Inventory Management 101

Written by Steven Ronsworth

Inventory management may seem complicated to some, but if one truly thinks about whatrepparttar words “inventory management” mean, it is a simple concept. Inventory is basically a list of goods and materials that are held by a business and are available in stock. Inventory management isrepparttar 148167 process of keeping track of inventory, and havingrepparttar 148168 delicate balance of supply and demand firmly mastered. When having inventory, a company does not ever want to have too much of a product, nor does it want to have not enough of that product to meet demand. Inventory management helps to ensure that a proper inventory is maintained at all times.

Benefits of Inventory Management

Inventory management has many benefits for companies. Companies are required to have a certain amount of inventory, but they do not want to have too much. Inventory costs money, so a company with too much inventory is wasting money and hurting itself. Inventory management can help make it so that a company hasrepparttar 148169 exact inventory needed. No more, no less. Inventory management is also an effective way to keep track of exactly what products a company has. If a company sells 100 different products, it is important to know how much of each product they have. This knowledge can be obtained through inventory management. Inventory management appears as an asset onrepparttar 148170 balance sheet for a company, but it also ties up money. That being said, managing one’s inventory is essential. Well-organized inventory management can help save a business unnecessary costs, while delivering products and services to customers more quickly and efficiently. This will eventually lead to increased customer satisfaction, giving a business a greater chance to retain customers and gain new customers. Successful implementation of inventory will improverepparttar 148171 entire business significantly

Inventory Management Software

Who managesrepparttar 148172 inventory? Naturally, businesses have jobs specifically designed for monitoring inventory. Today, as business technology becomes increasingly important and prevalent, inventory managers use software. Inventory management software may consists of a variety of programs. Most generally, inventory management software has databases in which information can be entered easily. Inventory management software also provides a central hub to find out information on all ofrepparttar 148173 inventory a company has. This is quite useful for any inventory manager, or a company deciding how much additional inventory to purchase.

Dream Stealers™......... Beware!! They Are Everywhere

Written by Patricia Noel Drain

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Years ago, I met someone who was my first KNOWN dream stealer. I had just written my first book and was very protective of it. I named it, “Hire Me Secrets Of Job Interviewing.” I didn’t know if it was well written or would be successful, but that really didn’t matter to me atrepparttar 148166 time. The sole purpose was to help people get job offers.

I owned a Recruiting/Staffing firm in Phoenix Arizona. Every day it was my job to prepare our candidates to interview with our client companies for new career opportunities. The book had allrepparttar 148167 ingredients necessary to show how to get inrepparttar 148168 game of interviewing, answer questions that most of our clients asked, getrepparttar 148169 job offer, and make a decision.

I didn’t marketrepparttar 148170 book or even tell anyone about it. Why??

Because I was so afraid that someone, especially someone inrepparttar 148171 same business I was in, would see it and make fun of me for writing it.

Be careful what you focus on.

A couple of months after writingrepparttar 148172 bookrepparttar 148173 dream stealer entered my office.. She picked up my book and said very sarcastically, “You have got to be kidding ...YOU wrote a book?”

Embarrassed I said, “Yes, all I am trying to do is help our clients get a job and to also be aware that interviewing is a game, so they shouldn’t take it personally.”

In response, she said, “I am also writing a book about interviewing. Atrepparttar 148174 present time it is all in my head. It’s ok though because I have a mind like a computer. Allrepparttar 148175 chapters are compartmentalized, I even have a clear picture of my cover. I must say however MY book is MUCH thicker than yours and much “meatier” In fact, I noticed that your chapter on resumes is just a few pages, mine has over 100 pages so far.”

I don’t know what came over me but I saw her for what she was in that instant. A DREAM STEALER, AN INTIMIDATOR, A BULLY.

“You knowrepparttar 148176 difference between your goal and mine???” I said. “No what?” She replied.

“Your goal is still in your head.....I wrote mine down inrepparttar 148177 form of a book.”

Sweet revenge.............Is her book done to date........NO! Did my book get picked up by a major publisher because it was simple, easy to read, and could help thousands of people get a job? YES!

I tell you this story because I was reminded just weeks ago about allrepparttar 148178 Dream Stealers ™ that have come into my life overrepparttar 148179 years. It was on this trip down memory lane that I realized

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