The Rise of Solopreneur Manufacturing Companies

Small Business Labs

  Growing numbers of solopreneur manufacturing companies is part of the broader trend towards more solopreneur businesses in general.

2017 98

Company Cafeterias Foster Healthy Eating Habits

Small Business CEO

… Economy & Environment company cafetaria employee wellbeingYou are what you eat. Unfortunately, a sizable portion of today’s workforce is going about their lunch breaks all the wrong ways and paying the price through lethargy, stress, and overspending.

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Very Small Companies Create a Lot of Jobs

Small Business Labs

Over the past three decades companies less than 1 year old with 1 to 4 employees have averaged creating more than 1 million jobs per year.    Less surprisingly, 86% of all new employer companies have between 1-4 employees.

2016 115

How To Select A Billing Company For Your Business

Small Business CEO

Top 5 Benefits of Outsourcing a Billing Company over In-house Billing. To ensure that you get paid for the services your company offers, you need a knowledgeable, reliable, and focused team that will oversee the process. … Finance billing billing company outsourced billing

Should a Company Be "It" or "We"?

Business Writing

In the past week, two clients have written to ask whether they should refer to their company or division using the singular it or a plural pronoun.

2015 90

5 Business Lessons to Adopt from Innovative Technology Companies

Office Dynamics

Even today, technology companies are on the forefront of business best practices. Here are some examples of their forward-thinking feats or 5 business lessons to adopt from innovative technology companies. Technology companies, by and large, employ smart and innovative people.

2016 68

What Your Company Must Do to Succeed Digitally

On The Job

It’s not that other companies don’t have a commitment to digital: 86% of CEOs are pushing digital technologies compared with 57% in 2013.

2016 68

Eight reasons why assistants should use a travel management company

Practically Perfect PA

It is quite common now to have help with travel arrangements as most companies do employ an outside supplier to book flights, hotels and car hire. Most travel agents will work with a company that will take the passports and paperwork and do this for you.

Flexibility is Why Companies Hire Contingent Workers

Small Business Labs

But I most liked the chart below, which shows the reasons companies use contingent talent. Staffing firm Allegis and the Human Capital Institute teamed up on a study on how corporate procurement and HR departments view the growing contingent workforce.

2013 78

Joining instructions for company events

Practically Perfect PA

Most of us will be involved in organising an event at some point in our career particularly if your company does not have a dedicated events department. Remember that social media is beneficial within an organisation as much as marketing outside of the company.

2013 50

How to Get New Workers to Love Your Company

On The Job

This research emphasizes the notion that companies cannot (read more here You know those cool perks you offer employees like free food? Well, guess what? Your new employees are not impressed.

2014 83

Leading Administrative Training Company Donates Program to Deserving Organizations

Office Dynamics

The Star Achievement Series® is Office Dynamics’ flagship training program for Administrative Professionals currently taught in companies like Procter & Gamble, Cisco and Kindred Healthcare.

If You Don't Understand Your Company's Strategy, You're Not Alone

On The Job

That’s at the heart of a new book, “ Strategy: How Winning Companies Close the Strategy-to-Execution Gap ” by Paul Leinwand , Cesare Mainardi and Art Kleiner. Incoherent companies fall behind,” the authors say.

2016 46

How to Talk to a Company VIP

On The Job

When Jim Nabors and I parted company, he asked where I was headed. "To Have you ever met anyone famous? Were you tongue-tied?

2011 77

How to Choose the Perfect Company Car

Small Business CEO

When you have the responsibility for buying a car for your company, the choice can be even more difficult than when you buy one for personal use. … Management company car company vehicle

2016 17

How to Help Your Company Spot the Next Big Thing

On The Job

If only there was really such a thing as spidey-sense. The ability of Spider-Man to sense things about to go terribly wrong would be of great benefit to many businesses today. Teams would know to stay away from innovations that no one wants. Leaders would know the projects that are about to implode.

2015 52

Why you should use a trusted ground transportation company for your Executive’s travel

Practically Perfect PA

Total Chauffeur Service , an Independent, privately owned Ground Transportation Company based in London, UK breaks down the key elements in prioritising your colleagues’ safety and wellbeing over the cheapest available cost.

2017 39

Choosing a Company Car to Suit Your Needs

Small Business CEO

Since most people also use their company car for personal use, it’s unsurprising that there’s a wide range of potential usage points to consider. For many, the luxury saloons that most people imagine a company car to be simply aren’t practical for everyday driving.

2016 20

How Companies Can Avoid Costly Wrong Turns

On The Job

You might think that Mickey Mouse is Walt Disney’s greatest creation, but that little mouse with the big ears isn’t what has kept the company so profitable all these years. That doesn’t sound near as cute or engaging as Mickey, but it proved to be the invention that would put the company on the path to continually creating value. More important, it saved the Disney company when it became the target of a hostile takeover in 1984.

2016 22

What Company Directors Need to Know About Flexible Working

Small Business CEO

Here are some key issues of consideration in this context for company directors and particularly for SMB bosses. Flexible working is an increasingly common aspect of the ways in which businesses and organisations of all sizes function and operate.

2016 28

The New and Modern Way Companies Are Increasing Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that companies have a new way to increase productivity ? However, large tech companies are now beginning to see the unpleasant effects of the ‘work-hard-do-nothing-else’ company culture that was so prevalent.

2016 42

How Webinars can Create a Stronger Company Workforce

Small Business CEO

To really compete these days, companies need to hire top-notch, dedicated talent. Employees need to be superstars in their roles so that they can effectively contribute to a company’s dominance within its niche. Corporate profits are an all-time high across the globe.

2017 19

Reduce Your Company’s Carbon Footprint

Eco-Office Gals

Today’s environmentally-minded companies are always looking for ways to make their carbon footprint smaller. To do this you’ll want a good Remote Desktop Protocol solution – you can find an RDP client for Mac or Windows, and browser-based solutions from industry-leading companies like Ericom.

Big Versus Small Companies - Who's Winning?

Small Business Labs

There's an active debate going on in academia, think tanks and businesses around who is better positioned to win in the new economy, big companies or small companies. Big Companies disagrees, saying: Most sectors of the economy are dominated by larger and older firms, who use their competitive advantages to stifle innovation by smaller and younger rivals.

2014 31

Top 5 Reasons Companies are Increasing Their Use of Contingent Talent

Small Business Labs

The HBR's The Big Factors That Attract the Best Freelancers  provides an excellent overview of why companies are hiring more freelancers and what organizations need to do to attract top flight contingent talent.

2015 49

Who Should Do Employer Branding In Your Company

Small Business CEO

One of the ways in which companies go about this is that they start doing a bit of employer branding in the hopes they will set themselves apart from the competition.

2016 23

The Importance of Customer Loyalty to Grow Your Company

Small Business CEO

Having customer loyalty is key to running an efficient company. Your customers are the past, present, and the future of your company. The last thing you want is bad word of mouth or bad reviews. That’s why it is so important to let your customers leave with a smile.

2017 11

Sustainable Business Advice for Startup Companies

Eco-Office Gals

Of course, you might also have another agenda when it comes to your business startup; you may be interested in running a company that operates in an environmentally responsible manner, in which case sustainability is likely an important factor.

2013 33

10 Super-Charged Ways to Grow Your Company in 2017

Andrea Kalli

10 Great Ways to Grow Your Company in 2017. 10 Great Ways to Grow Your Company in 2017 and Beyond. Whether you own a brick-and-mortar store or an online business, if you are not growing your company, you are likely losing ground. Want to Know How to. Supercharge Your Business?

2017 21

Why Your Company May Be Losing Customers

On The Job

Service design often can get short shrift when a company is focusing on designing a product, but that’s a mistake if a business wants to succeed in today’s highly competitive marketplace, contends a new book, “ Service Design for Business.” Written by Ben Reason, Lavrans Lovlie and Melvin Brand Flu – all directors of Livework , a service design company – the book argues that service design is under-recognized and undervalued by businesses.

2016 16

Why Companies Are Increasing Their Use of Contingent Labor

Small Business Labs

Even more interesting is why companies are expanding their use of contingent labor.   This is a fundamental shift from past years, when most companies turned to contingent talent to reduce costs.

2017 37

How Safe is your Company from Losing Credibility?

Small Business CEO

There is nothing more damaging to a company than loss of credibility. For large companies, it could mean millions in loss. For small to medium companies, it could mean struggling to stay in business. Carmakers that need to recall defective vehicles lose credibility.

2015 32

How Companies Can Make Use Of CRM Systems

Small Business CEO

Below, we’ve put together just some of the ways in which companies can make the most out of CRMs. Customer relationship management systems, better known as CRMs, make running a business much simpler.

2016 19

Pros and Cons of Setting Up a UK Limited Company

Small Business CEO

Incorporating your new or existing business as a UK private limited company (LTD) is an incredibly effective way to boost your professional profile and establish a presence in the United Kingdom. … Legal company setup incorporation uk limited company

2016 11

8 Candid Reasons Drug Companies Won’t Fix Your Health Problems

Dumb Little Man

The post 8 Candid Reasons Drug Companies Won’t Fix Your Health Problems appeared first on Dumb Little Man. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” – Ian Maclaren Are you waiting for someone smarter than you fix your problems?

2015 59

Why Top Companies are Killling the Traditional Performance Review

On The Job

That’s the collective sigh of relief from Microsoft employees who won’t be subjected anymore to the company’s despised stack rankings. It’s estimated that at least 30% of Fortune 500 companies use such rankings that rate employees along a curve. Hear that whooshing sound?

2013 34

How Your Small Businesses Can Compete With Big Companies

Small Business CEO

A few years ago, small businesses that tried to compete with big brands found it difficult to keep up. For those business owners, it was an uphill battle they could not win.

2017 17

7 Essential Elements of a Successful Company

Small Business CEO

Without consistent innovation, you will miss many opportunities to grow your company.… It’s not easy building a business, but it is one of the most rewarding things you can do.

2016 14

Succession Plan - Does Your Company Have One For You?

Office Dynamics

Whether you’re young, middle aged or nearing retirement do you or your company have a succession plan for you? The questions you can ask yourself are the same ones a company may be looking at and if not, they should. Here are some questions to ask yourself: Do I network in the company?

2010 73

Top 10 Responsibilities of a Limited Company Director

Small Business CEO

Directing a Limited Company effectively can be challenging. Impeccable organisational skills and a competent understanding of accounting – keeping track of all tasks in order to stay within the Companies Act 2006, is vital to guarantee your success.