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Tips For Managing Your At Home Employees

During COVID-19 Drastic situations call for reassuring reactions from managers and business owners alike. Remember, you set the tone for how your company proceeds through these uncertain times, so you want to make sure that you’re doing everything you can to make this process as efficient as possible. If this seems like a daunting task, […]

What Does the Stimulus Bill Mean for Small Businesses?

Though this is a difficult time for small business owners, there are several bright spots on the horizon that could affect your business in a big way. One of those is the stimulus bill, also known as the CARES Act, that was passed through Congress last month and signed into law on March 27. While not […]

What To Do When Hurricane Headed Toward Your Business

The 2019 hurricane season is predicted to have a slightly above average season with 12-14 storms, according to the AccuWeather forecast. Business owners in areas affected by hurricanes should take normal precautions, but to many, the level of “normal precautions” varies widely. Hurricane season is designated as June 1 through November 30th. Within these months, strong […]

SWOT Analysis: What Is It And How To Use It

No matter what stage your business is at, a SWOT analysis can help you strategize and develop your business plan.  Why? A SWOT analysis is a compilation of your company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. It may seem like it’s a way to figure out what you already know, but if done correctly, a SWOT analysis can […]

Best Times To Hire: Hiring Tips For Managers

The job recruitment cycle has distinct peaks and slumps that can be crucial to take note of when looking to fill or create new positions. Some industries are outliers, but there is generally a trend that both employers and prospective candidates follow. As a general hiring practice, here’s when you can get the best results […]

Small Business Strategies for Surviving a Tariff War

Lately, the news has been in a flurry with impending tariff threats and trade wars not only with China, but now with Mexico, too. Whenever talk of new (and higher) tariffs arise, the first thing economists do is look at how it affects small businesses. It may seem like American businesses would have an advantage […]

The 5 Best Apps for Small Business Owners

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine how better we have it than business owners only twenty or thirty years ago. But the truth is that there are more resources out there to help small business owners than ever before. Especially when you’re talking about the technology that has been engineered over the last decade or so with your […]

Autism Awareness In The Workplace

April is Autism Awareness Month, and for many adults with autism (an estimated over three million), there is nowhere they’d rather see progress made than in the workplace. With only 14% of adults with autism holding paid jobs in their communities, according to the National Autism Indicators report published by Drexel University’s Autism Institute, unemployment is high […]

How to Boost Morale for At-Home Workers During COVID-19

Business owners and managers have acquired several new skill sets in the last couple of months. The novel coronavirus has forced many companies to move their daily operations to a remote workplace entirely, causing necessary changes to the normal course of business and lots of undue stress for everyone. But part of being a good […]

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in the Office!

Earth Day falls on a Monday this year, April 22nd, 2019, which also happens to be Easter Monday! Earth Day can (and should) be celebrated in a variety of ways, but it often seems harder to do when the day falls during the work week, when you’re in an office of artificial lighting printing out […]