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Secrets to Managing a Store Successfully: Part II

June 20, 2018,

To prosper in today’s environment, small retailers need to adapt to the ever-changing market. Here, we define four additional best practices store managers can adopt to improve store operations.

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Why the Open Office Fad Will Fail

June 19, 2018,

An open-plan office appears to be the perfect environment: open space where individual workstations aren’t separated by walls, cubicle panels, room dividers or privacy panels. But these office spaces have many downsides.

Can Employee Perks Help You Attract and Keep Workers for Your Small Business?
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Can Employee Perks Help You Attract and Keep Workers for Your Small Business?

SCORE’s latest infographic highlights how more vacation, flexible hours, free snacks at work, and a host of other perks may help you attract and retain workers for your small business.

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Not Making a Profit? It’s Always the Overhead

June 13, 2018,

When your overhead is too high, it doesn’t matter how much you mark up your product, your company will still not be profitable. So, how do you figure out what overhead to cut?

Infographic: Employee Perks - Attract and Retain Workers for Your Small Business
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Infographic: Employee Perks - Attract and Retain Workers for Your Small Business

SCORE’s latest infographic shows how employee perks can attract and retain talented employees and what you can incorporate in your small business. Read more

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3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Steer Clear of Startup Roadblocks

June 5, 2018,

Here’s a bit of not-so-surprising news: Startups fail. But what if a new business fails because it hits a roadblock it can’t bounce back from?

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3 Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses

May 29, 2018,

Following these tips will help you assess the state of your small business’s security. Learn how to tell employees how to safeguard their information, too.

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Secrets to Managing a Store Successfully: Part I

May 17, 2018,

Retail is a complex and challenging business, posing problems ranging from inventory management to theft prevention. Read the core principles and techniques you should apply to manage a store successfully.

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How to Manage Your Business and Your Kids When School is Out for Summer

May 3, 2018,

Having children at home for a three-month stint creates logistical issues that can thwart your small business's productivity. Here are 7 tips for succeeding as a business owner and parent during summer break.

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5 Simple Ways to Secure Your Small Business Documents

February 14, 2018,

Internal documents, financial records, or any documents with personally identifiable information should be secured. Depending on your industry, securing important documents are regulated and mandated by law.

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Got Scheduling Headaches? You’re Not Alone

February 8, 2018,

Creating employee schedules can sometimes resemble a round of managerial Tetris for small business owners. When you’re a small business owner with shift workers, every minute counts. And inefficient scheduling doesn’t exactly make the best use of your creative mind and entrepreneurial spirit.

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