Tag: employee

Great Company Culture Essential to Small Business Success

This post brought to you by MetLife Small Business. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Susan Solovic. The Internet has had two very interesting, and important, impacts on small businesses. First, it has lowered the barrier to entry for entrepreneurs and second it has raised the bar for customer service. If you […]

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Seven Savvy Tips For Making Your Next Employee, Your Best Employee

Almost 30 percent of the small business owners surveyed in the last NFIB Small Business Economic Trends Report said they had at least one job opening they hadn’t been able to fill. That was one of the highest numbers reported in the last 40 years. If you count yourself among those looking to hire, you […]

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How To Not Become a Labor Department Enforcement Target

Over the last couple of years the Department of Labor has become fairly aggressive in its enforcement of wage and hours laws. It has been targeting industries suspected of being the most egregious offenders and it is going at enforcement in such a public way as to create a “ripple effect” that will motivate other […]

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