In 2019, consumers lost $3.5 billion dollars from fraud, and the recent pandemic has seen a significant uptick in identity thefts. The fastest-growing complaints the Consumer Federation of America receives is the fear of being targeted, but few know what to do once they are. If you have been targeted by ID theft or you had a recent close call, here's how you report it.
Small businesses everywhere are searching for ways to come back from the heavy hits they took during quarantine. Now that public health concerns are thankfully subsiding, small business owners are able to refocus their attention to the businesses and projects that they had to put on the backburner last year.
Since 2020, the U.S recorded approximately 5,333 fatal occupational injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Many people associate workplace injuries with the most dangerous jobs such as roofing, fishing, and oil mining.
Employees respond positively to appreciation at work, especially when the appreciation is expressed through recognition of their efforts. This shows that their work is valued and important to the company. A simple award for their efforts can go a long way in making your employees feel good. This will also benefit your business in the long run. Here are some of the benefits of employee recognition awards.
If you're still using the term computer age, then it's time to update your vocabulary. There are dozens of different buzzwords floating around academia and the business world these days, but the one that most aptly describes the current state of the manufacturing and customer services universe is robotic.
Have you been thinking about starting your own business? The idea of a print-on-demand venture can be quite attractive. It seems that there are more and more POD online stores, and why would that not be the case?
Are you considering starting a meal delivery service? It can certainly be a lucrative business opportunity. But before you jump in head-first, you need to plan your business. Get started by following these six simple steps.
If you're starting a new business or hiring new employees, there are a few things you need to consider. You want to make sure that whoever you hire will be a great fit for your company. Ultimately, finding someone who will work in your company long-term is the goal. So as you begin the hiring process, think about these various things to ensure you get the perfect employee for the job!
As technology develops, it is becoming increasingly common and cost-effective for companies to conduct job interviews online. Today, not only leading employers such as Google, Microsoft, and Amazon, but also smaller businesses are using online job interviews for their recruitment process.
As a marketing manager, you know that creating eye-catching and engaging content is what your marketing team does best. But are they letting disorganisation and the complexities of their roles get in the way of better results? As well as understanding customer behaviour, generating traffic and leads and maintaining a consistent customer experience your marketing department has another pressing issue on their hands - data.
When times are tough, the economy is rattled, and you're worried about your profit line, it's easy to push employee training programs down to the bottom of the list of priorities, especially when we're talking about strengthening corporate culture rather than upskilling your workers. Investing money in developing employee activities and losing out on work hours by releasing employees from their regular, revenue-driving tasks can seem like a lose-lose situation.
People are the most valuable asset of every successful business. Thanks to rapidly evolving artificial intelligence, human resource managers have more employee-driven data available to them than ever before.
Whether you're searching for work or looking to fill those weekend hours, a part-time home business can boost your outlook and provide direction (as well as income!). At the outset, the thought of starting a business can seem daunting. There's a lot to consider. For example, what is your USP, and what are your startup costs? What help and support will you need in the short and long term? Your online business will need to compete with other websites, meaning you may need additional marketing support (for example, get in touch with fastfwd digital marketing for guidance).
Imagine you're running a company right now. Your business is navigating the extreme and ever-changing circumstances of COVID-19. A crucial person from your team just parted ways, and if you don't find a quality replacement soon, there could be dire consequences. What do you do?