Posts Tagged“business advice”

People often spend a lot of time considering what they will wear and trying to guess the types of questions a job interviewer might ask. These are important things to prepare for, but they don’t go far enough. It’s equally important to take the time to understand the point of view of the hiring manager. Does the Candidate Truly Understand What the Job Entails? The fact that a candidate read and understands the job description won’t come off as overly impressive to the hiring manager. This is especially true when considering that the ability to research a company, its competition,…

I spend a great deal of my time attending various business seminars throughout the country and I must be honest, it can often be tough. Many of the speakers that are hired at these events offer the same, tired wisdom and similar speeches which are given through monotone voices. Every now and agin however, someone takes to the stage who instantly engages you and sparks a fire of inspiration inside you. The last time this happened to me was when some of the guys from financial services company Patriot Choice Inc. took to they stage to deliver a rousing speech.…

In 1913, iconic car manufacturer Henry Ford brought in conveyor belts to his production plants and this move caused a sea-change in mass-production. The conveyor belt has, in the century-and-a-bit since then, become the workhorse of the shopfloor, from uranium mines to postal sorting offices. Henry Ford didn’t invent the belt, however Ford may have been the bringer-in of mass-production with the help of conveyor belts, but he wasn’t the inventor, or even the first to use them. In the late eighteenth century, mines and railyards were using basic conveyor belts. These belts – made from leather and thick canvas…

The technological advancements we keep coming up has been completely overwhelming. Long gone are the days when kids are using phones with noisy keypads; in fact, some of us joke about working hard just to get to the letter “s” when we texted. Gaming consoles have also evolved, from the classic Gameboy to the Nintendo Switch, all kinds of portable consoles have enabled gamers to continue playing their favourites even when on-the-go. However, do you know which innovation has everyone gagging? It is not the smartphones, it is the 3D printing technology. We have companies out there like Konica Minolta…

If you prefer to start or grow a company and need money for it, you don’t need to visit the bank. If you’re considering starting a small business, you probably will need some type of capital, which simply indicates the money that finances your company. It is quite hard to begin a house business in case you have zero money and zero spare moment. You don’t require money to earn money. There are a number of other methods to find money certainly more than I had. You don’t need to borrow money from car title loans for your company at…

When you’re running a retail business, you know all too well the importance of keeping that revenue stream flowing. With consumers having myriad of choices to go to for their products and services, retail business owners must do everything necessary to stand out amongst themselves. Otherwise, they’re just another number on the long list of selections consumers have in front of them. That said if the past year was rough for your retail business, what will you do over the next 12 months to improve upon that record? While you can work on customer service initiatives, try and produce and…

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Whether you oversee a sizable business or one that may make hardly a blip on the radar, you’re still a business owner. That said making sure your business stays in the black or as close to it as possible is critical. When a business starts to bleed red, the end may come sooner rather than later. So that you can greatly lessen the odds your business will end up bleeding when all is said and done, don’t wait until it is too late. Take the time now to review your finances, especially heading into the New Year in only a…

When it comes to the issues effecting businesses in America, the perspective of John Binkley Dallas is one that is sought out by many leaders. With many decades of experience in mergers and acquisitions, he has dealt with almost every issue that businesses face on a daily basis. This makes him a leader that ambitious professionals should listen to when he dishes advice. In this article, we will share some of the thoughts that he has shared lately via his Twitter account. Don’t neglect safety when it comes prepping your business for sale  One of John Binkley’s most recent tweets…

Running a business in today’s world takes a combination of things. This includes smart planning and strategies, knowing where and when to spend money, hiring the best talent out there, not to mention having a little luck along the way. That said your company can’t typically succeed if you are not reviewing your business practices on a regular basis. Such reviews are necessary to make sure not only your products and/or services are up to par with consumer expectations, but that you also are marketing and advertising your brand as much as possible. So, are you doing all you can…

Ever imagined your office operating out of a plush Macquarie Place address, handling meetings like a pro and managing your team of hundred with ease and aplomb? While your business might not quite be at the stage of multi-level hires and exciting expansion it doesn’t mean that you have to give up the dream of a glorious Sydney business address. The costs of running a business are nothing to be sneezed at, and if you ask any business owner they will tell you that their two biggest costs are staffing and their office space. Staff is something that you kinda…