Category : Career

Bridging the Gap

When you look at the generations entering the workplace, what do you see? Do you see naïve employees who believe they’re entitled to a quick promotion and all the perks and benefits that often come from promotion up the leadership…

0 Comments / 145 View / July 1, 2016

Yes, You Can Go on Vacation—and Actually Not Work!

Vacation is great in theory. In practice, many of us find ourselves doing work, thinking about work, or answering emails. That’s if we even manage to take time off. Last year, 41 percent of Americans didn’t even take a day…

0 Comments / 242 View / June 1, 2016

The Business of Placing Women in Leadership

For years women have struggled against the “glass ceiling” or the “pink ghetto.” More women are graduating from college than men. Women flood the workforce. Why, then, are only about 19 percent in the C-suite? “Research has shown that women…

0 Comments / 488 View / May 1, 2016

Identifying the Stumbling Blocks of Workers’ Compensation

Workplace safety should be a priority in every business setting, but no matter how hard an employer might try—accidents happen. “You can’t reduce every injury, but you can create a functioning workplace where safety is a priority,” said Amanda Lavis,…

0 Comments / 147 View / April 1, 2016

14 Tips for Working from Home

So, you want to work from home. Who doesn’t? Working from home isn’t for everyone, though, and there are some caveats to consider. But, if you develop a good plan, “telecommuting” can be a productive and gratifying experience for you,…

0 Comments / 203 View / March 1, 2016

Harassment, Discrimination, or a Hostile Work Environment – Are your employees – or you – affected by this?

A truism in the realm of human resources and employment law is that perception shapes everything. The employer sincerely believes employees get all the breaks and can get away with anything. Just as sincerely, employees believe employers have all of…

0 Comments / 1729 View / March 1, 2016

Interactive Websites to Grow Your Business

Is your website an active participant in helping your company reach its growth objectives or is it a passive bystander? With more than 75 percent of buyers beginning their product/service research online, your company can’t afford to neglect your website’s…

0 Comments / 141 View / January 26, 2016

Advertising Dollars – Do You Know Which Half is Working?

A business owner knows that in order to be successful, they need to get more customers; they need to sell more of their products or services and keep on top of the consumer’s mind. To gain the attention of customers…

0 Comments / 268 View / January 26, 2016

From Full Time to Flextime: How to negotiate an alternative work arrangement

Until he was old enough to go to preschool, I was a stay-at-home mom to my first son, Shawn. That’s when I took a clerical position that allowed me to work my way up to my dream job: promotions manager…

0 Comments / 218 View / December 21, 2015

4 Critical Systems Every Company Needs to LIFT Their Businesses to Success

Do you treat the structure of your business as well as you treat your home? Think of it this way. Would you buy a house if it had a cracked foundation? What if the house had structural problems? Sure, you…

0 Comments / 234 View / December 21, 2015