particularly in the United States. More than 3.6 million Americans work from home at least half the time now, as do millions of other professionals around the world.
Hiring new employees is always a gamble. It’s hard enough to figure out if a candidate is a good fit from a professional point of view – a list of skills and previous work experience can only tell you so much – but it’s even harder to spot a candidate who might become a troublemaker.
Congratulations! You’ve finished the extensive search for a new employee and are ready to start reaping the benefits of having qualified help at your workplace. No more sifting through resumes and booking interviews. Now it is time to get to work.
Running a small business and taking it to new heights can be challenging. Delegating tasks to employees and staying on top of expenses is overwhelming, especially while running an SMB. There is hope. Making use of business tools will get your business on the right track and give you enough boost to accelerate its growth in no time!
A study by AIIM in 2014 placed the HR department third among the departments that are most resistant to going paperless (after the finance and legal departments, of course. No surprises there). The study almost makes the concept of a paperless HR department seem like a daydream, but we say it’s entirely possible. Here’s how:
While past generations were just grateful to have jobs in the midst of war and depression, the Millennials of today want much more than to just pay the bills. Having been raised in a time of financial prosperity and numerous advances in technology, their focus is not on job security. Instead, it’s on things like having a job they love, at a company with values they appreciate, using state-of-the-art technology, benefiting from awesome perks, feeling a sense of community and purpose, and more.
Everyone feels the impact of tax time, but small businesses especially feel the stress when looking to save money and maximise deductions and credits to help their bottom line. There are some ways that small business owners can better survive tax season, so here are crunch time tax tips for small businesses to help you keep your sanity intact.
Every company needs exceptional workers. Your employees are what drives your business and what helps it run efficiently. They have the power to make or break your growth and profitability. Naturally, you’ll want to hire good, talented people who have a demonstrated track record for success. However, don’t forget about your employees after you hire them.
Telecommuting creates new opportunities and new challenges for employees and employers alike. While telecommuting provides employees with more job opportunities and employers with a wider hiring pool, it also provides unique challenges to workplace communication and productivity.