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Drying Out The South
How to deal with cleaning up after a major hurricane
Tuesday, 10 December 2013 00:00

How to Hire a Webmaster

When hiring a webmaster, make sure your candidate possesses these essential skills.
Could paying your employees with debit cards instead of checks help your company’s bottom line?
If making your customers happy is not your employees number-one goal, then your business could be at risk.

One of the most challenging aspects of running a business is managing your staff. This is because when managing, you’re working with people and their personalities, rather than completing a certain task or technical function. Each person you manage comes with his or her own emotions, motivators, and beliefs, so there’s no one-size-fits-all management practice that works with all of your employees.

Finding and Keeping Reliable Employees - The benefits of effective recruiting

Following various social media posts, I notice that one of the most discussed topics in our industry centers around finding reliable employees and getting them to stay. Members of the various groups mention how they use the different recruiting websites or how they target certain age groups, such as over 55 or college students, etc. Most BSC’s report that despite today’s uncertain business climate, with unemployment still widespread, they still struggle to secure reliable employees.

Schools, Cleaning, and Health - Two failing schools saved after extensive cleaning and remodeling

The story of Charles Young Elementary School in Washington, D.C., goes down in cleaning history as one of the most important experiments on how a rundown educational facility can be cleaned and revitalized with several positive results.

Not Your Father’s Market - Selling a business today is quite different than it was a generation ago

Many, many years ago, selling a business was much like selling a home. You struck an economic agreement, the buyer did some due diligence review work to make sure that the numbers were as represented, a final agreement was signed, and then keys and cash were exchanged. The seller...

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