Escaping Your Average Business with Ultimate Escape Game

Ultimate Escape Game started the way many escape room companies start: As a way for investors to turn a profit. However, things have drastically changed over the last few years for this emerging industry leader. In 2015, the idea for UEG Atlanta was brought to a local investor by a …

Mental health stigma drives unexplained sick days

A new report from Breathe commissioned to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 implies that British workers are still uncomfortable disclosing mental health issues or burnout, as nearly a quarter (23 percent) admit they would rather take an unexplained sick day than discuss their issues with their employers. “This …

These Are the 15 Fastest Growing Jobs Over the Next 5 Years. Is Yours on the List?

No matter what kind of skills you have, now is a good time to be looking for a job. Still, some workers have it better than others. The unemployment rate is the lowest its been in decades and wages are slowly beginning to climb, making it no surprise that an …

What we have wrong about why some companies are more successful than others

  New research published in the Strategic Management Journal suggests a firm’s competitive advantage can last more than three times as long as previously believed. INSEAD Assistant Professor of Strategy Phebo Wibbens found that companies with “higher-order” resources can greatly outlast their competitors. Traditionally, strategy experts have focused on a firm’s …

SitePoint Premium New Releases: Cybersecurity & DevOps Adoption

We’re working hard to keep you on the cutting edge of your field with SitePoint Premium. We’ve got plenty of new books to check out in the library — let us introduce you to them. The DevOps Adoption Playbook This award-winning book provides actionable, real-world guidance on implementing DevOps in …

Using Twitter for restaurants — 4 tips to reach more customers

Using Twitter as an outreach tool for restaurants is a time-saving and cost-effective way to attract new customers and build relationships with existing customers. Why? Because consumers are on Twitter, and they are there to have conversations. In fact, there are 336 million monthly active users on Twitter. And, 85 percent of …

Local Business Listings: The easier way to manage your online business listings

With all the social media outlets and ways to manage your online business listings available nowadays, marketing your business online is becoming easier and more accessible. And, to make things even more seamless for business owners, many of these types of sites will automatically gather your business information and list your …

Lyft launches default tipping, rating protections and more to keep drivers happy

Until autonomous vehicles are here, ride-hailing companies like Lyft and Uber have to attract and retain human drivers if they hope to sustain their businesses. Lyft announced Thursday a half dozen new driver-friendly features, from default tipping and in-trip tipping to ways to protect their ratings and an events planner. …