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HR and Recruiting

7 HR Mistakes That Will Make Your Employees Consider Quitting

By | Oct 18, 2017 at 9:20 am

There’s no denying that HR departments get a bad wrap. Whether it’s Toby on The Office or just your everyday workplace complaints, these employees have dedicated their time to making sure the office runs smoothly. Unfortunately, this kind of job can lead to a lot…

Tips & How To’s

Here’s Some Actionable Advice for Starting a Successful Startup

By | Oct 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Steve Jobs once said, “Apple still operates like a startup.” He meant that you don’t need a large staff when it comes to your creative team. You just need one person that’s in charge of different aspects of your business who can do one thing…

Tips & How To’s

14 Low Cost File-Sharing Services That Your Whole Team Can Use

By | Oct 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The days of filing cabinets and fax machines over. With most business practices being performed through the cloud, the world is more connected than ever. However, if you want to make sure your information is safe and sound, setting up a file-sharing service is…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways to Cut IT Costs Without Impacting Performance

By | Oct 14, 2017 at 10:30 am

Most decision makers at companies large and small are placing an increased emphasis on IT these days. Unfortunately, with this enhanced focus often comes rising costs, something smaller companies have trouble managing. But what if someone told you that you could cut IT costs…

Tips & How To’s

6 Two-Word Tips for Communicating Better With Your Employees

By | Oct 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The only constant when it comes to running a business is that eventually, you’re going to encounter problems. While many of these problems will be product or customer based, more often than not they’ll be rooted in how you manage your employees. Whether you’re…

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HR and Recruiting

4 Actionable Employee Retention Strategies Every Business Should Follow

By | Oct 1, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Retaining employee should be the priority of every business. As a matter of fact, using strategies to retain employee should be the most important job of the manager. Unfortunately, this turns out to be a greater challenge to the manager than most things, as…

Tips & How To’s

4 Things Millennial Employees Want That Aren’t Bean Bag Chairs

By | Oct 1, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Millennials get it. They’re the newcomers in the workplace. They’ve been portrayed in media as flighty, spoiled kids whose main career motives are driven by remote work possibilities and murdering well-established yet failing industries. However, as it turns out, they value more than office…

Entrepreneur

How to Be the Best Leader You Can Be for Your Company

By | Sep 30, 2017 at 12:45 pm

As an entrepreneur with a growing business, you’re probably clamoring to maintain control as things change — I know I was with my own company. Unfortunately, in my quest for control, I was actually doing my business and team a disservice. One of our core…

Tips & How To’s

3 Lessons From the Death of a Mobile AR Startup

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 9:20 am

My favorite genre of entrepreneur article is the post-mortem confession. Not because I’m big on schadenfreude, but because it’s so refreshing to see anyone in a VC-and-hustle driven environment actually admit that their startup isn’t the best thing in the world. We know that…

Jobs

4 Types of Terrible Bosses That Could Drive New Candidates Away

By | Sep 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm

When candidates are sending out resumes, writing cover letters, and meeting for interviews, they’re often lying from the get-go, but not for the reasons you might think. Bad managers are the number one reason people leave their jobs, but it never seems that way…

Tips & How To’s

10 Affordable Tools for Cash-Strapped Entrepreneurs

By | Sep 23, 2017 at 12:45 pm

For entrepreneurs facing challenges during the early stages of a startup, it can get difficult to decide which tools to prioritize. It would be much better to see things with clarity and proceed with a laser focus. If this is where you are, consider…

Facebook

The 14 Ways to Boost Your Facebook Page Engagement

By | Sep 22, 2017 at 10:50 am

Starting a Facebook page is simple. But growing it, for many marketers, seems nearly impossible. Facebook has stopped prioritizing total Facebook page engagement in order to focus on retaining easily-distracted users, and the end result is stagnant pages for publishers everywhere. As a matter…

Tips & How To’s

What to Consider When Making the Leap to Entrepreneurship

By | Sep 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Being an entrepreneur is not something to be taken lightly. Deciding to launch a business should be an arduous process that evaluates your drive to succeed, your willingness to forego free time, and your ability to buck up when the cards are down. We…

Tips & How To’s

7 Key Reasons Why Tech Startups Fail

By | Sep 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm

It takes more than a cool idea to make it in today’s startup world. For every success story, there are dozens of failed attempts. But there are ways to avoid becoming another statistic. Usually, when startups fail, they fail for trying to do too…

Remote work

How to Maximize Productivity With Your Remote Workforce

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Businesses have more freedom to source the very best workers today, rather than simply hiring candidates from their local talent pool. The proliferation of online project-management tools, file-sharing software, and various communication platforms make remote working far easier than ever. Last year, 43 percent…

Failure

11 Mistakes That Can Trigger Startup Failure

By | Sep 4, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Research has proven that 90 percent startups fail after five years. For an aspiring entrepreneur, this stat can be disturbing, unless you have the right tips tools at you disposal to get the job done. Every entrepreneur’s dream is to break even and thrive…

Apple

Apple’s AirPort Time Capsule and AirPort Express, Networking Options That Don’t Suck

By | Sep 3, 2017 at 8:05 am

I’ve been using Apple’s line of AirPort networking products since 2008 and have purchased and installed more than 20 AirPort devices in that time. While Apple doesn’t have a reputation for being a leader in networking devices, most likely because they’re busy leading in…