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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June 14, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Where Should Working Dads Live?

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 best states for working dads, construction jobs are rising, and the EEOC investigations may be dropping. The Best States for Dad to Work Just in time for Father’s Day, WalletHub […]

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June 13, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Seattle Workplaces Win with Dogs

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, Virginia set new law for employee records, Seattle tops dog-friendly workplaces, and Nevada says a failed marijuana screening can’t rule out a job. Virginia New Employee Records Amendment Starts July 1 […]

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June 12, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Your Employees Don’t Care About the Company Picnic

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, employees don’t really care about the company picnic, California seeks to codify the ABC test, and malware is all over the small business world. Employees Want Fridays Off. Employers Want Picnics. […]

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June 11, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Nothing Keeps Small Business Owners Down

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, optimism keeps growing, the dream keeps side hustles into full-time businesses, small business loan approvals increase, and job hoppers might be making more than you need to pay. Small Business Optimism […]

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June 6, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Will Work for Debt Relief

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, young workers want debt relief, Oklahoma businesses get a life line, acceptance of LGBTQ workers inches up, and lots of workers won’t take vacation. Younger Workers Rate Student Debt Repayment a […]

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June 4, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Employee Misclassification Audits On the Rise?

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, worker classification audits are increasing, Washington state uses payroll taxes to keep seniors in their homes, and Kansas City joins the ban on salary history club. Worker Classification Audits on the […]

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June 3, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Long Wait for Loans

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, loans take forever, selling small businesses is getting tougher, tariffs concern industry groups and a phishing scam is targeting business owners. Small Business Owners Stuck on Hold for Loans While there’s […]

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May 31, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Small Businesses Expect More Revenue, Hiring

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, small businesses expect to see a rise in revenue and hiring, but also should expect to get harder by tariffs, and older workers are still looking for jobs. Small Businesses See […]

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May 30, 2019

The Daily Rundown: The Rent is Too Damn High

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, NYC business owners are looking for rent control, employers look into mental health benefits, and California passes legislation to make it harder to classify workers as independent contractors. NYC Small Businesses […]

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May 29, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Poor Infrastructure Hurts Small Business Owners

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. Today, we look at how infrastructure issues are hitting small business owners, a rise in the minimum wage in Connecticut and a new milestone for PayPal. Small Businesses Hit By Crumbling Infrastructure […]

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May 28, 2019

The Daily Rundown: Workplace Burnout Gets Official Designation

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Each day, we bring you stories and trends that impact small business owners and their workforce. After a long weekend of (hopefully) relaxation, we come back to hear that workplace stress is very, very real. Read on for the headlines of the day. World Health Organization recognizes workplace […]

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October 25, 2018

What is a Full-Time Job? The Definition Could be Shrinking.

.Dave Yonkman needed a top lieutenant at DYS Media. But Yonkman, the president of the small media relations firm in Holland, Mich., tempered his expectations. But then he found the perfect candidate. And Yonkman realized she would take the job if he budged on one thing: the hours. “I didn’t have any bargaining chip in […]

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