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hiring remote employees
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Crucial Steps When You Hire First Employees for Your Remote Business

Are you the one-person show behind a thriving virtual business? If so, you likely handle all of your company’s sales outreach, customer service inquiries, order fulfillment, social media marketing, budgeting … and the list goes on. Are you overwhelmed by all of the daily tasks you need to do to keep your enterprise running smoothly?...
budget
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4 Ways Business Owners Unknowingly Drain Their Monthly Budget

As an entrepreneur, you likely have a set monthly budget that consists of all of the overhead costs needed to keep your enterprise running smoothly. For example, your budget may include payroll for employees and freelancers, payments for Internet service and cloud-based project management software, rent for an office space, etc. It is paramount that...
empathetic company culture
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Attract Talent by Creating an Empathetic Company Culture

Each new generation brings something different to the table and tries hard to paint the social norms in their colors. Nowadays, it’s millennials' turn to make the world a better place and they truly managed to bring some extremely sensitive issues under the spotlight.  Let’s take the workplace as an example. What used to be...
outsourcing
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5 Areas of Your Business You Should Be Outsourcing

Whether you’re just starting a company or you’re growing faster than you thought possible, you need to consider outsourcing. Every business has an area of expertise. And the best businesses know to play to those strengths and outsource the rest. If you want to grow your business in a market more uncertain than ever before,...
vaccine policies
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Employer Guides: Vaccine Policies in the Workplace

Lately the topic of vaccines in the workplace, specifically what employers can do, has been a popular point of discussion, and now with the new executive order in place regarding COVID-19 vaccinations, employers are wondering how they can implement a vaccine policy in their workplace. There are many factors that come into play when implementing...
meeting rooms
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Interactive Monitors and the Building Blocks for Meeting Rooms

The meeting room of the future includes redesigned workplaces, new technologies, and continued or new support for collaboration between local and remote employees. Developing a collaborative, agile workforce is the single most important concern to many employers these days, because it’s a means of ensuring organizational health and competitiveness. As they face the challenges presented...
fishbone diagram
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How To Use a Fishbone Diagram To Resolve Startup Issues

Fishbone diagrams are tools used to help diagnose the cause of problems. They are also called cause-and-effect diagrams, fish disease, fish snap method, and Ishikawa diagrams. Additionally, these diagrams are typically used in the problem-solving process to understand what could be causing an issue. They help determine possible root causes of a problem by looking...
supply chain disruption
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Navigating Supply Chain Disruption: 7 Strategies for Small Businesses

According to the weekly pulse data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau Small Business Pulse Survey, domestic supplier delays were reported by 46% of small businesses at the end of November, up from 27% reported a year ago.  Further, those reporting the challenge to find alternate domestic suppliers more than doubled from 11% to 23%. Wherever...
marketing tools
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The 14 Marketing Tools Every Business Needs

In recent times, marketing tools are becoming increasingly popular amongst businesses and the reason is simple. It helps such businesses gain an upper hand over the competition. Therefore, if you run a business (or plan to start one), it is an excellent idea to look into effective marketing tools to boost your efforts. According to...
employee engagement
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Employee Engagement: 7 Trends to Secure Your Workforce Beyond 2022

Your employees are at the heart of what makes your business function, so you want to retain the top talent. To grow your company further and stave off the competition, you need to ensure you have employees on board who represent your business commitments and values. In order to secure your workforce beyond 2022, there...
employee feedback
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A Startup Guide to Creating an Employee Feedback Strategy

Startups can be high-pressured environments, with world-changing missions that inevitably encourage staff to work incredibly hard. It’s probably no surprise that the average tenure at a fast-growing startup is just two years, several years less than the market average. High levels of staff turnover can be disruptive and very expensive. It’s also particularly challenging to...
communication skills
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7 Tips to Improve Your Business Communication Skills

Communication skills are a crucial part of any business. To increase your success, you need to learn how to communicate with the people around you. Communication skills make it easier for you and your team members to work together more effectively on projects, solve problems more quickly and reach goals faster. The following seven tips...
benefits
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The New Era of Benefits: Work/Life Balance, Flexibility, and Purpose

A lot is changing about how we live and work as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic. The office as we once knew it is going through a seismic shift. COVID-19 has shifted priorities for many workers who had to juggle priorities this last year, or who had a taste of a different lifestyle. Burnout...
unecessary expenses
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Unnecessary Expenses That Startups Should Avoid 

Starting a business can be an exciting time, and the idea of being your own boss and doing what you love is alluring to many. However, with startups being so young, they’ll have additional deficits from their initial costs. While there are essential costs every business needs to pay for its day-to-day functions, it’s easy...
VR technology
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Why VR Technology is 2022’s Must-Have Business Tool

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg made headlines this year with his ambitious plans to build a metaverse, a world in which social and professional interactions are mediated by immersive digital technologies. But away from the front pages, these technologies are already being enthusiastically adopted by forward-thinking companies. And while the past year has seen a plethora of...
the rigbt software
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The Right Software is Essential for Your Evolving Business

You started a business with a great idea, but when it comes to scaling it up with speedy and effective execution, you need something more than the average spreadsheet and software that only meet your business’s primitive needs. Often, business owners make the mistake of sticking to outdated software which hinders growth and profitability. Business...
work from anywhere
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Why Working from Anywhere Matters from Dell

Where work or learning physically happens no longer defines the user experience. Fueled by an appetite for digital experiences and capabilities, we’ve clearly entered a “do anything from anywhere” world, creating limitless potential for borderless innovation and flexible collaboration. Now that remote and hybrid experiences—where team members shift between performing remotely and on-site—have become standard,...
employee retention
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Why Long-Term Incentives Are Key to Employee Retention

One of the many consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic is the enormous strain it is putting on an organization’s ability to hire talent. Many businesses are now implementing a return-to-office mandate, which is causing a large reshuffle of talent in multiple industries. To avoid the costly endeavor of continuously hiring new employees, it’s key to...