Is There Diversity in the Tech Workplace?
Diversity in the workplace looks incredibly different depending on the industry and certainly location of the company, but if you’re paying any attention to some of loudest niche markets out there, and definitely those supporting entrepreneurs, you’ll see that women are getting more noise than ever. While browsing for information about women and diversity in […]
Re-hiring an Employee That Quit Your Startup
What I’m about to write is NOT going to resonate with the millennial Gen-Y crowd and that’s ok. This post is written for the startup founder, entrepreneur, and small company CEO. This topic is looking through the lens of the person that created the company, started the company with their own money, and pretty much […]
Resources for Creating an Internship Program
Over the weekend, I blogged about why small business owners should consider hiring an intern. Here are a few more suggestions and resources for developing a successful internship program: Figure out what type of internship you want to create. It’s important to be specific so your internship applicants are clear about what type of opportunity they are […]
Why You Should Hire An Intern
As a small business owner, you have limited resources when it comes to hiring additional employees. Instead of draining your overhead by hiring an additional employee, have you considered creating an internship program? Many interns are willing to work unpaid in exchange for experience building opportunities. Instead of paying an intern with money, you will […]
5 Reasons Why Talented Employees Leave Their Jobs [INFOGRAPHIC]
Recruiting talented employees is one of the most difficult (and most important) responsibilities of a small business owner. Your people are your brand, product, and culture. However, once you find your core team of people- what are you doing to keep them happy? The answer isn’t money. Sure, you need to pay your people what […]
Why Write a Business Plan?
If you are struggling with writing a business plan or executive summary, you are not alone. Writing a business plan is supposed to be hard. But, don’t give up! There are critical reasons why you would want to write a business plan and I’m going to share just three of those critical reasons with you. […]
Protect Your Best Asset
When you saw the title of this article, what came to mind? That was actually a trick question for anyone other than the soloprenuer. If you are a soloprenuer, your best asset might be a “what.” But, for the rest of us – your best asset is probably a “who.”Earlier this year, Steve Ballmer announced […]
3 Ways to Save on Employee Salaries
Starting your own company can be a daunting task. Thinking about the expenses can be the most overwhelming part. Hiring employees can be one of the most expensive hurdles that you will have to overcome as a new business owner. But, you are in luck! There are alternatives to traditional hiring that can help you […]