Category : Career

What Is ADA Website Compliance?

I’ll tell you what, if there’s one word that everyone loves, it’s “compliance.” More and more businesses that operate online are becoming aware that the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to their Web-based activities and wondering what ADA website compliance…

0 Comments / 31 View / February 27, 2017

Is Your Communication Style Hindering Your Growth?

Effective communication nurtures relationships, increases our career-advancement opportunities, enhances our self-esteem, and helps us manage stress. When we communicate effectively and feel understood, work—and life—are satisfying. We feel in control, valued, trusted, and respected. When communication breaks down, career advancement…

0 Comments / 39 View / February 27, 2017

Getting a Handle on Contingency Work

Exact statistics are hard to come by, but it seems a large percentage of American businesses use contingency workers. What are “contingency workers”? They include temporary workers but also independent contractors, freelancers, and part-time workers. If your business uses contingency…

0 Comments / 36 View / January 31, 2017

The Financial Cost of Temporary Work

When given the choice between a full-time job with regular pay and benefits and a temporary, part-time, hourly job with no benefits, most of us would pick the former. Some of those who would choose temporary work probably fall into…

0 Comments / 23 View / January 31, 2017

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace . . . What Employers Need to Know Right Now!

Last spring, Pennsylvania joined more than 20 other states when it legalized marijuana for medicinal use. Gov. Wolf signed Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act (MMA) on April 17, 2016, and it went into effect one month later. While the primary purpose…

0 Comments / 158 View / December 30, 2016

Women and Retirement Saving

Planning and saving for retirement may seem like goals that are far in the future. Yet saving, especially for retirement, should start early and continue throughout your lifetime. Here are four reasons why saving matters to women—and especially to you!…

0 Comments / 39 View / December 30, 2016

Formal Mentoring Programs Can Shatter Glass Ceilings for Women

Some recent role changes in political leaders clearly demonstrate that women continue to trend upward in leadership roles. Earlier this year, Theresa May became the second female prime minister of the United Kingdom and Hillary Clinton the first woman in…

0 Comments / 81 View / December 1, 2016

More Women ‘Leaning In’ by Learning the Ropes of Small-Business Ownership

Amidst the cultural rally for work/life balance-torn women to “lean in”—to continue pursuing their career goals and speak up for their needs—more and more women are deciding to do so on their own terms: by becoming their own bosses. By…

0 Comments / 55 View / November 1, 2016

Why Can’t I Hire the Right Person?

Do you find selecting a new person for your team to be an exercise in futility? Do you rely on your “gut feel” or how much you liked that charismatic candidate, only to be disappointed with a nightmare of an…

0 Comments / 55 View / October 1, 2016

When Flirting with Franchise Ownership, Due Diligence is Required

If you’ve fantasized about delving into business ownership but want to avoid the risk and hassle of getting established and building a reputation, then franchise ownership may be the option that satisfies your entrepreneurial spirit. Rather than take the gamble…

0 Comments / 48 View / October 1, 2016