The Dos and Don’ts of Giving a Job Interview

When conducting a job interview you want to remember that the interviewee is a human being first and foremost and that the right person for the job may not match what you imagined. You should also factor in the job description, and make sure that it’s clear and thorough. And have your questions prepared ahead … Continue reading The Dos and Don’ts of Giving a Job Interview

2 Ways to Keep Office Enthusiasm Strong During the Holidays

It’s the happiest, cheeriest, busiest, and most dangerous time of the year! The holidays are rolling in fast and small businesses need to be prepared ASAP for this year’s holiday season. While you can prepare for an influx of customers, you should also be prepared for the effects of the holidays on your workers. Here … Continue reading 2 Ways to Keep Office Enthusiasm Strong During the Holidays

4 Reasons Why You Should Try Referral Marketing

For any new business owner, marketing is one of the toughest things to master. You read all the books, follow through all the instructions, and they just don’t work. It doesn’t help that there’s a lot of misinformation out offered in expensive courses and get-rich-quick schemes. For any business owner, the right type of marketing … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why You Should Try Referral Marketing

Messy Office, Messy Mind: Strategies To Keep You Focused

Your office space is where all the magic happens. Papers are filed, emails are sent, phone calls are made and much, much more. Over time, paperwork and other things can pile up. That sandwich you ate for lunch while you worked got all over your desk. These little messy things may not seem like much, … Continue reading Messy Office, Messy Mind: Strategies To Keep You Focused

5 Effective Time Management Skills

Time is money! We all know that the more effective we are at completing our work, the more money we will make. Ultimately, being more productive will give you more time in your schedule to get more accomplished and result in more money in your pocket. You work hard every day, and some days are … Continue reading 5 Effective Time Management Skills

Why Business Hours Are So Important For Your Mental Health

Small business owners put a lot of hard work into their business right from the start. If you are a small business owner, you know that your business is built on long hours, careful planning, lots of effort, and so much more. The stress of long hours and tons of effort can seriously take a … Continue reading Why Business Hours Are So Important For Your Mental Health

Why Customer Retention is So Important To The Success of your Business

Gaining and keeping customers is vital to the success of most businesses. Many businesses focus on attracting new customers but fail to pay attention to their current customers. Not only will this cost more money, but it will decrease your customer base, since loyal customers provide repeat business and the best referrals you can get. … Continue reading Why Customer Retention is So Important To The Success of your Business

Balancing Summer Break with a Home Office

Bring on the summer sun! School is almost done for the year and the kids are ready to play their hearts out. Having a home office can give you great flexibility during the school year because it cuts down on commute times, allows you to be readily available if an emergency arises, and lets you … Continue reading Balancing Summer Break with a Home Office

How Outsourcing Can Grow Your Business

Most small business owners are fiercely proud and protective of their business. As they should be! When you start thinking of all the amazing and hard things that you’ve done to build your business, I’m sure that the list would be miles long. You’re building a business with so much of your own time and … Continue reading How Outsourcing Can Grow Your Business