The four-day work week is coming: Here’s what it could mean for you

As work and work life continue to evolve, companies are exploring whether a shorter week can solve some of the workforce's biggest challenges. hai and Naomi Aharony, managing directors of London-based digital PR agency Reboot, have embraced a new normal – in March, they moved their company to a four-day work week. The pair were [...]

By |2022-05-23T14:33:08+00:00May 23rd, 2022|Business Finance|0 Comments

Maintaining network connections

As we redesign work for the hybrid future, it is vital to understand the ways that information flows and networks form within organizations. Our collective experience in the pandemic created a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rethink what we want from work and our working lives. We had a chance to question many fundamental assumptions, adopt new [...]

By |2022-05-09T14:13:34+00:00May 9th, 2022|Business Finance|0 Comments

Congress presses IRS on ERTC processing and tax penalty relie

Lawmakers are asking the Internal Revenue Service to expedite the processing of Employee Retention Tax Credits and not to penalize small businesses for incorrectly paying their estimated quarterly taxes as they await their claims. During a hearing Thursday before the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee, Rep. Carol Miller, D-West Virginia, asked IRS Commissioner Charles [...]

By |2022-03-21T12:12:45+00:00March 21st, 2022|Business Finance|0 Comments

Want to sound more confident in a job interview? Tell the recruiter you’re nervous, says Google’s head of recruiting

Interviews can be nerve-wracking, whether you’re sitting across from a hiring manager in an office or speaking to them on a video call from the comfort of your couch. But interviews are an important part of the hiring process: These conversations give you a chance to show off the skills in your resume and learn more [...]

By |2021-12-20T17:16:14+00:00December 20th, 2021|Business Finance|0 Comments

IRS updates business travel per-diem rates

The IRS issued its annual update Friday of special per-diem rates for substantiating ordinary and necessary business expenses incurred while traveling away from home (Notice 2021-52). The new rates are in effect from Oct. 1, 2021, to Sept. 30, 2022. Specifically, they are the special per-diem rates, including the transportation industry meal and incidental expenses [...]

By |2021-09-07T15:13:28+00:00September 7th, 2021|Business Finance|0 Comments

BANKS ARE OPTING OUT OF THE GOVERNMENT’S PPP LOAN FORGIVENESS PROCESS

AT LEAST THREE major banks have decided to opt out of a new process for getting Paycheck Protection Program loans forgiven directly by the Small Business Administration, The Intercept has learned, leaving their small business customers with no other recourse if the banks refuse to forgive loans or drag out the process. Bank of America, JPMorgan [...]

By |2021-08-23T13:33:53+00:00August 23rd, 2021|Business Finance|0 Comments

Companies are already pushing their return-to-office dates to 2022—why some experts say it’s a ‘smart approach’

Concerns over the rising numbers of Covid-19 cases due to the highly contagious delta variant are sending corporate return-to-work policies askew. In the last few weeks, a handful of the most influential tech companies in the U.S., including Google and Apple, delayed their return dates from September to October. On Wednesday, Lyft CEO Logan Green announced it will push its September [...]

By |2021-08-02T13:51:56+00:00August 2nd, 2021|Business Finance|0 Comments

Employers are getting more desperate to fill jobs

Workers are still stalling the job search, and employers — from health care providers to trucking companies — are getting desperate. Staggering stat: The share of job postings that use words like "hiring urgently" has spiked over 50% since the start of 2021, according to data from the jobs site Indeed. There are certain industries in which [...]

By |2021-07-26T14:00:14+00:00July 26th, 2021|Business Finance|0 Comments
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