How to Keep Your Business on the Competitive Edge
You are at the top of your game in business and you want to stay there. Is your business culture primed as a learning organization to stay competitive?Making Local Food Affordable
All people should be able to eat fresh, healthy food. And, in a time of economic uncertainty and global unrest, supporting the local economy by buying local produce and goods makes sense on many levels. Unfortunately, fresh local produce is often more expensive than the alternatives and is not easily afforded by the whole community. This article explores existing and possible solutions to this problem of affordability.Google+ for Your Corporate Website
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock in a location with no access to modern technology, you’ve likely at least heard of Google+. But what is it and is there anything that Google+ for your corporate website can offer that other social media cannot? We’re just being introduced to Google+, but already the social networking site has more than 40 million users. Clearly, regardless of whether Google+ is a hit or a miss, it is garnering a lot of international attention; and any betting person will probably tell you it’s here to stay, so it might be just about time to jump on the bandwagon.Why It Pays to Invest In Occupational Health In Small Business
Occupational Health professionals are now gaining business skills such as cost-benefit analysis (CBA), which can be used to sell OH services or gain funding for changes or expansion. The main goal of most companies is to increase profits, then it would be logical to say the best way to encourage companies to utilize OH services to their fullest, is to make it financially attractive. Companies are affected by increased cost including employers’ liability insurance premiums, sick absence and claims on pension funds for early retirement due to ill-health.Benefits of a Short Weekend Getaway for Small Business Owners
There are a variety of reasons to go away for the weekend and this is especially so for small business owners who sometimes work for long hours every week. The average small business owner works 52 hours a week according to a survey done by Wells Fargo. This is in comparison to an average of 34.2 hours per week worked by an average employee on a private nonfarm enterprise according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2010.