We once ran a poll over on the Instant Teams Facebook page to explore what key factors hold our talented community back from applying for a virtual job opportunity. And, unfortunately, the top response didn’t surprise us one bit.
As the unemployment rate for the general U.S. population declined to 3.6 percent as of May 2019, it’s no wonder a trend has emerged: ghosting. A term that’s well-known in the dating world is becoming more commonplace in the job world, and candidates aren’t the only ones who’ve fallen prey to the situation. Employers have, too.
Boomtown provides support services on point of sale (POS) systems for small businesses, restaurant and retail chains, and merchant service and technology providers. With over 300,000 businesses that they serve, their support team is always busy helping customers get the most out of their product technology.
“Army spouse Erica McMannes, co-founder and COO of Instant Teams, a remote-talent teambuilding company, has no doubt the military lifestyle prepares spouses to thrive in work-from-home or entrepreneurial businesses.”
The experience of owning a business can often be described as a roller coaster ride. One minute you’re on a high and the next, you’re going straight down into the trenches to battle it out against sales numbers, complicated business tasks (like incorporating and taxes!), marketing, and more.