Small businesses are increasingly under pressure to function as more nimble versions of large companies, producing equally stellar results with far less resources. In today’s world, the most successful small businesses are starting to virtualize both core and non-core functions to remain competitive — but what do you virtualize? And how do you go about executing it effectively? [Read more...]
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In this economy, entrepreneurship has moved to front and center. More and more Americans and citizens abroad have turned to business ownership, either part-time or full-time. It’s the only way to break the “glass ceiling” and reach their income and lifestyle goals.
But doesn’t running a business have an (ahem) shall we say, EXPENSIVE learning curve? [Read more...]
The Case for Bringing Your Own Device
Achieving a sense of work-life balance is important for workers, but it’s also in the interest of employers. According to a study by recruitment firm Michael Page, 90% of HR leaders are prioritising employee happiness and 81% of the companies polled looked for ways to help staff achieve a healthy work-life balance.
When it comes to finding that all-important work-life balance,
BYOD plays a key role.
Is your business spending too much money on office supplies? Odds are, the answer is yes. According to the experts at OPI, smaller offices with up to four employees spend over $1800 per employee on office supplies. A medium-sized business with about 40 employees still spends about $1069 per worker on office supplies.
That’s a lot of money! For cash-strapped businesses struggling to stay alive or maintain a competitive edge, the cost of office supplies could literally kill the company. Are those fancy new chairs or new coffee machines really worth damaging your bottom line?
With spending on office supplies clearly out of control and ranking as one of the top ways businesses waste money, it’s time to take a step back and come up with some ways to save money around the office. By following these simple tips, you can get your budget in check while still making sure your office functions the way you demand.
Saving on Office Supplies
Here are the absolute best ways to save money on your company’s office supplies: [Read more...]