Why your business absolutely needs a budget

Why your business absolutely needs a budget

Since I’ve joined the CSR team, I’ve assisted in creating budgets for lawyers, engineers, and even doctors, but the budget I’m proudest of is my personal budget. I even find myself looking forward to exporting my banking history into a CSV and running a color-coded...
5 Essential Steps for Recruiting

5 Essential Steps for Recruiting

You’ve realized you need to hire someone else. Now what? Even if you needed a new hire “like yesterday,” it’s important to take a step back and put thought into a recruiting process. An effective recruiting process provides detail for you and...
4 Tips for Avoiding a Workplace Harassment Scandal

4 Tips for Avoiding a Workplace Harassment Scandal

As the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements continue to gain traction, the EEOC expects a serious rise in harassment claims in 2018 and now more than ever, business owners should take steps to ensure safety for their employees, managers, and customers. Check out these tips...
Performance Improvement Plans

Performance Improvement Plans

It’s hard to think of a more traumatic experience than being fired. Sometimes, an employee will be caught stealing or practicing other malicious behavior, and their termination should not come as any surprise, but many times, employees are “let go” having no clue that...
The importance of versatility

The importance of versatility

I have never been the best speller. All too often I rely on the red squiggly to send me the heads-up that I didn’t type something quite right. Not long ago, I sent an email to Alex and misspelled the word “versatility” (in my defense, Gmail did not give me my squiggly...