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The Value of Outsourcing

Business owners often fail to understand the value of outsourcing. Whether they believe it’s too costly or unnecessary, they may be investing too much time in tasks that may be given to others who could be more successful or spend less…

4 Tactics To Turn Around Employee Negativity

Be open to hearing what your employees have to say, even when how they are saying it is not easy to hear. Be prepared to demonstrate to your employees your openness to working with them to find solutions. Here are four tactics to address…

Interviewing for Authenticity

Part 2 in the New Year, New Hires series. Part 1 is entitled Kick Off The New Decade With A New Hire: A Refresher Course On Hiring Happy new year and new decade to all! As promised, I am sharing the second part in the…

Hiring Better Fitting Employees

Hiring an employee is knowing what you are looking for and how to find it in an applicant. Considering hiring a new employee? Despite what we see in the movies, meeting an interesting stranger, hitting it off after a few

The Art of Hiring for Your Small Business

5 Tips for Making the Right Hiring Choices Breathing is something we do unconsciously. We just breathe. And it happens automatically. But I have recently discovered the magic of conscious breathing and how important it is

Your Employees Can Help Move the Needle

Here are 10 steps to engage your employees and increase your bottom line Statistics show that companies with engaged employees enjoy a 27% higher operating margin than their competitors. An engaged employee is a person who is…

The 9 Key Pitfalls of Hiring

Hispanic small businesses must be aware of laws relating to the hiring of employees. As any Hispanic small business owner knows, there are dozens, if not hundreds, of federal, state and local laws that must be

Are You Ready? How To Attract Women

A definitive list if your company is ready to attract and hire more women for key positions No. This is not an article on how to attract women for dating purposes. Although, if you need help in that area, I am available for consultations.

Retirement Plans Can Attract the Best Talent

3 key considerations when selecting a 401k retirement plan to improve the small business talent and retention competitive edge I am sure you have seen the ads challenging your knowledge on how much money you will need for…

Setting Policy on Sexual Harassment

Prepare a comprehensive policy now and prevent problems later. Federal and state laws have long required employers to take steps to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. One crucial step is to prepare and

Can Disruptive Innovation Lead to Change?

3 tips help manage hiring in today’s ever-changing world Over the past couple of years I have noticed an increase in the volume of social media networking conversations on the topic of disruptive innovation. If

Managing Growth By A Hispanic Entrepreneur

Be careful what you wish for when managing are three key factors to help. Every Hispanic entrepreneur wants his/her company to grow, and growth is a good thing. But managing that growth can be trickier

Preparing For an Employee’s First Day

Effective on-boarding enables new employees to establish a network and foster a spirit of collaboration. Once the decision to hire has been established and the new employee is on board orientation is

Treat Vendors as Assets

Vendors and independent contractors can be critical to your small business success For many businesses, doing everything in-house simply is not an option. If this is true in your business, be sure to treat vendors and…

Millennial vs. Boomer: Tips On Hiring the Best

Part 2: The Millennial view- having grown up with technology see it as an essential part of how they interact with others, including fellow employees and customers In this part 2 of a two-part series, we're examining how Boomers and…

Personality Tests for Candidates Unlawful?

Use caution when conducting personality tests on potential employees as a narrow line exists between a legal personality test and an unlawful medical exam Employers have been testing job applicants for many years. For…