Training Your Staff To Get The Most Out Of Direct Debit

Training Your Staff To Get The Most Out Of Direct Debit

Studies have shown that poorly handled experiences with direct debit can seriously hamper the chances of securing further business from customers and even turn them off the experience altogether, so what can you do to guarantee further business and send your customer off with a smile? Read on to find out.

Many businesses employ direct debit as a method f removing the pain from a system of regular payments. Read more

Forex Automatic Trading – The Insider’s Guide To Forex Robot Traders

Forex Automatic Trading - The Insider's Guide To Forex Robot Traders

Forex automated trading is not a new idea, in fact it has been around for decades and has made billions of dollars in trading profits to date. The key difference is that in the past, Forex robot traders have been the well kept secret of billion dollar hedge funds and a few genius programmers.

Today, because of the advancements in computing power and the proliferation of information through the internet, Forex robot traders are now readily available to the general public. Read more

Types Of Working Capital – New Alternatives In A Challenging Economy

Types Of Working Capital - New Alternatives In A Challenging Economy

In today’s restricted lending environment, many types of working capital that was available only a few short years ago have been severely restricted, or cut out altogether. Many of the larger commercial banks are “sitting on their hands” taking advantage of the cheap money provided to them under different government programs and not necessarily lending this money back out to the small businesses that have acute working capital needs.

Despite the fact the government has increased its support for the Small Business Administration or SBA, this option is still extremely hard to qualify for given today’s lending restrictions. Read more

The Psychology of Buying Jewelry for Oneself

The Psychology of Buying Jewelry for Oneself

Whether it’s your wish to help your customers find the perfect ring, or you’re just shopping for yourself, there is a certain psychology when it comes to buying jewelry.

In fact, the jewelry you choose can say a lot about you! (The same, of course, is true for your customers — what they choose says so much about them!) Is the style one seeks, bold and sophisticated? Elegant and timeless? Unconventional and fun? Will the chosen piece accessorize an amazing evening gown or a favorite pair of blue jeans? How does great jewelry make the wearer feel? How does price play a role in the grand scheme of things?

Here are some interesting notes about what the jewelry you buy says about you, and what the jewelry your clients buy says about them:

The style of the jewelry purchased reflects the buyer’s character. Read more

How to Win the Discount War

How to Win the Discount War

Let’s face it, in recent years there has been more focus on price which has led to increased pressure to discount. Corporate buyers and decision makers as well as savvy consumers all seem to demand lower prices and price breaks.

What’s a sales person to do?

Here are six things you can do to win the battle and reduce the amount you have to discount.

Ask better (aka tougher) questions to REALLY determine your prospect’s buying motivators. Read more

Should Your HR Department Be Comprised of All Females? You Bet!

Should Your HR Department Be Comprised of All Females? You Bet!

    Rose Colored Glasses

      I read a Harvard Business Review blog post by Anne Kreamer about female-dominated workplaces and how they wont fix everything. While the blog does offer up more studies than not about how women handle tough situations differently than men and men tend to understate workplace problems, I found it interesting the first two comments she received on her post were from men who for some reason felt it was necessary to talk about nannies and two-person working families and how some families cant afford nannies! Apparently, these two men only read the part of Ms. Read more

Reference Books for HR Managers

Reference Books for HR Managers

    Time to Dust Off Your HR Bookshelf

      As the human capital management aspect of business is changing in our economy, learning new skills, methodologies and tricks of the trade are the best way to stay in the know. Look at your bookshelf and take stock of how many current publications you have on the business you perform every day.

    What was the last HR book you read? Who wrote it, and do the ideas presented fall in line with what is going on in the current HR climate? Probably not! Well, lets get motivated and get reading because here are ten great books HR managers love and for good reason. Read more

Criticism On The Pay Day Loans In The UK

Criticism On The Pay Day Loans In The UK

Payday loans in the UK are increasingly taking centre stage in the financial market due to the aid they give to local citizens. However, there are some critics who have come out strongly to object these services stating that they are horrendous and all they do is exploit the citizens.

Firstly, they note that payday loans drain money from low-income communities. Read more

Gaming Or Stocks

Gaming Or Stocks

There are many ways to make money on line and some of them have a higher financial risk than others. Recently our whole way of life has been rocked by immense financial earthquakes that have in part been fall out from huge financial bets that have been wagered. If the people responsible had been gambling with their own funds it is highly likely that the bets would not have been placed.

How then does small scale betting on sports and horses compare with the financial bets that have shaken our economies to their roots. Read more