Brookings 2019 Trends to Watch

Small Business Labs

The Brookings Institute is a large and influential DC public policy think tank. They recently released a report with their 2019 Trends to Watch. " Although targeted at policy makers, many of the trends are on technology, trade and other issues related to business.

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Top Remote Working Trends in 2019 You Should Know More About

Dumb Little Man

Let’s have a look at the biggest remote working trends of 2019. One rising trend for 2019 is for small companies and start-ups to introduce security policies. The post Top Remote Working Trends in 2019 You Should Know More About appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2019 238

Read Your Dense Privacy Policy? No, I'll Go Elsewhere

Business Writing

Earlier this month The New York Times published an interactive data-filled article on privacy policies titled "We Read 150 Privacy Policies. They Were an Incomprehensible Disaster." Author Kevin Litman-Navarro performed several analyses. For example, he timed the minutes it took.

How to Select a Safe New Bingo Site in 2019

Dumb Little Man

Always check the wagering requirements when it comes to bingo bonuses and withdrawal policies. The post How to Select a Safe New Bingo Site in 2019 appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2019 156

Good Practices for A Successful Dropshipping Business In 2019

Dumb Little Man

Dropshippers usually adopt a return policy which holds the buyer liable for the return shipping costs unless the item is defective upon arrival. and the commonly cited reasons include return policy-related issue, a slow website, and high shipping costs.

2019 152

Small Businesses Worried About Corporate Concentration - and Especially Amazon

Small Business Labs

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance recently released its 2019 Independent Business Survey.   They also feel government policies have not helped.   Government Policy industry structure Small Business Economy trends

2019 167

The Great Risk Shift - and Economic Insecurity - Continues

Small Business Labs

" Reinforcing this, the Federal Reserve just released their 2019 Survey of Household Economics and Decsionmaking study.    Economic Uncertainty Government Policy trends

2019 220

What Freelancers Want From Their Clients

Small Business Labs

  But as companies become more reliant on external talent, they increasingly need to structure their policies, procedures, and engagement practices in order to be successful in attracting, engaging, and retaining highly skilled independent professionals. 

2019 257

How Can Universal Basic Income Mitigate Fallout From Automation?

Dumb Little Man

From 2019 to 2020 in Stockholm, California, monthly stipends were tested at random on 100 citizens. There are many arguments for and against a universal basic income, but the need for such a policy is clear.

2019 228

Advice For Greypreneurs Entering The Gig Economy

Dumb Little Man

By 2019, many of them are in or approaching “retirement age”, but they aren’t ready to leave their career. Starting back in 2013, IBM began operating under a new policy that corrected seniority mix.

2019 259

Uber and Lyft Offer to Compromise Over Driver Concerns

Small Business Labs

Freelance gig economy Government PolicyYesterday the CEO's of Uber and Lyft published an op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle offering to support efforts to improve the working conditions, wages and rights of their drivers. 

2019 146

According to the National Labor Relations Board, Uber Drivers are Contractors

Small Business Labs

gig economy Government PolicyThe U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled this week that Uber drivers are contractors. The major impact of this ruling is gig workers are unlikely to be able to form or join unions. This follows a ruling by the U.S.

2019 146

How Employers Can Help Fight The Opioid Crisis

Dumb Little Man

Drug Policies Should Be About More Than Drug Testing. Having a drug testing policy in place and following it is a must in this day and age. But if employers are going to join the fight against opioid addiction, they are going to have to take their policies a few steps further.

2019 229

Top Reasons Why You Should Find A Virtual Assistant Today For Your Business

Dumb Little Man

Then, develop his understanding of the policies and ethics of your business. Running a business can take a significant toll on you, especially when you are doing all the tasks alone.

2019 226

The Power of Pets: Can Pets Really Help Grow Your Business?

Dumb Little Man

But many businesses are looking toward pet-friendly policies in the workplace so people can bring their pets along for the workday, leading to a greater work/life balance. Pet Policies For Customers Can Get More Business. Are pet-friendly businesses better?

2019 198

Purpose and a Paycheck and the New Retirement

Small Business Labs

The book also contains an analysis of the economic impact of an aging society as well as policy suggestions on how to deal with ageism and other age related issues.

5 Top Cyber Security Training Tips For Employees

Dumb Little Man

Have a policy in place regarding what software employees can and cannot install on company computers. Most people believe that the most sophisticated cyber attacks are the biggest threats to any organization.

2019 166

24 Online Collaboration Tools That Let You Leave The Office Space Behind

Tips From T. Marie

In fact, it’s why some companies rescinded work from home policies in the past. Location-less offices, remote employees, virtual assistants , and online service providers. This is the changing face of today’s small business offices.

2019 160

Tips For Employers to Reduce Motor Vehicle Crashes

Dumb Little Man

Tip 2 – Written Policies and Procedures. If you are a company that requires employees to drive as part of their job, you need to establish a fleet safety program. Automobile accidents occur every five seconds with death and injuries as part of the mix.

2019 219

Tor vs VPN – What is Your Preference?

Dumb Little Man

Still, the majority of the VPN services ensure privacy and anonymity with a zero logging privacy policy. No one can expect to be 100% secure online where internet freedom is becoming scarce, and cyber attacks are lurking in every direction.

2019 215

Protecting Your Network From Cyber Criminals

Dumb Little Man

All secure corporations will have a remote access policy that requires employees to use a virtual private network (VPN). First, as CISO you must outline a mobile device policy for the organization as a whole.

2019 182

Academic Studies Show Gig Economy Larger Than Government Data Suggests

Small Business Labs

  But despite a preponderance of studies showing that the gig economy is large and growing, this has not been accepted as true by many in the academic and policy making communities.

2019 227

8 Smart And Easy Tips To Make Moving A Breeze

Dumb Little Man

You might also want to check the area’s road policies and other community regulations, especially if you’re moving with a pet. Regardless of whether you have few or more items, moving is one of the biggest household tasks there is.

2019 222

Food Delivery Continues to Boom

Small Business Labs

  Controversy swirled around grocery delivery company Instacart and their policy on tipping, witch many called wage theft. Uber's financials suggest its delivery service, Uber Eats, is likely going generate $1 billion or more in net revenue in 2019.

2019 151

6 Steps for Recruiting Volunteers

Ian's Messy Desk

Orientation familiarizes volunteers with your organization’s policies and procedures and will help them to act in alignment with your organization’s mission and values. The post 6 Steps for Recruiting Volunteers appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Volunteers play a critical role in the operations of non-profit organizations and NGOs. For many organizations, volunteers can make the difference between successfully delivering services or program or falling short of their goals.

2019 127

How The Student Loan Bubble Affects The Economy

Dumb Little Man

This calls for a massive overhaul to not only loan policies but educational standards as well. Surpassing the market value of media giants Microsoft and Facebook combined, the national student loan debt ceiling is coming up on crisis levels.

2019 203

Your Business Feels Like a Job? 5 Steps to Reclaim Your Passion.

Tips From T. Marie

Remind yourself that you run a business and that sometimes that means doing things like cutting services, setting new business policies, eliminating clients and raising rates. For most small business owners, the impetus to trek out into the world of business ownership is a combination of passion and hating their current job. To be honest, hatred of their job is often the starting point to discovering their passion and a business model that fits it.

2019 123

Online Side Gigs: Earn Well and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Versus A Traditional Side Job

Eco-Office Gals

The best thing a drop shipper can do is to find wholesalers that are dedicated to timely delivery as well as a high quality product with ecofriendly policies.

How to Choose the Best Builder’s Risk Insurance For your Construction Site

Dumb Little Man

One policy which can help you do so is risk insurance specifically designed for construction workers. A Commercial General Liability policy will usually cover damage arising from work that is faulty as well. There’s professional liability insurance as well as a risk policy; this covers the materials on a jobsite, in transit, and the actual building. Risk policy is especially useful in case there is vandalism, damage from wind, or a fire.

2019 136

Coaching for Executive Assistants and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

I am happy to say that more executives are investing in their assistants by providing one-on-one coaching for them. Over the past two years, Office Dynamics has done more on-site coaching for executive assistants than we have done in the past seven years!

2019 148

How to Reduce Food Waste Starting from its Production Process

Small Business CEO

Distribution, storage and retail routines are now involved in a general revision of food preservation’s policy: new technologies have been introduced in order to avoid a quick decay of perishable products.…

2019 71

Podcast 114: Organizing systems for growth

Clutter Coach

That means decisions and policies have to be set up for how a space is organized and maintained. Ideally, we’ll be able to come up with a clutter level policy that everyone is happy with, so they’re more likely to comply. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! ?. This is Podcast 114 and it’s about organizing systems to cope with growth and change.

2019 100

How Should an Administrative Assistant Prepare Their Day? – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

We are trying to formulate a policy about backing others up when they are out of the office for PTO. We would like to develop a policy that covers our eleven offices to keep things as consistent across the company as possible. Any advice or ideas for a policy would be welcomed.

2019 141

Coaching for Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

I am happy to say that more executives are investing in their assistants by providing one-on-one coaching for them. Over the past two years, Office Dynamics has done more on-site coaching for executive assistants than we have done in the past seven years!

2019 130

How Can Businesses Improve Their Data Security?

Small Business CEO

After new regulations were introduced in 2018 to tighten data security, businesses in the UK have been forced to adjust their policies to ensure they meet the new guidelines.

2019 82

Do Uniforms Have a Place in Modern Business?

Small Business CEO

In recent years, businesses have relaxed their policies on workwear uniforms , allowing many to adopt a flexible stance on what they wear day to day. The modern workplace is adaptive. It changes with the ebb and flow of trending ideas and new-age thinking.

2019 76

Competitive Industries: How Do You Stand Out?

Small Business CEO

The mis-selling of PPI policies resulted in thousands — if not millions — of UK individuals demanding a refund from their bank or lender.… How can your business stand out in a competitive industry?

2019 60

10 Misplaced Modifier Examples

Daily Writing Tips

any issues encountered in applying new policies). any issues encountered in applying new policies) should be addressed the following year.”. Misplaced modifier is the syntactical error of misplacing nonessential but supplemental information within a sentence.

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