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Cash Flow, Finance & Accounting, Financial Management, Hiring & Firing, Retail & Inventory, Sales

Do You Have Enough Money to Hire Your First Employee?

Do You Have Enough Money to Hire Your First Employee?

They may be called small businesses, but their impact is huge. In the United States,  small businesses comprise 64 percent of net new private-sector jobs, covering 42.9 percent of private-sector payroll. Many small business owners take the leap from a one-man operation to a two-person team because they know that they’ll be able to able… Read more

Hiring & Firing, HR, Marketing, Retail & Inventory, Social Media

LinkedIn Boosts Recruiting Platform To Help Businesses Hire The Best Talent

LinkedIn Boosts Recruiting Platform To Help Businesses Hire The Best Talent

  LinkedIn debuted their new tools to help recruiters source and hire employees at Talent Connect, the company’s first talent acquisition conference. What is LinkedIn Recruiter? LinkedIn recruitment tools are especially useful for small businesses, since these companies usually don’t have name recognition or large recruiting budgets. Their platform boasts 300 million members and offerings… Read more

Hiring & Firing, Retail & Inventory, Technology

Finding, Hiring and Engaging Superstar Employees for Your Small Business [WEBINAR RECAP]

Thanks to all the attendees of our October webinar, Finding, Hiring and Engaging Superstar Employees for Your Small Business, featuring Helgi Hermannsson,, CEO & Co-Founder, from Sling and Asta Bjarnadottir from Capacent Consulting. If you missed the webinar, you can view the video playback on our Kabbage KamWebinars YouTube Channel and view the slides on our SlideShare. Both the… Read more

Employee Management, Hiring & Firing, Retail & Inventory

Your Seasonal Employee Tool Kit: Everything You Need to Know About Seasonal Hiring

seasonal employees

“Your number one customers are your people. Look after employees first and then customers last.”– Ian Hutchinson, author of People Glue ‘Tis the season to hire seasonal employees. In fact, according to the National Retail Federation, retailers are expected to hire between 700,000 and 750,000 seasonal workers during the 2015 holiday season. Hiring full time employees, managing… Read more

Hiring & Firing, Retail & Inventory

How to Hire and Pay Seasonal Workers

How to Hire and Pay Seasonal Workers

The upcoming holidays are looking great for those looking for work. Across the nation, companies are already gearing up to hire seasonal workers. Macy’s plans to hire about 85,000 seasonal workers, Kohl’s Corp. expects to hire more than 69,000 seasonal workers and Toys R Us plans to hire 40,000 seasonal workers. By enlisting short-term workers… Read more

Hiring & Firing, Retail & Inventory, Veteran Businesses

The Benefits of Hiring Disabled Veterans as Seasonal Workers for the Holidays

The Benefits of Hiring Disabled Veterans as Seasonal Workers for the Holidays

  The holiday season is truly the most wonderful time of the year for those looking for a job. While the retail sector is the biggest employer of seasonal workers (684,700 in the fourth quarter of 2013), the transportation and logistics and wholesale trade sectors are also big seasonal employers (173,100 and 10,800 in the… Read more

Hiring & Firing, Retail & Inventory

Where to Find Seasonal Workers Who Don’t Suck

Where to Find Seasonal Workers Who Don't Suck

While it may feel like Christmas is far off, it’s closer than it may seem, especially for businesses in retail. If you see a spurt in activity in the final months of the year, you likely could use a set of hands (or five) to help you better serve your customers and bring in more… Read more

Hiring & Firing, HR, Retail & Inventory

Should You Counteroffer an Employee Who is Quitting?

counter offer employee quit

According to a recent study from LinkedIn, up to 80 percent of the workforce are considering their career options and actively or passively job searching. Workers are leaving for higher compensation and benefits, greater opportunities for advancement, better work/life balance and even higher quality senior leadership within the new firm. This reality creates a challenge… Read more

Hiring & Firing, Retail & Inventory, Small Business Tools

Two Killer Hiring Apps That Will Help You Find Your Next Rock Star Employee

Running a small business is no easy feat, and when you are looking to hire additional employees, you want to be sure you are getting the best candidates for your business. Hiring employees can be a costly procedure; it is estimated that the cost of recruiting, hiring, and training a new employee is close to… Read more