In our March interview, Ben Soka of Zora Creative discusses why Your Business Needs a Modern Website with a Fresh Design! Q: If you are starting a new business, what role does creating a website play? A: A website is where all of the avenues of your marketing efforts lead to. If you have print materials [...]
December Interview: Dr. Steven Groves on… Pets and Holiday Decorations – Preparations and Precautions!
In our December interview, doctor of veterinary medicine, Steven Groves, talks about Pets and Holiday Decorations – Preparations and Precautions! Q: When the December holidays roll around, we are reminded about how to keep pets safe and the decorations secure. Would you say that a Christmas tree or candles are more of a safety hazard for [...]
In October's interview, Erin Wozniak discusses a brief history of recruiting in the digital age. Q: The Internet has changed everything, and one thing it changed is how employers advertise job openings. Briefly, describe your role in your company before the Internet became the driving force for recruitment advertisement. A: I started my career in [...]
September Interview: Carolyn B. Thompson on… Helping Staff Learn Specific Tasks of their Job, Quickly and with Accuracy
September's Article with Carolyn B. Thompson focuses on... Helping Staff Learn Specific Tasks of their Job, Quickly and with Accuracy. Q: When you say skills or specific tasks, what do you mean? A: Tasks are the specific outcome of actions you take to complete a component of your job function (ex – move a 50 lb [...]
Q: The first few weeks and months after hiring a new employee are critical for the mutual success of this hiring process. Onboarding is also known as organizational socialization and was previously known as company orientation. What would you describe as a modern definition of onboarding as it pertains to the human resources function? A: [...]
Q: The US Department of Labor has rules for employers on the topic of travel pay. But, what is the definition of travel pay in the legal context? A: Title 29, Part 785 of the Code of Federal Regulations defines Travel pay in this manner: Time spent traveling during normal work hours is considered compensable [...]
May Interview: Barry Demp on… Mastering Networking: When Patterns are Broken, New Worlds Will Emerge!
In the May Interview, Barry Demp discusses how Mastering Networking can be achieved when patterns are broken. Q: Networking, we are repeatedly told, is the best tool to finding a career job, or promoting your business, and staying relevant in your field. What is your definition of networking? A: Networking is a process that provides [...]
In our April interview, computer guru, Wayne Leiser, explains what computers would say... if computers could talk! Q: What is the biggest issue you are seeing with personal or small business computers in 2017? A: PUP Infections (Potentially Unwanted Programs). Most A/V software does not look for PUP infections. They are annoying and will change [...]
In our March Interview, Jean Juchnowicz, owner of Career Advice Simplified shares insight into Building Trust when You are the Boss in a Small Business. Q: Why should the owner or managers in small businesses focus on building trust with their employees? A: Building trust is important. A small business is focused on increasing revenue, controlling [...]
January Interview: Brent Myers on…2017 Tax Information to Know. Q: What’s new with receiving a 2017 tax refund? A: 2017 Tax Information to Know: Generally, your federal tax refund can be expected approximately 21 days after your tax return has been accepted. However, some federal income tax refunds may be temporarily delayed, particularly those taxpayers claiming the [...]