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Businessmen shaking hands to signify transparency.

When building a business, it’s important to be transparent. Transparency is actually one of the keys to a successful business. Why? Because it helps you build trust with your customers. This is especially true if you are building your own business. After all, in the case of a small business that you own, you are the brand. So if people understand who you are as a person, they essentially understand the essence of your brand as well.

For service professionals this can be even more important. If people are looking for someone to come and work in their home, they…

With the ongoing rollout of Covid vaccines taking place, and more and more people getting vaccinated each week across the country, many people who have spent the last year in quarantine are starting to resume their usual activities. Air travel is starting to increase as more people are beginning to feel comfortable with taking vacations and flying on airplanes. Although some companies will convert to working remotely permanently, the majority of workers who have been working from home during the pandemic will return to their offices.

Many people have actually moved, even across the country in some cases, while they…

Gender Equality In The Workforce Is Possible And Here’s How

Over the past few years, a particular, troubling statistic regarding workforce gender equality has been mentioned a bit in the media and a lot on social media. That statistic is this:

Women working full-time in the U.S. are paid 82 cents for every dollar earned by men.

Think about that for a second. In the U.S. today, women are still not paid the same amount as men for the same work.

Workforce Gender Equality And Fortune 500 Companies

Unfortunately, equal pay isn’t the only workforce gender equality issue that still exists. Although there are now more female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies than ever before, the numbers…

You walk down the narrow path, enjoying the smell of the air, flowers, and plants, as you reach an archway of bushes leading you toward the sea. As the path becomes wider, you enter a section of land with bushes on either side, each one brilliantly shaped to look like a different animal. The sunbeams reflect off of the raindrops dripping from the leaves.

Did picturing this scene make you smile? Did you start to think about how you would design it to make it better? If you answered yes to either or both of these questions, you might want…

The Best Pest Control Services

Do you have a bug problem in your home? Pests are every homeowner’s worst nightmare. These bugs aren’t usually friendly like the bugs in Pixar’s A Bug’s Life. They will destroy your home if you leave the problem unchecked for too long. Plus, it’s gross to have bugs living with you in your home. How are you supposed to entertain any of the neighbors once COVID restrictions have been lifted and more people are vaccinated if you have bugs everywhere!? The answer is you’re not…at least until you call someone that offers pest control services…

Technology has taken the world to new heights over the last few decades. Since the invention of the internet and widespread use of home computers that developed out of the rivalry between Microsoft and Apple in the 1980’s and onward, technology has developed at an almost unimaginable speed. Without the internet and laptops, Facebook wouldn’t have been developed on a laptop in a Harvard dorm room.

Thanks to companies like Amazon and others, you can now purchase almost anything on the internet and have it shipped to your door. Tech tools like Slack, Asana, and Zoom have made working from…

Hiring a service professional can be a difficult decision. Not only do you have to be comfortable with letting someone you never met fix a problem for you, but you have to trust that they don’t have some hidden motive. Unfortunately, there are service scams that can be used against unsuspecting customers. By being aware of the service scams that exist and hiring professionals from the right places, you can avoid service scams and have a positive experience with whoever you end up hiring.

Common Service Scams

Due to our increased reliance on technology, the demand for tech savvy professionals has increased over…

With so many people working remotely now, some companies are starting to change their tune about this way of working and are allowing their employees to work from home permanently. To many people that sounds like a great deal. They get to avoid commuting and sitting in a cubicle all day with their boss hovering around them. Now their coworkers have become their dogs and cats, and they have traded their office cubicle for working from their couch at home. Sounds awesome, right!?

However, this assumes that to work virtually, you have to spend your day on a computer working…

Is it Safe to Have Service Professionals in Your Home?

One common question you might ask when thinking of having workers come to you home is, “Is it safe?” Home visit safety is a concern for many people, especially when they are considering inviting a stranger into their home, someone who they may have never met.

For women this concern is often elevated, especially if they will be at home alone when the service professional visits. …

Did you know that it was projected that there will be 4% job growth for janitors and building cleaners through 2029? The projection was made in 2019, even before pandemic. However, with an increased focus on cleanliness and the fact that people have been stuck inside their homes, the number will likely be even higher now.

When mandated COVID-19 lockdowns end, restaurants, office buildings, airlines, and more will be trying their best to keep their workers and guests as safe as possible, and for many that will mean keeping their spaces extra clean. This is expected to cause an increase…


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