Business News Daily released an article early this year titled “50 Small Business Trends and Predictions for 2016.” It’s worth reading the entire article. Meanwhile, here are six highlights. Are you experiencing any of these yet?
The workforce is changing (no prediction needed there!), making hiring more difficult. This will be especially true, says Ira S. Wolfe, president, Success Performance Solutions, for skilled jobs. The consequences for small business owners and managers? Longer wait times when filling positions and increased hiring costs due to higher recruiting costs and candidates wanting higher wages.
Wolfe predicts that small business owners and managers will ultimately need to use technological solutions to streamline recruiting and other labor-intensive HR tasks.
Four different experts focused on the increasing need for cybersecurity in 2016 and beyond, each with a somewhat different take on the subject. Here are overviews:
Finally, Ran Oelgiesser, the CMO of vCita, points out how, even though 60 percent (or more) of small businesses understand that capitalizing on mobile is essential, many have not yet invested the time to realize the benefits. Once they do, he predicts, busy owners and managers can run much of their businesses through a mobile device, accessed from wherever they are.
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