For many seniors, golf and travel take a back seat to work. SeniorCare found that as of 2012 18.5% of those age 65 and older were still working or … Read more about Considerations in Employing Seniors
Follow @BarbaraWeltman On this Thanksgiving Day, there are many things to be grateful for. Family, friends, good health, and freedom top my list. … Read more about Being Grateful: A Business Perspective
Follow @BarbaraWeltman There’s been a lot of media attention lately to the issue of net neutrality. Essentially, net neutrality means that Internet … Read more about Net Neutrality: For It or Agin’ It?
Follow @BarbaraWeltman Red tape can be a nightmare, right? But it may be scarier to see how regulations are made. That’s my view after taking part in … Read more about Let’s Talk Federal Regulations
When it comes to workers' compensation, employers face two issues: handling the cost of this insurance coverage and managing government-mandated … Read more about Gearing Up for New Workers’ Comp Rules
Follow @BarbaraWeltman October is the start of the flu season, which generally runs through March. Steps you take now can go a long way in creating … Read more about Preparing Your Workplace for Flu Season
Follow @BarbaraWeltman Various economic indicators continue to show that the U.S. economy is getting stronger: GDP is up, unemployment claims are … Read more about Economy Better but Small Businesses Aren’t Hiring
Follow @BarbaraWeltman Dramatic traumatic events, like the Oklahoma beheading at the Vaughn Foods front office on September 25, is not likely to … Read more about It’ll Never Happen to You, But What if it Does?
Follow @BarbaraWeltman A century ago, businesses' contract with workers was simple: Workers put in a certain number of hours (albeit what would be … Read more about Business as Benefactor to Workers and Government
Even though you're a small business, you don't want to act small. If you want the public to view you as one of the big boys, act like it by avoiding … Read more about 5 Business Practices That Make You Look Small
Follow @BarbaraWeltman As business owners, we’re busy people and must make every minute, and every dollar, count. We know that certain business … Read more about Don’t Waste Your Time and Effort
Follow @barbaraweltman While the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon happened 13 years ago, it’s not ancient history. With what’s … Read more about 9/11 Is a Current Event
With Labor Day behind us, some people may be thinking that being a worker is not as rewarding as being a business owner. They may also be asking … Read more about How Much Money Does It Take to Start a Business in America Today?
Many small business owners have the responsibility of caring for an elderly parent while at the same time running a business. According to … Read more about How to Care for an Aging Parent While Running a Business
The federal government raised the minimum wage that federal contractors must pay to its workers and the Administration is pushing for a national … Read more about A Minimum Wage Increase and Small Business