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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Jesse Noyes

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 […]

The Daily Rundown: Workplace Burnout Gets Official Designation

The World Health Organization recognizes burnout, workplace violence a major issue for healthcare workers, and pay is top incentive in the Northwest.

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

The line between a full-time versus part-time job may be changing, based on new data. Why 35-hour or even 30-hour work weeks are on the rise.

More Businesses Make Election Day a Holiday. Can Small Businesses Keep Up?

There's a movement among businesses to make Election Day a holiday with paid time off. We look at home small businesses are keeping up with the trend.

Who Works in the App-Based Gig Economy? 5 New Findings

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has recently begun studying the gig economy. Here are 5 surprising facts about gig workers.

Writing a New Employee Welcome Email? Steal These Experts’ Tips

Three HR experts provide their tips for writing a new welcome email.

Just How Popular are Free Employee Meal Policies?

News came this week that an upcoming change by Facebook means tighter restrictions around their legendary free employee meal policy. Will others follow?

7 Big Statistics About the State of Flexible Work Arrangements

A new report reveals data on flexible work arrangements and policies among small business employees. Download our benchmarking report.

The Employer’s Guide to Independent Contractors Vs. Employees

There are important distinctions between an employee and an independent contractor. Misclassifying an employee as a contractor can result in significant tax penalties, you don’t want to be on the wrong side of the IRS’s definition. So, here's what you should know: