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In The News Workplace Shootings in Florida, Texas Again Put Focus on Violence on the Job The two shootings are the highest-profile incidents of workplace violence since a Yale University student’s strangled body was found in the university laboratory where she conducted research. A co-worker, Raymond J. Clark III, was later charged with the murder. Workforce.comManagement and OperationsHow to Resolve Workplace Conflict Conflict in the workplace is a painful reality and a key reason for poor productivity and frustration. Do you have people in your workplace that cause problems for everyone else? Do they create additional work for o... [Read Full Article]


New Legislation to Help Small Business with Healthcare

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senator Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), and Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) have introduced legislation – for consideration in the upcoming Congressional health care reform debate – designed to make insurance more available and affordable for the 47.0 million employees of the nation’s 5.9 million small businesses and for 14.0 million self-employed individuals.  A diverse coalition of stakeholders from across the political spectrum and each with their own priorities for broader reform have joined together to support the bipartisan Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) and address the needs of small businesses as one important component of health reform.  The bipartisan Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), endorsed by the National Federation of Independent Business, the National Association of Realtors, the Service Employees International Union, the National Partnership for Women & Families, Families US... [Read Full Article]


The State of Small Business in America

  Government and Economy That State of Small Business in America Last week, CEO of Network Solutions Roy Dunbar hosted a webinar with small business experts Kristina Bouweiri, Anita Campbell, Tom Heath, Kelly Muccio and Surfy Rahman. They discussed the state of small businesses in the US and what SMB owners could do right now to increase sales and here are the insights they shared. SmallBizTrends.com Management and Financial Issues Survey: Small Businesses Turning Away From Green Initiatives According to a Wells Fargo/Gallup Survey, one-third of small business owners say that the recession has changed their plans to make their businesse... [Read Full Article]