Category : Career

How Women Can Earn a College Degree — without Sacrificing Family, Compromising Their Job, or Going Broke

So you’d like to further your education, but with a job and a family, you don’t know where you’d find time for the commute and classes, let alone to study? Even if you could, there are the ever-increasing costs for…

0 Comments / 17 View / June 1, 2019

How to Monitor and Maximize Your Online Reputation

It may surprise you to learn that online communication where we can talk in groups, solicit opinions, answer questions, etc. (like social media), has roots that go back over 40 years to the online bulletin boards that formed in the…

0 Comments / 32 View / May 1, 2019

Best Practices for Managing Remote Workers

By TORI FICA You know that cousin you haven’t spoken to in years? It’s not because you don’t like her — you just moved away from each other and lost touch. A month without contact turns into six months, then…

0 Comments / 19 View / May 1, 2019

Employers, Employees Urged to Address Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Pennsylvania ranks No. 1 on a list it doesn’t want to be on. The commonwealth is outpacing all other states in overdose deaths, having seen a 43 percent increase over the last year. According to the Centers for Disease Control…

0 Comments / 40 View / April 1, 2019

What’s the ‘Clean Slate’ Law?

The often-used term “clean slate” means starting new, typically with a fresh approach. The state’s Clean Slate Law (Act 56 of 2018), which Gov. Wolf signed into law June 28, 2018, became effective 180 days after it was signed. Clean…

0 Comments / 47 View / April 1, 2019

How to Manage a Disgruntled Employee

We’ve all seen disgruntled employees. They’re unmotivated, decline to join in team activities, and don’t seem to respect the company much. Perhaps they’re amazing at what they do, or maybe the company can’t afford to lose the employee. Often, a…

0 Comments / 70 View / March 1, 2019

Navigating Business Finance Needs for Small and Medium Businesses

Beyond initial startup, small and medium businesses often find a need to finance growing and/or sustaining their businesses and look to their local bank or credit union for help.  Since your financial institution plays such a critical role in your…

0 Comments / 37 View / March 1, 2019

3 Requirements for a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Understand nuances among individuals and groups, and strategize accordingly. The past two years have been marked by an uptick in awareness of the many challenges organizations and society face in identifying and truly understanding the unique differences among people. From…

0 Comments / 48 View / January 1, 2019

Proper Planning is the Key to Creating Successful Internship Programs

Hiring interns can provide companies a great pipeline for identifying and developing talent. Interns get benefits too — they gain knowledge and skills that will aid them in job searches. So why may companies be hesitant to use interns? Often…

0 Comments / 44 View / January 1, 2019

Hiring — A Puzzling Process

The process of hiring (and getting hired) can be puzzling, even in these days of low unemployment. With candidates able to be more selective about their options, companies are seeking the services of professionals to assist them in navigating this…

0 Comments / 176 View / December 1, 2018