Women Entrepreneurs Have Come A Long Way—But There’s Still Room For Improvement

AllBusiness. comStarting and running more businesses than ever, women business owners worldwide are on the rise, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2016/17 Women’s Report. The report surveyed women entrepreneurs in 74 global economies to create a snapshot of women’s progress. Here’s some of what the new report found:This continues the positive trend revealed in the previous report, which showed an average 7 percent increase in women’s TEA rates and average 6 percent reduction of the gender gap.

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Starting and running more businesses than ever, women business owners worldwide are on the rise, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2016/17 Women’s Report. The report surveyed women entrepreneurs in 74 global economies to create a snapshot of women’s progress. Continue reading “Women Entrepreneurs Have Come A Long Way—But There’s Still Room For Improvement”

Want To Grow Your Small Business? Here Are 5 Action Items To Get Started With Right Now

AllBusiness. comYou finally have your business up and running, but it isn’t growing at the pace you’d expected, or maybe it is even struggling. What steps can you take to grow your business?It is important to take action daily to improve your business. Every business is unique, but these steps will help set your business up for growth.

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You finally have your business up and running, but it isn’t growing at the pace you’d expected, or maybe it is even struggling. What steps can you take to grow your business?

It is important to take action daily to improve your business. Continue reading “Want To Grow Your Small Business? Here Are 5 Action Items To Get Started With Right Now”

New Study Shows Workplace Equality Is Still A Thing Of The Future: What Working Moms Need To Know

In the market research industry, our daily jobs usually entail project work, tight deadlines, and demanding clients. This fast-paced environment is great for women: we are scientifically proven to be better at multi-tasking, are more detail-oriented, and are better communicators than our male counterparts. But the same thing that makes our field a great fit for us works against us when it comes to work-life balance – especially if parenthood is thrown into the mix. Thus, the pervasiveness of gender inequality in the workplace.

In the market research industry, our daily jobs usually entail project work, tight deadlines, and demanding clients. This fast-paced environment is great for women: we are scientifically proven to be better at multi-tasking, are more detail-oriented, and are better communicators than our male counterparts. But the same thing that makes our field a great fit for us works against us when it comes to work-life balance – especially if parenthood is thrown into the mix. Continue reading “New Study Shows Workplace Equality Is Still A Thing Of The Future: What Working Moms Need To Know”

The 18 Best Micro Jobs Online List: Work From Home Today!

You have a full-time job, but still need to earn some extra cash on the side. You’re not alone!With today’s iffy economy, it seems that almost everyone is in the same boat. Fortunately, the internet is ripe with ways to earn some money that won’t interfere with your day job. Instead, you can have a flexible way to earn money in your spare time by completing micro tasks online.

You have a full-time job, but still need to earn some extra cash on the side.

You’re not alone!

With today’s iffy economy, it seems that almost everyone is in the same boat.

Fortunately, the internet is ripe with ways to earn some money that won’t interfere with your day job. Continue reading “The 18 Best Micro Jobs Online List: Work From Home Today!”

8 Mission-Critical Legal Tasks To Tackle After Incorporating Your Business

AllBusiness. comFiling your business formation paperwork with the state is a big first step in getting your new business up and running. But that’s just the beginning. After you have officially incorporated your business or formed an LLC (Limited Liability Company), you need to tackle a variety of tasks to make sure your company is legally compliant.

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Filing your business formation paperwork with the state is a big first step in getting your new business up and running. But that’s just the beginning. Continue reading “8 Mission-Critical Legal Tasks To Tackle After Incorporating Your Business”

Not Getting What You Want Out Of Your Instagram? Here’s What To Do

So, your Instagram isn’t working as you want it to. Perhaps your account isn’t growing at the rate you want it to. Or maybe your audience has stopped engaging with you. Or maybe you’re just out of ideas for content – and all your images and videos become interchangeable.

So, your Instagram isn’t working as you want it to. Perhaps your account isn’t growing at the rate you want it to. Or maybe your audience has stopped engaging with you. Continue reading “Not Getting What You Want Out Of Your Instagram? Here’s What To Do”

Could You Survive A Digital Disaster? Why Every Small Business Needs An IT Road Map

AllBusiness. comMost companies will focus on their sales, marketing, and balance sheets, but forget the infrastructure that keeps the operations running—and that oversight can get expensive quickly. When the worst happens and you’re faced with hardware failures, after-hours IT support, system upgrades, vendor audits, or recoveries from hacking and viruses, it’s no wonder that the average IT outage costs $5,600 per minute; for larger companies, this can mean losing up to half a million dollars every hour. Even after the outage is fixed, the hidden costs of distracted employees—who can take more than 20 minutes to refocus—continue to add up.

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Most companies will focus on their sales, marketing, and balance sheets, but forget the infrastructure that keeps the operations running—and that oversight can get expensive quickly.

When the worst happens and you’re faced with hardware failures, after-hours IT support, system upgrades, vendor audits, or recoveries from hacking and viruses, it’s no wonder that the average IT outage costs $5,600 per minute; for larger companies, this can mean losing up to half a million dollars every hour. Continue reading “Could You Survive A Digital Disaster? Why Every Small Business Needs An IT Road Map”

Remote Jobs In The Hospitality, Travel, And Tourism Industries

October 17, 2017 Leave a Comment This post may contain paid and/or affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy for further information. After I graduated from college (I earned a Bachelors Degree in Anthropology), I took two months off to backpack around Europe and figure out what I wanted to do with my life. It was during this time that I decided to go back to school and become a nurse.

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After I graduated from college (I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology), I took two months off to backpack around Europe and figure out what I wanted to do with my life. Continue reading “Remote Jobs In The Hospitality, Travel, And Tourism Industries”

15 Key Steps For Companies Responding To Sexual Harassment Or Discrimination Allegations

AllBusiness. comBy Lynne C. Hermle | In: Hiring & Firing, Legal, Staffing & HRReports of sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace appear to be at an all-time high. The media reports daily on allegations across every industry—entertainment, technology, media, law, venture capital, finance, government, and more.

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By Lynne C. Hermle | In: Hiring & Firing, Legal, Staffing & HR

Reports of sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace appear to be at an all-time high. Continue reading “15 Key Steps For Companies Responding To Sexual Harassment Or Discrimination Allegations”

Is Your Small Business Protected If You Die? How To Mind The Insurance Gap

AllBusiness. comIs your business unprotected? “Of course not,” you probably say. But how sure are you? Almost 40% of small companies would likely go out of business if the business owner unexpectedly died, according to a new report, the New York Life Small Business Insurance Gap. The survey also reveals the average insurance “gap”—the shortfall between a small business’s financial needs and the money it would have available from an owner’s life insurance policy in the event of the owner’s death—is $1.

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Is your business unprotected? “Of course not,” you probably say. But how sure are you? Almost 40% of small companies would likely go out of business if the business owner unexpectedly died, according to a new report, the New York Life Small Business Insurance Gap. Continue reading “Is Your Small Business Protected If You Die? How To Mind The Insurance Gap”