Shrinkage isn’t just the punch line of a Seinfeld episode. Shrinkage is a real problem for retailers around the globe. Here’s what shrinkage is, how it can affect your business and what to do about it.
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If you’re a small business owner, your obligations to the expecting parents might go beyond congratulations or a gift.
The holidays are almost here and it’s time to start thinking about gifts for your team. The most appreciated gifts will be thoughtful and personalized.
Are you running a thriving small business? Attracting and keeping valuable employees can make or break your bottom line. It can be hard to compete with large businesses – with big budgets – for top talent.
Business owners need to work smarter, not harder. After all, time is money. Do you find yourself sifting through resumes trying endlessly to compare the candidates for an open position in your company?
You might think that having a Human Resources (HR) department is a luxury that only big businesses can afford. However, if you have employees, it’s vital that you put rules and procedures in place.
Only 14 percent of small employers sponsor some type of plan for their employees to save for retirement, according to data from the Government Accountability Office. Does your small business offer employees a 401k or other retirement savings account?
If your employees are feeling a burden of stress, you can help them by doing the following.
Are you scaling up for the holidays? If you’re expecting an uptick in business and increased customer service requests, you might need to bring on one or more temporary employees.