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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

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, Part-Time Employees, Retail & Inventory

How to Hire (Or Get Hired) for the Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, retailers will be looking for some extra help to manage operations. Employers need extra dedicated, hard-working staff members to keep up with the hoard of shoppers that may come their way, and job-seekers need some extra experience and cash to keep from burning out. As an employer, it’s important to… Read more

Hiring & Firing, Hiring & Payroll, Retail & Inventory

15 Essential Hiring Tips for Your Small Business

Hiring the right employees is essential to any business, regardless of size. However, if you own or operate a small business, finding the right team is the difference between growth and failure. To help, below is a list of 15 essential hiring tips for your small business. Follow one or follow them all. What matters… Read more

Hiring & Firing, Retail & Inventory

The Best Hiring Practices for HR Positions

Are you on the fence about whether you need help with your business’ human resources duties? Many business owners wear a multitude of hats, including that of HR manager, but there comes a point when handling the wide-range of HR tasks may hold you back from growing your company and other major profit-generating goals because… Read more

Finance & Accounting, Financial Management, Hiring & Firing, Retail & Inventory

The Best Small Business Resources: Hiring and Financial Management Tools

In this series about the best small business resources, we will share how the great tools of today make it easier to grow your business and stay productive, organized and efficient. Check out this list of 6 hiring and financial management tools for small businesses. The Top Hiring Tools Bullhorn Reach What it does: Bullhorn… Read more

Employee Management, Hiring & Firing, Restaurant & Bars, Retail & Inventory

What Restaurant Owners Can Learn from the Waffle House Model

What Restaurant Owners Can Learn from the Waffle House Model

Waffle House is one of America’s most famous and widespread restaurant chains, with more than 1,500 locations throughout the South, offering waffles, omelets, patty melts and hash browns served eight different ways. Waffle House restaurants are iconic in the Southern U.S. and are open 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. In fact, it’s… Read more

Company Culture, Employee Management, Hiring & Firing, Retail & Inventory, Women in Business

Redditor Says Businesses Are Justified to Not Hire Women of Child-Bearing Age

Redditor Says Businesses Are Justified to Not Hire Women of Child-Bearing Age

Would you hire a woman of child-bearing age with the risk that she may become pregnant and cost your business money? One redditor suggested that if you did, you would be justified. User ty_bombadil started the discussion on Reddit’s “Change My View,” a subreddit for people who have an opinion on a topic but accept… Read more

Employee Management, Hiring & Firing, Retail & Inventory

Teen Works at Store for 10 Weeks Before Being Told His Position Was an Unpaid Internship

Retail Internship or Scammed for Free Labor?

The topic of unpaid internships has attracted extra media attention recently. Some nonprofit organizations and even some for-profit businesses offer unpaid internships as a chance for young people to get some work experience or earn college credit. Especially in highly competitive creative fields like art, music, fashion or media, unpaid internships are often a good… Read more