Managerial Positions: The Pros and Cons

What would you do if a manager position opened up in your workplace? Would you consider applying for the job at that instant, or you’d just let it slide? Although a managerial position comes with many privileges and benefits, one needs to be prepared for the tasks that go with it. Focusing on the money factor alone can land you in worse jobs than you can imagine. Take some time to review some of the advantages and cons of a managerial position before applying or letting it slide.

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Bulletproof Ways for Protecting Your Startup from Data Breach

Getting your startup off the ground is hard enough. Between working long hours and trying to line up investors, you’ve got enough on your plate. The last thing you want is your clients and supporters (and your company!) to become the victims of a data breach. While your brand and reputation may recover in time, the best way to handle cyber security is prevention. Here are some steps you can take to reinforce your data.

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Bootstrapping

5 Bootstrapping Strategies to Help Your Startup Grow Faster

Bootstrapping a startup is usually in the top 2 of any entrepreneur’s list of most stressful problems leading up to launch.

If you can resist the urge to spend money you don’t have or hold out on taking out loans for amounts you aren’t 100 percent sure you can pay back, then your startup is doomed from day one.

Pure and simple.

After all, as the saying goes “No money, no honey.” And the honey in this case is the cash that’s keeping the doors open, lights on, product development moving forward, and keeping the marketing plan in play.

Budget is one of a very few factors in your business that you can completely control day-in and day-out, contrary to what many a newbie startup owner might tell you. Lack of resolve and poor planning can quickly stifle growth, while cutting expenses wherever possible will keep you out of the red indefinitely – if you have a solid business plan.

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Want to run your business like it’s world-class? Start with a POS upgrade.

Ok, so you have a trendy, new boutique shop.  You’re beginning to get traction and exposure in your community, and your sales are growing.  All your hard work, all those sleepless nights, the maxed-out credit cards … it’s finally starting to become worth it.

But now you have a new problem.  Your current POS software is outdated.  It takes forever to add new products.  It only works on Windows (not your tablet or smartphone).  And the reporting is atrocious.  Well, I’ve got some good news for you.

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Track Employees Online

The Importance of Tracking What Your Employees Are Doing Online

When your employees are at work, you are paying them for the services they are providing to your company. If they are spending their time browsing questionable websites that are unrelated to the task at hand, they are wasting your money and resources. Not only that, but they also could be putting your company at risk. Many lawsuits are filed based on employees being exposed to offensive subject matter as a result of their co-workers’ online browsing habits.

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