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Hiring & Payroll

5 Key Things Millennial Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Hiring a Great Team

5 Key Things Millennial Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Hiring a Great Team

According to the Intuit 2020 Report, researched by Emergent Research in partnership with Intuit, the oldest millennials will be 40 by 2020. This generation is on the fast track towards changing the existing workforce for the better, with an emphasis on work/life balance, spending less time in the office and more time getting their job… Read more

Company Culture

5 Subscription Boxes With Small Businesses In Mind 🎁

5 Subscription Boxes With Small Businesses In Mind

Subscription boxes – we’ve all heard of them, and most of us have at least tried them, if not stuck with one or two in particular. While subscription boxes have been around for a while, their industry growth has anything but slowed down. In fact, the market has grown over 100 percent year over year… Read more

Hiring & Firing, Hiring & Payroll

5 Surefire Signs You’re Ready to Start Hiring for your Small Business

5 surefire signs your small business is ready to start hiring

Knowing when to add new talent can be difficult for any business, but especially small businesses. There’s usually a lot going on, and when employees wear many hats, it can be difficult to see where the hiring needs are. Thankfully, there are some surefire signs that usually mean it’s time to staff up. Whether you’re… Read more

Company Culture

4 Ways Small Businesses Benefit from Responsible Waste Management

4 ways small businesses can benefit from waste management.

“It’s the right thing to do” may not hold much weight for a small business owner who is trying to cover payroll, pay a building lease and turn a profit. But there’s more to reducing, reusing and recycling than just feeling warm and fuzzy about your environmental choices. Here are four advantages that businesses, particularly… Read more

Company Culture, Employee Management, Hiring & Payroll

3 Questions to Ask If You Think Your Company Culture is Getting Muddled

How often do you reexamine your company culture? According to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report, 51 percent of the U.S. workforce is not engaged with their jobs. A lack of engagement can lead to a devastating domino effect on businesses, causing high turnover rates, negative feelings in the workplace and, ultimately, muddling the… Read more

Company Culture, Kabbage News

Meet Our Kabbage Kritters! 🐶 🐱

At Kabbage, pets are people too. Our pet-friendly Atlanta office gives us lots of opportunities to show our “kritters” love (as seen in our many Instagram posts dedicated to them!). It’s become standard to see Kabbage kritters at lunch, in team meetings or at our companywide Town Hall meetings to provide some entertainment and affection…. Read more

Hiring & Firing, Hiring & Payroll, Restaurant & Bars

The True Costs of Hiring the Wrong Person

For 28 percent of small business owners, hiring additional staff to improve productivity and efficiency is high on the agenda for 2018, according to a new Kabbage survey. For employers trying to make the most of this investment, hiring the “wrong” employee can quickly dwindle your budget and leave you back at square one. Bringing… Read more

Hiring & Payroll, Leadership, Marketing, Technology

20 Small Business Trends to Watch Out for in 2018

With 2018 upon us, it’s time to revamp and rethink your strategies for your small business. Align your goals with what’s trending to ensure you meet, or even possibly exceed, your expectations. From hiring to technological advances, here are 20 small business trends you should keep in mind when setting your 2018 goals. Marketing &… Read more

Employee Management, Hiring & Firing, Hiring & Payroll

How to Successfully Onboard New Hires at the Start of the New Year

You’ve read through resumes and cover letters, held in-person interviews and made your decision to hire a new employee to join your business. Congratulations! Now comes the fun part of the process — onboarding the new talent. Or it should be fun, anyway. Far too often, onboarding new employees means sitting them down with a… Read more

Hiring & Firing, Retail & Inventory

How to Hire and Pay Seasonal Workers

How to Hire and Pay Seasonal Workers

Updated September 14, 2018. The upcoming holidays are looking great for those looking for work. By enlisting short-term workers to meet high customer demand periods, savvy business owners can get a much-needed revenue boost without hiring full-time staff. Before you start posting on Craigslist or local newspapers, you need to understand applicable labor laws and tax… Read more