Whether you operate a small manufacturing business, manage an office full of dedicated staff or own a retail company, fire prevention and safety is an important part of employee training. For most companies, the training is mandatory. Under OSHA regulations, the training is required when the employee is first hired and then annually thereafter. As with many activities that occur on a routine basis, the annual education program can become boring for long-term employees, especially if you do the same old thing year after year.
24 August 2016
Are you looking for new ways to draw attention to your custom agate jewelry and make it stand out from the crowd at craft fairs? Here are a few tips and tricks you can use to do just that: Hand-Cut Your Agate Instead of purchasing your agate that has already been cut or sliced, consider purchasing agate geodes that are at least the size of a baseball and cutting them by hand.
16 August 2016
According to the self-storage association, businesses account for about 30% of self-storage rentals. This is because self-storage offers flexible and affordable solutions that meet the needs of small businesses and new entrepreneurs. If you are a small business owner looking to rent a self-storage unit, there are a few special features that you should look for. The following features will provide you with a more pleasant storage experience. The Ability to Utilize the Space as You Need
9 August 2016
Too many times death happens unexpectedly. This leaves family and friends scrambling to make unexpected arrangements in a short period of time, all while they are going through the grieving process. Unfortunately, this makes it very easy to overspend, or to spend money on goods or services that may not be needed or even wanted. Fortunately, there are ways to save money on the cost of funeral-related services. It will just require a little effort on your part.
9 August 2016
When you are deciding whether to purchase a wall-mounted air conditioning unit or to install central air conditioning, one of your deciding factors may be whether you can cool your entire home with a single wall-mounted unit or whether you will need a unit for the upstairs and another for the downstairs. The following guide should give you a solid idea of whether a single unit will be sufficient to meet your cooling needs or whether you need to invest in two units.
5 August 2016
If you notice strange reddish-brown to black bugs in your home, you may wonder what they are and how to get rid of them. The pests you see are most likely anobiid powderpost beetles. Anobiid powderpost beetles are a species of wood-boring and eating pests that infect homes with high moisture content in the wood. The pests use damp wood to eat and breed. Unless you take steps to test your home's wood for dampness and treat it, you may have a difficult time getting rid of your pest problem.
3 August 2016
The subscription box trend has led to an estimated $5 billion in revenue per year and is only expected to continue growing. While there are already many beauty subscription boxes on the market, there is still room for more since the demand is so high. If you can differentiate your product and create beauty boxes clients will love to receive and show off to their friends and social media followers, you have the potential to have a very successful business.
2 August 2016
Running a business that mainly operates on computers does not require the typical office presence. In these cases, you may have the ability to hire workers that telecommute and complete their work from home. While this type of work may be convenient for many employees, it's important to track their tasks and make sure that the work is still properly getting done. One way of doing this is by hiring a company for document management services.
1 August 2016
Going to a remote cabin in the woods is rustic and fun, but staying there for any extended period of time poses certain challenges. One of the biggest challenges when staying in a cabin that's off the grid is getting potable drinking water. Bringing in bottled water is often the only option, but it can be expensive. If you're spending any amount of time at a remote cabin this summer, here are three ways to save on bottled water.
28 July 2016
When you decide to tap in to the gig economy by establishing a coworking space, your first task is to create an effective and nurturing environment. The freelancers, budding entrepreneurs and independent contract workers who frequent your facility seek a place to focus on work that has the amenities of an office and the opportunity for social interaction. Let their goals be your guide as you choose the furnishings and decor for your new establishment.
19 July 2016