Sick Leave for Your Employees: Why it Matters

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Beginning next month businesses in New York City that have 20 or more employees will be required to provide a minimum of 5 paid sick days for those workers every year. Businesses large and small can also benefit from reduced employee turnover rates and a healthier, happier workforce.

Design Your Company Culture Like The World’s Largest Hedge Fund

David Teten

Unless your organization explicitly endorses Bridgewater’s set of cultural norms and every employee signs up to live by that social contract, you will never use all of the Principles.

Feb. 28, Stamford, CT: HBS Event on Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices

David Teten

Stefanova’s entrepreneurship experience includes being the Founder of Delta Business Consulting, an idea incubator company for start-ups in the technology and telecommunication industry and being one of the early employees at AdRelevance, an Internet Advertising Measurement Company. Angel investing Connecticut HBS Alumni AngelsI hope you can join us 6:30 pm EST, February 28th in Stamford, CT for a HBS Alumni Angels event on Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices.

Paid Sick Leave in California: Understanding the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014

Early Growth Financial Services

The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 was passed to allow most types of employees in California to be eligible for paid sick leave. With this passage, California becomes the first state in the Union to require all employers, regardless of size, to offer sick leave to its employees. Unlike a similar law in Connecticut, which requires only companies of more than 50 employees to offer paid sick leave, this law affects even the smallest of startups.

Fail To Plan, Plan To Fail: Designing An Implementation Process

YoungUpstarts

What is your budget for items, employees and equipment? It takes setting goals and milestones that you and your employees can reach successfully. by Lewis Robinson. Every business venture needs a solid plan to gain success.

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5 Things to Consider When Opening a Car Dealership

Up and Running

Average yearly sales, the costs associated with opening the dealership, as well as average payroll costs and weekly employee salaries in your area, are all factors that you need to consider. How many and what kind of employees you will hire , and much more.

How To Start A Startup – For Busy People

YoungUpstarts

Airbnb knew their first employee would be critical to their culture, so to find their first engineer they conducted hundreds of interviews over four to six months. They also love hiring creative minds, so they ask potential employees about their hobbies at the interview stage.

20 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Hearpreneur

So now here in CT people will search for we buy houses in connecticut. And now, we help companies, through their employee resource groups or ERGs, and through their Diversity & Inclusion partners, change their corporate culture from the inside out.

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29 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business

Hearpreneur

7- To prioritizes employee and client retention. The three of us had the exact opposite mentality and created a company that prioritizes employee and client retention. Each business has a story.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – June 2012 Edition

VC Cafe

Stanley intends to use the 200 employees of AeroScout to establish an R&D center in Israel built around the existing AeroScout framework. Stanley is headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut, USA. As part of the investment, Perrigo plans to add another 100 employees to its two plants in Israel, it said.

Entrepreneurs, Don't Just Create Products or Services?Create a Legacy!

Small Business Force

Why do folks flock to a store like Stew Leonard's in Connecticut? To do that you have to build a company that is founded to be customer-sensitive and employee-focused. My Dad was a builder.

We are the greed we protest against #occupywallst

This is going to be BIG.

Look no further than public sector employees and their unions. If public sector pension plans earn 8% on their investments, four states - Illinois, New Jersey, Connecticut and Indiana - are predicted will run out of assets to pay retirees by the end of the decade.

9/11?s 10th

OnlyOnce

I had left the city that morning to drive to a meeting in Danbury, Connecticut at Pittney-Bowes with our then head of sales, Dave Paulus. We had one junior employee in our New York office who got into his car on the afternoon of 9/11, drove to New Hampshire, and never contacted us again. 9/11′s 10th. I wasn’t yet writing this blog on 9/11 (no one was writing blogs yet), and if I had had one, I’m not sure what I would have written.

Entrepreneurs, Don't Just Create Products or Services.Create a Legacy!

Small Business Force

Why do folks flock to a store like Stew Leonard's in Connecticut? " - Stew Leonard "Your culture is your brand, your employees are your brand ambassadors." To do that you have to build a company that is founded to be customer-sensitive and employee-focused.

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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At its peak, in 2010, Goodmail had roughly 40 employees. Both studies counted only incorporated companies with employees. Connecticut. Connecticut. Facebook. Twitter. WSJ Live. WSJ Live. MarketWatch. MarketWatch. Barrons. Barrons. AllThingsDigital. AllThingsDigital. Factiva. Factiva. BigCharts. Financial News. Professor Journal. SmartMoney. Student Journal. Virtual Stock Exchange. WSJ Classifieds. WSJ Classroom. WSJ Radio. WSJ Wine. SEARCH. headline. gold man.

Episode 14: Be Your Own Boss, Restaurant Owners, and Friendliest Cities for Businesses | The Bcast

Up and Running

You can go so far in a single direction with too much freedom that maybe that’s not the best for people around you, or employees, or partners. Is that a quality of life thing for employees? Peter: Number three, New Haven Connecticut.

Finding Your Co-Founders

techcrunch.com

However, nowhere has as many real estate agents, lawyers, accountants, landlords, employees, co-founders, mentors, and VCs all steeped in startup culture as does Silicon Valley. In my case, I grew up in Connecticut and spent a fair amount of time in New York – all the while trying to start companies, relatively unsuccessfully.

From Nothing To Something. How To Get There.

techcrunch.com

Also, for the full time coder, you may violate your employee contract especially in the area of non-competes or just plain piss off your boss when he finds out how much time you have been putting into a side project when deadlines were looming.

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