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  • Top 5 Tips for Successful Outsourcing

    We can't always afford to do work that needs to be done in-house or by ourselves. Sometimes it's simply an issue of not being capable of doing the work, either due to a lack of equipment or skills. Regardless of the work or reasons in question, it's never been easier to outsource work. 

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  • How Women Can Add "Transferable Skills" to Their Resumes

    Job Search Tips for those who Celebrate American Business Women's Day

    American Business Women's Day (http://www.ABWA.com) is celebrated on September 22nd. Many women at this blog are seeking work, or transitioning back into the workforce. If...

  • Cost Management Strategies for Small Business Owners

    Running a small business is a labor of love--often a great deal of labor. It is no small feat to operate a successful business. Many small businesses and start ups struggle to turn a profit for several years, especially in such tough economic times that put pressure on even the thriftiest of...

  • How to Choose between Two Equally Qualified Job Candidates

    If you are a small business owner and need to hire some additional help, or if you manage the hiring for a company's human resources department, you're more than used to making tough decisions. It's rough out there for people looking for jobs, and while you probably don't enjoy telling people...

  • 5 Ways Small Businesses Can Improve Their Accounting Practices

    Finances are almost never an easy thing to deal with, and this is especially true of those running a small business. Just because you love sporting goods doesn't mean you're a whiz at accounting, but if pursuing your passion means opening up your own second hand sports equipment shop, then you...

  • Ways to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Job Fresh Out of College

    It's not as hard as it might seem to set yourself up as a prime candidate for employment before you even put on the old cap and gown. Plenty of college graduates (and students nearing graduation) worry needlessly about their post-college career, seeing a vast expanse stretching out before them...

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  • Seven Steps to Setting up your Retail Store

    Are you ready to make the leap and create your own retail environment? If so, it's time to put in place your plan. Do you have an existing craft or hobby you'd like to find new customers for? Do you have an online business that you want to put into a popup store or brick-and-mortar location?...

  • The Top 5 Reasons Your Business Should Be Blogging

    You've finally broken out of the wage world and started your own business. Congratulations! You'll love the flexible schedule, and your family will love seeing you less stressed and more passionate about your work. But while you've done the social networking thing and your website is gorgeous...

  • Tips for Resolving Customer Conflicts Quickly and Amicably

    When you're running a business and dealing with the expectations of many different kinds of customers, you're almost sure to run into some form of conflict at one time or another. Maybe a customer didn't get what they ordered on time. Perhaps they were dissatisfied with the level of customer...

  • Update your Resume Month

    SEPTEMBER IS INTERNATIONAL UPDATE YOUR RESUME MONTH 

    Career Coach and Author Ford R. Myers Offers Five Tips to Develop Attention-Getting Resumes

     

    Haverford, PA  (August 29, 2012) - September marks the 12th  annual celebration of "...

  • Top 5 Tips for Selecting an Accountant for Your Business

    Choosing an accountant for you business is no easy matter. It can be overwhelming to keep track of all financial matters on your own, and you may not be especially suited for the task besides. Accountants are trained and well versed in this field, and they can make life a lot easier for you....

  • Freelancers can be an economical way to make your business grow

     As the owner of a small business, I don’t have all the skills my business needs and I don’t have a budget to staff up.  That’s why I use freelancers. I have used freelancers for web developments, web design and for accounting. 

    But the question I always have is where can I find the...

  • Women on Top: How to Break Through the Glass Ceiling

    Despite the great strides for equality women have made over centuries of struggle, an imbalance still exists in the workplace. The "glass ceiling" refers to these barriers that can be seen but are difficult to overcome. Traditionally this term was geared toward women and minorities, but it can...

  • How to Select the Right Data Backup Solution for Your Business

    Backing up data is one of those things that we all understand we should be doing, but just can't be bothered to do until it's too late. If you dilly-dally on backing up personal data, you run the risk of losing irreplaceable pictures and expensive media files in a catastrophic hard drive...

  • Not having a will puts you and your family at risk

    Many younger professionals think it’s not necessary to have a Will or do any estate planning until they’re much older.  But that’s not the case.  Whether you’re in twenties or nineties, you need to protect yourself and your family.  Here's why:

    If you die without a Will, you have died...

  • Top Five Ways to Improve Communication and Teamwork in the Office

    Our understanding of communication and teamwork in the office has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few decades. Professors at top-tier universities like Northwestern and Syracuse have conducted groundbreaking studies about how communication and teambuilding affect productivity and profit...

  • The Pros and Cons of a Virtual Employee

    Whether you’re working within a small business or are part of a large corporation, you may decide to hire a virtual employee. A virtual employee is someone who works remotely for a business. Hiring a virtual employee is nerve-racking for any business owner. If your employee isn’t in the office...

  • Top Attributes Shared by Successful Women

    These days, women make up fifty-seven percent of college grads and fifty percent of the American workforce. In the US, women are now dominating careers that once went only to men. Successful women are everywhere these days. But different women define the word success differently. For some,...

  • Three Alternative Methods for Financing Your Start-Up

    Credit just isn't available the way it used to be. It's amazing to think that only ten years ago, any man or woman off the street could get a little start up cash from a commercial bank with a half-baked business plan and a warm smile. Before the credit crunch caused by the 2008 financial crisis...

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