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Starting your business
Entrepreneurship is at an All-Time High
Becoming your own boss is becoming more popular as record numbers of people start businesses and take control of their futures and income.
Fifty-eight percent of U.S. adults say their paychecks are no longer enough to support themselves or their families. Do you know the steps they’re taking to cut back and how it will affect your business?
Talent Acquisition and Retention in the New Normal
Employers of every type are reporting historically high quit rates and they are feeling the pain of staff shortages. Some businesses are adopting new strategies to attract and keep the employees they need.
Over a year into the pandemic, companies are still adapting to economic, labor and supply chain challenges. In the next year, CEOs and other business leaders will focus on sales, spending, supply chain management, staffing, and flexible work arrangements.
Supply Chain Challenges Part 1: Automobile Manufacturing When the Chips Are Down
Reduced computer chip supply is severely limiting auto production, resulting in very low inventory and very high prices for new and used cars. See the impact of semiconductor manufacturing on the auto industry.
Supply Chain Challenges Part 2: Trucking Industry Shortages: Tech Bound and Down
Construction, manufacturing – even your favorite meal – are being affected by the trucking industry’s driver shortage. The American Trucking Association says the labor shortage isn’t new. Here’s what this group and other industry associations are recommending to fix the problem.
Protecting Customer Data is Key to Reputation Management
Your brand reputation ultimately lives in the hearts and minds of consumers, but there are ways it can be influenced. One of the most effective ways to do so? Respect your customers’ personal information.
Despite advances in technology, the Nostradamus School of Management still doesn't exist. How would another prolonged business disruption affect your organization? What would it mean for revenue? Our employees? Scenario planning can answer these questions.
First used in the 1950s to assess potential effects of a nuclear war, scenario planning offers practical benefits for CFOs and other finance professionals today. Consider these dos and don’ts when beginning the scenario planning process.
Are Construction Material Costs Slowing Building Pace?
2020 saw a rise in new home construction and a slight drop in commercial building. But lingering supply chain disruptions are causing building material shortages, as well as increases in pricing. Will these factors impact construction this year?
The pandemic interrupted food supply chains. Even with eased constrictions, the next few years will be challenging for Southeastern producers. Farmers and other growers must be prepared to adapt to market conditions.
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