Social Media Strategy Drives Employee Engagement

If company leaders are NOT blogging and tweeting about the values of your business, how could you expect front line staffers to do so? It is surprising, then, that only 6% of businesses active in social networks are using it to motivate existing employees.

Is Your Unpaid Internship Program a Good Idea? 6 Legal Considerations

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate is especially high among college students and recent graduates. For those unable to find paid work, an unpaid internship might seem like a useful way to gain valuable experience, recommendations and even future job placement.

The Social Media Debate: Should You Have Access to a Potential Employee’s Profile?

If you're in the market for a job, you know the application process is critical. It's your chance to sell yourself to the employer, to prove that you can do the job better than anyone else.

Rewarding Customer Loyalty Pays Dividends

There is a big difference between a satisfied customer and a loyal customer. ~ Shep Hyken When first starting a business, your focus is trying to...

What Does General Liability Insurance Cover for Your Small Business?

Of all the kinds of insurance you can get for your business, general liability is one of the most important. This guide will help you identify what these policies will cover, as well as how much coverage would be appropriate for you.

5 Growth Hacking Tips for Small Business Owners

Growth hacking is one of the most important aspects small business owners need to take care of in the modern marketplace. If your business is...

3 Key Questions to Ask Before Hiring for Your Startup

One of the hardest but most exciting things about being a young entrepreneur, first-time business owner, or even a startup manager is the hiring process. But there are a few things you have to think about before green-lighting a new startup employee, especially in the earliest stages of starting up.

4 Major Benefits of Working from Home

The flexibility and freedom of working from home far outweigh any financial benefit, research reveals. In a survey conducted by Reed Commercial, 400 home workers...

Failure is the Greatest of Teachers

Not all companies are successful. The end game can be a failure of the business. In fact, many angel investors or venture capitalists look for and respect the lessons learned by entrepreneurs that have survived a failed business.

Retirement Plan Options for Small Businesses

According to the US Small Business Administration, small businesses employ half of all private sector employees in the United States. However, a majority of...

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