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Managing a Small Business
Managerial advice to keep your business growing and now that you are an employer, to be aware of employment issues.
Books
  • #AskGaryvee (658.8 Vay)
    One entrepreneur’s take on leadership, social media and self awareness.
  • 10 Steps To Successful Business Writing (658.453 Aoo)
    ,”It doesn’t matter if you’re drafting a business plan, an email. or a facebook post. Learn to create concise, persuasive, and powerful text with this book,”.
  • 19 Ways to Survive: Small Business Strategies for a Tough Economy (658.022 Spr)
    This book presents practical solutions on how to rescue your business in easy-to-understand language.
  • All In Startup (658.11 Kan)
    Launching a new idea when everything else is on the line.
  • Ask The Right Questions, Hire The Best People (658.31124 Fry)
    Written for small business owners to show you how to write a concise and accurate job description, identify key competencies and make the right decision on hiring staff.
  • Bookkeeping And Accounting Explained (657 Lee)
    For small business and home business the easy way(over 25 examples)
  • Bookkeeping For Small Business (657.3 Lyn)
    Simple steps to becoming a confident bookkeeper.
  • Business Predators : Small Business Fraud and Other Risk Issues (658.47 Car)
    How safe is your business? This business accountant offers practical advice to protect small business owners and their assets.
  • Business Succession Guide (Ref 346.71092 Mah)
    This book sets out many of the steps which a current owner might take when attempting to transfer ownership of the company.
  • Everyone’s A Critic : Winning Customers In A Review-Driven World (658.8 Tan)
    Eighty per cent of consumers now consult online reviews before making a purchase. These days a disgruntled customer on Yelp may have more clout than any expert guidebook, magazine article or newspaper critic.
  • Help Wanted And Help Found (658.3111 Boy)
    To help hardworking entrepreneurs recruit and hire hourly workers for their small business.
  • Hire Your First Employee (658.311 Abr)
    The entrepreneur’s guide to finding, choosing and leading great people.
  • How To Be A Great Boss (658.409 Wic)
    Studies have repeatedly shown that the majority of employees are disengaged at work - but it doesn’t have to be this way. Often the difference between a group of indifferent employees and a fully engaged team comes down to one simple thing - a great boss.
  • Monkey Business (658.409 Wig)
    7 laws of the jungle for becoming the best of the bunch
  • Recruiting, Interviewing, Selecting And Orienting New Employees (658.311 Art)
    ,”step by step guidelines on all stages of the hiring process,”
  • Shark Tank: Secrets to Success (658.11 DuD)
    A behind-the-scenes look at the untold stories of some of the most memorable and notable companies from the show.
  • Succession Planning Kit For Canadian Business (346.71052 But)
    create a succession plan that works for your business.
  • The 27 Challenges Managers Face (658 Tul)
    An indispensable resource for managers at all levels, one anyone managing anyone will want to keep on hand. One challenge at a time, you’ll see how the most effective managers use the fundamentals of management to proactively resolve nearly any problem a manager could face.
  • The Art of Pricing (338.52 Moh)
    ,”how to find the hidden profits to grow your business.”
  • The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster (658.11 Har)
    This book covers the four essential skills necessary for entrepreneurial success: sales, recruiting, leadership and productivity.
  • The Pumpkin Plan (658.421 Mic)
    Plant the right seeds, weed out the losers and nurture the winners - make your business grow like a giant pumpkin.
  • The Quick and Easy Web Site (658.872 Pet)
    ,”build a web presence for your business in one day,”
  • The Small Business Guide To Creating Your Employee Handbook (658.455 Kin)
    A guide to help you define professional conduct, establish health and safety requirements, describe group and other benefits, and construct social media policies.
  • The Way You Do Anything Is The Way You Do Everything (650.1 Eva)
    The “why” of why your busines isn’t making more money!
  • Y in the Workplace : Managing the “Me First” Generation (658.302 Lip)
    A practical guide for small business owners on managing generation Y employees by understanding the generational personality in their individualism and desire for work-life balance.
  • Zombie Loyalists: Using Great Service To Create Rabid Fans (658.812 Sha)
    Zombie loyalists are fervent fans who help companies massively increase their customer base, brand awareness, and most importantly, revenue.
Web Sites
  • Better Business Bureau
    (www.bbb.org)
    BBB accreditation is a commitment to fairness and honesty that lets consumers know you are a business they can trust. Give your customers the confidence they deserve. Think of becoming an accredited business.
  • BizOffice
    (www.bizoffice.com/business_forms/index.html)
    Over 500 free office forms and letters you can use for your small business.
  • Canada Business Network
    (http://www.canadabusiness.ca/eng/)
  • CanadaOne
    (www.canadaone.com)
    An online magazine for Canadian small business owners.
  • Canadian Municipal Business Gateway
    (www.cmbgateway.com)
    CMBG is an organization that promotes business opportunities and provides business networking services. They are connected with various municipal governments inside and outside Canada.
  • Human Resources Canada
    (www.hrmanagement.ca)
    Help for small business owners with day to day employment issues including links to all employment standards legislation for all provincial government departments.
  • Ontario Ministry of Labour
    (www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/index.php)
    Guide to the Employment Standards Act and general labour information for small businesses.
  • S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
    (www.acapcanada.ca)
    Funded by the Government of Canada, ACAP provides free services to employers in the Greater Toronto Area. ACAP looks to mitigate a potential labour and skills shortage by assisting employers in better engaging internationally trained professionals who are highly qualified but underutilized.
  • Technology Trends
    (www.entrepreneur.com/tech)
    Stay on top of technological trends and products to keep your business running smoothly.
  • The Idea Cafe for Business Owners
    (www.businessownersideacafe.com)
    an fun and innovative site for small business owners to generate ideas and tips on growing your business
  • Workopolis Scout
    (http://www.workopolis.com/content/solutions/product/find-employees-with-scout/)
    Check Workopolis’s Employers Centre. This recruitment portal uses screening tools to find the right employees for your business.
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
    (http://ow.ly/NY58R)
    Information for small businesses who employ less than 20 workers.
  • YMCA Employment & Community Services
    (www.ymcagta.org)
    There may be funding available through this service for new hires. Contact Christine Burns at christine.burns@ymcagta.org or call 905 780 9622 x. 357
*Information provided by the Business Services Web page does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by the Richmond Hill Public Library. Please read the Library's Disclaimer and Copyright Notice regarding linked sites. If you notice a broken link or wish to suggest a useful Web site, please contact the Business Librarian at 905.884.9288 x304 or e-mail jgirot@rhpl.ca.