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Great Home Business Ideas for Stay-at-Home Moms

Although motherhood is the best and most challenging job in the world, that shouldn’t stop aspiring mothers from becoming entrepreneurs in their own right. However, if you’re at the point of motherhood wherein you have to stay home for the kids or juggle being a serious homemaker then here are some inspiring home business ideas… Read More…


Digital Technology to Help Improve Employee Engagement

Social media has become an important tool in brand marketing. In a survey conducted by Towers Watson, roughly 88% of companies are planning to use social media for marketing. Now if you are one of those brands who plan to improve their marketing strategy, here are some tips to ensure that you have the right… Read More…


Restaurant Employees Happy to Be Banned from Receiving Tips

There’s no denying that extra cash can be very rewarding for employees, even if they express that appreciation is more important. So tips are definitely welcome, right? Well, a restaurant in Pittsburgh just recently forbade its workers from receiving tips. However, contrary to being outraged, they were more than happy to not receive any extra… Read More…


London Underground Employees Get New Uniforms by Popular British Label

When employees find out they have new uniforms, rarely do they get excited as it usually will be something generic and boring, something workers don’t usually have a say over. However, this wasn’t the case when Tube staff working on London’s Underground. Red or Dead, a popular British fashion brand, designed the uniforms and even had… Read More…


Importance of Employee Engagement and How It Can Be Measured

Employee engagement is important because a well-engaged employee means the difference between just showing up or excelling at what they do. With today’s increased competition for top-notch talent, and the huge costs to retrain new staff, engagement becomes more important than ever. When engagement is low things can get off track really quick and it… Read More…


Asking for More Referrals to Endorse Your Business

A lot of businesses are too shy to ask for referrals from customers. However, these are very important if you want your business to survive. If you want your business to succeed, you must overcome your fear and make more referrals. For some business owners who lack confidence of their products or their services, it… Read More…


Technology Can Generate Jobs for Small Businesses

It has long been believed that technology can cause people to lose their jobs. Because of technology, fewer workers would be needed to perform certain tasks. But, what used to be a job-killer is now being seen in a different light. Experts now say that technology can help small businesses to generate more jobs. According… Read More…


Vendor Financing for Small Business

Eddie Buckley started his 5050 Bike and Skate shop with a lot of savings. Sadly, poor inventory and financial skills soon depleted those savings and the business was soon in danger. Good thing for Buckley, he found a great way to get financial backing. The method that Buckley discovered was vendor financing. According to an… Read More…


Small Businesses Suffer from Tech Blind Spot

Many small businesses in the United Kingdom are suffering from a technological blind spot. This is because they failed to adopt new machines and technology which placed them at a disadvantage. Many businesses in the UK still have no websites. According to an article from standard.co.uk, “Some 29% of the businesses and charities in the… Read More…


Small Business Boom in Kansas

Small business is experiencing a boom down in Kansas. There are more than 50,000 small businesses in the Kansas area and more are coming. They like the fact that the city is proud to be part of the Midwest. Many say that the city’s support system is the main reason why small businesses are flocking… Read More…


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