Drug testing has become more popular among U.S. employers that are looking for new hires.
According to the Society for Human Resource Management, 57 percent of American businesses required all job candidates to pass a drug test in 2011, and another 10 percent required testing for certain applicants.
Some types of businesses are more likely to do drug testing than others.
This will depend on the services the business provides. It also depends on the area where an applicant lives – some areas are prone to have more illegal drug use than others.
Meantime, employers may choose to Read More…
You’ll have improved employee morale, which will lead to increased productivity and lower turnover. You’ll also have employees who are more dedicated to the company, and who will help you find ways to make it grow.
Here are a few ways you can be a strong leader for your workforce:
If you make a mistake and blame it on one of your managers or employees, you’ll lose credibility immediately.
Instead, admit it when you’ve messed up.
Admitting your mistakes and explaining what you’re going to do to Read More…
Having the right attorney to handle your small business’s legal affairs can literally mean the difference between success and failure. But don’t make the mistake of waiting until you’re in legal hot water before finding a lawyer to represent you.
Paying an attorney to oversee and review all legal matters pertinent to your business operations can help to protect your company’s interests and keep you out of trouble.
The fees you’ll pay for this kind of ongoing legal service are relatively modest when compared to the costs you’ll incur if you put off getting legal representation until Read More…
Often that big idea strikes, and it’s those take charge people that follow them through to fruition to create a successful small business.
In many cases, those people are moms that see an opening and a need for a certain niche, and then turn it into something big.
In doing so, these women don’t give up their “momminess,” they just add “mompreuneur” as one of the many hats they wear.
It All Starts With Passion
The key to becoming a successful small business owner is doing something you love and find passion in. Being good at Read More…
By Ryan Harrison
Running a business requires certain skills and expertise that customers need and are willing to pay for. Unfortunately, this isn’t enough to succeed. There are always routine tasks related to business operations that can be frustrating for business owners. For this reason, many small business owners turn to outside help to handle everything from payroll to office services.
Use Tools That Support and Improve Your Overhead
If you’ve been outsourcing routine work for a few years, you should have picked up some basic skills by now that will enable to handle some of these tasks. Don’t underestimate Read More…
By Alycia Hawkins
Some may call me crazy for choosing to work with my husband Chance Hawkins, but that is the easy part. My husband and I worked together these past two years at an online marketing company and it was actually great! The crazy part came when we decided to start our own online marketing company called Digital Hawkins 3 weeks ago. I guess we thought it would be just as easy as working together…boy were we wrong. I could write a novel on the ups and downs of our short venture so far into starting our Read More…keep looking »