Category Archives: Business Tips

Do younger workers value your company’s benefits?

You may consider the fringe benefits your company provides to employees to be a valuable recruiting and retention tool. But recent studies indicate that younger workers – those born after 1980 – may not agree. The studies show that these workers prefer paid time off or cash to more traditional benefits. In addition, they may not be as aware of… (more…)

Take time to review the health of your business

As an owner and/or manager, you probably spend a lot of time monitoring business operations and dealing with everyday problems. But a longer-term approach is also useful. Just as an annual checkup from your physician helps monitor and manage your personal health, an annual checkup can do the same for your business. Here are tips to get started. 1. Insurance… (more…)

Turn your part-time employees into winners

Part-time employees play a valuable role in a small business. They help deal with fluctuations in workload and can job-share with full-timers. In addition, because part-timers often look for flexibility in hours, you may find a skilled worker whose schedule fits perfectly with existing staff. But part-timers can turn into a liability if not managed well. You could end up… (more…)