Resource Library

Welcome to the BIG Resource Library!

You will be able to find a wide variety of helpful business resources here from many of BIG’s top business specialists including:

  • Business Form Templates
  • Reference Articles
  • How to Guides
  • Tutorials

Please check back regularly as this database will be updated weekly with new resources to support the BIG community.

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Business Plans

Company Voicemails: Part 3

Company Voicemails: Part 3 – Recording

The 3rd part in this series gives tips for recording business voicemails and includes a template for voicemail scripts.
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Hiring Internally vs Externally

Hiring and Promoting Internally vs Externally

This article is written to compare the benefits of hiring internally vs externally, so that you can best fill any position within your business.
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Building Your Business Plan: Part 6

Building Your Business Plan: Part 6 – Competition and Industry SWOT

This article is written to provide you with tools to assist in developing your Business Plan as it relates to conducting a SWOT Analysis within your Competition and Industry.
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Building Your Business Plan: Part 5

Building Your Business Plan: Part 5 – Identify Your Market

This article is written to provide you with the tools required to assist with developing your Business Plan as it relates to studying the market your business is in.
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Culture

How to Approach Conflict

How to Approach Conflict

This article was written to provide you with the information of what healthy conflict is, what it looks like and when you know you are ready to engage in it.
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Company Ambassador: Part 2

How to be a Good Company Ambassador: Part 2 – Embrace the Company Values

This article explains the 2nd tip in our series on being a good company ambassador: embracing the company values.
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Working from Home: Part 1

The Benefits of Working from Home: Part 1 – Benefits as an Employer

This article introduces Matthew Mullenweg and talks about 2 benefits an employer may experience from having a distributed workforce.
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Daily Communications: Part 2

Daily Communications: Part 2 – Department Heads

This article introduces using Department Daily Activity Reports and discusses how they may benefit your growing company.
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Marketing

Values: What are they?

Values: What are they and aren’t they?

This article explains what company values are and what they aren’t, along with examples of each.
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Images for Your Business: Part 1

Using Images for Your Business: Part 1 – The Importance of Including in Brand Guidelines

This article explains 3 reasons why it’s important to include image use in your company’s brand guidelines.
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Customer Surveys: Part 1

Customer Satisfaction Surveys: Part 1 – The Benefits of Feedback

In Part 1 of this series on customer satisfaction surveys we talk about the benefits of receiving customer feedback.
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Steps to Creating a USP: Part 5

Steps to Creating a Unique Selling Proposition: Part 5 – Test the Impact

This article covers the 5th and final step in creating a Unique Selling Proposition, which is testing the impact of your proposition.
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Human Resources > Recruitment

Offer of Employment: Part 6

Offer of Employment: Part 6 – Extending an Offer of Employment

This article is written to provide the reader with details around extending an offer of employment.
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Offer of Employment: Part 5

Tool:
Offer of Employment: Part 5 – Casual Employees

This article is written to provide the reader with an understanding of what should be included in a Casual employee’s offer of employment and to give businesses an offer template to download and use.
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Offer of Employment: Part 5

Tool:
Offer of Employment: Part 5 – Casual Employees

This article is written to provide the reader with an understanding of what should be included in a Casual employee’s offer of employment and to give businesses an offer template to download and use.
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Workforce Planning: Part 6

Workforce Planning: Part 6 – Monitoring the Plan

This article is written to discuss why it is important to keep monitoring your Workforce Plan instead of setting and forgetting it.
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Human Resources > Talent Management

Employee Recognition Award

Employee Recognition Award Program

Do you like to hear you've done a good job when you've worked for something. Well, so do your employees. Here we have an article discussing different ways you can show your appreciation and an editable template so you can tangibly show your appreciation.
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Employee Status Change Form

Employee Status Change Form

This article was written to provide you with the understanding of what an Employee Status Change Form is, and a Excel template for you to use in your business.
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Human Resources > Policies & Guidelines

Letting Someone Go: Part 2

Letting Someone Go: Part 2 – Is This the Right Decision?

This article is written to provide you with the steps to take to ensure you have done your due diligence throughout the termination process.
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Letting Someone Go: Part 1

Letting Someone Go: Part 1 – The Human Element

This article is written to discuss the importance of incorporating the human element throughout the process of terminating an employee.
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Writing Professional Emails: Part 7

Writing Professional Emails: Part 7 – Replying Etiquette and Features

This article is written to provide you with a high-level understanding of replying etiquette and features when crafting emails.
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Writing Professional Emails: Part 6

Writing Professional Emails: Part 6 – Attachments

This article is written to provide you with an executive summary of email attachments.
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Human Resources > Compensation

Setting Up Payroll: Part 5.9

The Key Components to Setting Up Payroll: Part 5.9 – Personal Days

This article is written to provide you with a summary of what paid personal days are and how your company can administer them.
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Approval to Hire: Part 3

Approval to Hire: Part 3 – Internal Benchmarking ATH Form

This article is written to provide you with and explain an Internal Benchmarking Approval to Hire (ATH) Form which can be used for your business to determine the candidate’s total rewards package and compare it to current employees in similar roles.
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Approval to Hire: Part 2

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Approval to Hire: Part 2 – Candidate Total Rewards Form

This article is written to explain and provide you with the Candidate Total Rewards Approval to Hire (ATH) Form which can be used for your business to determine total rewards packages for candidates.
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Setting Up Payroll: Part 5.8

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The Key Components to Setting Up Payroll: Part 5.8 – Sick Days

This article is written to provide you with a summary of what paid sick days are and the various ways that a company can administer them.
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Human Resources > Reporting & Metrics

Employee Burden Rate Calculation

Employee Burden Rate – What is a Labour Burden Rate?

This article is written to provide you with an understanding of what a labour burden rate is, why it is used, and what is generally included in the calculation.
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Finance

Preparing Year-End Taxes: Part 2

Preparing for Corporate Year-End Taxes: Part 2 – Bookkeeping

This is Part 2 of our series on preparing for corporate year-end taxes which explains bookkeeping requirements.
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Payroll Accounting: Part 2

Payroll Accounting: Part 2 – Recording Payroll Journal Entries

This article explains recording the journal entries for payroll accounting.
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Setting Up Payroll: Part 5.9

The Key Components to Setting Up Payroll: Part 5.9 – Personal Days

This article is written to provide you with a summary of what paid personal days are and how your company can administer them.
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Preparing Year-End Taxes: Part 1

Preparing for Corporate Year-End Taxes: Part 1 – Previous Year’s Information

This article is the 1st part in our series on preparing for corporate year-end taxes and explains what information is required from the previous year.
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Health & Wellness

Art in the Workplace: Part 2

Art in the Workplace: Part 2 – Choosing Artwork

This article explains 5 tips for choosing artwork to display in the workplace.
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Fueling Yourself for Success: Part 1

Fueling Yourself for Success: Part 1 – Calories

Part 1 in this series on fueling yourself for success explains calories.
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Superfoods: Part 1

Superfoods: Part 1 – What Constitutes as Super?

This article discusses what superfoods are, what they do for the body, and how to get maximum nutritional benefits through them.
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Letting Someone Go: Part 1

Letting Someone Go: Part 1 – The Human Element

This article is written to discuss the importance of incorporating the human element throughout the process of terminating an employee.
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