Category : Career

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 / 226 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 / 178 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 / 204 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 / 199 View / November 23, 2015

How to Win at Non-Compete Agreements

Imagine you are a gourmet chef at one of the poshest restaurants in town. After several years, you decide to accept a job offer as the master chef at the newest eatery on Restaurant Row. And then you can’t. Your…

0 Comments / 947 View / November 23, 2015

Achieving Better Work/Life Balance

Juggling a career and personal life can seem impossible. At times it feels like an endless battle between competing priorities as we search for a sliver of space on an already-packed calendar. In today’s fast-paced world, the chant is the…

0 Comments / 449 View / October 29, 2015

Compliance Issues Inherent in Bring-Your-Own-Device Programs

The increased use of personal devices in the workplace has brought with it a host of legal issues. Devices containing corporate or personal data can be lost or stolen. Viruses can infect corporate systems. Employees can use their devices to…

0 Comments / 79 View / October 1, 2015

Employee Dishonesty: How to protect your business?

No one ever wants to believe that employee theft can occur in their company. It is hard for them to imagine that this could happen to them. Unfortunately, it does, and fraud and embezzlement in the workplace are on the…

0 Comments / 527 View / September 1, 2015

Believe in the Dream Job

As a job search coach with more than 25 years of experience, I am often asked, “What is the secret to landing your dream job?” Without hesitation, I respond, “It is simply a matter of believing it is possible and…

0 Comments / 1393 View / August 1, 2015

Selection Interviewing: It’s All about Your Preparation

The dangers of making a hiring selection decision based on your perception of a candidate’s “attitude” is that you can’t directly observe a person’s attitude. We reach a conclusion about a person’s attitude by inferring what it is based on…

0 Comments / 144 View / August 1, 2015