Laura Messerschmitt

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    Debunking Hiring Myths [VIDEO]

    by on November 4, 2010

    When you start down the path of hiring a new employee, you’ll find the advice comes fast and furious. What’s true, and what’s just a myth? In the next installment of our our video series from Intuit Online Payroll, Rhonda Abrams demystifies the process by debu…

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  • $100k in Intuit Hiring Grants

    by on November 2, 2010

    Intuit is offering $100k in Hiring Grants to small businesses who want to hire employees.  The grant competition is open from October 1 – December 31st, 2010.  To nominate your business for a grant, go to our Love a Local Business website and tell us why yo…

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  • What Happened to the Idea Exchange?

    by on November 1, 2010

    For those of you familiar with the previous version of the Inner Circle, you may be wondering what happened to the Idea Exchange, which was originally a place for you to post original ideas about QuickBooks and vote on other people’s ideas.

    We didn’t build an…

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  • Intuit Job Growth Index

    by on October 30, 2010

    Intuit released it’s Payroll Job Index today.  Small business employment went up in October and compensation also went up.  Here’s an excerpt from the article: The Index, which is based on data from the nation’s smallest businesses that use Intuit Online…

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  • Welcome to the New Inner Circle!

    by on October 29, 2010

    Welcome to our new Inner Circle website!

    The new site should make it more effective for you to interact with us, provide product feedback, and help us advocate for small business success.

    The site has tons of great features that we’re excited to share with y…

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    Seven Signs It's Time to Hire [VIDEO]

    by on October 28, 2010

    In the next installment of our video series from Intuit Online Payroll, we explore how you know when it’s time to hire a new employee for your business.

    Here, Rhonda Abrams offers seven easy-to-identify signs that it’s time to get moving on hiring a new emplo…

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    Payroll by Gender: Who Makes More Money?

    by on October 18, 2010

    How do gender issues affect your business? Intuit Online Payroll recently released a few facts about how payroll is divided by gender lines. No matter what kind of business you operate, the statistics offer some real insight into who makes up the workforce…..

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    From Boardroom to Art Gallery: Dayle Dunn's Second Act as a Small Business Owner

    by on October 13, 2010

    Dayle Dunn’s dream was to live by the beach and to own an art gallery.  For the past 17 years, that’s exactly what she’s done.  Dunn is the owner of Dayle Dunn Gallery, a true Half Moon Bay institution.

    Dunn’s road to gallery ownership was an unusual one:…

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