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10 Soft Skills Employers Look for in New Hires

10 Soft Skills Employers Look for in New Hires

By | Entrepreneurship, Small Business Operations

Resumes don’t always tell the whole story about potential candidates, in terms of the kind of skills they bring to the table. Those skills identified on the resume are generally considered to be hard skills, i.e. those which have been acquired academically or on the job, and which pertain to the profession itself. However, the soft skills which a candidate brings to the job may be just as important, or…

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Boost Your Cash Flow With These 7 Steps

Boost Your Cash Flow With These 7 Steps

By | Small Business Operations

There is no overstating the importance of cash flow to your small business, because if you have even one severe gap in cash flow, it just might be enough to scuttle your business. The same is true if you consistently have minor cash flow issues, because the cumulative effect of those shortages will eventually be enough to have you drowning in debt. Here are seven ways that you can boost…

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Why Brand and Sell to Millennials: They're the Largest Age Demographic in America

Why Brand and Sell to Millennials: They’re the Largest Age Demographic in America

By | Small Business Operations, Small Business Sales

By now, most people know that millennials are the generation of people born between approximately 1980 and 2000. The youngest of this group has just graduated from high school and many are leaving their parents’ home for the first time to attend college. Those in the middle have graduated from college and are either looking for or working at their first full-time job. Marriage may be in the near future,…

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Work-Life Balance is Especially Important for Small Business Owners

Work-Life Balance is Especially Important for Small Business Owners

By | Entrepreneurship, Small Business Operations

Work-life balance isn’t just a cliché that sounds good in theory. It’s necessary for both your physical and mental health. Although it might seem like a paradox, enjoying time away from work can make you a more effective business owner. Meeting with friends, engaging in hobbies, and tending to your physical fitness are just as important for life satisfaction as feeling fulfilled at your job. They key is not to…

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