Tag Archive | "employment"

How Often Should You Have Employee Performance Reviews?

Friday, July 13, 2012


Whether s/he is the employer or the employee, if there’s one thing that neither individual is usually excited about, it is having employee performance reviews. Probably because it’s like the adult equivalent of the parent/teacher conferences that so many of us experienced while growing up. If, as a student, you knew that you did well, […]

Tips for Building a Successful Internship Program

Friday, June 15, 2012


If you run your own business, chances are you’ve had weeks where there’s just too much to get done and not enough hours to do it all. It happens to all growing businesses; it’s just the nature of the beast. Thankfully, there are ways to spread and lighten the load that don’t require hiring new […]

How to Fill a Job That Nobody Wants

Thursday, April 19, 2012


Honestly, in this economy, it’s pretty challenging to pitch out a job that absolutely no one wants, but there are definitely positions that, to the average person, are less than desirable. In those instances, placing an ad that simply says, “We need someone to clean our bathrooms” or “We can only pay you $10 for […]

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Friends and Family for Your Small Business

Friday, April 13, 2012


Nepotism, while often frowned upon in the business world, is not generally illegal (unless it constitutes some form of discrimination that can be proven in a court of law). As a result, the practice of hiring family or friends to work at a small business is common. Just look at how many companies have names […]