Category Archives: Hiring Employees

#BusinessTipTuesday – we’re talking GROUCHES

It’s #BusinessTipTuesday at The University of Scranton SBDC – and we’re talking GROUCHES. Do you know one? Work with one?…Work FOR one? This Thursday, February 16, is national Do A Grouch A Favor Day. We’ll charge you with an idea … Continue reading

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Online Recruiting Tips for Small Business Owners

Small business are redefining the way they recruit their employees. More and more small businesses are turning to online recruiting methods to get their business name out there and attract a wider candidate pool. The benefit for small businesses recruiting … Continue reading

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Holiday Planning is Important for Small Business !

The holiday season is an exciting time for all, and a particularly critical season for businesses’ success. As 2014’s season fast approaches, businesses are eager to acquire additional labor to assist with operations in the hectic atmosphere resulting from the … Continue reading

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7 Habits of Unsuccessful Entrepreneurs

Working at The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center for the past 18 years has offered me the opportunity to work with a lot of small business owners.  Over that time I have seen many businesses start, and then … Continue reading

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Do What Makes You Happy!

Have you ever worked long and hard on something just because it was expected of you? I used to do that until I realized if I’m not happy, ain’t nobody gonna be happy in my world. I came to that … Continue reading

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Background Checks – Employer Burden of Proof

A February job posting for a small company included an overview of a small assembly laborer, paying $9 per hour. The company listed requirements for the position: a high school education or general equivalency diploma, small assembly experience and “no … Continue reading

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Small Business IRS Information

The Small Business IRS Resource Guide is now only available online and no longer in CD format. We thought we’d post the link here for your benefit. Useful tools in the Resource Guide include a checklist for going into business, … Continue reading

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