Careers Online - Starting a Small BusinessWritten by Austin Culley
This article pertains to those wishing to start a small business online with number of employees starting at one. It is assumed that you intent on building your own web site and will be administrator of all aspects of your new business until revenue permits you to hire help. The main objective here is to focus on a long-term goal: permanent full-time self-employment.
1) Investment: Time is your primary investment. Most people would assume that capital is primary investment, but this is not case. The capital required to run your business will initially be your own salary, your computer and an Internet connection, and your costs to buy your domain and host your site. Product sales and service costs may or may not be relevant depending on your business, but point is getting started and going from there. As you produce revenue, you can then invest in product to sell. 2) Goal: The focus should never be on short-term windfall … you stand a good chance to fail due to impatience. Expenses can stress your ability to hang in there, and if so, get a side job to pay bills, but don’t ever quit on objective, which is working for yourself … even if word is “eventually”. 3) Change: Leave yourself open to changing your plan of attack so-to-speak. You may find, and more than likely will, that what you thought would work … doesn’t, or doesn’t quite. This would be due to online inexperience. Stay open to moving with current of consumer. 4) Have at your disposal right tools for success. This means investing in a reasonably good computer. Maintenance of your computer is critically important.
Employment and relationships with co workersWritten by Josh Nay
Most of us interact with our co-workers on a daily basis, its what helps us get through day. Most employers go to great lengths to promote "team", some thousands of dollars on retreats and seminars and like. Basically, to them a group of cooperative, resourceful employees all working together is as valued as good advertising. And no wonder, without it their business would fare well. Picture a workplace populated only by characters of show "Family Guy". How successful do you think this business would be? One of biggest problems employers face is romantic relationships among their employees. Some company’s even ban such relationships. Do you think it matters much? I’ve always thought that when two people "spark" rules of company mean little. At least it has with me. However, people get fired, sued and accused of misbehavior all time in virtually every company. Sexual harassment has become a major topic in today job market, and its all about one thing. The harrasee's opinion of what harassment is. That’s it, an opinion. The perception that one is being put down, embarrassed of