More and more offices are moving towards an open-concept, family-style layout complete with sprawling work spaces and shared amenities. One of the most popular amenities of any large office space is a shared office kitchen. (more…)
They say entrepreneurs are the only ones who will work 80 to avoid working 40, but during the holidays, that simply shouldn’t be the case. This past decade there’s been a huge increase among forward-thinking companies, encouraging employees to spend more time out of the office, and some going so far as to sponsor paid sabbaticals.
So is this just a bunch of hippie talk? Not according to several scientific studies quoted by Inc. which include: stress reduction, heart disease prevention, improved productivity, and better sleep. (more…)
There is no doubt about it; the worlds of business and commerce have changed beyond almost all recognition since the turn of the century. Some businesses have yet to fully embrace the technological revolution, particularly smaller ventures who despite recognising the importance of innovation are failing to act due to the cost of implementation and a fundamental lack of knowledge. (more…)
Entrepreneurs everywhere have a little more than just turkey on the brain right about now… Small Business Saturday is just days away!
Here at MyCorp we’re celebrating by teaming up with Webiquity to give our customers a free domain name! Just make sure you have your MyCorp sign-up coupon code (if you’re not sure what that is, ask your sales rep for one and they’ll help you out!).
We wanted to know how other small businesses were planning to celebrate this Saturday so we asked around. Here’s what our experts had to say… (more…)
As education evolves, great leaders are in high demand. Luckily, good educators can work to become great leaders if they are committed to demonstrating high standards of work and ethics. Follow these tips to reach your leadership potential. (more…)
For small business owners, there are many challenges to introducing and growing a new company. How can you establish yourself in a new market? How can you attract clients? One tactic that can help address these questions, yet often goes overlooked, is corporate gifting. Corporate gifts are small tokens of gratitude that, given on appropriate occasions, remind the individuals important to your business that you value them. Done efficiently, it can benefit every aspect of your business. (more…)
Whether you are just hiring your first employees or you want to make changes to your existing payroll structure, you need to choose your pay frequency with care. Some payday schedules commonly used in the US are better for certain purposes than others. For example, a weekly or biweekly schedule is better for employees that work overtime, a monthly pay period might be cheaper and more efficient for the payroll processor and, well, one or two of them might not even be allowed in your state. (more…)
We know that visual content can increase the amount of time users spend consuming content, but do you know why? It’s all thanks to neuroscience, or the impact that certain marketing aspects have on the brain. For that reason, marketers have coined a new phrase: neuromarketing.
The short definition of neuromarketing is the use of neuroscience tools and theories to help businesses better understand consumers and attract their attention. Neuromarketing is a relatively new trend in the marketing universe, but it’s already shown some impressive advantages over traditional advertising techniques. If nothing else, it’s helped to close the gap between marketers and everyday customers. (more…)
The most important part of any hiring process – aside from picking the right candidate – is weeding out incompatible prospects. But finding someone who is a hard worker, a good fit, and won’t eat anybody’s food in the break room fridge can seem like a tall order. Luckily here are a few tips to help you find the best new hire for your brand. (more…)
Oodles of myths and misconceptions swirl around sales tax. Even the savviest online sellers can get confused about sales tax for a number of reasons. For one, sales tax is governed by the state level and every state is different. Also, sales tax guidance is often written in legalese and jargon that no busy business owner has time to decipher!
We dispel these myths and misconceptions every day at TaxJar, so I thought I would share the most prevalent of them with you here. (more…)