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Salt Lake City Bookkeeping Blog

Why Working For A Small Business Is Better Than Corporate America

Posted by Christina Whalen on Aug 6, 2015 7:30:00 AM

Moving to Utah from Vermont was an opportunity for me to launch my career as a young professional. With an Accounting Degree in my back pocket, I came to a crossroads that I think many people have encountered before. In front of me were two offers: one from SLC Bookkeeping, a small but growing company, and another from Goldman Sachs, one of the giants of the investment banking world and the epitome of Corporate America. After putting a lot of thought into it, I passed up a hefty paycheck and being able to put the Goldman Sachs experience on my resume. And let me tell you, after that I have never looked back, because working for a growing small business rules. 

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Topics: Small Business, Self Employment, Small Business Jobs, SLC Bookkeeping, Corporate America

How Does The New Small Business Differ From The Old?

Posted by Matt Roberge on Jul 7, 2015 7:30:00 AM

There is no doubt that the "new" small business differs from the old way a small business operated in the past. The internet and new technologies have changed a lot of things for the small business owner. Some would say that these changes are for the better and others would argue the changes have made things worse. 

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Topics: Small Business Owner, Remote Work, Small Business Vacation, Self Employment

The Reality Of Working For A Small Business

Posted by Matt Roberge on Sep 10, 2014 7:00:00 AM

Most professionals start their career in a corporate environment. However, as time goes on I feel many people are attracted to small businesses. People are usually not drawn to small businesses for monetary reasons. Some believe there is more flexibility, while others want to feel appreciated. But what is the reality of working for a small business? Many people have misconceptions about what working in a small business will really be like. Some people love and thrive in a small business working environment, while others dislike it for one reason or another and find themselves back in a corporate job. I’m not saying that working for a small business is better than a corporate job, it is just different. So what is the reality of working for a small business?

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, Small Business Bookkeeper, Small Business Growth, Self Employment

Three Pros and Cons Of Self-Employment From A Bookkeeper

Posted by Matt Roberge on Dec 7, 2012 7:18:00 AM

Pros and Cons of Self Employment As a small business entrepreneur, you learn the pros and cons of self-employment pretty quickly. It can be a roller coaster ride with huge highs and deep lows. Here are some of my thoughts about the truth of being self-employed.   

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Topics: Business Bookkeeping, Bookkeeping Business, Business Ideas, Self Employment, Salt Lake City Bookkeeping, Small Business Accountant