• Small businesses find tight job market makes it hard to hire

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - Even with the U.S. economy booming and the job market strong, hiring has slowed among one category of employers: Small businesses.
    Yet it isn't because these companies are hurting. Far from it. Small businesses today are generally optimistic, and most say they're enjoying healthy sales.
    Rather, smaller companies are being hamstrung by the economy's very strength: Low unemployment has shrunk the pool of job seekers and intensified competition for workers. And smaller companies are in many cases losing out to larger employers, which typically can offer more generous pay and...
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  • How Do I Make Email Marketing Work For My Business?

    2 monthes ago - By Business 2 Community

    It's one of the most common ways for businesses to communicate with their customers and prospects, and GDPR won't change that. But the popularity of email marketing doesn't mean brands - large or small - get it right every time, if at all. Here, Adam Oldfield, managing director of marketing automation platform Force24, advises how to make email marketing work for your organisation...
    First thing's first, it goes without saying that it is crucial for businesses to understand the current permissions and compliance landscape that we find ourselves in. But GDPR is such a vast topic on its own...
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