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04 Dec
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Small businesses are having a more challenging time

Small businesses are having a more challenging time finding holiday staffers this year as they try to compete with big players like Amazon for a shrinking labor pool. It’s time to get creative in where you’re looking and what you are offering prospective hires. Here are a few tips: Go beyond the obvious places when...

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06 Nov
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HOW A CALL CENTER CAN HELP A SMALL BUSINESS

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15 Aug
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Can I Offer my Employees Flexible Work Schedules?

Having issues with employee morale or high-turnover? Have you considered offering your employees a “flexible work schedule” but not sure if it’s feasible for your business? There are definite advantages and challenges for employers and employees when an employer offers flexible work schedules including compressing work days, flexible daily hours or telecommuting. Advantages of Flexible...

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16 Jul
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What is Interim Management?

Interim management is the temporary supply of an individual with management expertise into an organization. These individuals are referred to as “Interim Managers” and will typically be experienced business leaders who are able to manage an organization through a period of change or transformation, provide stability to a business following the sudden departure of a...

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03 Jul
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Growth Through Business Acquisitions

For many small business owners, one of the smartest growth strategies is through business acquisition. Acquiring an additional business can offer increased capabilities, such as new niche products or technologies, a larger market share, resource sharing, diversifying revenue concentration and many other advantages. Overall, a successful business acquisition should improve a company’s synergistic performance. In...

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31 May
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Coaches Aren’t Just for Sports Teams

“Some of the most successful CEOs today had some help from someone in their industry. Steve Jobs mentored Facebook’s Mark Zuckerburg and Larry Page at Google had Eric Schmidt looking over his shoulder. Having a Business Coach who understands the highs and lows that come with business ownership is essential to taking your organization to...

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14 May
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Have you ever thought about selling your business or have a current offer on the table to buy your business?

I’d like to share one of my own personal experiences. . . I was a successful business owner who was in the process of going through an in-depth review of our people with a highly compensated HR consultant. We were working on evaluating the strengths of our existing management team, building our bench strength, developing...

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16 Apr
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Top 3 Reasons to Use a Business Consultant

Top 3 Reasons to Use a Business Consultant You Need Extra Horsepower Often times, small to mid-size companies have really important issues to address but don’t always have the manpower to focus on them as you are busy managing the day-to-day operations. New projects can be incredibly time and labor intensive but hiring new employees...

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