Balancing the Budget: Outsourcing Business ServicesBalancing the Budget: Outsourcing Business Services

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Balancing the Budget: Outsourcing Business Services

My company is now over a decade old and I still outsource several key functions. It isn't that I can't afford to keep them in house. It is just that outsourcing is the most financially responsible decision I can make. I outsource all sorts of support services. One company manages my IT needs. Another partner takes care of the payroll and remitting taxes. I even have a cleaning service that comes in at night, does the windows, and in general keeps everything spotless. If you think outsourcing might benefit your business, let's talk. I'll tell you what I outsource and why. From there, you can decide if my strategy would also work for you.

5 Reasons To Rent Porta Potties For Your Next Event

When putting together any kind of event, there is a lot of work and planning involved. Taking care of essential details ahead of time can help to avoid disaster on your event day. One need that is often overlooked is providing plenty of bathrooms for guests to use. If you feel your event space doesn't have adequate bathrooms, it's important to find a solution. Renting porta potties is a great option for a convenient way to add more bathrooms for your event. Read More 

3 Tips For Using Folding Carton Boxes For Shipping Out Your Beauty Products

If you are involved in the beauty business, then you might be looking for the perfect packaging to use when sending products to your customers. Folding carton boxes make great packaging for sending out beauty products; if you choose the right material and order from the right company, for example, you should not have to worry about them not being sturdy enough.  1. Make Sure They're the Right Size For one thing, put some thought into picking out and ordering folding carton boxes that are the appropriate size. Read More 

Choosing A Strain At The Dispensary: 3 Tips

After years of cannabis being as illegal as could be, it is now being legalized in state after state. As a result, legal dispensaries are popping up, selling to both medical and recreational users. Visiting a cannabis dispensary, where you can not only buy marijuana but can have your choice of dozens of strains, can be really exciting. But then it comes down to actually making the choice — which strain is right for you? Read More 

Why Overalls Are a Smart Choice for Rain Gear

When you're shopping for rain gear that you'll wear while working, there are several different styles of apparel to consider. When it comes to choosing pants, you'll often find standard rain gear pants and overalls. While you might have little to no experience with wearing overalls, this can be a good time to experiment with this type of garment. Rain gear overalls are available in a variety of styles but share the common trait of extending up your torso and having straps over your shoulders. Read More 

3 Major Advantages of Virtual Employee Time Clock Software for Companies

If you're looking for an effective way to manage employee hours, you need employee time clock software. Virtual time clock software, in particular, comes with the following benefits that your company should strongly consider.  Easy to Install  There are many employee clock systems that require you to invest in a bunch of equipment. Not only does this mean extra costs, but it means maintaining that equipment forever. A better approach to managing the hours of your employees is to invest in virtual employee time clock software. Read More