4 Major Tends in Women's Entrepreneurship

Although they are traditionally underrepresented in the business world, women have always been entrepreneurs. Women have been driven to start and maintain businesses of their own throughout history. Today, women have a greater opportunity to "have it all" than ever before.

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Employer’s choice: employees or independent contractors?

Whether you’re an ambitious entrepreneur or an industry titan, you have an important choice when building or expanding your workforce. Do you recruit employees – individuals who will build value by championing a business objective long term? Or do you bring in contract workers – experts who will jazz up, prune, fix, build, (or do anything else you want), and then leave?

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How much does it cost to hire an employee?

Whether it’s your first or your fortieth, hiring a new employee is a big step. But how much does it really cost? It’s more than just their salary. The cost of an employees is usually 1.25 to 1.4 times their salary, depending on the benefits you offer and other things.

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Strategic planning for your small business: What it is and how to do it

A strategic plan is different from a business plan. A strategic plan is more dynamic and will change and grow with your business. Here are 4 Steps to creating a strategic plan for your business.

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A 7-point checklist for a successful business partnership 

What makes a successful business partnership? Here are 7 things to consider when starting a partnership business.

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New OSHA guidelines on how businesses should handle COVID-19 in the workplace

New OSHA guidelines on COVID-19 in the workplace are here. Here's everything you need to know if you're a business owner and have employees. 

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10 Cost-cutting ideas to reduce business expenses now

The key to business growth requires the right balance between increasing sales and cutting unnecessary costs. Here are 10 tactics to help you reduce business expenses now.

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