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Pros and Cons of Raising the Minimum Wage

The topic of raising the minimum wage is one that has solid, passionate supporters on both sides. Ever since President Obama mentioned raising the minimum wage in his 2014 State of the Union Address, debates have been going back and forth. President Obama’s objective...

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5 Important Rules of Proper Telephone Etiquette

While so much communication today is handled online via email or social media, an actual human voice on the other end of the phone line is still an integral part of many businesses. “Make a good first impression” is a common rule of thumb in all walks of life, but...

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Things Every New Restaurant Manager Needs to Know

Being a restaurant manager is like being a juggler who is juggling six knives – each knife must be carefully handled to avoid catastrophe. To say it is a lot of pressure, especially as a new manager, is an understatement. It is often extremely overwhelming trying to...

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Reasons Your Small Business May Not Be Making Enough Money

Running a small business can be very challenging at times. Fluctuations in markets, clients, and demand only add to the challenge. One of the most disheartening things for a small business owner to deal with is not generating enough income. Whether the business has...

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Reasons “The Customer Is Always Right” Is Wrong

Since superior customer service is the foundation of every business, we do all we can to ensure each customer is satisfied and has their needs met. A very common saying in customer service is, “The customer is always right.” This well-known phrase was coined by Harry...

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Should You Increase Employee Compensation?

The good news is that unemployment has recently reached a historic low. Additionally, U.S. workers received the most substantial pay increases in nearly ten years. This is a sign of a strong labor market since employers are increasing wages to compete for or retain...

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Strengthen Your Business Through Recognition & Appreciation

Business owners seem to be always searching for some “secret ingredient” that will strengthen and grow their business.  It is very common to utilize traditional marketing, and advertising means to achieve these goals. However, many business owners overlook the...

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Five Crucial Accounting Reports Your Business Needs

Most people understand that it is vital for a small business to keep its finances and accounting records organized for tax purposes. However, many underestimate how accounting and financial reports can help them improve, grow, and expand their company. No matter what...

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How To Find And Keep The Best Employees

Every business has the same goal – to experience growth. Having to hire new employees is an exciting prospect and a great indicator that growth is happening. However, with growth comes the associated responsibilities. It is such a challenge to find the right talent...

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