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September242014

Employee Turnover is Expensive. Keeping Your Best Employees Doesn’t Need to Be.

Retaining Top Talent
Money isn’t the most important motivator for keeping your best employees. In this post, we discuss what some of those motivators are and how easy it can be to keep your best employees happy and motivated. With just five simple and cost-effective tips, you can demonstrate how much you value your employees and ultimately retain them as part of your company.
August202014

Growing Pains? Is Outsourcing a Good Idea?

Outsourcing Services
It’s common practice for many companies experiencing growing pains to consider outsourcing functions like HR or IT, along with outsourcing specific job roles to individuals with skill sets that match the role. Depending on the players, it might be a good idea for your company or business. Before you initiate a business process outsourcing plan, consider these questions.
July252014

How to Take a Vacation From Work: Tips for Leaving the Business Behind

Business man at desk on a beach
Small business owners are under a great deal of stress—between making a profit, managing staff and exceeding customer expectations, they're the ideal candidates for some much-needed time off. But according to a recent Inc. article reporting on data from a Staples survey, nearly half of all small business owners skip taking a vacation every year, while 40 percent of those who do make time to get away can't fully relax.Thinking about taking a vacation from work?