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A business enterprise may be operated as a sole proprietorship, an unincorporated business association, or a corporation. In determining the form of business organization that an individual should enter into, consider alternative forms of business organizations, particularly LLCs.
Whether you are looking at improving how you currently run your business or planning significant expansion, the operations of your business are critical to your success.
Only 31 percent of employees are engaged at work, and 17 percent are actively disengaged.
An effective drug-testing program can make your workplace safer. Base your policy on legitimate business considerations and apply it fairly. Here's how to comply with the law, avoid litigation and encourage employees to seek treatment.
The founder of three companies in the outsourced shipping business advises entrepreneurs to turn to outsiders for all services that aren't core to the business.
Mason Kauffman launched his first company with himself as the only employee. He quickly embraced outsourcing as the savior that would allow him to leverage his core competencies. He knew that's how his company would grow. Along the way he learned a lot about the ins and outs of outsourcing. He shares some of those lessons here.
Document destruction probably isn't at the top of your to-do list. But, increasingly, it's becoming a critical business function-and not just for companies with super-secret technology. With identity thieves afoot, for example, even basic personnel information that's gone astray can lead to expensive and distracting lawsuits. This article offers an insider's view of why even small firms should seriously consider outsourcing this function as the most secure, efficient, and economical way to ensure confidentiality.
The more you can use legal protections to safeguard your business, such as choosing the right legal structure at start-up, the easier it becomes to ensure nothing enters that could harm your business.
This marketing expert and author provides five reasons why outsourcing e-mail marketing to a reputable e-mail service provider can optimize your return on investment.
The devils plaguing entrepreneurs who outsource are indeed in the details. Getting it right involves sidestepping five common pitfalls and following five commonsense practices. Basic to a successful outsourcing relationship: Does everyone agree on what the deliverables will be?
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