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As your business grows, you may need more people to support the growth. Yet it is no secret that hiring the right talent has been a challenge for small business owners. Hiring the right person… Show more Not long ago, I took ten days off to go see our daughter, who is living and working in Spain. Upon my return, I was speaking with a colleague—another small business owner—and told her about the trip.… Show more I have been overhearing some discussions from family friends about an issue they are having. They, kindly, hired a family member to work in their business. They felt family pressure to do this but… Show more Miss the first big problem small business owners struggle with? Find it here. Unemployment is at record low levels—great news for employees, but not so much for employers. For the third… Show more Friday, March 2, is Employee Appreciation Day. Have you made plans to show your employees you care? If you think appreciation isn’t a big deal to your team, think again. In one study, 22 percent… Show more It is not too early to begin thinking of summer. Will you be hiring some trainees or interns for those warm days? Have you ever had any in the past? How did it work out? The experience could be a… Show more By Erin O'Donnell. More than six out of 10 small business owners have no succession plan in place. That means they don't know what's going to happen to their company when they are no longer… Show more