Skye B Schooley

Staff Writer

United States

I am currently a staff writer for Business News Daily and I am responsible for researching and creating insightful content for business professionals and small business owners. I write about a variety of small business topics, including finance, human resources, marketing, technology and the workplace. I have experience in search engine optimization (SEO), content marketing, data analysis and content creation.

Fun fact: I spent nearly 3 years traveling internationally, gaining real-world knowledge and cultural experiences. Occasionally I blog on WordPress.

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10 Ways to Build Your Email Contact List

Having a targeted, email marketing contact list can play an integral part in your business's marketing strategy. There are several tactics you can use to create a successful email list in order to effectively connect with consumers.
How Important Are Job References to an Employer?

During the interview process for any new job, your hiring manager will likely ask for a list of professional references. Although this may seem like a trivial matter, who you list as your references can have a big impact on your ability to land the job.

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The First 5 People Your Startup Needs to Hire

You created a product or service, you started your business, and you finally began making a little money - now it's time to hire your first employees. Figuring out who those people should be, however, is easier said than done. Since every employee can have a huge impact on a startup, it's important that you hire the right people who are flexible, driven and trustworthy.

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Advice for When a LGBTQ Employee Comes Out at Work

Nearly half of LGBTQ workers in the U.S. have not revealed their sexual orientation or gender identity at work, largely due to the fear of social exclusion. Support LGBTQ employees by creating an inclusive work environment, enforcing comprehensive LGBTQ protection policies and forming a workplace LGBTQ network.
How to Prepare for and React to Workplace Violence

Violence in the workplace can occur in various forms, whether that be verbal or physical. Knowing how to prevent workplace violence is essential to the health of your business, and knowing how to properly react to an incident is just as important.

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Choosing the Right Name for Your Business

A business name is more than just words - it is a representation of your company and brand. The process of choosing a business name may seem simple at first, but there are many factors that play into creating a successful one.
Legal Protections for Transgender Employees

As society demands a more inclusive work culture, knowing how to properly treat your diverse employees is becoming a critical element to running a successful business. It is important for employers to be aware of the current human rights and equality regulations in place, as the social and political climate is ever-progressing.

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What Is Corporate Social Responsibility?

In today's socially conscious environment, employees and customers place a premium on working for and spending their money with businesses that prioritize corporate social responsibility (CSR).

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Facing the Gender Gap in the Workplace

Despite increased publicity and discussions surrounding the inequalities women face in the workplace, there remains a tremendous amount of work to be done to close the gender gap.