Working in the gig economy : how to thrive and succeed when you choose to work for yourself (book)

Author: Thomas Oppong There are new flexible and independent working opportunities available in the gig economy for those brave enough to seize them. It is estimated that the number people involved with the gig economy will double in the next four years. New generation workers are realising that they can break the chains of corporate … Read more

Home help: Computers can help you share your biggest asset, says Airbnb

Airbnb’s head of public policy Brent Thomas believes technology should be used to connect humans instead of replacing them in the hospitality industry. While the hotel industry has started using robots to displace humans and has argued against significant wages growth for workers, Airbnb says it wants to promote human contact along with fair pay … Read more

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Members of the Business Studio now have access to the full version of the ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database! This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit … Read more

Are You Sitting Too Much?

“For those who think they are sufficiently active and enjoy at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise most days of the week, think again. You may be in an increasingly populated group of people termed ‘actively sedentary’ – those who may do some vigorous exercise after work, but still accumulate more than eight hours … Read more

Start Your Own Personal Training Business Your Step-by-Step Guide to Success (ebook)

Author: Cheryl Kimball Personal training is an exciting industry to be in right now! Starting a personal training business can offer a satisfying combination of financial reward, a flexible schedule, and a career where you can make a profound difference in the lives of others. As skilled personal trainer, having good business knowledge and judgment … Read more

Office Ergonomics 101

“So often I stand in front of a group of workers who have been encouraged to attend the workplace Ergonomics Training session. Their expectations are often very low. They wonder, how much is there to say about the arrangement of your keyboard, mouse and screen/s? I’m pleased to say, that I generally finish the session … Read more