Monthly Archives: March 2020

8 Ways to Prevent Cyber Attacks on Your Small Business

March 25, 2020 | 709 views

8 Ways to Prevent Cyber Attacks on Your Small Business
8 Ways to Prevent Cyber Attacks on Your Small Business

More than half of small businesses had some sort of data breach in the last year, costing over $200K for recovery. Are you ready for that kind of financial and reputational hit? Small businesses are at higher risk from cyber-attacks because they have fewer resources to overcome a security breach. A large corporation has more resources like a dedicated IT department, deeper pockets, and greater protections. Being small doesn’t mean that you are safe—it means you are more vulnerable.

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Discounting, Factoring, and Selling Invoices for Cash

March 18, 2020 | 573 views

Discounting, Factoring, and Selling Invoices for Cash
Discounting, Factoring, and Selling Invoices for Cash

Everyone likes cash, right? We like seeing healthy account balances, and we feel a bit more confident when there’s money in our pocket. We also use it to our advantage—when we owe money, we want to keep our cash and sometimes use a card or account to delay payment. On the other hand, when we are owed money, we prefer that we are paid right away. So what happens if you’re not paid yet, but you need money sooner?

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Eliminate and Avoid Employee Burnout

March 11, 2020 | 558 views

Eliminate and Avoid Employee Burnout
Eliminate and Avoid Employee Burnout

We live in a culture that rewards the workaholic. At times, maybe you’ve been the one going in early, staying late, or putting in extra time on an important project. These efforts for the team seem like good engagement and a normal part of our working lives. Yet the results of too much of this goodness can create burned-out employees.

Symptoms of Burnout

When that reliable, always-says-yes employee starts to experience burn-out, it will be reflected in their behavior. Perhaps a short fuse is more common, or she backs away from projects that were normally a favorite. Worse, productivity may decrease and absenteeism may increase. These are all signs that an employee no longer has the fiery energy they once did.

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Labor Laws Coming Your Way

March 4, 2020 | 688 views

Labor Laws Coming Your Way
Labor Laws Coming Your Way

Wage and labor laws can be so confusing. Here you are, trying to provide exceptional service and products, and you are required to specialize in HR law too. Sometimes, there is great value in having other specialists manage these things for you. But even if you have an HR manager or PEO to accommodate changes, you must have an operational understanding of how trends in wage and labor law could impact your business.

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