2017 has come and gone, and I’ll bet you’re already forging onward into 2018 with much to do and many goals to reach. Whether you’re working on launching a company or running an existing business, there never seem to be enough hours in the day.
Staying on top of complex and continual changing HR regulations is challenging, but a self-audit can help you avoid costly lawsuits or penalties due to non-compliance or misconduct. Here are three specific HR areas you should include in your audit based on recent trends.
Staying current with small business technology is getting harder all the time, as tech seems to be in a state of continuous evolution. Your small business cannot grow unless your technology is up-to-date. What technologies are small business owners using this year? How do you stack up?
Traditional performance reviews are great in theory, but companies can go through many changes throughout the year, from restructuring to leadership changes to pivoting their offerings, that an annual hour-long session can't adequately address.
Having a hobby can help you unwind, energize you, be a conversation starter, and yes - even earn you some cash. Exactly how you can make money with your hobby can vary depending on exactly what your hobby entails.Here’s how to use your woodworking hobby to make money.
Strangers to online focus groups sometimes assume they’re inferior to their in-person counterparts. The very nature of business today debunks this myth. Most interactions already happen through email or other text-based media, which convey ideas and emotions just as well as in-person conversations.
When was the last time you decluttered your office? It will realistically take you a day or two (or three, depending on how disorganized you are). But when you’re done, you’ll feel refreshed and ready to start the New Year with a clear head—and office.
Many small business owners sometimes get into a sales routine that then becomes a "rut." Usually the real problem is that they are feeling isolated, like no one else can help them with their challenges. But this is not true! Here are 4 tips to get re-energized for business success.
Small business owners work tirelessly year-round and may only get a short reprieve during or after the holiday season. But coming back from that brief break can be difficult after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Try one or more of these five ways to feel rejuvenated for the new year.
One way to increase your odds of ranking higher on Google is by claiming and optimizing your free Google My Business (GMB) online business listing. Google gives qualifying local businesses a FREE online listing that local businesses can claim and verify.
Marketing is the lifeblood of every small business, and it’s a facet of your business you need to continuously stay on top of. What worked for you in 2017 will not necessarily get the same results in 2018.