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HR Basics: Are Holiday Gifts Taxable?

QUESTION: As the holidays are approaching, we are looking for ideas for employee gifts. If we give gift cards or gift certificates, will they be taxable to the employee? What about hams and turkeys? ANSWER: Anything that equates to giving cash must be considered taxable income for the employee. This includes gift cards, gift certificates (even if they cannot be …continue reading

One Interview Question You Should Ask Every Candidate

Today I missed lunch. I frequently do when I write these articles. Sometimes I end up writing through the night despite the fact that I was tired at 11 p.m. I lose track of time. Why? Because writing these articles and helping others with my advice is something I am passionate about. It feeds my purpose. In a world where …continue reading

Don’t Know Your Per-Student Value? Learn How to Calculate It!

Seems like there are numbers that you need to know for everything that involves making your gym better – and they are all important. But one number that you may have never figured out could really help you in making business decisions – especially when you’re trying to figure out if you’re investing the right amounts in the right things …continue reading

Instagram Update: Edit Your Captions

Instagram released a new update today – and it’s what we’ve all been waiting for. You can now edit the caption of your photo instead of deleting and reposting the photo. In the world of social media, time is everything. Going back and reposting your really awesome picture means choosing a filter, adding a location, tagging your friends, and then retyping …continue reading

Owners put Jackrabbit’s automation and flexibility to work

There is a lot going on at Jennings Music and Education Center. The center offers a few group lessons but the bulk of lessons offered are private. The Center also sells products in quite a large store. There is a large room equipped for bands and Band labs are offered for musicians to work on combining their skills. AUTOMATION AND …continue reading

Successful People Never Again…

If your’e successful, you’ll never do these again – 1. Return to what hasn’t worked. Whether a job, or a broken relationship that was ended for a good reason, we should never go back to the same thing, expecting different results, without something being different. 2. Do anything that requires them to be someone they are not. In everything we do, we have to …continue reading

Simplifying Language: Terminology Changes in eCommerce

We’ve made some helpful changes to our terminology in eCommerce: In the Transaction menu: “Batch ePayment” option is now “Process Credit Cards/Bank Accts” On the Payment Transaction Entry page: “ePay & Save” button is now “Use Card/Acct on File” On the Batch ePayment page: “Create Batch & Preview” button is now “Preview Payments” See our list of Enhancements.

Owner leverages power of single database system to manage multiple locations

To manage the details of 4 music schools and a dance school, Kelly Bowlin, owner of Gwinnett Music School definitely needs a robust system. Data is the life blood of any business and Kelly’s organization is no different. Data is critical to managing day-to-day tasks and in making strategic business decisions. The single database foundation of Jackrabbit’s system enables owners …continue reading

How to Select & Implement Software

Evaluating & implementing a mission critical business application can be a challenging and time-consuming task. Here is a process that will help you choose and implement the right solution for your business. Recommended Software Selection Steps: 1 – Define your requirements 2 – Identify costs 3 – Technical & architectural issues 4 – Implementation, data conversion & training 5 – …continue reading

Sharing this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday that we don’t want to ever forget about at Jackrabbit. Before the jingle bells come out, we really like this day of remembering what we’re thankful for.  Join us this year as we celebrate the beautiful life we live. It’s become quite the ‘norm’ to share what you’re thankful for during the month of November. This …continue reading