Business Tidbits

During a recent job search training, one of my students asked: “What is the one thing I should never say or do in an interview?” My initial response was “There
  ECHO Digital Solutions is a full service, Space Coast based digital marketing company that tailors effective strategies for business.  They work with businesses of all types, sizes, and budgets. 
Brevard Adult and Community Education is excited to welcome its new Director, Ms. Lorri Benjamin. We’re looking forward to an awesome year! Letter from Director: “I am pleased to be
by, Alan Bernstein, President HR Office Savers I spend considerable time reviewing resumes and qualifying candidates for open positions on behalf of my clients. Here are some tips to help
by, Alan Bernstein, President HR Office Savers   If you are a manager of people, you will inevitably be faced with the hard decision of what to do when it
Melbourne, FL [June 7, 2020] –The United States Chamber of Commerce, at its board meeting last week, awarded the Melbourne Regional Chamber with 5-Star Accreditation once again for its sound
by, Alan Bernstein, President HR Office Savers I speak with many small business owners who are unfamiliar with the basics of human resource compliance. Failing to meet your minimum workplace
by Kim Shiver, M.Ed, Speaker, Communications Strategist   As we sheltered-in-place over the past months, many people found time to consume new content. Aside from binging Netflix and checking the
by Kim Shiver, M.Ed, Speaker, Communications Strategist   If you’re like most of the US, the current situation of Coronavirus, shelter in place and changes in business have likely affected
by, Alan Bernstein, President HR Office Savers (321)831-5995 Alan@HROfficeSavers.com   In the event of an emergency such as a weather disaster or pandemic, you may allow or require employees to temporarily
by Kim Shiver, M.Ed, Speaker, Communications Strategist   If you look online for remote work opportunities, you may see ads promising you big money working from home with little or
by Alan Bernstein, SHRM-SCP – HR Office Savers As I write this month’s article, we are in the midst of many unknowns regarding COVID-19. Specific to the area of employment and
If you experienced damage to your home you should take the necessary action to protect the property from further damage and start the process of filing a claim to repair
by Alan Bernstein, SHRM-SCP – HR Office Savers Last month we talked about standard interview questions you can expect during the interview. This month I want to give you some
Melbourne Regional Chamber Promotes Richey Melbourne, FL [February 6, 2020] – Melbourne Regional Chamber is pleased to announce the promotion of Meg Richey to Executive Vice President. Richey has been
by Kim Shiver, M.Ed, Speaker, Communications Strategist The first month in 2020 is gone. Where are you with your goals, resolutions, and productivity? Are you getting done each day and
by Alan Bernstein, SHRM-SCP – HR Office Savers Last month we talked about preparing for the interview day—be on time, communicate professionally, and be ready to take notes. Today I
  Monthly budgets help people make the most of their money. While a person’s income will affect how much they can spend on housing, food and clothing each month, another,
Google’s suite of productivity tools is estimated to have over 1.5 billion users, with Gmail and Google Calendar being the most popular tools.  A convenience feature within these tools was
by Alan Bernstein, SHRM-SCP In previous articles I shared how to write a compelling resume and how to get that resume in front of employers. Now I want to give you
by Alan Bernstein, SHRM-SCP – HR Office Savers My previous two articles talked about writing a compelling resume. For a resume to be compelling, it must be accurate, visually appealing,
by Kim Shiver, M.Ed, Speaker, Communications Strategist Summer is coming to an end, and students are heading go back to school. It’s also a time where small business owners and
by Financial Professional: Erin Long Don’t you just love tax season? No? Me neither. Like most of my clients, you probably recognize the necessity of taxes, but you don’t want
by Alan Bernstein, SHRM-SCP – HR Office Savers Last month I shared with you the “big picture” of writing a compelling resume. In order for a resume to be compelling,
by Kim Shiver, M.Ed, Speaker, Communications Strategist   What if you could use your strengths, build on them, and focus them in a way that would make you more successful?
by Alan Bernstein, SHRM-SCP – HR Office Savers I hear from people regularly who are struggling with their job search. Some of you have been looking for months with no
by: Kim Shivler, M.Ed. One of the most common platitudes thrown around when it comes to selling is: “People buy from those they Know, Like, and Trust.” This is possibly the
Your choice in browsers can be one of the most important decisions you’ll make on all your Internet-connected devices. It’s common for users to simply use whatever comes pre-loaded on
by, Kim Shiver, M.Ed, Speaker, Communications Strategist & instructional Design Consultant Hey, small business owners. I mean anyone from a solopreneur consultant to a hair dresser, someone running a small
by Data Doctors Melbourne Florida If you’ve been using the Internet for more than a couple of years, you can assume that one or several of your passwords have been
by, Kim Shiver, M.Ed, Speaker, Communications Strategist & instructional Design Consultant As we pass Thanksgiving in November and move into the December holidays, it’s a time where gratitude and giving
  by, Kim Shiver, M.Ed, Speaker, Communications Strategist & instructional Design Consultant Have you ever been in a meeting that seemingly went on forever? One where people rambled incessantly on
Podcasts and podcasting are hot, and growing. According to the latest survey by Edison Research, 44% of people in the US have listened to a podcast. That’s 124 million people,
As a communications strategist, trainer and business consultant, I am often asked if there are legitimate opportunities to work from home. People tell me, “Everything I look into is a
Sales is key to a successful business. Without sales, you have a hobby – not a business. This is true whether you are an established business owner, or starting your
Technology has simplified life in so many ways. Thanks to their tablets and smartphones, many people now have a wealth of information at their disposal 24 hours a day, seven
People with multiple hobbies recognize there are many great ways to spend one’s time. But even people with plenty of ways to pass their time may find themselves wasting time
In an effort to speed up processing, Intel, Qualcom, and other CPU manufacturers designed their processors to make processing faster. Unfortunately this speed, which meant taking some steps that made
Businesses large and small can benefit from drafting business plans before beginning operations. A business plan is a description of a business’ projected future, and this document will spell out
Many working professionals aspire to be as productive as possible. In working environments where employees are forced to wear many hats, efficiency can help workers meet their deadlines and get
The idiom “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today” has been credited to many people, including Thomas Jefferson, Mark Twain and Oscar Wilde. Regardless of who first
WARNING!!! DANGER!!! If see any pop-ups on your computer similar to the ones illustrated here, whatever you do… DO NOT CALL THAT PHONE NUMBER!!! They may claim that they are
“Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.” –Og Mandino Selling is tough. Its super
The Health First Foundation recently awarded 41 Health First nurses with scholarships to help them continue their educational endeavors.  At a luncheon held at Suntree Country Club on Friday, June
 In 2015, analysts with the Government Accountability Office found that the average American between the ages of 55 and 64 had accrued roughly $104,000 in retirement savings, a shockingly low
Graduation is an exciting time in the lives of students. After years in the classroom preparing for life after school, graduation marks a time when students are finally ready to
  With all the stories about government agencies and large corporations getting hacked, it’s easy to understand why there are concerns with ‘cloud-based’ backup services. If these big guys can’t
Congratulations to our December Spotlight Business of the Month, Simple Media Productions! Simple Media Productions is a new member to the Melbourne Regional Chamber and specialize in video production, non-profit
Technology is First of Its Kind in Brevard County ROCKLEDGE, Fla. – The 2015 Health First Foundation’s Grape Escape event recently raised more than $400,000 to benefit Brevard County’s first
North Star Corporate Housing has been selected as our August Spotlight Business of the Month! North Star Corporate Housing is an innovative woman-owned small business located in Indialantic that provides
Health First’s Viera Hospital again earned the highest rating of 5 stars for patient experience from the federal government. Viera Hospital was one of only 13 in Florida and among
  Longtime Palm Bay Resident, Minister and Public Servant Says Jobs Are Number One Priority ! BREVARD COUNTY, FL – Rob Medina, a longtime Palm Bay resident, minister, and public
  Viera Hospital One of Only 4 in Florida to Receive Top Medicare Rating The Brevard County Board of Commissioners issued a proclamation Tuesday recognizing Health First’s Viera Hospital for its
Money is something that individuals usually need more of but frequently find in short supply. People worry about money . a lot. According to the YouGov poll for the Institute of Financial
  BB&T’s values have not changed through the years and that’s what makes this week’s Spotlight Business so unique. Maintaining a personal commitment to clients and pursuing relationships with every
What is Life Insurance? Life insurance is a contract between an insured and an insurance company. How Much Life Insurance Do I Need? There is no cookie cutter answer. Fundamentally,
  Publisher Bryan McDonough along with his son Bryan J out delivering the newest issue of Spotlight Magazine in Print and also right here on the Web & Facebook ! Please
There is nothing more invigorating than the beginning of a new year, it always signals a time for new opportunities. We set our ‘resolutions’, write down our personal and professional
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