Rebecca Jones 

Contributor


4 Ways to Keep a Small Business Going Strong

There are countless ways to sink a business. Some of them are quite creative. But most are of the mundane variety. There are more ways to weaken and destroy a small business than there are ways to keep one going strong. Sometimes the key to keeping a business strong is to be familiar enough with what would weaken the business. Some of those common pitfalls include: … [Read more...]

Protecting Your Business Against the Rising Threat of CrpytXXX

The next big threat to network security is here. A malicious program called CryptXXX has network administrators in all industries on alert because of how destructive it is. While this new kid on the block has only been around since April of 2016, it has already become one of the most dangerous IT security issues to date. It is believed that the hackers behind CryptXXX are … [Read more...]

Why Staffing Companies Are Your Best Bet for New Employees

Any business owner or manager that has ever had to hire a new employee knows just how tedious and costly the process can be. From creating a job description and advertising to interviews and screenings, there is a lot to get done. Though it’s certainly important to take your time in selecting the right person for the job, the more time and money you spend, the less energy and … [Read more...]

You Are Finally Making a Profit, Now What Should You Do With It?

When you start a business, your goal is to begin turning a profit as soon as possible, and then to grow that profit as much as you can. That's a fundamental element of capitalism. But there is a story about a dog who chased cars every day until one of them crashed in a ditch. The dog ran to the car but didn't really know what to do; he had always focused on chasing the car, … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Events More Fun (and More Profitable)

One of the best ways to build your business and to establish yourself within your community is to hold an event and invite the major players as well as the audiences who admire them. You can set this up in a number of ways, from a small and intimate conference to large and extravagant conventions. Those decisions will all depend upon your budget, how much time you have, etc. … [Read more...]

Building Your Career by Learning from Successful Women

It wasn't so long ago that the concept of a successful businesswomen wasn't taken too seriously by a wide variety of different industries. However, the female population has proven themselves to be tough and savvy business people time and time again, from one market to the next. Because of this, it's possible to learn a fantastic deal about businesses from the successes and … [Read more...]

How to Advance Your Career: Utilizing a Temp Agency

Temping is no longer just for college students or for the long-term unemployed who just need something to pay the bills. Temping and, more importantly, working with temporary staffing and/or placement agencies, can be a great way to boost your career and the business you’re trying to start up. How does this work? Here are some examples: Varying Commitment Perhaps the best … [Read more...]

4 Ways Technology Has Made Learning Better

The debate is still on as to whether or not technology in the classroom is a hindrance or an asset. Some people think that integrating technology with education will cause students to disconnect from real life interaction and cause teachers to rely too much on artificial intelligence. However, many other people believe that technology can be a positive supplement to … [Read more...]