Business Tidbits

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
  As a businessperson, introducing yourself is your first moment to make an impression on a potential customer whether that is shaking hands or standing up and giving your 60
    If 2014 was “The Year of the Breach,” with a whopping 43% of North American firms telling the Ponemon Institute that they experienced a hack in 2014, then
by : Ian Cox, You spent countless hours putting your ad together. You spend your hard earned marketing dollars getting that ad into the hands of the people who need
Many a night’s sleep has been lost worrying about an upcoming job interview. Questions like “Will I make a good impression?” or “Am I qualified for the job?” can make
Article provided by, Charlie Reese owner of CMIT CMIT Solutions of South Brevard is the small business IT support and IT services company for Melbourne,Rockledge, Palm Bay, West Melbourne, Viera, Eau Gallie,
Article provided by:  CMIT Solutions, Charlie Reese /  Your Technology Team CMIT Solutions of South Brevard Last week, The New York Times gave prominent placement to an article called “The Era
  Getting a startup off the ground is a considerable and rewarding achievement. But once a business has achieved a certain level of success, business owners often find themselves wondering
Written by Travis Gibb Sometimes, when we talk to small business owners in Brevard County they ask about the free website options on the internet. Since Geo-cities in the early
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