The virtual office isn’t just a benefit to small businesses looking to grow quickly — at least faster than they would in a physical office.
But now, we’re seeing signs that this is truly something your employees, current and future, may prefer.
This week, a new report from Owl Labs found that 34% of your employees would likely consider a pay cut to work remotely.
Yes, you read that right. Employees would take a pay cut just for the liberty of working remotely.
If you’ve got a physical office now for your business, this may give you more reason to consider allowing employees to work from home more often. And if you’ve got growth plans, you may want to look for people who are more acclimated to working remotely to help initiate that growth.
For the rest of the week in small business headlines, check out our news and information roundup below:
Vermont Small Businesses Lead the Nation for Revenue Growth
How are U.S. small businesses doing in the midst of the trade and recession talk? According to the Kabbage Small Business Revenue Index, they are experiencing double-digit gains. In fact, revenue for small businesses grew by 19.2% between January 2018 and January 2019. The number from Q2 2018 to Q2 2019 is an impressive 18.5%, and from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 it is 7.6%.
Only 7% of Entrepreneurs In Need of Funding Actually Sought It, Survey Finds
A report from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business has revealed some interesting data. The researchers say most potential entrepreneurs give up before taking even simple steps to vet their ideas. According to the authors, the data of their research suggests guiding entrepreneurs early to vet their ideas is important.
Chick-Fil-A Success Shows Brand’s Ability to Triumph Over PR Problems
Brooklyn residents were quick to embrace Chick-fil-A after the fast-food chain opened in the city for the first time ever. Chick-Fil-A in Brooklyn People gathered outside the location ahead of it’s opening. The line got so long that what appears to be red velvet rope was needed to organize the gatherers.
Spooktacular Tips for Marketing at Halloween
Does the thought of marketing your business at Halloween send a shiver up your spine? You don’t stand a ghost of a chance unless you prepare early. Marketing Ideas for Halloween Whether you are interested in Halloween or the fall season in general, it’s closer than you think.
Inbound Marketing Leads to 72% More Leads for Businesses
There are now more ways for people to communicate and purchase things. This means there are also more ways to market to consumers. And inbound marketing is one of the strategies businesses are increasingly using for lead generation and conversions. And just how are small businesses using inbound marketing? This is what a new report from Visualobjects answers.
7 Secrets to a Successful Pop-up Shop
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