One day, after taking a harder look at my bank account, I knew that my business was in trouble. We didn't have enough money in the bank to pay our employees, much less handle the rigors of an upcoming merger with another organization. I knew that I needed help, which is why I hired a professional business consultant. She came in, analyzed our business, and made helpful suggestions that really turned things around. It was amazing to see how much of a difference her advice made. This blog is all about using consultants to improve your business, so that you can keep doing what you love.
21 December 2015
If you are seeking a way to start making money from home, the best place to begin is the Internet. There are many opportunities, depending on what you want to do, that could work into your own business, company, or brand over time. Consider the type of work that you would like to do and what might be most feasible for your lifestyle and skill set. Some ways to start working for yourself and become your own boss include these possibilities:
23 October 2015
When you open your own small business, you most likely will start out as the company's only employee. However, when the long hours you put in begin to pay off and you are looking to add employees to your roster, you may not know what you should do to ensure that the people you choose to hire are the right fit for you and can be trusted with your precious business.
14 October 2015
According to the United States Department of Labor, there is very little diversity in Fortune 500 companies. For example, over ninety percent of those that work for these large companies are men, and the majority of those are white. The small percentage of women that are employed make more than twenty percent less than their male counterparts. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission states that companies cannot discriminate against minorities, whether it has to do with their gender, race, religion, or national origin.
13 October 2015
More than ever before, promoting and maintaining diversity in the workplace is an important part of ensuring a healthy corporate culture. Workplace hiring practices that encourage diversity can go a long way toward creating a strong workplace, but hiring practices alone are not enough. Good communication with your existing staff is essential to retaining a diverse workforce and keeping good employees happy. Take a look at some communication tips that can help ensure that your workplace stays healthy and diverse.