Friday, October 7, 2022

3 toxic payday loan myths busted: Why payday loans are a terrible trap

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Payday loans market themselves as “save the day” solutions when unforeseen expenses arise. But this couldn’t be further from the truth. In reality, payday loans can do incredible harm and the myths surrounding them are not nearly challenged enough. As a broker, I’ve seen too many people succumb to the myths of payday loans, thinking the seemingly short term loan will take the pressure off when there is an unexpected financial struggle.

Could cybersecurity debt be the biggest security threat in 2022?

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Security has taken a back seat to digital acceleration, creating a growth in cybersecurity debt, and putting firms at risk. Among the unique threats of the past two years, the pandemic sped up digital innovation and accelerated the need for businesses to transform to stay relevant. Many of these digital initiatives have been a necessary response to the health and trading environment. Businesses have had to pivot quickly to the cloud, prioritise enabling remote and hybrid working and accelerate the introduction of new digital services for customers.

Immediation casts Dinner Dialogues Program to discuss dispute resolution

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Immediation, an international online dispute resolution provider, announced the official launch of its “Immediation Dinner Dialogues” program. The program features a series of invitation-only thought leadership dinner events with industry influencers to discuss opportunities for dispute resolution sector a multi-billion dollar component of legal services. The series was devised in Jeffersonian style, to provoke debate and generate solutions and innovation.

Top 3 powerful TikTok tips for professional service providers

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During the last couple of years, TikTok has exploded, making it one of the most used social media platforms globally. The average user spends over 50 minutes per day on the app and in 2021, the platform was the most downloaded app. However, only 5% of marketers use TikTok. This isn’t because it’s an ineffective marketing tool. It’s because it’s a new platform.

How businesses can effectively manage fluctuating exchange rates

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Businesses that trade in goods rarely escape from the complexity of global transactions and exchange rates. Selling to overseas markets is a goal many businesses aspire to succeed in, and hundreds of local businesses are already open to selling to overseas buyers, including through marketplace platforms such as eBay and Amazon to extend their market reach.

Putting all the chips in: How to turn your hobby into a successful business

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If you’ve got a hobby that you love, you’ve already cracked the hardest part of running your own business. That’s because if you don’t love what you do, you won’t have the drive and dedication needed to run a business successfully. Having a hobby means you have a strong passion for something, which is a rare quality in today’s distracted, throwaway society.

C-suite executives have unhealthy password habits finds NordPass

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Top business executives have equally unhealthy password habits as many internet users, according to new research by NordPass. While experts continuously urge companies to take cyber risks seriously, business owners, CEOs, and other C-suite executives continue typing “123456,” which, even after many warnings, remains the most popular password to date. 

Toastmasters sought by Fortune 500 firms to develop employees’ soft skills

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While the workplace landscape has changed drastically in recent years, one thing remains constant: the value employers place on their employees having to develop effective soft skills. Over half of the 2021 Fortune 500 companies offer in-house Toastmasters clubs to help build and improve their employees' communication, leadership, and public speaking skills. Apple, Amazon, Ford Motors, Exxon Mobil, General Electric, JPMorgan Chase, Northrop Grumman, Pfizer, State Farm Insurance, and UPS are among industry leaders using the Toastmasters program to enhance these soft skills and confidence of their employees. ­­

The vital features to consider as you develop a logistics/transportation app

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Transportation and logistics apps have been around for a long time and several businesses use them. With rapid advancements in tech, there is immense potential for this type of app. Apps developed with tech like AI/ML, AR/VR, etc. can work wonders for your business. The use of these apps in business is on the rise and this trend is expected to remain so for some time to come. In fact, using smartphones for transportation and logistics services is the ideal method to build consumer trust. This article provides more information on logistics app development and the list of essential features such an app should have.

Logitech hosts first music awards show in the Metaverse featuring Lizzo

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Logitech For Creators, an extension of Logitech dedicated to empowering creators to pursue their passions, announced the second annual Logitech Song Breaker Awards. The awards honour creators shaping pop music through dance challenges, memes and trends they have shared on social media, especially on TikTok and YouTube, over the past year.