Owning a retail store is simply not enough in this day and age, particularly with the globalisation of almost every good or service available today. For retailers to compete they need to start selling online as well as having (or perhaps not having) a physical retail store.
I’ve already written about the benefits of using Groupon Coupons for cutting costs on business expenses, but I’m going to take your savings a bit further with Groupon Pages. Whether you’re rewarding your hard-working employees with lunch, or you’re treating a prospective client to dinner, there’s no reason you should be paying full price for food expenses now that Groupon has released this newest edition. Groupon Pages is a massive directory of restaurants in your area that has been designed to guarantee the best dining experience with the best deals. There are many budgetary advantages that come with using this new feature, but I’ve narrowed it down to the three top ways to save.
The professional job market for foreigners in China continues to grow in 2015. Forget the days when only English teaching jobs were available. China now needs business professionals with a wide variety of skills and experience in many industries to help Chinese companies become successful internationally. If you have experience in the following areas and are looking for a new career this fall, now is the time to come to China.
When you’re running a business, you’re probably focused on two main areas: income and expenses. While making money usually falls into a fun activity, expenses can conversely seem like a nightmare. It doesn’t need to drag down profits if you know how to trim unnecessary fees and high costs. One of the easiest ways is to use online coupons.
IT has become a vital function in every company and the need for recruits in this area keeps growing as systems are updated to make them more efficient.
Add to this the growth of web and technology-based businesses and it is easy to see why this is a popular area for graduates and school-leavers to get involved in.
While businesses the world over seem intent on jumping on the Cloud bandwagon at the moment, it’s important for those who have yet to make the leap (and equally for some of those who have already completed the transition) to remember why they are implementing the technology into their organisation.
In todays’ brave new technological world, the need for secure and accessible data storage has never been greater. Even small businesses have a tremendous amount of material that needs to be kept for reference or for legal reasons, including documents, emails, databases, customer details, presentations and more. Your business operations might even include video or audio files. In the past, this needed to be stored on servers onsite, but cloud storage solutions are becoming increasingly popular, especially with the advent of fibre optic broadband to make data transfer fast and simple.
Charitable acts are on the increase as the economy returns to stability, and charities stand to gain in both the engagement and giving stakes if they know how to take advantage of the favourable economic conditions.
Contracting can be a very lucrative way to work for professionals who choose to become self-employed. Reduced taxes and hourly pay can mean that contractors are able take home more than an employee working on the same project. However, when starting out as a freelancer there are a number of things that must be considered. After all, contracting is very different to being employed by a company.
It’s safe to say that flexible working policies in business are on the increase.
According to research conducted by the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei), over 60 per cent of companies believe that at least a quarter of their workforce will be taking advantage of mobile working technology over the next five years.