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How to find the right employees in a remote world.
  • 03 August 2020
  • Jelani Markus

How to find the right employees in a remote world.

In recent months, the world has changed rapidly. Stay-at-home orders have transformed the way businesses are run and, in some ways, established. Now, with many cities looking to ease the severity of lockdowns and business picking back up, you might be considering adding more employees to your team. But in the era of social distancing, how do you find the right fit for your business when interviewing in person is out of the question?

5 Creative Ways to Show Employees Appreciation
  • 27 July 2020
  • Leo Covey

5 Creative Ways to Show Employees Appreciation

A healthy business is one that recognizes the greatness within it and shares the love proudly and profusely. As explained in a previous blog, when you practice an attitude of gratitude, it unlocks a new level of happiness and job satisfaction between employer and employee. With COVID-19 challenging the ways we work together, now is a good time to revisit the idea of appreciation, but with a safe, socially distant spin.

Regaining Customers by Going Above and Beyond
  • 20 July 2020
  • Taylor Miller

Regaining Customers by Going Above and Beyond

In this new age of business, not only do business owners need to go the extra mile to evaluate their operating status, but they also need to go above and beyond for their customers. Consumers want to feel valued, and they want to hear about products and services that offer some sort of value – convenience, fun, organization, etc. – during this pandemic climate.

Refining Your Business Goals and Expectations for 2020
  • 13 July 2020
  • Kayla Meier

Refining Your Business Goals and Expectations for 2020

Owning and operating a small business takes careful planning. When you have conducted market analysis, financial projections and goal setting, it can be difficult to change your carefully laid plans, especially in response to a crisis like COVID-19. With the state of businesses in flux, you have an opportunity to re-calibrate and create realistic expectations for your business performance for the rest of the year. Follow these tips to get started.

Ways Your Business Can Partner with Charities and Nonprofits
  • 06 July 2020
  • Jelani Markus

Ways Your Business Can Partner with Charities and Nonprofits

Creating a partnership between your small business and a charity or nonprofit can lead to many positive results. When your name is spoken in the same breath as a well-respected cause, it builds goodwill for you company. If you’re ready to establish a nonprofit or charity partnership, we have a few tips to help.