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Questions You Should Never Ask in a Job Interview

Imagine this hypothetical scenario: you’re a small business owner who needs to fill an open position at your company. After sorting through resumes and interviewing four candidates, you hire the one you think will be the right fit for the job. Your new employee joins your team, and business continues as usual. Three weeks later, you’re notified that one of the candidates you didn’t choose...

3 Myths About Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ compensation insurance is essential for any business with employees. Unfortunately, myths about workers’ compensation coverage abound. These misconceptions can have an impact on the overall success of your business. The following are some of the most common myths among business owners concerning workers’ compensation insurance: My Business Is Small with Low Risk of Injury, So I Don’t Need Workers’ Compensation Insurance. Regardless of the...

What Is Cargo Insurance and Why Is It Important?

Transporting goods carries risks. Any number of things can go wrong with goods in transit. That is what makes cargo insurance so important. It can help protect the value of your goods against losses in transit by sea, air, or rail. Cargo insurance provides protection against financial loss for cargo that is lost or damaged due to a covered event. These typically include natural disasters,...

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Business Owners

Walk 10,000 steps each day. Read a new book each month. Learn how to play the flugelhorn. The sky’s the limit when creating your list of New Year's resolutions. But while you ponder the merits of your next personal goal, there’s another area of your life that could benefit from a little introspection at the year’s end: your business. As a small business owner, you...

Business Owners: 4 Trends to Watch in 2022

Each new year brings its own unique set of opportunities and challenges for small business owners. And 2022 is no exception. From shifting consumer shopping habits and government regulations to emerging technologies and the continued effects of the pandemic, it’s enough to make any small business owner take a moment to seriously consider what’s coming their way in the next 12 months ‒ and how...