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Shane Avron is a freelance writer, specializing in business, general management, enterprise software, and digital technologies. In addition to Flevy, Shane's articles have appeared in Huffington Post, Forbes Magazine, among other business journals.

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Finding Quality in Modern Financing

Despite everything that has happened since the March 2020, new businesses are finding a way forward. CNBC figures collected from Yelp indicate that over 500,000 new businesses were founded in the 12 months up to April 2021 – only 11% down from the previous year. Given everything, that’s a huge number. What this shows is that finance […]

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3 Tips to Upscale Your Business the Right Way

A business needs to grow in order to thrive, but 70 percent of all startups fail because of improper scaling, according to Startup Genome. The biggest contributing factor to this is business owners not knowing how to spend their money. Oftentimes, these business owners just buy what they can get their hands on in the hopes that […]

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The Reason behind the Failure of Training Initiatives

Well, there is no doubt that training at the workplace matters, and the majority of training programs also fail. It is important to understand why training in an organization faces failure and more crucial is to understand what are the ways by which we can avoid the cause of ineffective training initiatives. Eventually, training programs […]

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Strong Indications It’s Time for an HR Software Upgrade

The responsibilities of your Human Resources department are always growing. Managing all the duties and obligations is an uphill struggle, which is why most HR departments utilise software to help them manage their admin, handle payroll responsibilities and oversee the recruitment and onboarding processes.   However, even the most seemingly dependable software system can outlive itself. […]

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Five Ways to Increase Your Business Security

In the modern age, site security for even a small business is paramount to success. The potential risks from theft and vandalism are ever-increasing, so business owners are constantly looking for ways to improve their site’s security. While there are countless security strategies you might implement, here are five key areas you should secure first. […]

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What Healthcare Benefits Should You Cover for Employees?

If you are an employer, it can be challenging to know what healthcare benefits you should provide your employees. To help make things a little clearer, check out the following insightful overview. Types of Healthcare Plans Before looking at the healthcare benefits you should cover for your employees, you first need to know about the […]

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The Next Normal: Emerging Business Trends in 2021

Businesses have spent these last few months scrambling to adapt to changes and extraordinary situations. At the same time, the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic is far from over. However, there is a faint light at the end of the tunnel. 2021 has become a year of transitions with a chance to limit issues and […]

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Don’t Just Start Your Own Business – Succeed with These Helpful Startup Tips

What do you really need to start your own business? A great idea, strong financial strategy, determination, and a watertight business plan. All these answers are correct, but they don’t answer the most important question – what do you need to ensure your business succeeds? More people than ever are taking the plunge and starting […]

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Essential Tips for the Stay-at-Home Business Owner

Managing a business and trying to keep things afloat is one thing — trying to get the job done while working from home is another issue entirely. With the ongoing pandemic making things quite challenging for most companies and forcing company owners and employees alike to work from home, most of 2020 and 2021 has […]

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Remote Businesses & Commercial Real Estate Recovery

Will Monday mornings ever be the same again? For millions of people, the arduous morning commute to work looks like it may be a thing of the past. Remote working has been forced upon thousands of businesses worldwide, but the outcome has been unexpectedly positive for many. The pandemic has caused a lot of fear, […]

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6 Reasons to Invest in Employee Training and Education

Making the right investments is key for business owners in any industry. Companies that are large and successful are often the ones that are prepared to invest the right amount of money, time, and effort into a range of different channels, including employee satisfaction and engagement. Employees are the lifeblood of any business and without […]

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Common Payroll Mistakes a Business Owner MUST NOT Make

Mistakes are a part of life, but some mistakes carry severe penalties that could hurt your business and affect your personal life. Even with the over 15,000 tax rules that are constantly changing, the IRS won’t accept ignorance as an excuse. Since a small payroll mistake can cost your company thousands, avoid these common errors […]

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