" In the last decade, the workforce has changed in ways many business professionals never could have imagined. The ubiquity of smart devices and internet connectivity means that more companies than ever are hiring from a national, and even global, talent pool, as people can do their jobs from anywhere in the world. Rapidly-changing technologies have also revolutionized certain outdated hiring processes and HR functions, leading to a workforce that's simultaneously distributed and constantly connected.
"As we approach the new year (and the new decade), many leaders are speculating on what might change about the current workforce and how we think of employment. We asked a panel of entrepreneurs to share their top predictions for the way work will look in 2020 and beyond. Here are the things they believe will change, and whether they see them as positive or negative transitions."
"Follow the latest trends in the management industry to keep up the pace and face challenges confidently. Read below to know the top 10 management trends expected in 2020."
" Every year, some advertising tricks and trends come into play and seem to be at the forefront of all big company marketing campaigns. Others stand the test of time and appear over and over because they work. As we move into 2020, there are a few trends you can count on and should learn well so you can apply them to your business."
There's so much money advice out there that it can be difficult to differentiate the good ones from the bad ones.
To save you some trouble, we asked nine financially savvy business owners and advisors in The Oracles to share the biggest money myths that can stunt your financial success:
"A new study shows just how hard it is for many Americans to get ahead. The average American spends roughly $1,272 per paycheck on living expenses — with the majority of expenses coming from housing and utility bills — according to a recent Clever Real Estate report using Bureau of Economic Analysis spending and income data and IRS state tax data.
"Clever Real Estate compiled a ranking of the best and worst metro areas to live in based on how much money residents have leftover from a typical biweekly paycheck. After subtracting expenses and income taxes from biweekly pretax income, the average amount of money leftover among all Americans was $136.39."
"You can’t run from your business debt or do nothing and hope it goes away on its own, but you can take steps to get it under control or otherwise find business debt relief. If you struggle with small business debt, we’re going to take you step-by-step through what you need to do to eliminate what you owe and get your business back in good financial standing."
"If you decide to make the leap and launch a business, the people in your life — from family and friends to investors — will all have opinions that they will gladly share with you, sometimes whether you ask them to or not.
"The fact of the matter is, you can take in all the advice in the world from the most respected sources, but if it doesn’t feel right to you, you have to trust vision and conviction enough to go your own way."
"Giant public corporations are major players in the American economy, and their headquarters are scattered across the states.
"Every year, Fortune publishes a list of the 1,000 largest publicly-traded US corporations by revenue. The most recent list is based on revenues from the 2018 fiscal year.
"The above map shows the top company from the list that has its headquarters in each state. Seven states — Alaska, Montana, New Mexico, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming — had no Fortune 1,000 headquarters."
"While you can find ways to be happy in your job even at terrible companies, some places are just better to work for.
"Job-listing site Comparably just released its annual ranking of the 25 large companies with the happiest employees. Comparably analyzed anonymous employee feedback on their website to measure fair pay, perks, benefits, and work environment."
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