Call now for free quote! (800) 631-3370
What to Know Before Getting a Secured Credit Card
Credit cards offer many benefits, but it's difficult to qualify for one if you have bad credit. One of the reasons that lenders shy away from giving this line of credit to people with poor FICO scores is that they're unsecured. You don't give the lender any collateral to secure the credit line. If a borrower decides to default on their payments, the creditor doesn't have any assets that reduce the loss.
Category: Small Business Financing
Create a Client, Not a Sale
Category: Customer Service
Top 5 Characteristics of CEOs
Find the Right Hands for Your Hands-on Job
Finding the right person who fits into what it is you are trying to create or maintain with respect to your business interests is difficult. The training and mentoring of the employee you select is essential to your company's success.
How to Keep the Cooks in the Kitchen
Whether you’re dealing with chefs in the kitchen or waiting staff on the floor, keeping your team happy and motivated is crucial. Restaurant employees who feel valued and appreciated are less likely to leave your business prematurely.
8 Ways to Attract Great Talent and Keep It
Making your business stand out means providing premium services to your current and future clients. But the challenge of this begins with finding the right talent to grow your business, taking it from just another startup to a successful and thriving company.
How to Improve Employee Relationships
As a small business owner, you know from experience that employee productivity is largely based on the level of employee satisfaction in your organization. At the same time, you realize you don't have the unlimited budget of enterprise corporations nor the human resources department those companies have. However, there are some simple methods and tactics you can use to help employees get more job satisfaction and, as a result, increased employee productivity.
Preparing Your Will When You Have a Small Business
If you don't have a will or your will is outdated, you certainly aren't alone, since an estimated 63 percent of Americans do not currently have one, and of those who do, about 9 percent have a will that is not up to date. But if you don't have a will, then you need one, especially if you also have a small business.
Take Steps to Protect Your Business from Cyber Criminals
You may not realize that America's small businesses are frequently the targets of cyber crime. However, the realities of the small business sector reveal why these hard-working enterprises are so attractive to online thieves.
How Minimum Wage Bumps Affect Small Businesses
Small businesses split on their perspectives of the proposed minimum wage increase. Some view the news positively, saying it would improve living conditions and result in additional money being funneled into the economy. Others hold the opposite view. They state the jump in wages heralds the downfall of their businesses.
Tips for Small Business Owners Saving for Retirement
Investing for the future now leads to a healthier business long-term. We visited with several small business owners to get their perspective on savings and retirement plan options. Check out their suggestions and thoughts below.
How to Keep Employees Happy and Motivated
It’s no secret that happy employees are motivated employees. Because a company’s bottom line can be adversely affected by high employee turnover, it’s a wise move to invest in measures that promote employee retention.
Is Hiring a Virtual Assistant Right for You?
Any task that does not require the physical presence of an employee can easily be outsourced to a virtual assistant. It includes making calls, booking travel arrangements, scheduling and confirming appointments, assisting with social media engagement/networking, screening your emails and responding on your behalf, invoicing and book-keeping, and performing research-oriented tasks.