As a business, being available to speak with current and potential customers is essential. When customers reach a voicemail when calling to place an order or ask questions, they may become upset. An easy solution is to hire an answering service company to take care of after-hours calls when your company is not open for business or when receptionists are not able to take calls. There are a number of reasons to hire an answering service company, such as:
7 April 2017
The threat of a fire destroying the business that you have worked so hard to create is always a concern, but in the restaurant business, this kind of threat is even bigger than usual. At any given time in a restaurant, there could be open flames, hot oil, grease, and many other opportunities for a fire to get started. One of the most important things you can do to protect the livelihood of your business is to schedule a consultation with a fire protection engineer.
10 August 2016
As an employer, it is essential that you remain competitive in the marketplace, not only with your customers but also with your employees. After all, if you don't have a competitive compensation package, you'll risk losing your best employees to companies that are offering more and better benefits. One of the best ways to ensure that you remain competitive is to create a clear compensation policy. This eliminates the guesswork from determining fair compensation packages.
22 April 2016
When you have a creative hobby, earning a living from your craft can seem like the perfect job. Before you move forward with turning your hobby into a business, though, you need to find ways to make your handmade items a sustainable business while keeping it fun. Start with Pricing Pricing is a difficult topic for anyone who makes items by hand. It is difficult to gauge the value of an item because it is easy for customers to undervalue the time and effort it takes to create a piece.
12 January 2016
When you need to hire some new employees for your business and receive hundreds of applications, where do you begin? Hiring the right individuals is the goal of the process, but this is not the easiest thing to do. As you begin this process, you may run into some issues. Here are three common issues you may face and some tips to help you overcome these. Narrowing Down The Applicants
8 December 2015
Running a successful health clinic depends on your ability to retain clients so you can maintain a steady work load. Relying on drop-in and one-time clients tends to result in an unstable workflow that can negatively affect your expected profit margins. The key to retaining clients is ensuring that their experience while dealing with your clinic is a positive one from beginning to end. Making your clients happy from the get-go helps ensure that they'll become regular patients – and there is a good chance that many of them will provide your clinic with free advertising in the form of word-of-mouth recommendations.
7 December 2015