Ask the Admin: Using a Travel Agency

Administrative Arts

I will need a step by step guide or a travel agency that will assist me. Will any of the travel agencies assist me in making travel arrangements. First of all, yes, most travel agencies and agents charge fees. Once upon a time travel agents were paid by the airlines and hotels, but that stopped quite some time ago, so you need to understand your company’s policy about their use. Similar Posts: Ask the Admin: Using a Travel Agency.

Brookings 2019 Trends to Watch

Small Business Labs

The Brookings Institute is a large and influential DC public policy think tank. The report is targeted at government policy makers and lists the issues Brookings experts "expect will shape the world this year and the solutions to address them."   Government Policy

2019 180

The Need for More and Better Future of Work Data

Small Business Labs

There's long been a need for our government agencies to collect more timely and better data on the the forces impacting jobs and work.   We're glad that government agencies are catching up.   gig economy Government Policy

2017 176

The Empire Strikes Back at the Sharing Economy

Small Business Labs

Industry incumbents and government agencies often respond to innovative newcomers by using regulatory processes to constrain the new entrants.   Government Policy trends

2013 189

Encouraging U.S. Commerce Report on "Digital Matching Firms"

Small Business Labs

Second, it provides an overview of the sector and how at least one government agency views the good and bad of these firms.  In the past, government agencies have mostly been quite negative on independent work and digital matching firms.    I was also recently on a panel with a senior policy person from the Department of Labor.   1099 Economy Contingent Workforce Freelance gig economy Government Policy on-demand economyThe U.S.

2016 116

Tips For Employers to Reduce Motor Vehicle Crashes

Dumb Little Man

Tip 2 – Written Policies and Procedures. Consult the agencies below to familiarize yourself with the laws and compliance regulations that you need to be aware of: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

2019 252

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 238

What Does the New U.S. Administration Mean for the Tech Industry?

Small Business CEO

With a new President-elect already shaking up the political sphere with Cabinet and agency picks, many are wondering what the new U.S. administration is going to mean for the tech industry.

2016 102

Top Careers In Chemistry After Graduation You Need To Know

Dumb Little Man

Chemists work in several state agencies such as Law, Defense, Public Health, Policy, and the Environment. They provide suggestions on how to update a policy for the environment or agriculture based on the latest scientific developments. Chemistry, just like other natural sciences, is the backbone of how the world is shaping up at present. It says a lot about the structure of things, how they react with and to each other, and the way they change.

2018 157

What President Trump Means for the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

  The one area where we have details is tax policy.  Given Trump's and the Republican party's dislike of regulation, there will likely be a reduction in anti-gig economy efforts by these agencies. President-elect Trump has not talked much about the gig economy.

2016 253

The Federal Reserve Recognizes the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Recognition by the Fed that he gig economy is real and growing will push other agencies and policy makers to also see this.

2016 160

Why "Total Talent Management" is Important to Freelancers

Small Business Labs

  A relatively new HR buzzword - " Total Talent Management " - is being used to describe systems and policies that  integrate all aspects of workforce management, from temporary agency workers and traditionally hired permanent employees to independent contractors and some types of outsourced services.  One of key trends we follow is the growing awareness of the importance of contingent talent by corporate HR departments. 

2015 150

Presidential Environmental Track Record and Positions 2012

Eco-Office Gals

Obama also formed the Partnership for Sustainable Communities to bring together federal agencies to help communities nationwide improve access to affordable housing and increase low cost transportation options while protecting the environment.

2012 186

5 Steps to Increasing Your Cash Flow

Office Organization Success

Have clear payment policies in place. Talking of declines and other ‘uncomfortable’ payment issues, make sure you have a clear policy in place for how you’re going to collect on non-payers. Are you willing to go as far as handing things over to a collections agency?

2015 225

The Take Over of Green Marketing

Eco-Office Gals

Environmental conservation has played a major role in reshaping the corporate landscape of America since the late 1960’s onward as environmental policy reform began gaining popularity. Consumers love products that in one way or another help the environment.

2018 130

8 Easy Contract Changes to Make for More Sustainable Events

Practically Perfect PA

Ask your venue what its policy is on towel and bedding washing. Ask your venue what their policy is on work experience and graduates and if they don’t have something in place bring in your own!

2016 176

Government Surveillance May Be Privacy Game Changer

Small Business Labs

The big news last week was that the National Security Agency (NSA) is collecting the communications records of millions of US citizens indiscriminately and in bulk – regardless of whether they are suspected of any wrongdoing. Companies will increasingly need to develop comprehensive and clearly communicated privacy policies and practices.

2013 182

3 Sentences That Cause Confusion

Daily Writing Tips

The agency found that contrary to its claims, World Wide Wickets failed to employ reasonable and appropriate measures to protect data. Jones faces criticism of others who oppose his policy positions, as does opponent John Smith and many others.

2016 75

Shift Syntax to Strengthen Sentences

Daily Writing Tips

America should rely on the entrepreneurship and goodness of its citizens to be a great society, not on the well-intentioned but ineffective policies of government agencies.”.

2013 106

Obamacare, Job Lock and Freelancers

Small Business Labs

General Accounting Agency reviewed the research on job lock and reported: Empirical research generally indicates that certain types of workers are more likely to remain in jobs they would otherwise leave in order to keep their employer sponsored health care coverage, although research does not allow for a definitive answer on the prevalence or implications of this phenomenon for the overall labor market. This means young freelancers can piggy back on their parental policies.

2013 138

5 Top Jobs to Pursue Under Trump-onomics

Dumb Little Man

If you’re in the arts or the Environmental Protection Agency, you might be feeling apprehensive about your future. His confrontational foreign policy style might be a catalyst for rising oil prices, and when oil goes up, so does the demand for Petroleum Engineers. One of the central policies of the administration is to enforce stricter immigration laws and deport illegal aliens.

2017 160

Paperless Office: Myths, Benefits, and Tips for Going Paperless

Dumb Little Man

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, going paperless can save a company about $80 for each of your staff members per year. They have different amounts of available space and privacy policy rules, so be careful. Operating in an eco-friendly manner has been the new black for some time now. However, being trendy is not the main benefit of going paperless in the office. It actually offers tons of advantages. Top myths about paperless office.

2018 159

"Gig" - The Word of the Year

Small Business Labs

We also regularly call for increased protections for gig workers and new laws and policies to make gig work more secure.    But our research and the research of others (including government agencies) consistently shows the majority of gig workers chose to be gig workers, are satisfied with gig work and plan to continue as gig workers.

2016 100

How to make your event more environmentally friendly

Practically Perfect PA

Also ask the hotel you are staying in what is there water bottle policy? We are an independent venue finding agency and do not represent any one venue. Sustainability is slowly creeping back on everyone’s radars.

2014 239

How to Create Lead Magnets That Convert

The Solopreneur Life

Impact Branding and Design, an inbound-marketing agency, has faith in the power of lead magnets. It’s your insurance policy.”. Impact Branding and Design, an agency that specializes in inbound marketing, has gone “all in” with lead magnets.

2015 211

Featured Soloist Avrum Nadigel: “Security Wasn’t Worth Sacrificing My Values”

The Solopreneur Life

After years of working for various mental health agencies, I decided the security (income, clients) wasn’t worth the sacrifice to support policies and therapeutic modalities that conflicted with my values.

2012 178

Eco-Friendly Business Promotion Techniques for 2013

Eco-Office Gals

If part of your promotional package includes giving discounts that reward loyal customers or encourage new business, then you can easily go green (and likely save some money in the process) by enacting a paperless policy where your coupons are concerned.

2013 169

Linking Coworking and Innovation

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 197

5 Steps to Increasing Your Cash Flow

Office Organization Success

Have clear payment policies in place. Talking of declines and other ‘uncomfortable’ payment issues, make sure you have a clear policy in place for how you’re going to collect on non-payers. Are you willing to go as far as handing things over to a collections agency? One critical element of running a successful business is that you need consistent and regular cash flow coming into our business so that you can pay your bills and, more importantly, pay yourself!

2011 157

Making Travel Arrangements

Laughing all the Way to Work

If your company policy allows it, I have found it more convenient and time saving to use a travel agency to make travel arrangements. The advantages I have found in using a travel agency are: the cost for the service is minimal; it is time saving: all you need to do is send them an email with details and they do all the work; cost effective: the travel agent will do the work to get you the best deals possible; they ask the right questions to get you where you want to go.

2007 109

Dog Whistles, Whistle-Blowers, and Whistle-Stop Tours

Daily Writing Tips

For example, in certain contexts, the invocation of the phrase “states’ rights” in assertions of the right of states in the United States to determine their own laws and policies without interference from the federal government is said to mask tacit advocacy of the perpetuation of racism.

2017 68

19 Work From Home Success Secrets to Eliminate Distractions & Get More Done!

Productive & Organized

Thanks to Cat Taylor of Emblem Agency. Others think that they have liability coverage provided under their homeowner's policy. The bottom line is this, if you are performing business services at your residence, your homeowner's policy will most likely exclude a liability claim.

2011 285

The Structural Shift to a Contingent Workforce

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 232

Blog Action Day 2008

Loosely Speaking

Applications for repairs are accepted only as referrals from social service agencies and various faith-based organizations. Leave a Reply Site Pages Commenting Policy About ktcosmos Got Loose Change?

2008 130

At the End of the Day

Daily Writing Tips

Unlike idioms that are used conversationally among friends, newly fashionable clichés find their way into print, in everything from speeches on foreign policy to product reviews.

2014 112

More on the Growth of Small Farms and Local Food

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 170

How to Refer to Governmental Administrative Bodies

Daily Writing Tips

Here are some guidelines about how to style names of administrative jurisdictions, departments, and agencies: Name Versions. Also, the designation US often precedes a department or agency name to distinguish it from a state-level entity of the same name or a similar foreign entity, whether such an entity is mentioned in the same piece of content or not. Nomenclature for US government entities can be complicated.

Standard Operating Procedures: Tips for Creating Business Systems | Office Organization & Office Efficiency | OfficeArrow

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2010 52

How to Plan Business Travel & Business Travel Planning Checklists

Office Dynamics

Other business travel preparation tips for assistant: How can I more effectively work with the travel agency to find the most efficient ways to structure leader’s travel given all factors of each trip, i.e., time frames, travel dates, meetings with customers, dinners, time to and from airports, etc. Have you thought through the schedule the travel agency gave you? Cancellation Policy: __. Travel Planning for Executive & Administrative Assistants.

Travel 176

Common Job Search Mistakes

Job Advice Blog

Even if the company has a dress down policy, you are not yet part of the group.

2010 152

Evaluating Benefits 101 – Comparing Premium Costs is Just Not Enough

Small Business CEO

Similarly, more highly qualified employees are most likely more familiar with the rules and regulations that affect their job, and are therefore more likely to follow company policy. The current business environment is a difficult one.

2013 98

25 Russian Words Used in English (and 25 More That Should Be)

Daily Writing Tips

Glasnost : a policy of political openness and transparency, from the Russian word for “publicity”. Politburo : the Soviet-era primary source of government policy decisions, a truncation of the Russian forms of the words political and bureau. Glavlit : the Soviet-era government censorship agency. Narkompros : a Soviet-era agency responsible for education and culture, later called the Ministry of Enlightening.

2012 87

A Quiz About Tactical Syntactical Revision

Daily Writing Tips

But the sentence means that the stated policy is the reason the person does not support them. America should rely on the entrepreneurship and goodness of its citizens to be a great society, not on the well-intentioned but ineffective policies of government agencies.”.

2012 67