Category : Career

Pre-Employment Background Checks

Hiring a staff member is an important step for any company, but it may also seem like a daunting task. The task includes steps such as seeking applicants, reviewing applications, narrowing down the pool of candidates, interviewing potential candidates, and…

0 Comments / 5 View / July 1, 2020

Entrepreneurial Strategies for Working from Home Successfully

Even as COVID-19 stay-at-home orders gradually lift, many companies and individuals will continue to work from home for many months ahead to maintain social distancing. A growing number of companies were already heading in the direction of remote work before…

0 Comments / 13 View / July 1, 2020

Employee Benefits/ERISA: COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

As the COVID-19crisis deepens, manyhardworking Americansare looking for answers from the government and their employers about the impact on their 401(k) and employee health plans. Julie Selesnick, of counsel at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC in Washington, D.C., and…

0 Comments / 65 View / June 1, 2020

Manage Up to Move Up: 7 Ways to Manage Your Virtual Manager

Our bosses have enormous influence over our career trajectory, so the ability to work successfully with one’s boss is a critical element for achieving success in the workplace. This is called “managing up.” Those who successfully manage up know how…

0 Comments / 21 View / June 1, 2020

FMLA in the Time of Corona

“Things keep changing right now,” says Kathy Speaker MacNett, a managing member of SkarlatosZonarich LLC, located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. “It’s hard to say where we’ll end up.” Speaker MacNett is well versed in the changing regulations around the Family Medical…

0 Comments / 35 View / June 1, 2020

Business Survival during the Age of the Coronavirus: Legal Ingenuity and Foresight Required

It’s scary owning and operating a business right now. As of this writing, the world has passed the milestone of 1.6 million cases of COVID-19. There have been over 200,000 deaths. Ninety-five percent of Americans are under stay-at-home orders from…

0 Comments / 33 View / May 1, 2020

Plenty of Helpful Advice Available for Small-Business Owners

Starting a small business, or being a small-business owner, can be overwhelming and complex. Statistics show that 20% of small businesses fail in their first year, while 50% fail after five years. Despite the grim numbers, only 22% of small-business…

0 Comments / 27 View / May 1, 2020

Business Tips for Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis

These are difficult times for a small business, for all businesses. Usual ways of gaining and conducting business have been upended. What should we be doing now, and what can we learn from this experience to apply in our business…

0 Comments / 11 View / May 1, 2020

Are Employees Walking Away with Your Business?

Protecting your business assets using noncompete, confidentiality, and separation agreements Two employees of a hair salon walked out and set up shop several blocks away, taking the majority of their clients with them. This could be a devastating loss to…

0 Comments / 28 View / March 31, 2020

Could Your Employee Handbook Use a Quick Makeover?

When was the last time you updated your employee handbook? Running an effective business entails having updated policies and procedures according to the laws of the state in which you live and the goals of your organization. These policies, procedures,…

0 Comments / 45 View / March 31, 2020