Creating And Writing a Business Plan

A very crucial part of any business plan is spelling out your company history and telling your story to show potential teammates and investors how you landed on your business idea and why you are uniquely qualified to pursue it. Sharing your business background goes far beyond simply telling a clever story of how you triumphed over adversity toContinue reading “Creating And Writing a Business Plan”

Should I Outsource My Accounting?

The growth of your business is exciting, but not without some growing pains. There will be a point usually around $1M in revenue, in some cases more – you can no longer be involved in every part of your business. You have to focus on what you are good at and delegate the rest AccountingContinue reading “Should I Outsource My Accounting?”

Tips to Improve Your Business Acumen

It’s probably not a surprise to anyone but business acumen is one of the behavioral competencies in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) competency model. It’s important to know the business, be able to talk about it, and make decisions to help the business grow. It can honestly be a challenge to develop business acumen.Continue reading “Tips to Improve Your Business Acumen”

Southern California Workplace Orders

Southern California Counties have released new workplace health orders regarding face coverings, effective this week.City of Los Angeles: Effective April 10, 2020 a new Worker Protection Order requires employers provide and pay for nonmedical essential workers to wear nonmedical-grade face coverings while working.  The order specifies that reusable face coverings should be washed once a day,Continue reading “Southern California Workplace Orders”

Understanding the Paycheck Protection Program

As part of the CARES Act passed by Congress on March 26, the federal government is implementing many programs to help businesses. One such program is the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), meant to incentivize business owners and decisionmakers to keep employees on their payrolls. Like many of the other loans authorized by the CARES Act,Continue reading “Understanding the Paycheck Protection Program”

Clean up that scattered resume

In today’s economy and job market, switching jobs is nothing surprising. There are many people who have left one employer for another, changed positions, or shifted their career focus all together. There is no steadfast rule that says you must stay in one industry for your entire career. Some people move around trying to figureContinue reading “Clean up that scattered resume”

Lead with Objective or Summary?

Should you lead your resume with an Objective or Summary that briefly describes your skills and background? In a word, yes. However, if you were to poll 10 recruiting experts on this question, you might get 10 different answers. That’s because so many Objectives and Summaries are just plain bad. If they’re properly written, theyContinue reading “Lead with Objective or Summary?”