Now that people are losing their jobs coast to coast in the United States, it is difficult to know where to start when looking for a job. But have you considered hiring yourself? Today more people are turning to self-employment instead of crying in their soup about the economy. If you are one of those adventurous people who refuses to be held down, read on.
Starting a Business
Although this can be a daunting process, if you take it slow and steady you will end up with the best base for your operations. First, check with local and state governments to see what sort of regulations may be required for your particular business. Apply for licenses and permits as necessary.
Then decide where you want to conduct your operations. If you want to work out of your home, check local zoning regulations before having your stationery printed–you might be surprised to find out that you have too many restrictions to run a business there. If you have to find space, make sure you have all the paperwork necessary as well as any possible loan approvals before you shop. Read more…