Category : Career

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 / 223 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 / 363 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 / 133 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 / 189 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 / 1608 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 / 118 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 / 242 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 / 191 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 / 215 View / December 21, 2015

Ethics in Business Increasing in Value, Awarded in Lancaster

Some companies and organizations are all about the bottom line. For others, it’s about doing the right thing—conducting business according to ethics. Nick Paulukow, president and CEO of One2One, a Lancaster-based IT staff company, pursues a model based on “morals,…

0 Comments / 213 View / November 23, 2015