Benay Informer 9/30/2021
Zoomers are poised to drive the entrepreneurship boom
Remember that high school or college intern that you had a decade ago? It might be the time to get in touch and get along because they might be your next boss soon! Read more.
Small Business Resources
Facebook, Inc. Donates $2 Million to McBride Sisters Collection’s SHE CAN Fund
100 SHE CAN Fund grantees will each receive $20,000 in Facebook advertising credits, mentorship, and guidance through its Facebook Elevate group for Black and Latinx & Hispanic-owned businesses. Read more.
Coalition to Back Black Businesses Offering $5,000 to Small Business Owners
According to the University of Georgia, any Black owned business, anywhere is the U.S., 3 to 20 employees, full-time, part-time or under a 1099 or some other type of consulting contract may benefit. Read more.
Leadership and Management
Living Security wins three 2021 Stevie® Awards for Women in Business
Living Security CEO and co-founder Ashley Rose also was honored with Silver Awards in two categories: Woman of the Year-Technology and Female Executive of the Year-Business Services for companies with 11-2,500 employees. Read more.
5 Traits that will instantly point to someone with bad leadership skills
Not recognizing people for doing good work is the first. When employees don't develop and have their needs met to do their jobs well, they experience low morale, they stop caring, and they stop trying. Read more.
Maximus named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best Employers for Diversity
Based upon an independent survey of over 50,000 U.S. employees who work for companies with a minimum of 1,000 employees. Participants rated organizations based on several criteria, including age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, equality, and general diversity. Read more.
How one Chicago bank is growing the economy and advancing women in business
Jennifer "Jay" Palumbo writes about the only women-founded, women-owned, and women-led commercial bank, focusing on serving the women's economy. Read more.
How to develop important leadership skills, even if you're nowhere near senior level
No matter how far away a leadership position feels, it's never too early to start developing valuable leadership (even manager-level) skills. Read more.
UCF to Use National Award to Elevate Women-owned Businesses
Through an award to the Florida High Tech Corridor, the University of Central Florida will collaborate with Florida universities and national organizations to support underserved women entrepreneurs. Read More.
Technology in Finance and Management
Integrate mobile tech for better business growth, profitability: SOTI report
The pace of business investment in mobile technology has rapidly accelerated by nearly six years over the past 18 months, almost entirely because of the pandemic, according to new research. Read more.
Corporate Finance and Accounting
Secure credit relationship before easy money goes away
CFOs still have a chance to shore up lending relationships before inflation heats up further. Read more.
Accounting for small business – Should I hire an accountant or can I do It myself?
Hiring an accountant helps the business in many ways and has plenty of advantages. Learn more about a few benefits of hiring an accountant. Ream more.
Global Finance and Accounting Outsourcing (FAO) Market 2021 | Industry Analysis, CAGR Status and Future Opportunity Assessment 2027
MarketQuest.biz published a comprehensive report on the global Finance and Accounting Outsourcing (FAO) market. Markets are statistically assessed and divided into many geographical segments in all leading global industries. The report covers the size and volume of the market potential of each region Finance and Accounting Outsourcing (FAO) are shown. The survey indicates that the market analyses several drivers and limitations, opportunities, and issues throughout the projected period. Read more.
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Returning to Work
As CEOs push for office returns, CFOs don't mind staying put
Is working from home sustainable over the long-term? An ongoing debate among business leaders. Read more.
7 Gadgets to make you less weird when you go back to the office
After 18 months of isolation, it’s time to dust off your favorite Dockers. New York Times put in 130 hours of research and testing to offer you seven gadgets that will help you ease back into the daily grind. Read more.
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