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Business lessons learned from the pandemic

2022-07-31 by EPR Staff

Obstacles can always be treated as a learning experience. It may take quite a few years to recover from the damage caused by the pandemic, there are different ways in which the pandemic has changed the way we live and work. Businesses have learned very hard lessons on how things can change suddenly irrespective of how well they were going before. The turmoil has made businesses take measures so that they can protect themselves from the next disaster. There are key business lessons that the pandemic has taught some of which have been given below. Diversify the supply chain The... Read More >

Reducing inventory costs

2022-07-29 by EPR Staff
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The pandemic and its resultant economic challenges have reduced the amount of money available. When money is tight, customers want more for less. As people have relocated over the past couple of years due to the pandemic, many areas have experienced stockouts since the inventory in those areas was not ready for this shift. Other than population-based demand changes, retailers have also been anticipating demand shifts because of an increase in online shopping and other shopping trends. Retailers have to reevaluate their inventory strategies and consider reducing costs to achieve success. To stay in the game, businesses should consider reducing... Read More >

Four-day workweek

2022-07-28 by EPR Staff
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A lot of studies have been done on working four days a week, some companies have already started implementing it. Everyone loves a 3-day weekend, long weekends are always a cause for excitement. A lot of questions arise about the four-day workweek. If this was made the norm, would a business soar? Would this impact productivity negatively? Most arguments seem to be in the favor of a four-day workweek. The advancement of technology has affected the five-day workweek. Longer hours do not necessarily mean more productivity.  Trials According to a study done at Microsoft in Japan, a four-day workweek led... Read More >

Portable tech accessories

2022-07-25 by EPR Staff
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Tech accessories help to increase productivity. Given the fact that technology is indispensable, gadgets play an important role in our daily lives. Work and entertainment are becoming seamless with devices and they are becoming a necessity in most homes. Given below are some tech accessories that are portable. Bluetooth frames by Soundcore Audio glasses have the advantage that the user does not need to drown out their surroundings as they enjoy music or receive a call. Earbuds can drown out environmental noise. Bluetooth frames by Soundcore have four speakers and two microphones in sunglasses. The frames come in three different... Read More >

Public Relations and Entertainment

2022-07-25 by EPR Staff
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The entertainment industry has always moved and evolved quickly, but this is more true right now than it ever has been. With plenty of new tools and technologies that drive innovation and growth opportunities, the entertainment industry has a lot of potential for public relations efforts. Target audience In the last few years, a number of immersive entertainment opportunities have become a lot more popular than they used to be in the past. Because of that, there have been plenty of different attractions from independently-run theaters that provide visitors with immersive experiences to gigantic theme parks they can enjoy. To... Read More >

Side hustle ideas

2022-07-06 by Ronn Torossian
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People often take up side hustles when they are looking for alternate ways to make money. They might have financial goals or they might be looking forward to earning from projects that they are passionate about. Sometimes, pursuing a passion is just not feasible. A major portion of the population do not find their main job fulfilling. That is when a side hustle can let a person use their creativity and even benefit from it. Given below are some side hustle ideas that are becoming increasingly popular. Freelance copywriting Since almost every field needs freelance writers, it means that there... Read More >

Benefits of having a side hustle

2022-07-05 by EPR Staff

Everybody can do with a little bit more money. That is why people are adopting the strategy of side hustle to supplement their income. A side hustle is an additional means of making money outside someone’s 9 to 5 job.  Multiple sources of income are always welcome. Side hustles have other benefits too. They help people to learn new skills and pursue a passion outside of traditional working hours. Side hustles are becoming increasingly popular because they give people additional financial opportunities that a traditional job cannot. A lot of Americans have no savings set aside for rainy days. This... Read More >

Combating Workplace Toxicity

2022-07-03 by EPR Staff
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Toxicity in the workplace can be emotionally, physically, and psychologically draining on employees because they tend to cause chronic stress that can result in physical illness. That's why it's best for everyone to avoid toxic workplaces whenever that's possible. However, for people that do end up finding themselves in a toxic work environment, there are certain strategies they can use to deal with it in a more positive manner. Early signs of toxicity There are both overt and covert signs that people can spot in terms of figuring out if a workplace is toxic if they're able to pay attention.... Read More >

How to Combat Workplace Toxicity

2022-07-02 by EPR Staff
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According to an American Psychological Association study, the toxicity in the workplace is both increasing and affecting the mental health of all employees. In the last two decades, toxicity in the workplace has contributed to the increased rates of various health issues, including substance abuse and depression, according to a different study from Sweden. Put simply, a toxic workplace isn't healthy or pleasant for workers, and unfortunately, most employees have very few options, with one of the popular choices is looking for a different workplace. Fortunately, companies are perfectly capable of handling toxic workplaces and mitigating the stress that employees... Read More >

How did the Pandemic affect the Pet Industry?

2022-06-30 by EPR Staff
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The pandemic was a devastating time for many. However, it also had a major impact on the pet food and pet bedding industry. It was estimated that over 1 million dogs and cats were lost during this time because they did not have access to proper food or shelter. It is important to note that many pet food companies decided to stop producing pet food during this time since they were unsure of when they would be able to get raw materials again. This meant that there was a shortage of pet food at stores across the country. In addition,... Read More >

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