Category : Career

Would You Rather Work for a Woman or a Man?

I was trying to figure out how I could take my child to the dentist without using any of my precious vacation time. My plan was to use a sick day, but my boss was adamant that sick days are…

0 Comments / 21 View / October 1, 2018

Every Business Needs an Exit-Strategy Plan

Although most business consultants consider an exit-strategy plan essential, only 52 percent of businesses have one, according to the Investor Watch Report. “Based on my experience, that figure is much lower, particularly for small businesses that sell for under $10…

0 Comments / 24 View / October 1, 2018

Etiquette and the Business Luncheon

Good business etiquette helps to ensure that participants are focused on the business at hand. It involves respect for others and respect for your position and the company you represent. Etiquette is shown in your words and actions, as well…

0 Comments / 14 View / September 1, 2018

Tradeshow Marketing Success for Small Businesses

Where can a small business develop new contacts and business for their new business? One of the best ways for a growing company to market their small business to hundreds, if not thousands, of potential new customers over a day…

0 Comments / 33 View / September 1, 2018

New Tax Laws and Your Business

On Dec. 22, 2017, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which provides significant tax benefits for individuals and corporations. Of particular note are the tax benefits afforded corporations in the United States. The tax benefits are intended to…

0 Comments / 37 View / September 1, 2018

Setting Events in Unusual Local Places

Business meetings and personal celebrations needn’t take place in humdrum places. Or at long distances. Here are some nearby venues you might consider. Even though most locals still refer to it by its old name, Ski Roundtop is now Roundtop…

0 Comments / 43 View / September 1, 2018

Gen Z and Conflict at Work: What Millennial Bosses Need to Know

Generation Z, born sometime between the later 1990s and the mid-2000s, will soon enter the workforce. Like previous generations, they’ll bring many of the expectations they’ve grown up with into the workplace, and employers should be ready for a shift…

0 Comments / 88 View / August 1, 2018

Refocusing the Gender and Leadership Conversation

The lack of females in leadership is well acknowledged and well documented, yet the conversation is stuck. Here’s why the issue isn’t moving forward and what employers and leaders can do about it: Individuals Can Change the System The current…

0 Comments / 36 View / August 1, 2018

Advice for Businesses in Light of the #MeToo Movement

The past six months or so have seen a dramatic uptick in the visibility of sexual harassment cases in the workplace. This comes partially as a response to the solidarity women have felt thanks to a hashtag encouraging people to…

0 Comments / 78 View / July 1, 2018

Be Well Advised When Executing Employment Background Checks

Attracting the most qualified candidates for the job you’re looking to fill can be time consuming. After you’ve culled through the resumes and conducted interviews with the most promising prospects, you’re ready to make an offer. Only after you’ve made…

0 Comments / 46 View / July 1, 2018