Human Resources

Why Hiring an Editor Is a Solid Investment

When trying to start a new business, the last thing you want is for a typo in your painstakingly crafted materials to stand between you and potential funding.

By Chris Lyman |

How many business partners should you have? Maybe zero

When the chemistry is just right, it’s true that going into business with others can be a blessing. But don’t think that’s the only way to do it. If you have the drive, you can succeed on your own, too.

By Michael Dolen |

Happy People – Happy Business

As cartridgesave.co.uk has matured, we have come to understand that people make the business, so we have put into place a set of rules that we abide to in all aspects of our work: “Is it better for our customers? Is it more efficient for us?”

By Sean Blanks |

Preparing for the Affordable Care Act: Advice for small businesses

Are you trying to figure out how best to prepare your business for the the impending implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)?

By Erin Osterhaus |

4 Questions to Ask Your Prospective Recruiter

Have you ever considered hiring a recruiting agency to source a high-impact or hard-to-find employee? Our friends at Software Advice have a few guidelines to help you weed out the wrong type of recruiters. 1. What is the internal turnover rate at your recruiting firm? If an agency can’t source their own internal talent effectively, how do you...

By Dave Cannon |

Why Introverts Get More Sales

Introverts can be extraordinary entrepreneurs. Here are a few personality traits that set them apart from their more outgoing counterparts. One summer while in college I took a sales job to pay the bills. I was painfully shy and terrified of the prospect of meeting new people, but I needed the money and decided to...

By Dave Cannon |

Did You Pay to Invest Your Time in the Right Payroll Provider?

You run a business and wear many different hats, one of which is making sure that those you employ are both productive and satisfied with their jobs. So, imagine the feeling in the pit of your stomach when you come to realize that the payroll provider you hired to make sure all your workers are...

By Dave Thomas |

Simple (and Cheap!) Continuing Education For Your Team

I’m a big believer in providing continuing education for our team here at Palo Alto Software. Investing in furthering the professional growth of our team is by far one of the best things we can do to grow internal capacity, generate new ideas, and question old ideas. Providing educational opportunities that spark new questions and...

By Noah Parsons |

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