Does every small business need college grads? It's a big question, and one that you as an owner or manager have no doubt asked yourself at some point.
For three decades, OSHA has helped employers prevent injuries and save lives by protecting the workforce. If a workplace is OSHA-compliant, the employer will be empowered to recognize work hazards, protect employees from illness and injury, prevent death, and cultivate educated employees who foster general safety for the entire workplace.
Seeking new talent and acquiring it is a good thing, but having a constant turnover of employees coming and going can be detrimental to the performance, and overall sustainability of your company.
If the national spotlight on bullying has taught us anything, it's that bullies aren't just ornery kids picking on helpless classmates in the schoolyard. Bullies have invaded social media, and they're becoming more prevalent in the workplace.
Is your startup company experiencing rapid growth? If so, it's essential to know how to maximize efficiency, while still expanding your services. Startup owners must know how to restructure their organizations properly in order to position them for success. We go over a few of the best ways to do this below.
Back when we were all trying to figure out the real value of traffic on the web, we investors—and acquiring companies—got a bit crazy with metrics used to value acquisitions and investments.
How many times have you purchased something when it was just a transaction? How different when you the customer become a person with a LIFE in which the customer service representative takes genuine interest.
Small businesses can throw large events. But, as you know, large events come with large responsibilities. If an event coordinator is out of your budget, you're using in-house staff to plan the event, and each individual involved needs to wear many hats throughout the event coordination and execution process.
The bottom line is the customer satisfaction is not as simple as it used to be. No longer are customers uniquely loyal to only one brand. Certainly, it is important to maintain customer satisfaction, but the satisfaction scores by themselves are not sufficient to ensure sustainability and growth.
Wade Foster is the Co-Founder and CEO of Zapier, a service connecting many of the web apps that people use. With a background in marketing, Wade has helped build the company from the ground up.