In an ideal world, you’d be able to hire exceptionally talented, motivated and focused employees who would be able to craft their own educational experiences in order to further not only your business, but the employee themselves. This is not that ideal world, so it falls upon the shoulders of business owners to spend a little hard-earned cash to direct and craft educational experiences that benefit the business and also keep employees motivated and happy. If you’re thinking of implementing an employee training program, here are ten tips to getting it started. Remember, not all of these will apply to your industry, but they are guidelines to setting up a program that works for you.
Small Business Paving the Road to Recovery The strength of American industry began with local businesses that thrived and grew to national levels. But during current economic struggles, it’s not the national or even international growth monsters that the American public looks toward for help in recovery. It’s the Small Business. You know them — they’re everywhere, from local coffee shops to print houses; from small technology firms to legal and tax advisors. It’s these local economy cornerstones that will ultimately assist in America’s recovery from rough roads. At least, that’s what Irving, CA, based ad-firm WebVisible is stating in their recently released Q2 report, entitled: State of Small Business Online Advertising Q2 2010.