Month: July 2016

Don’t Waste Your Valuable Business Resources – Read This Guide

When you’re the owner of a business, it can often feel like you’re in a desperate fight for resources. And, to be honest, that’s exactly what you’ll be engaging in for most of the time. Resources are important. That’s why you need to cut down on any waste of resources. Here are the biggest wastes of business resources that you need to stamp out. Unnecessary meetings Sorry, but I have to put this one first. It may not seem that important to you. But unnecessary meetings are, ultimately, a massive waste of time. And if time can’t be considered an important business resource, what can be? (Plus, they’re really annoying. And really boring. So I’m putting it first.) Pixabay Meetings, for the most part, are for the immediate benefit of a minority of the people in the room. For most of the others, meetings simply take time away from them, y’know, doing their job. Some people might not mind being taken away from their work so they can just sit and listen to someone talk. …

Hiring Your First Employee: Navigating Unfamiliar Territory

When you set up a small business, you often start by working alone. If not, you usually work with a business partner or perhaps ask friends and family to help out. However, there comes a time when your company is expanding, and you need help from elsewhere. You need to hire your first employee so you can grow your business. Perhaps they will take over tasks you no longer have time for so you can concentrate on other things. They might bring expertise in an area you’re unfamiliar with to help you take the business further. Whatever their uses, hiring a real employee for the first time can be hard. You’ll be working closely with each other so they need to be a good fit. Read the advice below if you want to find the right person. Defining Roles Before you get started on advertising your new position, you need to know what you’re looking for. What will be this person’s job title, and what are their responsibilities? What qualifications and experience do they need? …

What You Need To Know About Taking The Hassle Out Of Any Business Trip

If you’re making the trip to a client, then you need to be prepare to ace it. After all, you don’t want to make all that journey go to waste. So, you need to be on point. You need to be organised, to know exactly what you’re going to do and how achieve it. We’re going to look at some of the important aspects of taking all the hassle from the process. Photo Link Organise well in advance You don’t want to be there late, nor do you want to be there lacking anything you need. As soon as you have the meeting set up, then it’s time to start organising for it. If you need the team with you, it can be a better idea to just take one trip together. Corporate car hire for businesses can give you the wheels you need to fit the team. Have a checklist of all the resources and materials you will need. Before you take off, check each entry in the list. Make sure you have the …