Posts Tagged“business”

When most people think about credit card rewards, they often think about consumer benefits. However, merchants also have a lot to gain in rewards points programs. Merchants are always looking for ways to attract new customers while increasing retention. With credit card issuers like Brim Financial, merchants are provided with the ability to offer repeat customers with increasing bonuses on a single platform.  Customer loyalty programs are nothing new, but they have always been in-store specific. While this can be beneficial, it is rather burdensome to have customers sign up for every store individually. Further, merchants are only able to…

Hotel management is an extremely people orientated career, in which you can make the difference to both the customer and staff at your venue. Ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of an establishment is only one aspect within this challenging yet rewarding role. If you are prepared to go the extra mile and make a difference for your customers, then follow this useful career guide to help you get into the hotel management industry. So, what are the options for future hotel managers looking to begin their career journey? Let’s take a look at the routes into this role with Cairn…

Appointment setters are the unsung heroes of any sales operation. It is a difficult task at a precarious part of the sales funnel, so when it goes right, it’s a cause for celebration. When trying to arrange an appointment, you come up against a lot of resistance, which you can tackle by staying organized, being persistent, and understanding the prospect’s perspective. Here is a quick guide to become a rock star of appointment setting. Take It a Step at a Time Too often, salespeople have the “big sale” in mind when dealing with a prospect. There’s nothing wrong in warming…

While the average person may associate restaurants with food, the fact is that running a restaurant is a business, and it’s a challenging one. Serving wonderful food is not enough to make your business succeed. Competition from a seemingly never-ending number of new restaurants and food trucks doesn’t appear to be slackening any time soon. It’s in this context that many restaurants across North America have turned to employee scheduling software as a means to bring powerful, smart, and secure tools to help manage their employees and the restaurant itself. Read on to learn more about how employee scheduling software…

Startups and new business owners are often eager to get their name out there and start attracting new clients to generate new revenue. Marketing and advertising strategies are the best outlet through which to do this, connecting brands and entrepreneurs with new and existing audiences to facilitate better brand relationships (and ultimately result in more purchases). However, startups and small businesses are typically working with small budgets. They may not have the established client base or consistent revenue necessary to invest in a large-scale, national ad campaign, and they may shy away from cost-intensive marketing campaigns that might otherwise eat…

For a business to do well, those running it must know as much as possible about it. This is just as true when it comes to a company’s brand. Your brand is the way in which you choose to display yourself to the public domain. Therefore, it is of the utmost importance that you know how customers and potential customers view your brand. This article will look at how you can gain this information to an adequate level, and what gaining this information means for your business. A brand tracker can help show a business a snapshot of how your…

When it comes to the manufacturing industry, the majority of us want to ensure that our equipment not only runs reliably but doesn’t get damaged. After all, much of this equipment may have cost a significant amount of money to purchase and could end up costing a considerable amount to fix should they ever need repairs. Because of that, it can often be vital for a business to keep this damage, and the resulting fixes, to an absolute minimum. However, that can end up being easier said than done for many business owners operating in the manufacturing world. That being…

There is an enormous variety of jobs available that require field work, especially the kind of work that involves entering a stranger’s home. Each one of these positions requires that service people carry a company security ID card on them at all times. Not only do security ID cards offer your employees a useful way to identify themselves to customers, they can also help to promote your company image. Benefits of a Security ID Card System Security ID Cards are essential tools for people who require access to sensitive areas and equipment at their jobsite. In fact, any company can…

The water is the bluest blue in the Pacific, and the country is the most inviting in the Asia-Pacific region. Tourists flock to the country’s more commercial areas to enjoy the tropical warmth, and residents enjoy the climate that is a part of the Thai landscape. While we all wish that life could be an endless summer, work is a part of life, even in this balmy locale. In fact, the country’s beauty is attractive to professionals who work but want to enjoy a bit of the laid-back industry that has come to define the country. Even looking for office…

As a recruiter, you can expect turn down more sales job candidates than you’ll hire. This is just how the hiring process works. You can only choose one (or two) candidates to join your organization. But how you turn down the other candidates is still important. Even though they didn’t get the job now, it doesn’t mean they are not great talents. Turning down candidates gracefully is part of the overall candidate experience. If you treat candidates poorly, ghost them, or take too long to get back to them, you could develop a negative reputation. This could hurt your ability…