What are the most important things to consider when setting up a job/recruitment agency?

QUESTION | BY Charles Martey | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/16/20

I intend to start a recruitment agency as a sole proprietor, and I would like to know some do's and don'ts of the trade.

What to Know When Choosing Business Insurance

BY Scott Gerber

Choosing an insurance policy for your company or employees is a major step, and one not to take casually.

I've been managing a new team for 9 months and they are unhappy. What do I do?

QUESTION | BY Leah Benard-Boggs | 8 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/06/20

I started a company 9 months ago at a state-supported higher educational institution. I have worked in private higher education for 20 years. I am still learning the culture of my current place of...

The Best Business Liability Insurance Providers of 2020

BY Chad Brooks

Business.com is the most popular review site for business liability insurance. Compare service features and prices to make your buying decisions easy.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Have Life Insurance Plans

BY Anand Srivastava

Find out how insurance policies could help with your business maintenance.

How Will AI Work Against Insurance Fraud?

BY Rafael Lourenco

Learn how the AI tech that detects e-commerce fraud can combat insurance fraud as well.

What's an affordable insurance provider for a one-person operation?

QUESTION | BY Lisa Fitz | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/29/19

I own a very small (under 800 sq ft) commercial space that I?d like to use for special events such as poetry readings, book signings, meetings, etc. Unfortunately, I am at a loss and can?t find...

Surviving Open Enrollment: A Four-Step Health Insurance Guide for Small Businesses

BY Jason Hargraves

Open enrollment is a time of year when employees can choose, drop or change their employer-sponsored health care coverage.

What goes into creating a good performance management plan?

QUESTION | BY Andrew Martins | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/22/19

When it comes to effectively gauging your employees' efficacy, what's your performance management process? What goes into writing a performance management plan? What do you look for in a performance...

How to Cut Your Insurance Costs

BY Chris Porteous

If you are looking for places to save money, you should look at how much you are spending on your insurance and see if you can take steps to reduce those costs.

Are there any good health insurance carriers for less than 5 employees?

QUESTION | BY John and Beverley Taylor | 11 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/07/19

An employee on my team recently just quit. In our exit interview, he cited the lack of health insurance and other benefits as one of his reasons. We have less than 5 people on our team, including my...

How do I choose the appropriate job title for a new open position at my company?

QUESTION | BY Joseph Brown | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/29/19

I'm looking to come up with a title for a position I'm hoping to fill. Here are the details: -Transportation and construction industry -Reporting to a department head -40% of the position will...

How Would Medicare for All Impact Small Business Owners?

BY Adam C. Uzialko

It aims to simplify and control healthcare costs, but what would it mean for SMB owners?

Accidents in the Workplace: Is the Employer Responsible?

BY Ruth Hoffmann

Employers and employees have a lot at stake in workplace accidents. The smallest detail matters.

How do I show on my resume that I was in a contract position than hired full time by the company?

QUESTION | BY George Dougherty | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/11/19

I was hired through a temp agency to do a job at a bank and the bank liked me, so they decided to hire me full time to do the same job. How do I show this on my resume? Do I include both companies...

What type of training programs should I introduce in my firm to contribute to employee engagement, nurturing and career growth?

QUESTION | BY Asim Rais Siddiqui | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/07/19

I own a digital solutions company and although we provide a variety of services, app development seems to be our niche. Our office typically consists of coders and programmers whose jobs involve...

What are some of the very best team building simulations available to companies and consultants?

QUESTION | BY Dr. Scott J. Simmerman Ph.D. CPT CPF | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/04/19

There are a number of formal, packaged, team building exercises available in the marketplace, things that can be licensed to companies and consultants for business improvement. Some have a leadership...

What SMBs Need to Know About the NFIP

BY Bennett Conlin

Getting federally backed flood insurance is a smart move for small businesses.

Business Insurance: How to Safeguard Your Livelihood

BY Heather Larson

Signing up for business insurance is an important step for any small business owner.

6 Things You Need to Know About Workers' Compensation Insurance

BY Kiely Kuligowski

Most states require workers' comp. Here's what you need to know about it.