Policies and Procedures Writing Tips

Every employer should take the time to develop good policies and procedures for their business.  Consolidate these policies in the form of a document or handbook.  This provides employees with guidance for their work.  While you can purchase a handbook, you can also write your own. So,  follow these tips for developing a good policies […]

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October 4, 2018

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Preventing Skilled Labor Turnover

Turnover is a costly issue that affects all industries, but especially skilled labor sectors. There’s a huge gap in the skilled labor market right now and preventing turnover is important. Plumbers, electricians, roofers, floorers, truck drivers..etc are leaving the field faster than new individuals are entering it. The list of skilled labor fields that are facing […]

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September 27, 2018


Recruiting in Rural Communities

Recruiting in rural communities has many benefits. Rural communities are an excellent resource for skilled labor. They are primary locations for tech schools and career colleges. Additionally, rural communities are full of individuals who lack decent job opportunities. These communities also come with a very special set of challenges. Unwillingness to travel. Within these small communities […]

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The 4 stages of a restaurant business

Growing up, I dreamed of launching a restaurant. Actually, I dreamed of growing an empire. When I actually launched my first restaurant: there were a lot of surprises. One thing I learned is that there are 4 major stages a restaurant goes through on its way to success. The life-cycle of a restaurant is similar […]

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How to change a toxic work-culture in 5 steps

Employers have the joy and pain of being responsible for the culture of their workplace. When culture becomes toxic, it is on the head of leadership to find fixes. Most leaders would prefer to hear otherwise, but here’s the tough truth: your work culture may or may not have been created by you, but it is up to you to change it.

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August 14, 2018

One of these mistakes can cost you $10k+

One of the more complicated aspects of business are the employees you hire to manage tasks that you don’t have the time to do yourself. When you hire your first employee, you get access to skills that can compound your business’ effectiveness. However, you also face new rules and risks and must be sure to […]

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July 24, 2018