It’s tough for small businesses to compete head to head with major corporations when it comes to providing fringe benefits such as health-care coverage, tuition reimbursement programs or matching 401(k) plans. But small businesses do have one advantage — they can create a company culture and environment that attracts the best and the brightest by […]
Feeling good and easily managing everyday activities is something many of us take for granted. But when something happens that makes simple tasks tough to accomplish, you clearly understand how much you’ve lost. Millions of American’s who suffer from chronic pain experience that loss. I know. I have Fibromyalgia — a chronic pain condition. May […]
Hiring employees is a daunting task. It’s tough to know if you’re making the right choice or not. To further complicate the decision-making process there are some people who really know how to sell themselves during the interviewing process, but in the end, they may not make the best employee. So how do you pick […]
Renting space is certainly an option, but it isn’t your only option. Instead of taking on the overhead of office space and an employee, why not keep your office in your home and hire a virtual assistant (VA). A virtual assistant is an independent entrepreneur who provides professional administrative services remotely using technology tools. The majority of VA’s work from home and they have well-equipped offices so they can easily handle the tasks you need performed.
Computer hackers are grabbing news headlines these days. The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, MIT, even Twitter have all fallen victim to cyber-attacks. Small businesses are particularly vulnerable to cyber-criminals because in most cases they don’t have the technological sophistication to ensure their security.