By Deborah Sweeney on January 21st, 2015
As we dive head first into 2015, college students everywhere are getting ready to start their spring semesters. That means a fresh crop of interns! If your business is looking to hire an intern for the spring/summer seasons, here are five ways to turn that intern into your company’s next MVP.
By Deborah Sweeney on September 26th, 2014
Back in the day, it was the norm for most businesses to stick to a script when talking on the phone. Each employee would answer the phone the same exact way, hang up the same way, and, really, go in the same general direction throughout the conversation.
I use to run a business incubator as part of my city’s economic development initiative. One of the hardest aspects we had at the incubator was helping companies get the money (business loans) they needed to start, grow and succeed. Most business owners – especially new ones – think that their bank is their only… Read the full article.
Once you have a registered agent and an EIN, you’ll actually be able to file the paperwork to establish your business. But before you can open your doors, you’ll need to obtain the correct business licenses. First of all, what exactly is a business license? A business license is any government issued permit or registration… Read the full article.
Your registration paperwork likely asked you to designate a registered agent and your Employee Identification Number. If you don’t have either of these, it’s vital that you apply for them before anything can be processed. First of all, what is a registered agent and what do they do? Well, once a business is formed on… Read the full article.