Small Business Tips Library
10 Negotiation Basics for Beginners
Negotiation skills are handy when you’re trying to close a sale, establish rates or get better pricing. Here are some tips to keep in mind.
12 ways to bring summer fun to work
Plans to make the most of warm, sunny days don’t have to be only for days off, as there are ways for entrepreneurs and managers to bring a little fun to the workplace.
Supporting workers with chronic health conditions
Being able to support a worker with chronic health conditions that cause pain or fatigue might mean the difference between keeping or losing a valuable worker.
Can you afford to hire an intern or a seasonal employee?
Funding is available to support the costs of hiring a student or recent graduate for a summer job, a co-op placement, internship or temporary job to meet the seasonal needs of your company.
The Right to Disconnect
Discussion about the “right to disconnect” is often taken to mean workers should be able to enjoy their time outside of work hours as they wish without being expected to respond to work-related messages. Being constantly connected can have health impacts like stress for employees.
12 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as a Business
Taking time to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd as a company can be a great team-building activity for your staff. Here are some good-natured ways to mark the day in a positive atmosphere.
Healthy Eating at Work
In our busy work lives, it can be hard to eat healthy breakfasts, lunches and snacks while we’re on the job. Here are a few easy and convenient ideas to amp up the nutrients in your daily routine, whether you’re bringing food from home or buying meals out.
Pros and Cons of the Four-day Work Week
Do constant three-day weekends sound like bliss? One business trend is a four-day work week, but there’s a lot to consider before your company makes the switch.
6 Tips for better eye care
Most people can’t imagine what it would be like to lose their vision, yet we often take it for granted until our eyesight is weakening. Experts recommend several ways to protect your eyes.