Employee Theft, Fraud and Embezzlement: Prevent Hiring Mistakes

Employee Theft, Fraud and Embezzlement: Prevent Hiring Mistakes

When it comes to employee theft, fraud and embezzlement, sometimes there is no recovery. Unfortunately, the reality is that the court system will not be able to help you in recovering any losses, even after spending thousands of dollars in legal fees. I’m sure you have heard the phrase, “An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.” No truer words have been said.

5 Ways to Improve Profitability through Energy Efficiency

5 Ways to Improve Profitability through Energy Efficiency

A constant, challenging goal is improving profitability. Daily emergencies keep us busy – it’s easy to “wait until tomorrow” to address systemic issues that eat away at profitability. Or, as famous author Peter Drucker puts it, “Profitability is the sovereign criterion of the enterprise.” Minimizing overhead is the fastest, most predictable way to improve your bottom line, versus painful measures like raising prices or reducing head count. Let’s look at five ways that improving energy efficiency will improve profitability.

Why Businesses Need a Strong Brand Identity

Why Businesses Need a Strong Brand Identity

Many small businesses feel that having a strong brand identity is not necessary. Some think it is something only large companies need. And although some might invest in a logo, they miss the fact that a brand identity is so much more than just the visual impression of your business.

9 R&D Tax Credit Myths that Cost Your Business Money

9 R&D Tax Credit Myths

I’m introduced to the owners and leaders of manufacturing and technology-based companies virtually every day and I find it interesting there’s such a large number of businesses that are unaware or unfamiliar with the R&D tax credit and the financial benefits it can provide their companies. In particular, federal and state R&D tax credits allow companies that develop products, processes and software to offset their income taxes by as much as 20% of the costs incurred in their development efforts.

Web Presence Optimization – More than Just SEO

Web Presence Optimization - More than just SEO

Web presence optimization extends search engine optimization to all of your web properties to create better visibility, awareness, and recognition for your brand. By optimizing content across your entire web presence, including your website and social media profiles, you present a more unified, consistent image for your brand no matter where someone finds your business online.

Top 5 Cyber Security Threats of 2017

Cyber Security Threats

Cyber security has become a critical part of the modern business environment and is a common discussion topic in planning meetings and boardrooms throughout the globe. As cyber security threats evolve, businesses must also adapt their defenses to protect against these threats.Understanding what kind of threats are out there and how they can affect your business is the first step to effective prevention. Here is a list of the top 5 cyber security threats for 2017.

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