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Will Work for Beer (and Other Perks) - Businessweek

Will Work for Beer (and Other Perks) - Businessweek - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by sundaydriver under Management
From http://www.businessweek.com 2779 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on September 17, 2013 11:58 am
What makes a company a good place to work? Competitive pay, good health benefits, a friendly work environment, and room to advance all help.

Also: the perks. Tech companies routinely offer massages, fancy food, and even housecleaning. B-Lab, a nonprofit that certifies socially responsible busine Read More
If you’re looking to start something new, there’s a simple technique you can use to FINALLY get started.

And it doesn’t even matter what you PLAN to start. This technique I share in today’s video WILL WORK. Read More
U.S. entrepreneurs have a poor view of government programs to support their companies, according to a study published last week by Ernst & Young—an odd finding because the study also found that the U.S. offers the best environment for entrepreneurs among the world’s largest economies. To underscore Read More
The U.S. economy added 169,000 payroll jobs last month, according to data released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. How many jobs did Main Street businesses create? As always, gauging small business hiring trends depends on how you define “small,” and who’s doing the counting. But ac Read More
Question: After Hurricane Sandy, I didn’t even have time to think about preparing for the next disaster. Now that my business is finally running smoothly again, I’d like to prepare in case another major storm hits. What should I be doing? Read More
Is it possible to change email click-through rate by changing one single word? The answer is YES – and this video reveals how. Read More

Zen and the Art of Startup Naming - Businessweek

Zen and the Art of Startup Naming - Businessweek - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by sundaydriver under Technology
From http://www.businessweek.com 2787 days ago
Made Hot by: mikehartman1 on September 2, 2013 1:36 pm
ZenPayroll, which aims to give small businesses a simple system for processing payrolls, is now processing more than $100 million a year, the company said yesterday. Also yesterday: Startup Zendrive, which plans to use smartphone sensors to “take back the joy of driving,” raised $1.5 million from h Read More

Explaining the Pain in Emerging Markets - Businessweek

Explaining the Pain in Emerging Markets - Businessweek - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by sundaydriver under Finance
From http://www.businessweek.com 2787 days ago
Made Hot by: Monsieur Eraser on September 4, 2013 5:08 am
It’s been a tough summer for emerging markets, amid a year that has cut more than $1 trillion from the value of their stock markets. Currencies and bourses in India, Indonesia, and the Philippines keep getting hammered. Here’s what emerging-markets gurus are saying about the situation. Read More
he market for consultants in your field depends on current conditions in your industry and its near- and long-term outlook. If you’re not familiar with where things stand there, educate yourself now while you have access to industry research through your employer. Read More
Question: I run a small, boutique catering business and I have an opportunity to create an outsourced food service business for a company of 400 that is opening a new cafeteria. I’m looking for insight on how to staff and price my service so it will be profitable for both my business and theirs. Ca Read More
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