Workplace culture has always played an important role in business ownership. However, the rise of distance work has changed the number of entrepreneurs approaching this topic. Whether you’re working in the office or at home, it’s important to tailor your work environment to your needs and those of your team. Here are tips from members of the online small business community.
Start your distance learning career with these free courses
The rise of distance work has given more opportunities for people to start new businesses from home. But there may be a bit of a learning curve for those just starting out. Luckily, there are free courses that can help. This post by Holly Reisam Hanna of The Work at Home Woman includes many options.
Decide if a physical office makes sense for your business
Some companies may still benefit from working together in person. But others do not need office space at all. In this Noobpreneur post, Neil Duncan reviews some key factors to help you decide which route is right for your business. And BizSugar members shared their own thoughts here.
Maintain high employee retention in the age of remote work
Workplace culture is important whether or not you work in a physical office. There are several factors that influence the retention of senior talent. Raul Galera offers reflections and tips in this post on the Time Doctor blog.
Carefully set up your initial work environment
Whether you’re planning to welcome employees to an office or work from home, it’s important to consider your company culture. The influences described in this post by Marty Zwilling on Startup Professionals Musings can help you create a successful environment for your team.
Improve collaboration with personal user manuals
Each employee has different preferences in the workplace. Therefore, sharing these differences can help foster effective collaboration. Enter personal user manuals. Read about this concept and how to implement it in your workplace in this Process Street post by Jenna Bunnell.
Find out how Web 3.0 can affect your business
The Internet has affected almost every business in the world. And technology continues to evolve. The latest iteration, known as Web 3.0, offers even more opportunities and benefits. Learn more in this post about Deciphering Mahipal Nehra Zone. Then see what BizSugar members are saying to the community.
Organize a successful conference
Face-to-face events return, as do face-to-face workplaces. Whether you use a traditional work model or a distance model, there may be benefits to meeting in person at conferences. This post by Pixel Productions by Martha Jameson examines how to plan these events.
Get your EIN in order
Managing a team is more than creating a workplace culture. An EIN is important to complete the documentation and comply with the creation of a team. If you already have one, there are certain circumstances in which you may need a new one. CorpNet’s Nellie Akalp explains it here.
Support women in SEO
Women have often been underrepresented in SEO and other adjacent technology sectors. But supporting women can empower them and improve jobs around the world. In this Bright Local post, Jenny Bernarde introduces several women in the industry and explores how to support them.
Keep the course in your business
There are seemingly endless opportunities for companies to grow and change. Some may even try new things like remote or hybrid work. But if you know what you’re good at, there are advantages to staying the course. Rachel Strella of Strella Social Media talks about it here. And the BizSugar community shared their own thoughts here.
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