Carolyn Young

Carolyn Young

Carolyn Young

Expertise

Entrepreneurship education, business management, business strategy

Currently

Senior Business Writer

Education

Bachelor's degree in Finance, The Ohio State University

Carolyn Young has over 25 years of experience in business in various roles, including bank management, marketing management, and business education.

She has written business plans for companies with complex products and business models, including a technology company that built a search engine optimization tool, a biotechnology company, and an online marketplace. She has helped several startup companies get off the ground.

She is the author of several entrepreneurship textbooks, and she created related entrepreneurship curriculum that has been taught in universities internationally. Titles include Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Finance, and Lean Accelerator. The textbooks were part of an online learning platform designed for high school and college students. She was the Direct of Product Development for the company, Venture Highway, that launched the platform.

Carolyn also has expertise in financial business writing, with numerous financial whitepapers under her belt, as well as a technical manual for Chief Financial Officers.

She has been a freelance business writer for over ten years and has a bachelor’s degree in Finance from The Ohio State University. She is also the author of a novel, The Perfect View.

Recent articles

How to Calculate Overtime Pay

How to Calculate Overtime Pay

Carolyn Young

Published on September 24, 2022

If you’re starting a business and expecting to hire employees, payroll is a complex business function that you’ll need to tackle sooner orlater. ...

How to Fill Out Form W-2

How to Fill Out Form W-2

Carolyn Young

Published on September 24, 2022

If you’re starting a business and hiring employees, you’ll have to deal with the payroll process, part of which is filling out and issuing W-2fo ...

What Is a Payroll Register?

What Is a Payroll Register?

Carolyn Young

Published on September 23, 2022

If you’re starting a business and hiring employees, you’re probably also beginning to navigate the complex world of payroll. Maybe you’veheard ...

What Is a Certified PEO?

What Is a Certified PEO?

Carolyn Young

Published on September 22, 2022

A PEO is a professional employer organization that offers outsourced HR services, such as payroll and benefits administration. But what is acertifie ...

What Are Payroll Deductions?

What Are Payroll Deductions?

Carolyn Young

Published on September 21, 2022

Starting a business comes with many challenges, and if you’re hiring employees, payroll is sure to be one of them. The payroll process is quitecom ...

How to Pay Sales Commissions

How to Pay Sales Commissions

Carolyn Young

Published on September 21, 2022

Starting a business and hiring employees comes with many challenges. If you’re hiring salespeople and planning to create a commission structure,th ...

How Much Do Payroll Services Cost?

How Much Do Payroll Services Cost?

Carolyn Young

Published on September 21, 2022

If you’ve started a business and have employees, you’ve begun to tackle the payroll challenge – and it’s exactly that, achallenge.  ...