Many months into the pandemic, we examine the effects working from home is having on the ways housework and childcare get done there. Forced togetherness and relentless negotiations for space and time are creating a more even division of labor within some families, which may lead to career gains for mothers.
America is currently experiencing what some are calling a "startup boom." That's right — even with a raging pandemic and an ugly recession, America is seeing a boom in the creation of new businesses.
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Don't miss this webinar from the National Women's Business Council and the Tory Burch Foundation exploring effective tactics on adapting your business during this crisis.
Business owners who conduct business on a project or job basis may have a difficult time tracking each individual cost associated with each individual job. However, owners who cannot track total project costs accurately may find themselves taking on work that is not profitable or pricing their work too low. The solution lies in accurate job costing. Read more about tips to help you manage and track job costs.
1. PPP loan forgiveness is applied for through a lender, not the SBA.
2. Approximately 71% of Illinois PPP borrowers are eligible for a simplified PPP loan forgiveness application that can take as little as 15 minutes to complete.
3. Businesses still need to document PPP loan money was spent on eligible expenses.
4. The SBA has already started remittance to lenders.
5. Help is available for the forgiveness process and recovery plans.
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In remote work situations, where people cannot rely on impromptu elevator conversations or water cooler chats with coworkers, the answer isn’t to turn inward. In fact, the need for networking is even more important.
Listen to the live show where two experts joined MPR News host Angela Davis and explored why people are struggling to find purpose. They also offered tips on where to find joy during this unprecedented time.
Listen to the show here:http://ow.ly/Q7Fd50Ch0W8
That awkward pandemic moment when a stranger gets too close to you without a mask on; or when you have to turn down an invitation to a friend’s birthday party because you’re not comfortable hanging with all those people.
Check out the live show for ways to navigate through such situations: http://ow.ly/dF9O50Ch1IR