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Small Business Tools and Technology

Equipping articles offer you all the information you need to outfit your small business for success by helping you navigate through all of the “stuff” it takes to run a business. The articles here will help you to keep abreast of current technology and guide you in ways to make your place of work more functional and efficient.

How To Hire A Great Business Analyst

Are you thinking of adding a business analyst to your company, but have no idea how to approach the situation? If so, you've come to the right place. In this article, we are going to follow the process of hiring a great business analyst, so that your company can reap the benefits. Are you looking at becoming a business analyst yourself? Click the link to learn more. So, what … [Read more...]

5 Benefits of IT That Your Small Business Is Missing Out On

Every small business has limited skills and resources, but your business is missing out when it doesn't even have basic IT systems in place. Here are 5 benefits of including IT services in your small business plan. Increased Communication Information technology is a way of transmitting information and communicating with others through a computer. Businesses communicate with … [Read more...]

Crafting Veterans’ Edge for Today’s Civilian Market

Veterans facing the “what’s next?” question when transitioning to civilian life can find it daunting. Even with incentives that encourage businesses and organizations to hire veterans, those leaving the services run into a number of challenges. For example, veterans often voice that they’re treated as an entire group rather than as individuals. Some may be career military … [Read more...]

How to Improve Your Retail Store’s Security

Although the phrase “retail security” may conjure up images of deterring shoplifters, there is often a whole lot more to it than stopping criminals. Vandalism and insurance scams in the form of fake accidents may also be issues to your store. In addition to this, retailers also have to think about the threats posed by technology. Rather than going into detail about each … [Read more...]

4 Things That Are Hurting Your Ability to Focus on Work

We’ve all been in the position where we are desperately trying to concentrate and get some work done, but no matter how hard we try, we just can't focus. It is not only extremely frustrating, but it can also have a significant impact on your mood and overall productivity. In today’s society, there seems to always be something to distract us, which can make it feel impossible … [Read more...]

Getting Ahead of the Game: Five Reasons to Finish Your Business Degree

Today, in America, students of all ages, races, and backgrounds, are dropping out of college at an alarming rate. Take a look at these numbers from just four years ago: in 2016 almost 50% of first time students dropped out of their four-year programs. With almost two thirds of students leaving colleges without any degree, there is no “time like the present” to finally finish … [Read more...]

8 Tech Essentials Every New Small Business Needs

The modern startup and small business industry is heavily influenced and dependent upon technology, so it’s only fair to set your small business up for success with a strong arsenal of technology. However, with so many options readily available to you, figuring out which tech is necessary is an important element to consider. With your budget and efficiency goals in mind, it … [Read more...]

Slow Tech Could Waste 24 Days of Worktime a Year

In this digital age, businesses are incredibly reliant on technology to get work done. This is especially the case for one-man-bands and small home-based businesses who may count on a single computer to keep things running smoothly from their home office space. This said, if the technology at hand is slow or outdated, it could become more of a hindrance than a help. … [Read more...]

How To Make A Good First Impression In A Business Setting

Working in an office can be stressful, but by intentionally focusing on a few things, you can make a great first impression with customers and clients and increase your own productivity. To help you make a great first impression every time, we have compiled a list of some of the ways you can put your best foot forward. Dress To Impress One of the easiest ways to make a great … [Read more...]

Tips on How to Use a Lift Table Safely

Electric lift tables are important pieces of equipment in modern day production lines, plants and stockrooms. Utilizing scissor-lift worktables is a great way for a business to increase efficiency and utilizing a lift table securely is the best way to use a lift table to its full potential. Lift table security is a major issue as they are the most widely recognized danger to … [Read more...]