Small Business Blog
News, tips, and advice for small business owners
3 Tips for Recruiting on LinkedIn
Linkedin is the world’s largest professional network - boasting over 600 million members – and is also the most-used social media platform among Fortune 500 companies.Read More
3 Reasons to Change your Perception of Outsourcing
Go back in time 20+ years and many people in the business world have never thought twice about outsourcing.Read More
The 411 on the Safe Harbor 401(k)
Choosing to offer a retirement plan as a benefit for your employees can be a real differentiator when it comes to attracting and retaining a talented workforce—and it’s also a milestone for many small businesses, marking when they have “made it” to the degree that they can compete with benefits offered by larger companies.Read More
Local SEO Tips for Small Business Owners
While word of mouth and referrals are common ways people learn about a new business, one of the quickest ways to find a business today is by entering information into Google.Read More
What is the Fair Labor Standards Act?
The Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) was passed in 1938 to set practices that business owners need to follow to treat employees fairly and ensure they are working in safe conditions.Read More
How To Be More Productive
Productivity is essential in the workforce. Without it, work doesn’t get done, which mean sales don’t happen and you wind up losing income for your small business.Read More
Do You Have to Pay Employees for Military Leave?
If an employee of your company is part of the military, you should be proud of their bravery and patriotism.Read More
How Much Does a Bad Hire Cost?
We have previously discussed the cost of losing an employee, but have you ever thought of the cost of a bad hire?Read More
5 Tips on Hiring Your First Employee
There will likely come a time in your small business journey when you are ready to hire employees.Read More
Today, perks like free snacks or lunches, pet-friendly offices, flexible hours, and work from home options, are common, which means more employees are expecting them in their job search.Read More
How to Engage and Retain Farm Employees
Farms are especially feeling the pressure of high turnover as the economy booms, and employees start to look elsewhere for development opportunities.Read More