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What you can expect from Exectras What you can expect from Exectras - At Exectras, we understand that it can be difficult for small- and medium-sized businesses to compete with large corporations. That's why we created the Exectras Program, where for one small monthly fee, your business can gain access to the tools and benefits it needs to flourish in the modern competitive landscape.Here is what you can expect from being an Exectras Member:Deep savings on business servicesAs a member, you acquire a one-of-a-kind portfolio of business services at deeply discounted rates most… Continue Reading
The importance of employee wellness The importance of employee wellness - It's no secret that employees do not exist inside a bubble. They lead very dynamic lives outside of work that inherently affect their actions and productivity in the office.Investing in your employees' wellness outside of work is one of the best ways to improve morale in your business, and in turn, improve your bottom line. Here is everything you need to know about how engaging employees with their health, both inside and outside of work, can help improve your business's daily operations.Healthy… Continue Reading
Offering a retirement plan for employees has never been easier Offering a retirement plan for employees has never been easier - Owners of small and mid-sized businesses are constantly wearing different hats throughout the day to keep their companies operating smoothly. From handling paperwork and employees to meeting customers' expectations, there's a lot to manage just on a day-by-day basis.While balancing daily operations with cost-saving efforts to improve the business's bottom line, retirement planning often gets overlooked. In fact, SCORE found that only 28% of businesses with fewer than 10 employees offer retirement plans.This not only affects their employees, but it also means… Continue Reading
What is your small business paying to replace employees? What is your small business paying to replace employees? - In the business world, it's widely known that it costs more to find a new customer than to retain an existing customer. But is the same true for employees?Businesses small and large have made great efforts to retain existing customers for the benefit of their bottom line, but have yet to implement these actions internally. You may not realize how much your small or mid-sized business is spending to replace employees when a simple, cost-effective solution is available.The true cost… Continue Reading
Attract and retain top talent with employee benefits Attract and retain top talent with employee benefits - As a business owner, offering employee benefits is critical to the longevity and financial success of your company. The modern workforce is increasingly placing more significance on perks and benefits when job searching and making employment decisions. We're here to help you understand how benefits attract and retain employees - including how to offer the most sought after perks without breaking the bank.Highlight benefits in your job posting to attract talentOffering employee benefits that go beyond the standards, like basic… Continue Reading
How to choose the right merchant processing company How to choose the right merchant processing company - As a business, working with a merchant processing company is necessary for accepting credit card payments. This is a fundamental capability needed for a business to profit, but with the many merchant processing companies vying for your business's attention, it can be difficult to decide which provides the most value.For the most part, Funerda explains, merchant services are primarily concerned with processing card payments. This has been the long standing definition, but lately it has come to encompass more than… Continue Reading
How much are processing fees costing your company? How much are processing fees costing your company? - Business owners have long believed that processing fees were just a regular cost of operating a business. After all, being able to accept credit card payments is necessary in this day and age to have a successful company.With this being said, not all credit card processors are created equal. After many years in operation, a business could be spending thousands on processing fees with no other benefit than allowing them to continue accepting payments.While this is no doubt a necessary… Continue Reading
Saving money for your business 4 Ways For Small Businesses to Save Big - Every small-business owner understands the conflict of wanting to save money without sacrificing the quality of their company. It seems like with every cost-saving solution there is a drawback that will negatively affect customer experience or employee benefits. Most budgeting tips are geared toward start-ups that are struggling to ramp up sales, but even well-established small businesses can experience the stress of working within a budget. Especially during times of growth, business owners need to allocate funds for improving infrastructure… Continue Reading
Is your company ready for open enrollment? - It’s almost that time of year again - November enrollment is right around the corner. Like years past, the open enrollment period for 2020 will begin November 1, 2019 and end December 15, 2019. This is a critical time for employees and employers alike to get their medical coverage in order for the next year. Employees are expected to review plan materials and ask questions before enrolling while employers are reliant on this information to see how it will affect… Continue Reading