5 Accounting apps to recommend to your small business clients

5 Accounting apps to recommend to your small business clients

There’s a longstanding joke on sitcoms about people bringing their accountants shoeboxes full of receipts at tax time. The accountant looks sad and overworked because he or she has been dealing with clients like this nonstop. Unfortunately, this joke is your reality. Your small business clients are innovative, creative, and entrepreneurial. However, they’re also unaware … Continued
How to handle workplace romances

How to handle workplace romances

According to various surveys, anywhere from about one-third to more than half of employees have dated someone they work with. But for HR professionals, dealing with workplace romances can be tricky. of male workers have dated a co-worker with higher rank Should your company put a damper on employee dating, or let love bloom – … Continued
Science-backed tips to grow your network

Science-backed tips to grow your network

A strong business network has powerful benefits. Networking can be the key to finding new clients, and it's the single best way to land a new job. Your network can also connect you with mentors and advisors who can help you work smarter or guide you through important business decisions. Networking is a time investment, … Continued
Why you should care how much your employees sleep

Why you should care how much your employees sleep

As a savvy manager, you know that you'll deliver the best experience to customers when your team is also at their best. So you invest the time to give your employees feedback, help them build their skills and create a work culture that they love being part of. But after their shifts end and they … Continued
How to hire the right employees for retail

How to hire the right employees for retail

Every employer, no matter what their industry or business model, wants to find the best possible employees. Retail employers are no different. However, if you’re following generic advice that could have been addressed to a manager in any industry, you might be missing out on hiring people who’d really excel in retail sales positions. Given … Continued

Keep the drinks flowing this St. Patrick’s Day

Keep the drinks flowing this St. Patrick’s Day

Winter is a rollercoaster of a time for many bars and pubs. On one hand, it hosts three of the four most popular holidays for drinking—Christmas, New Year’s, and St. Patrick’s Day. On the other hand, in between these holidays, people like to stay at home and avoid the wintery elements. That’s what makes St. … Continued

Should you open your own restaurant?

Should you open your own restaurant?

It’s strange, but true: the restaurant industry has not only persisted throughout history in light of extreme economic crashes, but sales continue to climb over time. T he National Restaurant Association restaurant industry sales to hit $782 billion in 2016, up from $586 billion in 2010. This growth is partly due to consumers becoming more … Continued

Are your employees as productive as they should be?

Are your employees as productive as they should be?

You like and appreciate your employees, but sometimes you can’t help but wonder: Could they make some changes that would increase their productivity? Maybe they seem caught up in busywork sometimes, or you’ve noticed ways they could improve their efficiency or effectiveness. Chances are, your intuition is trying to tell you something. According to Gallup, … Continued

How to attract millennial customers

How to attract millennial customers

Millennials are now the largest generation in America. The approximately 80,000,000 millennials in America make up a quarter of the population and account for over $2 billion in buying power. That economic impact will continue to grow as the parents and grandparents of millennials leave inheritances to this generation. Born between 1980 and 2000, millennials … Continued

6 Ways your business is losing money

6 Ways your business is losing money

It can take several years for small businesses to become financially successful. Even then, finances can swing to extremes based on a lot of outside factors, such as weather, local events, and new competition. While you can’t control these outside factors, there are plenty of ways you can keep your business from losing money. Being … Continued