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Communication is one of the most essential business skills out there – but not all companies are great at communicating with employees. Improve communication in 9 simple steps.
Help your employees expand your skill sets with free or low-cost online learning classes. Here are seven to consider.
Salary transparency may be a scary concept, but it could benefit your small business in multiple ways.
The heights a small business can reach depend largely on the competency of management. But what distinguishes an unsuccessful manager from a successful one? Check out these habits of effective small business managers:
They create and promote a vision. A small business leader with a clearly defined mission sets the stage for accomplishing goals. An overall plan keeps everyone on track because tasks can be looked at in the context of what they contribute to the “big picture.” Sharing the vision ups employee engagement by helping workers feel like a part of something great.
Working alongside family members to create a thriving small business can make success even sweeter. The long hours seem less grueling with people you care about by your side, and contributing to a common goal adds new depth to your interpersonal bonds.
But before adopting Sister Sledge’s “We Are Family” as your small business’s anthem, realize that such an arrangement also provides a unique set of challenges that must be addressed.
Using pre-employment tests to evaluate potential employees can assist with hiring decisions and help you avoid hiring mistakes.
Create an effective, unforgettable first week for your new hire and set the tone for a prosperous tenure at your small business.