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For most people, the chance to work from home is a dream come true that has been known to influence the career choices of most recruits especially millennials. It is also a chance to escape office life for one or two days in a week and to use the time spent commuting and put it to good use. A lot of people see it as a way to get back in shape and fall in love again with their career. Generally, it is awesome. However, most people end up realizing it is only an illusion because of the low productivity…

The ideal corporate event is one where people gain valuable knowledge to help them excel at their jobs, have a great time, and get the chance to do some bonding in a venue away from work and outside of the normal company conditions. When you think of all the agendas that are looking to be mad at a corporate event, it gives insight into why it is so difficult to execute one that everyone agrees met the objectives. Choosing the Location The location you select for your corporate event is very important and should reflect the specific goals of your…

If you’re looking at a career, one of the things you have to think about are the opportunities for development. Working for a small start up gives you lots of experience and could get you in on the ground floor of something huge, but professional development relies on you creating opportunities for yourself. If you want to follow a more traditional path of training, improvement and promotion you need to look to a large, established company, with institutional experience you can benefit from and a hierarchy you can climb. Many careers follow a path beginning in large, established businesses, out…

If you are self employed, chances are one of your problems is finding out how to cut costs. When you incur too much expense in your business, you will not take much profit home at the end of the day; and even if you are sitting pretty, it is always a good idea to know how you can reduce expenses and save money in case something goes wrong in the future. Know the expenses you can deduct from your tax As a self employed individual, there are certain expenses you are allowed to deduct when you submit your tax. This…

Cyber breaches and security attacks are very common these days. Recently, Yahoo confirmed a data breach that compromised 500 million users accounts. Another company, ADP recently experienced a security attack that revealed the payroll, tax and other confidential details of nearly 640,000 businesses. With data breaches on the increase, it is no longer of a question of if, but when your business becomes a victim to such an attack. Cyber-attacks, if not well managed, inflict a heavy blow to customer confidence and trust. This is especially true if confidential information such as financial and social security details get exposed. Having…