By Christian Twardawa of Paessler Good employees are a scarce commodity. But what do companies do to find qualified individuals? Many companies resort to searching desperately. We are constantly looking for good employees as well, but we have realized that desperation alone just isn’t enough. Based on my experience, I would recommend the following five [...]
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Nearly half of small businesses expect their financial health to improve in 2013 and are confident that sales will increase over 2012, according to a new survey recently released by TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®.The survey also found that nearly one-third of small business respondents plan to hire at least one employee in the [...]
CrowdIt (www.crowdit.com), the crowdfunding site for the “New American Dream,” is launching an entirely new approach to crowdfunding with a clear mission – to extend beyond just funding by incorporating much-needed expert advice, peer review, collaboration and business networking into the core functionality of the site. CrowdIt differs from other sites, because it focuses on [...]
Why Work Doesn’t Happen At Work Jason Fried has a radical theory of working: that the office isn’t a good place to do it. In his talk, he lays out the main problems (call them the M&Ms) and offers three suggestions to make work work.
At first blush, QR codes would appear to offer nothing but upside. A quick scan of a mobile device across an odd-looking square symbol, and the user is presented with your company’s landing page, how-to video or promotion. No wonder QR Codes have proliferated in the past couple years, and are now found everywhere from [...]
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Tsinghua University have launched a dual-degree executive master of business administration (EMBA) program in China that fuses the disciplines of business and engineering. The UNC-Tsinghua dual-degree program is the only partnership of its kind between a top Chinese industrial engineering department and a top U.S. business [...]
The group, TaxInformation.org provides a wide variety of information on federal and state tax policies including estate tax, sin tax, high investment taxes, cell phone taxes and film tax credits.
Steve Nicholls, author of Social Media in Business, Offers 10 Tips to Write a Policy That Promotes Growth and Protects Against Risk- Most business owners are now aware that having a social media presence is important for the success of their businesses. While social media presents unthinkable growth opportunity, it also opens the company up [...]
Currently accepting applications for its second round of submissions, Incubation Station, Austin-based start-up accelerator, announced today that it will be extending the application deadline to February 15. In addition to extending the deadline, IS has streamlined the application process with the goal of inviting more high-potential, early stage companies focused on Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) [...]
The National Stationery Show(R) (NSS) and the Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) have announced a partnership that will provide new opportunities for the social stationery and craft and creative hobby industries, beginning with the May 19-22, 2013 National Stationery Show in New York City. The collaboration will take the form of co-located education and events, [...]
This year, year-end planning poses a bigger challenge than ever before. The fate of many tax incentives taxpayers have grown accustomed to over recent years will likely be unknown until Congress and the Administration come to a decision next month. With the prospect of higher taxes in 2013, individuals need to make an effort to [...]
Did you know that Small Business Opportunities magazine and our website, sbomag.com, are leading content providers to the eBay Small Business Center? Other providers are the United States Small Business Administration and the IRS. Here’s the link: http://cc.ebay.com/small-business-info/