The United States is currently experiencing a mass labor shortage that many link to the COVID-19 pandemic. Remote work environments, pandemic anxiety, and stay-at-home orders caused many workers to leave their jobs, and that trend continues today. In May alone, over 4 million people willingly left their jobs. The current labor shortage is affecting the… Continue reading How Does Labor Shortage Affect The Economy?
The CDC has some pretty good guidelines to help you keep your employees and customers healthy while keeping your doors open. You can read the full set of guidelines here, but we thought we’d list some of the highlights for you below. There are ways to navigate this pandemic safely and profitably. Let’s take a… Continue reading CDC Recommendations for Businesses Operating during COVID
If you need help with living expenses during the COVID-19 crisis, the US Government has several programs and options available to you. USA.gov has the following assistance available: Rent assistance Student financial aid Aid to military vets and families Help with food and bills Social Security and Retirement Cutting Personal Expenses During COVID-19 In addition… Continue reading Get Help With Living Expenses During COVID-19
It’s only been a few weeks of this coronavirus pandemic. But it feels like a decade since it started. Many business owners have been affected by official orders, have seen customers disappear and are fearful of their future. It’s time to start taking action and doing what we can to make it through this. To… Continue reading The ASCEND Small Business Coronavirus Survival Plan
There’s a Gig knocking at your door. Lyft, Uber, DoorDash, GrubHub, AirBnB…you name it. But the Gig Economy is so much more than these apps. Professionals with decades of experience are going the ‘freelance‘ route to earn money and independence. And they’re doing it with a lot of success. Check out these key statistics on… Continue reading The Gig Economy [Infographic]