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Rieva Lesonsky
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)
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Moderator Cath
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)
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Rieva Lesonsky
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)
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Moderator Cath
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)
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SBC Team
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)
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Ebong Eka
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)
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Rieva Lesonsky
If you have any doubt that attracting and retaining qualified employees is one of the biggest hurdles small business owners face, check out these numbers: More than half (55 percent) of small… (Show more)
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kathleenwallace
Those people who say your university years are the best years of your life forget what it’s like to eat Ramen every day and not having any money to spend on yourself or your clothes. University life… (Show more)
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Steve Strauss
Did you hear the story about the guy who went to the same office every day, worked at the same desk staring at the same computer, and clocked in and out at the same time every day?   Yeah, so did… (Show more)
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Ebong Eka
Affordable healthcare has long been a sought after benefit for small business owners to offer employees. In fact, affordable dental and healthcare could be the deciding factor in attracting a highly… (Show more)
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