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Mechanical Business Briefs
Maximize the value of your business by avoiding these pitfalls
How to stop profit leakage from draining your company’s lifeblood
A Google My Business (GMB) profile provides an online suite of tools used to manage a business’s presence on Google.
Research from KPMG in Canada indicates that more than nine in 10 (94 per cent) small- and medium-size Canadian companies say...
Pareto analysis − aka the 80-20 rule − lets you leverage data to focus on the “vital few” and ignore the “trivial many”
Mobile technology adoption “innovation is moving at a scarily fast pace.” So said Bill Gates several years ago.
Service technicians are the face of your business. They are sales people, customer service representatives and skilled technical workers, all in one.
Input prices are rising. Here are strategies you can use to avoid raising prices for your customers.
When shopping for a business loan, many entrepreneurs make the mistake of focusing solely on the interest rate at the expense of other factors.
Whether in person or on Zoom, having a prepared list of questions for candidate ensures not only will you project a professional image, but also that you’ll gather great information which will help you make a good hiring decision.
There is an abundance of information in the capital project marketplace about new and emerging contract models. It may make selecting the right model a challenge.
The aftermath of a burglary often requires repairs to damaged property, temporarily closing the business for investigation and repairs, and replacing stolen assets.
You seldom hear the question, “Do you have enough debt?” The usual caution is having too much and being unable to make the payments.
Does your company have an effective employee referral management system? According to Simplicant, recruitment from employee referrals has increased from 18 per cent to 33 per cent since 2000, and in top performing companies, nearly half of employees were hired through employee referrals.
The rebate and incentive world can be like navigating a maze for contractors and their customers. Some contractors are reluctant to get involved because of the research, work and follow up involved, yet customers expect to receive the rebates they see heavily promoted by governments and utilities.