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Category Archives: Hiring & Payroll

Company Culture, Employee Management, Leadership

7 Simple Strategies to Build Rapport Between Coworkers

When poor relationships exist between coworkers, productivity is more likely to be waylaid by tensions, inter-office conflicts, and ineffective communication. In contrast, when coworkers know and respect each other — and know how to work together effectively — the entire company runs more smoothly and efficiently. Good relationships between coworkers also boosts morale, which can… Read more

Hiring & Payroll, Interns

The Benefits of Hiring an Older Intern

Remember the movie “The Intern”? In the film, a 70-year-old widower named Ben becomes bored during his retirement and decides to apply for a senior citizen internship program. The program allows him to apply for an internship at a successful fashion eCommerce company where he interviews with its founder Jules, who is significantly younger than… Read more

Company Culture, Leadership

Small Business Owners Give Back

Small businesses are the cornerstone of America, so it’s important to give back to your local communities by supporting your local small business. Kabbage asked small businesses owners how they support their communities. As a small business owner, how do you give back to your local community? “I give back by tutoring foster children on… Read more

Company Culture, Employee Management, Leadership

5 Unconventional Ways to Build a Strong Team

What is a strong team? A team that is driven, where every member plays an equal role, one that shares a strong bond with each other, one in which everyone is learning, growing and satisfied. If you go on Google and search for tips to run a successful startup, one of the first things to… Read more

Full-time Employees, Hiring & Payroll

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Find Great and Loyal Talent

Your business is only as strong as its talent. Though it may be tempting to do everything yourself, you’ll eventually need great and loyal talent to take your visions and turn them into realities. Finding the right employees can be tough, but the process is worthwhile to build a strong and sustainable business. Here are… Read more

Company Culture, Hiring & Payroll, Small Business Spotlight

Stress Awareness Month: Managing Stress

April is National Stress Awareness month, and to help small business owners manage their stress, Kabbage spoke with other small business owners on their own experiences with stress. These owners shared their experiences as well as gave advice on how to manage stress. What techniques or tips would you give new small business owners on… 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. In fact, 42 percent of small business owners said hiring was their largest challenge. 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… Read more

Company Culture, Employee Management, Hiring & Payroll, Leadership

10 Ways to Manage Stress in Small Businesses

Employees and employers alike have all experienced stress in the workplace and it can be hard to manage at times. Here are five ways employees can take action to ease their stress and five ways small business owners can help them do so without hurting their budget. If you’re an employee, try these tips to… Read more

Employee Management, Leadership

Cost-Effective Perks to Attract and Keep Top Talent

Big business deals and big businesses are more often than not the focus of attention-grabbing headlines. What they’re doing, who they’re merging with, even how many people they’re hiring and firing – those are news stories that receive lots of attention. But what should, and doesn’t, receive as much attention are small businesses. There are… Read more

Company Culture, Hiring & Payroll

4 Benefits Your Small Business Can Enjoy with Corporate Giving

You know that charitable giving must be done without a direct expectation of receiving something tangible in return. At the same time, your business could expect to enjoy many indirect rewards when you donate to worthy causes. Companies can improve their communities, increase employee morale and get other community members to take notice. Both large… Read more