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5 Basic Steps to Starting Your Own Business

Starting your own business is exhilarating. But it’s also difficult. You need business-sense, intelligence, and a high tolerance for risk. Failing to plan can derail your business before starts. So here are a few steps that you need to make sure you don’t slack on or skip. Define Your Business Create a description of your business. It’s not enough to say you want to start a store. Instead, get specific about what you’re doing. “I want to open a clothing store...

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Tips For Writing your First Employee Contract

An employment contract is a legal document that defines the terms of employment. It is usually in written form and outlines any rights and responsibilities between parties involved. It is believed to have originated from the master-servant law which was in place before the 20th century. Anyone starting off in business should realize the importance of this contract in maintaining harmony in the workplace. The tips discussed below will outline how to write the first contract. Title An employ...

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5 Ways to Guarantee You're Hiring the Right Candidate

“Your organization cannot afford to make a potentially negligent hiring decision.” ~JD Palentine   The hiring process can be a tedious, brutal and downright unpleasant experience. What's worse is that even when you narrow down the list and make the final calls, it can still end up not working out. So how can you be sure that you're hiring the right candidate?    Choose a "Shot Caller" This is especially important if you're hiring s...

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Is Financial Business Analytics the Career for You?

The university degree you choose to pursue will act as a platform to help you jumpstart your career. This is why careful consideration is important before settling on your career of choice. If you want to have a fulfilling career as a financial business analyst, here are the basics:   Educational requirements Becoming a financial business analyst requires at least a bachelor’s degree in finance. Related majors, such as economics, statistics, and accounting, will also put you...

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4 Things Job-Seekers Need to Know Before Becoming a Truck Driver

Truck driving is a career that some forget to consider – especially women and minorities. While it’s unorthodox, many enjoy the freedom, predictability, and lifestyle this track affords. Employment gaps in this industry mean that many transportation companies are dying to fill diversity quotas. Transportation careers allow for flexible scheduling, seeing new parts of the country, and a variety of other new experiences. Before you sign up to get your CDL license, there are several thi...