Accountants: Asking for client referrals

Accountants: Asking for client referrals

As somebody who helps small businesses with their finances, you understand the importance of networking. Your clients reach out to the people they know in order to help them market and spread the message of their services and products. So why should it be any different for you? Whether are you run your own accounting … Continued
How to better predict customer flow

How to better predict customer flow

For restaurant managers, a crystal ball would come in pretty handy. Looking into the future, they would know exactly how many customers to expect each day and, in turn, how many staff members they need to have on duty. Unfortunately, predicting customer flow isn't that easy. But it's an important skill for restaurant managers to … Continued
How to scale your training and development programs

How to scale your training and development programs

As your company grows or you start to open franchises, the challenges you face will become exponentially greater. Not only do you need new ways of managing employee schedules, juggling more complicated books and ensuring that you’re always fully stocked and ready for customers, you have to train all the new hires that come with … Continued
The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry

The ultimate guide to Millennials for the hospitality industry

Sometime around 1991, the word “Millennial” as it defines a generation came into usage. The word talks about anyone born after 1980, which can be summed as the population of young adults. Another important part of the definition of a Millennial is that they were growing up right along with digital technology and mass media. … Continued
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
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