How Legendary Companies Fix Failed Payments

Dumb Little Man

On top of that, 47% of companies lose auto-renewals due to changes in payment data. 65% of a company’s business comes from their existing customers, and 32% of people will stop doing business with a brand after just one bad experience.

2020 202

How Companies Should Handle Office Romance

Dumb Little Man

Office supply company Viking has conducted research to find out how common romance in the workplace is and what effect it has on those who have been involved with someone at their office. A vital part of communicating when it comes to office romance is having a policy that clarifies the companies’ attitudes toward internal relationships. This is something that needs addressing by companies around the UK as just 33% of employees are aware of their employer’s policy on office romance.

2020 153

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ACME Hotel Company, Chicago

Practically Perfect PA

If you answer yes to either of these questions then the ACME Hotel Company is the place for your boss! Why book the ACME Hotel Company for your boss? ACME Hotel Company , 15 East Ohio Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611. Practically Perfect PA received complimentary accommodation at ACME Hotel Company Chicago. The post ACME Hotel Company, Chicago appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. So the first question to ask is… do you have a boss that is pretty cool?

2014 167

5 tips on managing your company’s social media

Practically Perfect PA

Many Assistants are being asked to look after their company’s online profiles and their organisation’s social media messaging. It can be a time-consuming task that requires some thought because social media platforms change so rapidly. There are so many different platforms and options that can pull your focus. If you have been given this task, […].

10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Company Culture

Small Business CEO

Implementing a positive company culture has a great many benefits to a business, but how can you do this? The reality is that any company owner who purely focuses on monetary goals will only fail. Management company culture

2020 66

Sustainable Business Advice for Startup Companies

Eco-Office Gals

From there it’s just a matter of finding lenders or investors to give you the startup funds needed to launch your business so that you can follow through with your plans to get your company off the ground and earning a profit, possibly including leasing a building, hiring employees, and getting your products or services to the consumer public. But for the company looking to start out on a carbon-neutral foot, this is terribly undesirable.

2013 146

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. The post Joining instructions for company events appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

2013 169

Virtual Companies Becoming More Common

Small Business Labs

Companies in all industries are increasingly using technology, automation, partnering, outsourcing and contingent workers instead of investing in fixed assets and traditional employees.  The Wall Street Journal's Virtual Biotechs: No Lab Space, Few Employees  focuses on how biotech startups are outsourcing lab work and hiring consultants and other contingent workers instead of traditional employees.

2014 139

Top Video Production Companies in Asia

Small Business CEO

… The post Top Video Production Companies in Asia appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. It’s an understatement to say that video is “increasing in demand” in Asia. It’s gone way past being in demand.

2020 70

Should I Hire an SEO Company or Do It Myself?

Small Business CEO

This article is for you if you find yourself asking any of the following questions: Should I hire an SEO company? … The post Should I Hire an SEO Company or Do It Myself? Growing a small to mid-sized business is no easy task.

2020 72

Which companies use social media the best?

Office Dynamics

This month’s question from our friends at Business Management Daily’s AdminPro Forum asks which companies use social media the best. Question: “My company is gearing up to get into social media. They seem pretty open to creativity, so I’d like to know if anyone’s noticed any companies out there that really seem to know how to get people’s attention on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. The post Which companies use social media the best?

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. There are plenty of ways to offset your emissions – an especially good tactic for those large companies where reducing greenhouse gas is difficult.

Everything You Need To Know About Starting An SEO Company

Dumb Little Man

Dreaming of starting an SEO company? To help you start strong in starting an SEO company, here are some of the best tips you need to learn: Strive hard to rank in Google’s search results. By using all the tips mentioned above, starting your SEO company will not be as bad as those who started it without an outlined guide and tips. Keep in mind that you have to make sure that your company fulfills whatever promise you made to your clients.

2017 157

Seasonal Shopping Dates Your Company Won’t Want to Miss

Small Business CEO

… The post Seasonal Shopping Dates Your Company Won’t Want to Miss appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. As a business owner, gathering interest in your products and maintaining that momentum throughout the year isn’t always easy.

2020 72

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 152

Wisconsin, Illinois Companies Feeling the Recovery

Small Business Labs

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « Yahoo CEO on Local Content | Main | Non-Mortgage Debt and Working in Retirement » June 30, 2010 Wisconsin, Illinois Companies Feeling the Recovery The QPS Employment Group is a staffing and recruiting firm operating in Wisconsin and Illinois.    They recently surveyed  400 local companies in these two states. 

2010 132

Investing in Natural Resource Companies

Eco-Office Gals

Why exactly would you want to invest in natural resource companies as an investor? Before putting your money into any natural resource companies, you’ll need to do some research. Natural Resource Companies. How exactly can you invest in natural resource companies? The nice thing about investing in natural resource companies is that you can keep your money in stocks without relying on traditional business models.

2012 122

The Growth of Private Company Stock Exchanges

Small Business Labs

» August 23, 2010 The Growth of Private Company Stock Exchanges Investing in venture-backed private companies used to be by invitation only.    You had to be a founder, employee, a "friends or family" investor, or a venture capital or private equity firm to buy stock in high growth private companies. But this has changed over the last few years as private company stock exchanges have emerged. 

2010 121

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.   It's a broad based study looking at a number of issues related to the contingent workforce. As is clear from the data, flexibility is one of the key reasons firms use contingent workers.

2013 160

Do Green Employees Make Greener Companies?

Eco-Office Gals

The whole team must be on board, and this need for unity in the struggle is what makes environmentally conscious employees so vital in the development of green companies. Companies are both anchored and powered by their employees. Green employees, those who take initiative in the struggle to protect and preserve the environment and its bounty of resources, are a key element in the creation and maintenance of a green company.

2012 145

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. Greater happiness equals greater productivity which leads to company growth and yes, increased profit. The post The New and Modern Way Companies Are Increasing Productivity appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2016 138

10 Companies Changing the Way We Work

Small Business Labs

10 Companies Radically Changing the Way We Work , from Business Insider, is interesting on several levels. First off, it's a nice list of innovative companies. But what really hit was 4 of the 10 companies listed fall into the freelance, independent work, mobile work arena. Two other companies on the list, Box and 37 Signals , also cater to remote, distributed or mobile workers.

2012 147

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. By implementing health-focused cafeterias in their workplaces, many employers could see a rise in productivity and overall well-being among their staff members.

2016 83

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. Ardent Partners is an analyst firm focused on corporate procurement and as part of this brief they research and analyze the use of contingent labor (temps, contractors, consultants, etc.) by corporations.

2014 162

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? I was, but I have come to the conclusion that it’s not going to happen. I go to bed every night wondering what the next day will be like. I’m wasting away. My legs are all but useless.

2015 219

4 Things Companies Can Do to Let Their Employees Know They Care

Small Business CEO

If 2020 did nothing else, it let many employees know how their company truly felt about them. However, many workers will have to find new jobs, even the ones who their companies did not terminate. They’ll want to move on because of their companies’ atrocious behavior.…

2020 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. The travel agency will have a profile on each of your managers and colleagues so they automatically know their preferences when it comes to travel which will mean you don’t have to repeat the same details to the airline, the hotel, the car hire company etc. CTI are one of the 15 top travel management companies in the UK.

Travel 154

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. With backgrounds in science and engineering, these employees lend their superior intellect to help enhance their company’s image. Technology companies are defined by their expertise.

2016 100

Large Companies Recovering - Small Businesses Still in Recession

Small Business Labs

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « Education Driving the She-conomy | Main | Software "Super Vendors" and Barbell Industrial Structures » October 19, 2010 Large Companies Recovering - Small Businesses Still in Recession Large corporations are recovering from the recession and seeing sales increases.  Large companies have been able to grow revenues primarily because of their exposure to stronger international markets. 

2010 149

MIT Study Shows How Companies Profit From Embracing Sustainability

Eco-Office Gals

Many companies are starting to come around to the realization that sustainability efforts can benefit their business operations in a number of ways. For one thing, a company is only as green as its leadership, and a business with top-level execs that either ignore or fail to understand sustainability cannot hope to gain significant results in the green arena. And what can companies hope to accomplish by making changes that increase sustainability?

2013 158

How to Develop a Strong EA Group in a Company – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Katrien B asks: We are a start-up company with offices in EMEA and in the US. I would like to develop a strong EA group in the company as I believe this is important to our role, our business, as well as to our own professional and personal growth. The post How to Develop a Strong EA Group in a Company – Ask an Admin appeared first on Office Dynamics - Executive And Administrative Assistant Training.

2019 142

Tell Me About Your Company Culture

Virtual Moxie

A great question to ask a potential client is, “Describe your company culture to me.” Most people who run micro businesses don’t know that they have a company culture, but they do. Culture includes the values, vision, shared language (and jargon), work ethic, symbols, beliefs, habits, and behaviors that inform how people within an organization perceive, think, and feel about the company, and how they communicate and engage each other, and the clients of the company.

2013 157

Get Your Digital Marketing Company Eco Friendly Now

Eco-Office Gals

Now is a better time than ever to start up a digital marketing company and there’s a good reason why. This opens up plenty of potential customers for a digital marketing company. What does it take to be an eco-friendly digital marketing company involved with eco web design and alike ? and look to save the amount of energy used by the company by switching to low energy bulbs throughout the offic e.

2015 116

The Importance of Developing a Successful Company Culture

Small Business CEO

The words “company culture” have become somewhat of a buzz-phrase over the past few years. What does it really mean, and why is it so important to develop a successful company culture? Company culture’ is basically the shared values and beliefs that the organization’s leaders/owners develop and message to employees using various methods. Your culture should represent what the company stands for. CEO Leadership Management company culture

2018 58

8 Useful Tips To Start A Trucking Company

Small Business CEO

… The post 8 Useful Tips To Start A Trucking Company appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Trucking business is not meant for the faint-hearted. Entrepreneurs in the trucking industry constantly face barraging challenges and tough decisions.

2020 60

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. It is not enough to keep doing the same things year after year in hopes that your company will be profitable; you need to take decisive action for increased revenues. Want to Know How to. Supercharge Your Business?

2017 131

Insect Farming Company Ynsect Raises $150 Million

Small Business Labs

  The company is using the money to expand in the U.S. Ynsect , a Paris-based producer of insect protein used in fish farming and pet food, recently raised $125 million.  and build the world's largest insect farm in Northern France. They plan to grow mealworms, which are larvae of the beetle species Tenebrio molitor (not that you care) at the plant.

2019 49

Is Good CSR Important for Small Companies?

The Small Business Blog

Facebook and Twitter are not only good marketing tools; they can offer companies the opportunity to interact directly with customers, and instantly address any bad PR in an appropriate manner. Customers using the social media platforms are able to access company information and updates quickly, and in a friendly, personal field. That’s all well and good for bigger firms, but should smaller companies take heed?

2013 154

Trading Company Startup: Where to Trade From?

The Small Business Blog

The market conditions are difficult to… Read the full article here: Trading Company Startup: Where to Trade From? These are austere times. And austere times make people tread with caution; new business ideas are talked over carefully, slowly analysed and debated before anything is done. The market is analysed, the risks carefully weighed up and the decision to commit pondered long and hard before anyone goes ahead.

2013 145

Grow Your Company by Hiring an Assistant

Office Dynamics

I love the honesty she shares about how hard it is to build a sustainable company and what it takes to make it. Whether you’re an assistant or the boss, you will get some valuable steps on how best to work together to grow a company. The changing role of assistants in the growth of a company. How her assistant’s role has evolved, and why she is now the Vice President of Joan’s company. The post Grow Your Company by Hiring an Assistant appeared first on Office Dynamics.

2016 105

Ever wondered how international courier companies work?

The Small Business Blog

Ever wondered how international courier companies work? The answer, unless you’ve used them a lot, is probably “No.” Shipping is one of those topics that most of us will only take time to learn about if we absolutely need to. When you’re considering using a courier for the first time, you will need to know…

Best Auto Loans Companies In 2020

Small Business CEO

In terms of who, there are lots of companies providing online auto loans, like Capital One, LendingTree or LendingClub. … The post Best Auto Loans Companies In 2020 appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Big banks and other financial institutions offer online auto loans in the United States. Many customers prefer to have these loans online because applying for an online loan is taking in most cases just a few minutes, and the approval comes instantly.

2020 48

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. Whether you run your own small business or are in charge of an extensive fleet of vehicles for a larger company, the basic elements are still the same – you need to get good value for money and you have to make sure the vehicle will be up to the task. … Management company car company vehicle

2016 54