The bottom line matters to small business owners. Making small business energy savings improvements is one way to increase your profit margin. From energy-saving office outdoor lighting to talking to employees about how to save energy, we’ve got small energy saving tips that can help you take your small business to the next level and feel good about your energy consumption while you’re at it.
Because most companies use equipment of some type, a small-business equipment loan is something every owner should consider. It might just be a laptop and a phone, but it could be as elaborate as manufacturing robotics.
Whether you’re taking on new work, dealing with high staff turnover or just looking to bring some fresh ideas to the table, knowing how to recruit employees for your small business is essential. Attracting qualified employees can be a challenge, especially when larger, more established companies are competing for the same talent.
Slow summer sales are common for many small businesses. But even though revenue may be down, there are ways to take advantage of this time.
If your small business is like many others, summer brings with it a unique set of challenges. It might be your busiest time of year, where you’re moving inventory as quickly as you get it or booking up services all day long.
In the United States, a lot of change has followed in the wake of the new coronavirus. How people work, shop, travel, go to school — practically every aspect of our lives has been affected.
The coronavirus outbreak in the United States has changed how millions of Americans work, shop, worship, you name it. Certainly, COVID-19 has forced many small businesses to think about transforming to adapt to those new circumstances.
The circular economy is a concept that’s increasingly gaining in popularity with small businesses that want to operate more efficiently. It’s a new economic model that leads to cost savings and efficiency and that’s also good for the planet.
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Across the United States, nonessential businesses have been asked to shut down their regular business operations to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. The impact has been staggering to both small-business owners and their employees.
When you’re considering just what digital transformation is, the topic can seem almost overwhelmingly broad. Digital transformation strategies are having an impact everywhere in business: designing and producing products, managing employees, going to market and serving customers, dealing with finances and risk, and operating physical workplaces.
Financing options for small-business energy efficiency projects make sense for many companies. Energy isn’t getting cheaper, so looking for ways to cut office expenses can affect your bottom line — in addition to being a good thing to do for the environment.
If you’re in the market to buy a vacuum cleaner, you have many options. It used to be that the choice you had was classic upright vs.
Power outages can be unpredictable — and are unfortunately common — events, affecting more than 36 million Americans in 2017 alone. If a blackout lasts for a long time, it can create many challenging and potentially dangerous situations for families.
This lesson will help students understand how electricity is transported and how smart meters and grid upgrades will help utilities and customers understand their energy consumption in an effort to save energy. Students will also be introduced to microgrids as a way for communities to reduce energy consumption collectively and ensure their local electrical infrastructure