When Recruiting is a Challenge, Retention is Critical

It’s not just you. Employers everywhere are having difficulty recruiting hourly, entry-level and mid-level positions despite the high percentage of unemployment. Before the pandemic, the hourly workforce was vast, making turnover easier to manage. Employers are now unable to fill [...]


The Best New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Owners

As a small business owner, it’s critical that you adopt New Year’s resolutions that’ll help thrust your business forward toward profitability and security. Create actionable and achievable resolutions so that you can enter the New Year with optimism and [...]


How To Reward Your Employees During The Holidays

The holidays are a joyous and special time of year. There are celebrations of all kinds for many individuals. And with the holidays, come busy schedules. Work remains busy, while your employees’ personal schedules tend to become busier. During [...]


Business Planning for 2022

It’s no secret that the last few years have been unprecedented and challenging for everyone and every business. When the world changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, companies were forced to rethink how they operate. And they’ve had to [...]


Preparing Your Business for the Holidays

The holiday season is approaching­, which means it’s your business’ time to shine. Consumers will soon be occupied with holiday shopping and making arrangements for their holiday plans. This is where your business comes in. Get in front of [...]


Knowledge is Power

Knowledge sharing within an organization has significant benefits, but it does not always happen. It takes the leaders of any team to foster a collaborative environment, but that can be a challenge despite knowing the advantages. Here are some things [...]


4 Questions to Ask Before Diversifying a Business

Diversification is a great way to catapult your existing business. The decision on which business opportunity to grab onto, however, can be tough. As you narrow down a shortlist of contenders for your business opportunities, you get into the deep [...]


3 Benefits of Regular Check-Ins with Employees

For many years it has been standard for employers to hold annual employee reviews for their staff. While annual reviews provide a space to discuss workplace goals and career pathing, it’s crucial to also touch base throughout the year. [...]


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The Labor Challenge Continues to be Challenging

A shortage of quality labor continues to be the leading challenge for outdoor service businesses.  It’s not just finding the most qualified person for the job, but also retaining them in such a competitive environment. According to Lawn & Landscape, a magazine focused on outdoor [...]


Home Surveillance and Customer Communication

As a business owner in the pet industry, you’ve likely spent countless hours working on and thinking about ways to maintain your customer satisfaction. As business evolves, it is necessary to gauge what is needed and change accordingly.  If [...]