[RESEARCH] What’s your budgeting and forecasting process? Small and midsize businesses told us

[RESEARCH] What’s your budgeting and forecasting process? Small and midsize businesses told us

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — or is it? Amidst the holiday haze of gifts and gatherings, it’s also when business leaders scramble to set their annual budgets.

The budgeting and forecasting process looks different depending on each business. But most businesses have one thing in common: They approach this process incorrectly.

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Membership Management Report: From physical place to online space

Membership Management Report: From physical place to online space

If you’re going to the gym, attending meetings for a trade organization, or volunteering at your local charity, the last thing you want to think about are the administrative tasks involved in participating. For organizations and their members, the time and energy spent on handling membership fees, keeping everyone informed about upcoming events, and trying to get in contact is better spent lifting weights, strategizing, and saving the world. (more…)

Recruitment strategies report 2017: invest in employee referrals and promote your brand better

Recruitment strategies report 2017: invest in employee referrals and promote your brand better

I’m a member of a recruitment professionals group on Facebook. It’s one of the most active and useful business-related Facebook groups I’ve seen. These hiring pros regularly (multiple times a day) post questions and open up interesting topics for (lively) debate. Recent topics have included:

  • Are cover letters dead?
  • Do candidates read job adverts?
  • The future of applicant tracking systems
  • Have you ever dated a candidate?
  • Many, many, many posts debating the pros and cons of cold calling.

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