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Top 30 Business Philosophy Examples from the Pros

September 6, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), about 33 percent of all businesses will fail during their first two years. This is why it’s important that business owners are guided by principles to reach company goals every day. We asked […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Do You Need Permission to Run an Employee Background Check?

August 28, 2018

Via: FindLaw

You may think you’re protecting yourself and your small business by running background checks for potential hires. As benevolent as it may be, you could still get into trouble hiring someone with a criminal record. And, after all, prospective employees […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Small Business: It’s All About Relationships

August 22, 2018

Via: Investopedia

With the world of business becoming increasingly more complex, a small-business owner will find it extremely difficult to be an expert in all of the specialized disciplines a small business needs. Despite the relentless requirement for small-business owners to generate […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Finance

3 Equity Tips Every Startup Founder Should Know

August 17, 2018

Via: FindLaw

Marry in haste, repent in leisure. The founders of The Bachelorette might disagree, but the vast majority of corporate founders would whole-heartedly nod their heads, and have five war stories to back it up. Division of equity is the leading […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Too Tight a Job Market? 4 Tips on How to Hire the Best Candidate in the First Place.

August 8, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

One of the most crucial and challenging tasks facing entrepreneurs as their companies grow is hiring and retaining talented team members. With the United States now nearing full employment, according to a recent CNBC report, competition for capable candidates has […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Employer Payroll Taxes: The True Costs of Hiring a New Employee

August 6, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

Employer payroll taxes are calculated by combining 50 percent of Social Security taxes (12.9 percent of employee wages), 50 percent of Medicare taxes (2.9 percent), and 100 percent of federal and state unemployment taxes. While you can make these calculations […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

As Your Company Grows, You Need to Stop Constantly Dealing With Day-to-Day Fires

July 2, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

In today’s workforce, attention to detail is the key to any successful business. From managing the minutiae of customer engagement to dealing with business logistics, there’s no doubt that focusing on the little things plays a key role in providing […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

7 Signs You May Need to Leave Your Original Team Members Behind

May 31, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

As your business grows, so do its needs for talent and skill. But, over time, your business’s needs may outpace the skills of your founding and core employees, and your very success can become a barrier to scaling and continuing […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Employment Probation Period: Definition, Template & How to Implement

May 16, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

An employment probation period, referred to as a probationary period, is a time frame used to determine whether a new hire will work out. A probationary period may be risky if set up incorrectly, as it may violate local labor […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Workplace Safety & Health

Want to Create a Trans-Inclusive company? Invest in These 2 Things.

May 14, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Even as pop culture and mass media feature more and more transgender representation, the workplace remains a hotbed of discrimination. In a 2015 study, 30 percent of trans people reported being fired, denied a promotion or otherwise mistreated in the […]