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 >

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 >

The Hiring Benefits of Small Businesses

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Hiring new employees can be a hassle—especially for small businesses. A study from ADP discovered that roughly 40 percent of small business owners feel that it’s more difficult to hire employees and 32 percent feel the process takes longer than they thought it would. Regardless of how difficult owners feel that hiring can be, small businesses ... More >

Take a Sick Day! CDC Encourages Sick Employees to Stay Home

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When you’re sick, especially with a virus like the flu, it’s hard to do much of anything. This includes performing well on the job. At the same time, businesses need their employees to work in order to run efficiently. Recently, however, there has been some discussion about whether employers encouraging employees to take sick days could be more ... More >

Achieving Maximum Productivity for Small Business Owners

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When you’re starting a small business, how efficient you are is often vital to the success of your fledgling company. It’s not an easy task to achieve maximum productivity in every aspect of your business, but if you can pinpoint a few essential areas to focus on, it can give you the jumpstart you need for your business to thrive. Here are some ... More >