How to Help Your Remote Employees Manage Workplace Stress Around the Holidays

Remote Employees Holiday Stress

Money and work continue to be “significant stressors” as tracked annually by the American Psychological Association’s (APA’s) Stress in America Survey, with nearly two-thirds of adults (63%) reporting one or the other to be a major source of stress. Not to mention the added factor that Americans have been profoundly affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The holiday season can add an entirely new level of demands on the mental state of your employees, with the pressures of remote work, meeting year-end deadlines, competing for bonuses, and managing time for family, contributing to a broadly shared sense of unease during a global pandemic.

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Keeping the Holidays Free from Fraud: Tips for Your Business

Small Business Owner working during the holidays

Soaring sales during the holiday season can give your small business the boost it needs to end the year on a high note. Unfortunately, scammers and fraudsters are eager to grab their share of your profits. According to the 2019 American Express Digital Payments Survey, almost 30% of the sales ended up as fraudulent transactions and 69% of U.S. merchants are spending significant company time and expense resolving payment fraud.

Don’t let these thieves turn an otherwise prosperous holiday sales season into a nightmare. Follow these simple steps to protect your small business this holiday season. Continue reading

5 Tips to Protect Your Business Against Cyberattacks

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) and it’s the perfect time to implement a new educational training series for your employees. Continuous education programs can help safeguard your employees’ confidential information and protect against cyberattacks and data breaches that can lead to crippling financial damage, fraud, and identity theft. Continue reading