How To Help An Intern

Posted by Luke BradyPosted on Recruitment & Retention

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With many recent college graduates and undergraduates looking for internships to build their resume and find employment after school, it’s important to know how to effectively use an intern for your company. Laying out a path to help them learn essential traits for their future career will not only benefit them but your organization as well. Compensation is important One … Read More

Ideas for Gaining New Clients

Posted by Rachel HauckPosted on Recruitment & Retention

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Anyone who wants to take their business to the next level is aware it takes more people or work to be able to do so. The task of finding new clients can be challenging and frustrating but it doesn’t have to be. There are many ways to expand your base, several of which are free. Job Posting Websites: Indeed, CareerBuilder, … Read More

Better Management Strategies

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Leadership, Operations & Processes

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It takes the right type of person to lead or manage a team. Sometimes, even those with excellent leadership traits or experience can face certain challenges. The head of an organization is never done learning on what can be done different to increase success in the workplace. Here are several points to consider when you’re wanting to improve your management … Read More

How to Market Your New Business

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Marketing & Selling

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Whether you are just opening a new business or have been a establishment with decades of operation, knowing how to market yourself is important for success. There many different types of strategies, many of them free or low cost, to use when promoting a new business. Pitch Yourself Use any place or situation as opportunity to promote. Always have business … Read More

Personal Finances vs. Business Finances

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Money & Metrics

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Just starting your small business and wondering how different your business financials should be compared to your personal finances? There are a few differences since they serve different purposes. Here are the differences and a few ways you can keep them separate. Personal Finances These help you understand how much you are spending to make sure you are staying on … Read More

Leadership vs. Management

Posted by Kent StockPosted on Leadership

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Being a manager does not automatically make you a leader, but most good leaders end up in managerial positions. So then, what is a leader? What is a manager? Most often in business the two labels are used interchangeably, but is that always correct?  Here are what each are and the differences between the two. Let’s start with definition differences, … Read More

Best Office Chairs of 2019

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Operations & Processes

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Are you looking to upgrade your office chairs, but not sure which ones to purchase? There are so many options to choose from at various price points with different features. The most important one to keep in mind is durability and how long it will last. Sometimes it’s important to keep in mind that any purchase for your business is … Read More

How to Keep Employees On Board

Posted by Rachel HauckPosted on Recruitment & Retention

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With the high cost that goes into hiring and training new employees, employee retention is crucial to any business. Research even suggests the process can cost twice as much as an employee’s salary to hire a replacement. Not to mention lowered morale and performance levels of those employees that stay. It is easy to agree that keeping employees on board … Read More

Effective Easter Promotions

Posted by Brett NagelPosted on Marketing & Selling

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When you think of Easter you might think of candy and colorful eggs, but there is more that goes into the holiday than that. Businesses across the country are finding success in running Easter campaigns even though they do not sell sweets or gift baskets, so here are some ways you can run effective Easter promotions this year! Easter Promotions … Read More

Most Profitable Business Models

Posted by Matt GoerdtPosted on Entrepreneurs & Start Ups, Money & Metrics

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Wondering how some businesses seem to be raking in the profit? Here are some of the most profitable and common business models out there. Read through to decide which one is right for your business. Sell product for a little more than what it cost to produce. The most traditional business model, which is based on a set profit margin. … Read More