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Baby boomers fueling wave of entrepreneurship - Boston.com

Baby boomers fueling wave of entrepreneurship - Boston.com | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

Kauffman Foundation found that entrepreneurship is increasing among people ages 55 to 64 grew from 14.3 percent in 1996 to 23.4 percent last year. At the same time, it decreased among younger age groups.  Entrepreneurship among 45- to 54-year-olds saw a slight bump,  Why?  could be possible be because baby boomers cannot find jobs?

 

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Become an Expert - Online Marketing Services

Become an Expert - Online Marketing Services | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
A great way to market yourself is to be known as an expert in what you do. It may not seem that easy to accomplish, but using our method of Multiple Streams of Targeted Traffic, you could go from nothing to expert in 3-6 months. Here's how it works. We've been developing this strategy over [...]
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4 Tax Tips for Freelancers or Those With Side Gigs

4 Tax Tips for Freelancers or Those With Side Gigs | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
The gig economy continues to grow at a robust pace, but taxes are often a major problem for those that are a part of it. Here’s a look at four tax tips to help.
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Gig economy looks for flexibility on rules

Gig economy looks for flexibility on rules | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Competition for recruits is encouraging the introduction of new privileges
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SeniorOCITY – Perth’s new online guide for over 55s

SeniorOCITY – Perth’s new online guide for over 55s | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
SeniorOCITY – Perth’s new online guide for over 55s
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The “Gig Economy”: Global Unemployment, Low Wages, Migration and the Future Workplace | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization 

The “Gig Economy”: Global Unemployment, Low Wages, Migration and the Future Workplace | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization  | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
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Gig economy: An empowering trend here to stay or a stumbling block that compromises on labour welfare?

Gig economy: An empowering trend here to stay or a stumbling block that compromises on labour welfare? | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
So, what exactly is gig economy? How does it work? Here, we try to burst the bubble and demystify half-truths surrounding this trend.
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COMMENTARY: Can older workers thrive in new gig economy? 

COMMENTARY: Can older workers thrive in new gig economy?  | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
The next couple of decades will see the confluence of two profound trends in the working population. One is the aging of the workforce, while the other is the emergence of the gig economy.
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How gig economy compromises health and wellbeing of workers1

How gig economy compromises health and wellbeing of workers1 | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

Opinium surveyed 500 non-permanent workers and 100 business leaders on the behalf of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) to examine the experiences of workers employed or hired in the UK economy. A greater level of care is received by permanent, full-time employees in comparison to those on zero-hours or temporary contracts our …

 
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The answer to the slow wage-growth puzzle: baby boomers

The answer to the slow wage-growth puzzle: baby boomers | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

The reality is that the structural aging of the U.S. population has skewed traditional statistics.

 
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How People Analytics Helps Businesses Retain Top Talent

How People Analytics Helps Businesses Retain Top Talent | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

Do you fear your best talent may bolt? Wondering if your employees are having the proper effect on business outcome? Talent analytics may be your answer.

 
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The Gig Economy Is Especially Susceptible to Sexual Harassment 

The Gig Economy Is Especially Susceptible to Sexual Harassment  | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

Nathan Heller on the prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace, and how freelancers are particularly vulnerable given their limited options for recourse.

 
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Fifty-four percent of the freelancer respondents reported being sexually harassed in the course of their gig work. Read this report and tell me what you think. My question is what makes a comment about your appearance sexual harassment. Of course, it's obvious when the comment is sexual in nature or refers to a particular body part. But can you or should you be charged with sexual harassment if you say someone looks pretty or very attractive?
 
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Why Most MLMs Don't Work

Why Most MLMs Don't Work | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

Multi-Level Marketing is a huge component of the home-based business industry but here's why most mlms don'

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Five steps to fix the digital transformation disparity

Five steps to fix the digital transformation disparity | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

Businesses can no longer afford to wait to implement new technologies.

 
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How To Do a Start-up Company At Any Age --Even 50 plus Secrets Revealed by Joyce Schwarz, Founder, Startup50plus.com -- Startup50plus

How To Do a Start-up Company At Any Age --Even 50 plus Secrets Revealed by Joyce Schwarz, Founder, Startup50plus.com -- Startup50plus | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

How To Do a Start-up Company At Any Age --Even 50 plus Secrets Revealed by Joyce Schwarz, Founder, Startup50plus.com. You are never too old to start your own business like the founders of Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonalds and Coke did after they were 50 years old. One in three new businesses in the US are started by founders over age 50. - PR12692767

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Will the freelance economy disrupt workplace realities as we know them?

Will the freelance economy disrupt workplace realities as we know them? | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
The freelance economy is taking over. According to recent reports, solopreneurs and independent consultants are expected to become the workforce majority in the U.S. within 10 years. Similar trajectories can be seen in many other regions of the world as well. Let’s think about that for a minute – odds are, within 10 years’ time, …
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Congress failed to fix tax woes for gig workers

Congress failed to fix tax woes for gig workers | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
Companies like Uber and Etsy don't have to tell most of the people working with them how much they've earned. With the federal government so behind the curve, some states are changing their rules.
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5 Things You Should Know About the Gig Economy 

5 Things You Should Know About the Gig Economy  | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

In recent years, it's become pretty clear that the gig economy -- a model under which folks work independently, as opposed to being employed full-time -- has really taken off.

 
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Self-Employed workers racing towards a pension crisis due to saving struggle

Self-Employed workers racing towards a pension crisis due to saving struggle | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it
The Gig-Economy has been a controversial area and topic for companies and the employees that make up the workforce. Over …
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Growing Into the Gig Economy: Pending Legal Challenges for the Industry 

Growing Into the Gig Economy: Pending Legal Challenges for the Industry  | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

The gig economy is the wave of the future and like any new and disruptive industry there will undoubtedly be growing pains. But a smart legal strategy can lay the groundwork for a far more seamless transition into this era.

 
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New gig economy study reveals diversity of worker experiences | Institute for Employment Studies 

New gig economy study reveals diversity of worker experiences | Institute for Employment Studies  | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

Press release: A new report reveals that many gig economy workers are 'relatively content with their working life'. Led by IES, the research involved one of the largest qualitative studies of the gig economy and highlights the diversity of this section of the UK's workforce.

 
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Gig economy: Workers' rights to be strictly enforced

Gig economy: Workers' rights to be strictly enforced | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

The government says it will strictly enforce rights to improve conditions for millions of workers.

 
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Change a Girl's Life Through Microentrepreneurship

Change a Girl's Life Through Microentrepreneurship | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

The Keep A Girl Alive project enables girls at risk to become economically independent through cash transfers for the creation of small businesses. For a bit more than 50$, you can put a girl on her way out of poverty. Since the program started we have helped 123 girls with 157 business grants.

 
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It Takes Money To Make Money, the Fallacy.

It Takes Money To Make Money, the Fallacy. | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it


\I hear this statement all the time.“It takes money to make money.” It is probably the most rehashed statement I hear these days in the business world and to it has always been this way. I even see people making

 
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6 Weird But Successful Small Business Ideas

6 Weird But Successful Small Business Ideas | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

Tough economic times can inspire a lot of creativity when it comes to new business ideas. See these 6 examples of weird businesses that saw success.

 
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How to Earn Money Online Without an Investment?

How to Earn Money Online Without an Investment? | baby boomer entrepreneurs | Scoop.it

There are so many ways that I can share with you that answer the question, How to Earn Money Online Without an Investment? Let's start with some of the very obvious ones:Sell items on eBay.com and/orAmazon.comBecome an Online Tutor Do
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