Category: Operations & Processes

Practical and Proven Ideas For Gaining New Clients

Posted by Rachel HauckPosted on Operations & Processes, Recruitment & Retention

Practical and Proven Ideas for Gaining New Clients

Maintaining a steady stream of new customers and clients is vital to any business. Without new customers purchasing your products or services, there wouldn’t be enough cash to keep your business viable long-term. It is important to have a solid strategy for attracting new customers as well as maintaining a strong professional relationship with your potential market. First impressions mean … Read More

4 Key Positions To Add To Your Organization If You Want To Grow In 2020

Posted by Luke BradyPosted on Operations & Processes, Recruitment & Retention

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When you first begin your business, it may seem like doing everything on your own is the most cost-effective option. However, over time, it may be a good idea to bring in new people to help encourage growth and progress within your business. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there were 28.8 million small businesses open in the United … Read More

Security Measures To Consider For Your Business

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Operations & Processes

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Unfortunately, the world we live in can sometimes be a scary place. The threat of burglaries and break-ins is as prevalent as it ever was. Many successful business owners will agree that making sure your business is secure are among their top priorities. Continue reading to learn more about how to ensure that your business is secure and safe for … Read More

Cyber Security Tips for your Office

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Operations & Processes

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Protect Your Data This point may seem like a very obvious one, however, even the most seemingly minor information may be utilized by hackers and thieves for nefarious purposes. Your employees should have a strong understanding of how to verify customer identities over the phone as well as what type of information they are able to share. Having only one … Read More

Protecting Your Digital Documents

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Operations & Processes

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Computers and the internet have opened so many doors for businesses and consumers. We can find information and the touch of a button, purchase anything you can think of online and connect with people from all over the globe. Of course, with any technological advance, there are always difficulties and risks. Protecting our personal information is crucial. Below are some … Read More

2019 Employee Recruitment Trends

Posted by Luke BradyPosted on Entrepreneurs & Start Ups, Operations & Processes

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According to Tradingeconomics.com, the United States overall employment rate is 61% as of September of 2019. With so many U.S. citizens already being employed, getting potential employees to leave their current jobs and join your company can be a challenge. The way people look for jobs has changed dramatically over the past twenty years. Below are a handful of successful … Read More

How to Protect Your Business from Identity Theft

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Operations & Processes

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In 2018, there were 1.4 million fraud reports processed by the Federal Trade Commission. These losses totaled $1.48 billion dollars according to Consumer Affairs. We have all heard about people receiving fraudulent calls about debts they supposedly owe or even pop-up ads on the internet that say your computer is infected. In this advanced technological age, taking steps to protect … Read More

Going Paperless in the Office: Pros and Cons

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Operations & Processes

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With office and business culture advancing into the 21st century it’s important to know how technology can help with efforts to be more environmentally friendly. Besides cutting the consumption of paper in your office to help save trees, it’s also great for saving money. Can going paperless in the office really be done? There are pros and cons to consider. … Read More

Open a Business or Operate a Franchise: Advantages and Disadvantages of Each

Posted by Melissa SchumannPosted on Entrepreneurs & Start Ups, Operations & Processes

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When opening a business there are usually two main options to choose from: one could create their own business completely from scratch or operate a franchised business. Both of these choices are great but each has its own advantages and disadvantages. Let’s compare: Franchising Advantage: With a franchise, it’s almost a guarantee success because of brand recognition alone. People recognize … Read More

DIY Accounting: Pros and Cons

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Money & Metrics, Operations & Processes

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Accounting goes hand in hand when owning or operating a business. Some may cut the costs and absorb this task by doing it themselves while others see a benefit in hiring someone else to do it for them. There’s no total right or wrong answer and everyone will have different pros and cons. These are just some of the basic … Read More

5 Most Common Performance Evaluation Methods

Posted by Kent StockPosted on Leadership, Operations & Processes

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It’s smart practice to conduct ongoing performance reviews of your employees so they know what is continually expected of them. It will also give you great insight into what employees are thinking and if anything needs to be changed or looked into further. There are a variety of methods; here are some of the most common: 1. Self Evaluation/Peer Review … Read More