Hiring And Firing

How to Attract Clientele to Your Bar

It seems that the bar industry has seen better days than these past few years. As prices of almost everything we use daily are on the rise, many bars have to face half-empty Friday nights, as liquor has become considerably cheaper in a supermarket. Those few faithful customers that still patronize your bar are probably attracted by the atmosphere and social networking. Here are … [Read more...]

Tips for Finding Great Freelance Writers for Your Small Business

For many small business owners, hiring a freelance writer seems like an unnecessary expense, but investing in a freelancer is going to pay off, considering the fact that you are maximizing your time and minimizing your costs. A freelance writer will free you and your employees up to work on other tasks, and will usually work for less money than you ever would. One of the … [Read more...]

Covering All Your Legal Bases When Firing

In November of 2011, Merill Lynch was hit with an $8.5 million lawsuit for wrongfully letting an employee go. Three years later, CNN became the Defendant in a similar suit, but this time the Plaintiff was going after $5 million in damages. Unfortunately, these high amounts are more common than you’d think as, according to Xcel HR, a human resource service for small and … [Read more...]

Your Ultimate Superhero Workforce: An Infographic

If you are a superhero fan, or at least know about the legendary characters, then you are in for a treat. This infographic has been created by warehouse management system specialists, who know just what it takes to produce an efficient workspace. If you work in a streamlined operation, then this infographic is a fun way to explore what superhero you would be, depending on your … [Read more...]

Smooth Transition: How to Buy a Business and Keep the Existing Employees

When you buy an existing business, as well as taking on the running of the operation, you may also find yourself with a whole new set of employees. If you wish to keep on the existing staff – and you are usually under no obligation to do so – the changeover process must be handled delicately. A business takeover is a stressful time for employees, and on top of that, there are … [Read more...]

The 5 Most Successful Ways to Recruit Top Talent to Your Company

Companies often struggle with the question of how to consistently recruit top talent for their available job positions. It's an important question, because without quality employees your business is never going to reach its full potential for innovation or productivity. To get the best results, try these five successful ways to recruit top talent to your company. Create a … [Read more...]

Human Resources: Is It Better to Outsource or Hire In?

Human resource (HR) tasks ranging from recruiting and hiring new employees to handling payroll, benefits, and training for current staff can take a huge chunk out of a small business’ bottom line. In fact, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) reports that, typically, “direct HR costs account for 28% of overall operating expenses.” According to the United States Census Bureau, the … [Read more...]