Is it Time to Hire an HR Professional for Your Small Business?

Hiring an HR professional

Today, being a small business owner means more than simply being an entrepreneur. Often, you’ll be expected to “wear different hats” to ensure all of the jobs required for a business are completed. However, knowing when to bring in professionals is crucial for a profitable, successful business. One such useful hire is a human resources (HR) ... More >

Small Business Boom Is on the Horizon

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As technology advances, businesses are able to change the way they operate and greatly expand their reach among potential clients. This growth isn’t just for big businesses – experts suggest that small businesses could see tremendous growth in the coming years due to advances in technology. By 2026, we could see the number of small businesses ... More >

Tax Foundation Ranks Top Business-Friendly Tax States

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The Tax Foundation is a nonprofit organization focused on the education of taxpayers, policymakers and the media about issues relating to taxes. For several years, they have ranked each state in the U.S. based on business tax climate. This year’s list shows that states in the west, including Wyoming, are the most tax-friendly, and those in the ... More >

Low-Cost Wellness Programs for Small Businesses

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Does your small business offer employees paid time off when they’re sick? If you don’t, you may soon be required to do so. There has recently been a push to require employers to provide a few days each year for sick leave. Starting in January, paid sick leave is required of federal contractors. Additionally, five states and another 29 cities ... More >

3 Ways to Boost Your Small Business’s Productivity

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Making business more productive is typically at the top of most business owners’ priority lists. To achieve this, owners can embrace advancements in technology and employ new processes and tools. Here are three simple ways to achieve better productivity in your small business venture: 1. Always be reachable. Successful businesses have ... More >

How Your Small Business Can Beat the Holiday Rush

beating the holiday business rush

If you’re in the retail industry, you’ve probably been ready for the Christmas season since Halloween. In today’s retail environment, businesses (especially small businesses) who fail to do so can be quickly left behind. It’s suggested that around 40 percent of shoppers start shopping for the holidays before they’ve even Trick-or-Treated. In ... More >