Small Business in the News: May 13, 2021 Edition

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While technology is always changing, the past year has seen some remarkable shifts as businesses have responded to their extraordinary circumstances. Automation in particular has grown by leaps and bounds, not only for big businesses but for small businesses, too! Some of our top stories this week look at the rise in automation for small business, and how you can prepare for further innovation, plus more!

Ransomware attacks could reach “pandemic” proportions. What to know after the pipeline hack. (Washington Post)

63% of Small Businesses Say Automation Helped Them Endure COVID Pandemic (Small Biz Trends)

10 leaders share how non-tech companies can prepare for the “automation revolution” (Fast Company)

San Jose Is No. 1 Among Top 25 Cities For Small Business (Forbes)

5 Best Industries for Starting a Business in 2021 (Inc.)

How the Pandemic Changed Business Strategy (Entrepreneur)

Companies are torn over whether to require employees to get vaccinated. (New York Times)

Struggling restaurant owners pin their hopes on a new recovery fund (CNN Business)

4 Ways to Maximize Your Personal Development (SmallBizClub)

What’s Driving the Future of Work: Treating Employees Like Grown Ups (ADP)

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