Monthly Archives: April, 2013

Keeping your Employees Motivated to Stay Fit and Healthy

Absenteeism and poor morale are two of the most common things that contribute to unproductive workforce. While many companies realize that healthy staff can benefit the entire organization, they just don’t know how to keep their people moving. Having said that, it is important that companies motivate their employees to stay fit and healthy for… Read More…

Choosing the Right Incentives to Motivate Employees

According to experts, having the right incentives for your team can help increase employee’s productivity. Nick Holley, director of the Centre for HR Excellence at Henley Business School, believes management is key to incentivising staff to go the extra mile. “A good manager can engage people so they want to go the extra mile,” he… Read More…

6 Steps for a Great Company Logo

A company’s logo is a very important element of any business. A logo becomes a representation of your business identity in picture form. Therefore, it’s a must to make the right choices in creating the symbol for your company. If you are in the process of coming up with a company logo, or reinventing the… Read More…

6 Steps to Handle Employee’s Attendance Issues

Even if you are pretty good with your employees, paying them well, praising them for a job well done, and giving them time off when they need it, it’s inevitable to have a few that just aren’t quite up there with the rest. When running a business, it’s quite common to have employees that don’t… Read More…

Why Going Niche Can Be a Smart Move

For those who would like to try their hand at starting and running a business, it might be a smart move to focus on a certain niche. A niche would be a certain area of the market in which you can target a specific product or service. This practice would help you to focus your… Read More…

Tax Credit for Small Businesses

President Obama has a lot of things included in his budget proposal. One part of it that might bring some good news to small business owners is about the tax credit proposed for them. The President is proposing that small businesses which hired workers last year or gave raises should be given some tax breaks…. Read More…

A Time for Taxes

While for most people spring means the end of the cold season and a time for blooming plants and flowers, others see it in a different light. For small business owners it can be one of the most hectic and stressful times of the year. It’s the season for taxes. Preparing taxes can take up… Read More…

Banks Misuse Small Business Fund

Investigators are starting to uncover something that small community banks did with government funds. The banks used the funds, which they were supposed to lend to small businesses as part of a program by the Obama administration, to pay-off the bail-outs that were given to them during the recession. The investigators found that the misuse… Read More…

Small Business Owners and Law Breakers

Most people are aware of the laws against money laundering. They know for example that making cash transactions of amounts that are more than $10,000 would require filing a report. That’s needed to keep track of the financial activities of drug traffickers and other criminals that usually deal with large amounts of cash. The problem… Read More…

Motivating Your IT Staff for Clearer Goals

Keeping the IT department motivated helps ensure that the company maintains a healthy information infrastructure. Computer World came up with 5 ways to motivate your IT staff without spending too much. Below are tips on how you can boost your team’s performance: Communicate with your team – Find time to engage in an informal chat… Read More…

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