The Ghost of Expected Surprises
Here, Cratchet, what do you think youíre doing? Uh, er, leaving sir. Leaving? Itís 5 minutes to the hour. Shall I dock your pay accordingly. Uh, er, no sir. No sir? Well itís back to work for you then, and be quick about it. And I...
The Importance of Background Verification
Today's society has created an environment that requires business owners to be armed with numerous tools. Many employers currently spend little time verifying the accuracy of employment applications and the cost of not doing normal due diligence...
Job-Search Strategies: Real Estate to Pharmaceutical Sales (Career Change)
One of the largest challenges facing career changes is going from one industry to the next. Working with a recent clients, we came to the conclusion that with some ingenuity and persistence, even large obstacles are nothing more than "paper walls"...
Want to Work from Home? Ever Given a Thought to Telecommuting?
There are many mistaken definitions of what telecommuting means. The very name gives the impression of someone answering work telephone calls from home or typing furiously away at their computers.
Traditionally, telecommuting meant that an...
Small Business Tax Deductions for Year End 2004
As a small business owner, it's wise to familiarize yourself with some key deductions that may reduce your tax bill for 2004. Employee Benefit Plans - You may deduct contributions to employee benefit plans (such as health insurance plans and...