There is a lot to be said of individuals that work hard and go to college to get their degrees but there is also a lot to be said of the individuals that work hard on the job to learn the skills they need to advance in their careers. Learning how to be a manager in school is one thing but coming to the job with the skills is another. Some people have it and some simply don't, even if the "paper" says they should have these skills. Many people wonder if they have to go to college in order to be a manager and the simple answer is "no". However the type of manager you want to be can be influenced by your education and some positions do require the degree for you to advance.
Just about everyone is involved with social media right now. Social media sites provide people with a wonderful opportunity to interact with one another and it provides businesses with a unique opportunity to get in touch with their customers. With just a simple message, you can easily spread the word about your products to an entirely new audience.Continue reading "Understanding the risks of social media"
How can you protect your company from employee wrongdoing? There are numerous policies you can enact, but they don't always keep you safe. The bond insurance industry provides your best option to look after your company and to ensure it will be protected from employee wrongdoings. Loss of property due to employee wrongdoing impacts hundreds of companies. Here are the most common employee wrongdoings that you may need to worry about:Continue reading "Business bonding insurance helps you stay protected"
It may surprise you to learn that periods of recession, may be one of the best times to start a small business. Some of the reason may be out of necessity. Many unemployed workers find that if they have been laid off, they may have no choice but to strike out on their own. Or you may have had an idea for a small business for a long time, but now that you are out of a job, you actually have time to work on that idea. In addition, many people are not only unemployed, but underemployed during a recession. Both of these conditions can stimulate the entrepreneurial spirit, and lead to the creation of new small businesses. Interestingly, the creation of new small businesses is often what leads us out of recession since small business drives the economy to a large extent. So if you find yourself with more time on your hands then you would like, or an idea that is itching to be brought to life here are some reasons that a recession may be a good time to start a small business.Continue reading "Why starting a business during a recession can be a good idea"
An annual report is a great way to market your business. Nonprofit organizations use annual reports to find new donors and to demonstrate your businesses accomplishments to your existing donors. Writing an annual report can be difficult so to help, we have created a simple guide that includes some of the basic things you need to include in your annual report:Continue reading "Annual report writing tips"
Part of running a business comes down to knowing a few of the risks like the risk of an injury, the risk of illness, etc. Risk assessment allows you to carefully examine the different things that bring about risk to a business. Risk assessment allows you to make sure you have the resources available to pay for legal damages or any damages that are caused by an employee or faulty machinery.