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As a staffing or recruiting firm owner, invoicing may seem like a tedious task that doesn’t require your full attention. However, invoicing is a critical part of getting paid and maintaining positive cash flow. Even if you let your clients know how much they owe you, you might make mistakes that lead to nonpayment. To… Read more »

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The rise of the gig economy means industry demand for temporary workers is increasing. As the flexible workforce continues, revenue for your Direct Hire firm increases. As a result, it may be time to add a temp desk to your firm. You can capitalize on opportunities to redeploy temp workers on repeated engagements to create… Read more »

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Planning is key to your staffing company’s success. Regularly reviewing your progress, determining where you’re at and where you want to go increases your odds of business longevity. Even though you will likely revise your plan many times, having a roadmap allows you to evaluate how far off your plan you are and decide if… Read more »

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Top businesses are about more than just sales and profit. They have a clear company identity and stand for something on the inside. A company’s identity is best described by the core values that the entire organization lives and breathes. Because your company’s core values drive how you do business and keep you on-mission, you… Read more »

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Because indicators show a recession may be on the horizon, advance preparation is always a part of good planning. For your business to survive during and thrive after a downturn, you need to plan proactively. Here are some steps you can begin implementing today. 6 Ways To Prep For A Recession 1. Regularly Trim Costs… Read more »

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Losing contracts is part of doing business. Sometimes it will be your team’s fault because a key member left the company, your teammates became complacent or they failed to deliver expected results. Perhaps a client moved to another country, didn’t provide you with enough support or closed their doors. Although losing a deal is demoralizing, what matters more is how you deal with the experience. Learn how to help… Read more »

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Because running a business involves significant investments of time, money and other resources, you want to find ways to maximize them all. Making the most efficient and effective use of your resources improves your bottom line and increases business growth. If you haven’t thought about outsourcing your back office functions, here’s what you should consider.    Reduced Expenses  Outsourcing can… Read more »

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Company culture is a set of shared rules, beliefs and attitudes that guide how things are done and how people interact. Culture needs to be demonstrated by leadership because their actions effect everyone around them. Since your culture leaks into every part of the business, you need a plan for developing, implementing and nurturing a desirable… Read more »

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A service vertical involves a narrow market whose specific needs make them especially likely to want your offerings. Having a vertical market means targeting a niche that helps your business focus its services and advertising. When you add a service vertical, you may decide to create a business division to market your services and develop a… Read more »

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As a business owner, recruiter or manager, you probably wear many hats. Because you fulfill multiple roles, you likely have more responsibilities than one person can handle. To increase your productivity, you must determine which activities you should ditch, automate, delegate and keep in order to maximize your time. Here are some suggestions to help… Read more »