It's estimated that on-the-job stress costs U.S. companies more than $300 billion annually in increased absenteeism, reduced productivity, increased health care costs and employee turnover. Stress, however, is a very individualized phenomenon —... (Read More)
Are you a woman who's spent her entire career working for someone else? Do you consider yourself business savvy, hardworking and coachable? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then consider pursuing a career in business.
The State of... (Read More)
Did you know that franchising has become an increasingly popular way for women to achieve high levels of success running their own business? Many of the female business owners we work with possess a number of essential skills and traits that made it... (Read More)
They are called Millennials, but according to a new study, they may more aptly be called members of the 'entrepreneurial generation.' More than one-third of Millennials in a recent survey have worked for a startup company. And about 30 percent of... (Read More)
When we talk about franchising, usually the topic on our minds is financial freedom or the benefits of a low-risk business investment. Yet, there is one part of running a successful franchise that too many people either overlook or don't even... (Read More)
Back injuries are one of the most common on-the-job injuries. But you work in an office at a computer. You don't have to worry about hurting your back, right?
Wrong. Even if you are picking up fairly light objects occasionally, lifting can put... (Read More)
There are so many reasons why purchasing a franchise is a great investment... in fact, we could spend all day listing them. What matters to most people the most, however, is the fact that you get to be your own boss.
Is this not everyone's dream... (Read More)
Nearly three-quarters of companies in the most recent Society for Human Resource Management's employee benefits survey said they offer some type of wellness program or plan. It's easy to see why: Research shows a strong link between wellness... (Read More)
Are you considering starting a business? If so, it's quite likely you've got the fire of an entrepreneurial spirit burning within you.
There is one huge problem with starting your own business from scratch, however, and that's in the level of... (Read More)