Tips for Recruiting Generation Z Employees

A new generation is set to make a difference in the workforce. Robert Half recently conducted an in-depth survey on Generation Z (in this survey, Gen Z is considered those born between 1990 and 1999). Generation Z will make up more than 20 percent of the workforce by 2020. Here’s what we have learned about this generation. As employees they … Read More

Tips for Cutting Cost and Improving Profitability

Cash flow is extremely important to small businesses.  It represents the amount of money coming into your company and the amount of money going out. Cash inflow is the core of your company and comes from different sources – payments from customers, interest on savings or investments, receipt of a loan, monetary infusion from an investor, etc. Cash is very … Read More

Small Business Security Tips

As a small business owner, you’ve invested a huge chunk of your time, money, and energy to make your business work. Do you really want to risk losing it all simply because your employees failed to use basic security measures? Small businesses often fail because of security breaches that put their data at risk. When small businesses suffer a business … Read More

Take a Vacation to Empower your Staff

Running your own business can be very rewarding. However, many small business owners will tell you they find it difficult to take time off. Even with confidence in your staff it can be tempting to always be around, sacrificing your personal time to keep the business running. But we all know that’s not sustainable in the long term. No matter … Read More

Tips to Maintain a Healthy Cash Flow and Keep Growing

  Picture a scene where your customers can’t get enough of your products or services. You want to embrace growth and take on more projects, but there is a problem. The long payment terms set out by your customers is making cash flow very tight. You need to manage your cash flow very carefully. Here are some tips for businesses … Read More

Small Business Budgeting Tips

1. Budget by Department Split the budget into several categories. For example, begin by budgeting for IT expenses. From there, move on to advertising, labor, and other areas of your business. This will help to keep your spending localized and, at the same time, give employees in charge of each category a little more responsibility. 2. Overestimate Expenses Always round … Read More

Business Tips for Every Entrepreneur

The biggest problem business owners have is that they’re experts in their field and novices in what it really takes to effectively run a business. That’s what usually trips them up, sooner or later. Don’t let that happen to you. Admit that you don’t know what you don’t know about business, starting with these tips to help grow your business. … Read More

6 Ways to Get Paid Quicker

One of the most vital parts of running a small business is getting paid on time. Cash-flow is everything, and prompt payments are a lifeline. So, what do you do when clients refuse to pay, or are slow to tie up invoices? These five simple tips should prevent unwanted delays and difficult customers from damaging your business. Write a Contract … Read More

Simple Money Saving Ideas

Start-ups are all about generating sales, but it’s important to keep an eye on your outgoing money as well. Here is a guide for money saving tips for small business. 1. Reduce Waste An easy way to do this is to cut down on the amount of paper you print. Ask yourself every time, “Do I actually need to print … Read More

Word-of-Mouth Tips for Small Business Owners

Generating word-of-mouth for your business starts with providing great service for your customers. But how can you proactively generate and make word of mouth work for you? Try these helpful tips. Thank Those Who Refer You – There are many ways to say thank you to people who refer business to you. The most important thing to remember is to say … Read More