Human Resources

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2 Small Business Growth Stages Where Entrepreneurs Get Stuck!

There are two small business growth stages where most entrepreneurs get stuck.  It’s crucial to know the signs, symptoms, and skills required to transcend the common stagnation dilemma. The SBA has recorded that over three-quarters of small businesses were non employers–meaning they are self-employed without employees.  Businesses positively impact the economy by providing jobs, improving …

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Zenefits Review: Good HR Software for your Small Business?

One of the biggest compliance issues businesses can run into is in human resources.  There are pitfalls that many businesses don’t see coming like: Unemployment issues – Paying unemployment taxes or doing record-keeping correctly Annual reports and franchise taxes Tracking time off and leave balances Paying overtime and holiday pay Creating pay stubs and tax …

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Gusto Review: A Good Small Business Payroll Software?

As you’re growing a business, there comes a time where you have to pay yourself and you have to pay people. Wouldn’t it be silly to get in trouble for giving money the “wrong way”? Well, you can give money the “wrong way”.  Stats show that 5.7 million businesses and nonprofits require a payroll, and 33% …

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Constructive Criticism Examples & How To Use Them as Currency in Your Business

Do you know any entrepreneurs who don’t want sales, reach, or to make an impact? I don’t.  Unfortunately, many businesses fail because they don’t have those three things: sales, reach, or impact.  Even worse, the failures could have been prevented if there was a good dose of constructive criticism offered to the person.  In this post, …

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Online Advertising Agencies: 8 Things To Consider Before Hiring One

As a small business, one of the first things you need to do to stabilize your business is to get your lead generation system sound.  Hiring an online advertising agency may be a very good step in the right direction if you know marketing isn’t your thing, but it could also be a disaster if …

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Web Content Writer Showdown: Copywriters, SEO, and Content Writer Differences

If you’re looking to implement an online marketing strategy, and you’re sure you want to hire components out, it’s likely, you’re running into several different job titles and specializations.  You might be seeing web design agencies, SEO agencies, copywriters, content writers, and web content writers, web developers, and internet marketing consultants, and it’s likely you’ll …

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How To Create a Job that Doesn’t Exist In Your Company Yet

There comes a point in many businesses where they must consider getting help.  Unfortunately, 80% of small businesses in the US don’t cross this threshold successfully.  According to the SBA, 23.3 million of 28 million US small businesses have no employees.  This means the minority entrepreneurs are those who hire and scale.   In his …

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