Category: Accounting

How to Change Your Business’s Address on Google and Yelp

Any time your business changes locations, you risk losing loyal customers, but making sure all your business information is updated on Google and Yelp goes a long way toward maintaining the business youve built. Heres a simple, step-by-step guide : 

Many small business owners make the mistake of creating new business profiles each time they move the location of their business, but thats not advisable. Having lots of outdated business address listings online makes it harder for clients to find you and lends an image of impermanence and instability to your brand. Instead, you can change your existing business address as well as the phone number and hours of operation

  1. Sign in to Google My Business. From the main menu, you should be able to view all your business locations. 
  2. Select the location thats moving and click Manage Location.
  3. Click Info at the top of the page. The Info menu should let you edit (by clicking the pencil icon) anything from the address of your business to the hours. 
  4. Click Apply. You should be able to see the marker for your business on a map. If Google is unable to find the correct location for your business, you can drag the pin manually and drop it. 
  1. Click OK. It may take some time for your edits to be published. 

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What Do Employees Really Think About Automation in the Workplace?

Despite popular perception, most U.S. workers aren’t worried about being replaced by a robot, new research finds. The study from Randstad US revealed that more than three-quarters of employees aren’t scared by the prospects of an increased amount of automation in the workplace.

Many workers are actually embracing the influx of automation. The research shows that 30 percent of the employees surveyed think automation will make their jobs better. In addition, as long as they are being paid at least their same current salaries, more than half of U.S. employees are more than happy to be retrained to learn the skills needed to work in tandem with automation.

Linda Galipeau, CEO of Randstad North America, said the study’s results should come as good news for companies that are trying to implement more automation in order to spur on productivity and innovation.

“It is evident from our research that not only are workers not afraid of losing their jobs to automation, they are more than willing to retrain to leverage the efficiencies and benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics in the workplace,” Galipeau said in a statement. “As we have known for quite some time, the success of organizations in the future will depend greatly on their ability to strike a balance between valuable human insight and interaction with technology.”

Despite the belief that automation will push many workers out of a job, the vast majority of executives disagree. Just 6 percent of the company leaders surveyed believe increasing automation … Read More