Jesse Noyes

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Jesse Noyes

Jesse Noyes is Head of Content for Zenefits. He started out as a business reporter before beginning a career in marketing. Jesse is naturally curious not only about the work people do, but why they do it. His first job was building freestanding stone walls in his home state of Maine.

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July 11, 2019

The Daily Rundown: A Different Kind of Hockey Fight

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, Boston considers a holiday, a work spat goes viral, and a tax credit is floated to make a $15 minimum wage attractive. Boston Considers Making Election Day a Holiday Would more […]

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July 10, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Do It For the Kids

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, the Capitol wants to shelter lemonade stands, Rhode Island hits the bottom of the list, a business owner tells her license horror story and a California city in controversy over minimum […]

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July 8, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Independent Workers Bring In Big Bucks

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, the father of the 401(k) says small business needs help, independent workers generate a lot of revenue, and Wharton to close a famed development center. “Father of the 401(k)” Wants More […]

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July 1, 2019

The Daily Rundown: July 1 Means Minimum Wage Hikes

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, minimum wage increases go live in many places, why bother with digital marketing, and a word on paternity leave. Minimum Wage Rises in Multiple States and Cities Minimum wage is a […]

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June 28, 2019

The Daily Rundown: It’s Friday, Friday, Friday

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, a week in the life of a new small business owner in Austin, a summer fridays surge and potential help for the cannabis industry.  A Week in the Life of Small […]

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June 27, 2019

The Daily Rundown: “Killer” Bargains

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, online prices take a bite out of retail, Colorado adds apprenticeships for healthcare, and overexertion is a pain in the workforce.  Online Prices Are Killing Small Businesses Everyone loves a bargain. […]

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June 26, 2019

The Daily Rundown: No More Predatory Loans, Please

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, a Congressman wants protections for small business, remote work keeps rising, and businesses seek ways around Chinese tariffs.  Congress Told to Help Small Businesses Against Predatory Loans A US Congressman is […]

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June 25, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Small Business Raises Money…to Close

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, a small business throws in the cocoa beans, small business in NYC take on the mayor, and Connecticut extends paid leave.  Gourmet Chocolatier Wants to Raise Cash to Close Business For […]

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June 24, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Disrupting the Workplace with…Smoothies?

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, smoothies in the workplace, men struggle with paternity leave and co-workers unite on Facebook.  Are Smoothies the Next Big Perk? Summer fridays? Nap rooms? What’s the next work perk trend? If […]

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June 21, 2019

The Daily Rundown: The $1.5 Trillion Work Perk

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, pet perks rule, student loan repayment benefits are in style and dads re-think their careers. Pet Perks Are a Priority More folks are souring on open office plans. But the pets […]

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June 20, 2019

The Daily Rundown: New York to Strengthen Sexual Harassment Laws

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, New York toughens sexual harassment laws, Southwest offers small business owners lots of points, business owners struggle to speak banker and insurance costs to jump. New York Passes Tough Sexual Harassment […]

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June 19, 2019

The Daily Rundown: When the Business Owner Passes Over

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, what happens when a business owner passes on, lack of recognition kills retention and onboarding is for everyone. What Happens When the Business Owner Dies Succession planning is often associated with […]

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