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What Does HR1180 Working Families Flexibility Act Mean for Business Owners?

Working Families Flexibility Act
What Does HR1180 Working Families Flexibility Act Mean for Business Owners? In the midst of much political disagreement as of late under the new presidency, some confusion has arisen among the public about what some of the new bills going through Congress and Senate are really about. Seemingly, the two houses are working to overturn many of the policies set forth by the previous presidency, and t...
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Effectively Handling Employee Complaints

Employee Complaints
Effectively Handling Employee Complaints It is a truism that not all people can be pleased, at least not easily or without some backlash in reply. This situation could not be even truer in the employer-employee relationship. Even the most smoothly-running workplace experiences situations where employees are dissatisfied with certain aspects of how their employer operates. When employees make comp...
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Employee Loans, Good Idea or Bad?

Employee Loans
Employee Loans, Good Idea or Bad? There is nothing unusual about an employee asking their employer for a loan, especially when faced with an emergency or financial hardship. Most employees prefer borrowing money from their employers as opposed to going for bank loans. This is attributable to the fact that the majority of businesses offer more favorable terms than banks while being able to line up...
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Long Commute? Here are 3 Tips to Use That Time to Better Yourself

Commute
Long Commute? Here are 3 Tips to Use That Time to Better Yourself Commuting is often viewed in a negative context. Many people spend at least 30 minutes to an hour or more each way in their car, on a bus or with other methods of transportation trying to get back forth to work. While you may be concerned about the financial impact of your commute on your budget, wasted time is also a point of cont...
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How to Create a Positive Summer Internship Opportunity For Your Business

Summer Internship
How to Create a Positive Summer Internship Opportunity For Your Business Need Some Help at Your Company This Summer? Don't Miss These Six Easy Tips for How to Create a Positive Summer Internship Opportunity for Your Business! It's a familiar story: You're swamped at work with barely a minute to breath. You know you need extra help but hiring a brand new, full-time employee just isn't in the budg...
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How the Proposed Tax Reform Will Help Small Business Owners

Tax Reform
How the Proposed Tax Reform Will Help Small Business Owners During his campaign, President Trump made promises to cut taxes. On Wednesday, 26 April, the Treasury Secretary, and National Economic Council Director introduced the Trump Proposal. Although the proposal didn't carry many details, it highlighted some changes that will be beneficial for small business owners. From it, businesses would ha...
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3 Reasons I Love Working For My Boss

love my boss
3 Reasons I Love Working For My Boss I am terrified of leaving my current job. It’s not that I don’t think I’ll be able to find another; my resume is half-decent, and it can land me a job in several companies in my field. It’s that I don’t think I’ll be able to find another boss like my current one, Dennis. Not only does he bring out the best in me, but he also makes me excited to start each work...
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9 Mistakes Many New Business Owners Make

Mistakes
9 Mistakes Many New Business Owners Make Many small business startups fail within their first one to two years, and you certainly do not want to face this same outcome with your own business endeavor. As a new business owner yourself, you may be wondering what others did wrong that let to their demise. In some cases, a bad product or unnecessary service was to blame. However, in many other cases,...
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Why You Need a Business Plan

Business Plan
Why You Need a Business Plan One major mistake people make when starting a business is not drawing up a business plan, or rushing through the process and ending up with a plan that’s light on details and not very useful. There’s a misconception out there that you only need a business plan if you’re going to look for financing through angel investors, venture capital firms or business loans. Th...
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7 Ways to Cut Expenses For Your Small Business

Cut Business Expenses
7 Ways to Cut Expenses For Your Small Business Running a small business is no doubt a risky job, especially just starting out. However, no matter the risk, you’ll always want to continue seeking out extra money you can put towards the healthy future of your company. Even if you can’t totally get rid of costs, there are still plenty of ways you can cut costs that won’t greatly impact the way your ...
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