Archive for May, 2016

SWOT tips for small business

Conducting a SWOT analysis means listing your company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. It is used to evaluate your current market environment and how it may change for better or worse, and then develop a response strategy. Strengths and weaknesses are for internal factors such as location, patents held and reputation. Opportunities and threats look […]

How to Changes on the Horizon

Human resources has quickly become one of a business’s most valued and important departments. A company is only as good as its people, and HR departments are responsible for bringing in and retaining that talent. As with nearly every job function, the HR field has changed dramatically in the last decade, primarily due to technology. […]

How to Find Out Your Business

For some small business owners, the long-term plan is to build their company up and sell it when the value is at its highest. But according to market research from IBIS World, only two percent of businesses in the U.S. value themselves annually. Banking on a final payday when you’re ready to sell is no […]