For the Small Business Owner – Managing Sick Leave Requests

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 sick leave, I’ve received many questions on the best way to approach employee time off requests given the COVID-19 concerns. Read More …

Home Owners / Claim Handling / Your Responsibility

Home Owners / Claim Handling / Your Responsibility. 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 your property. Florida Statutes 627.7142 outlines your responsibilities as a homeowners insurance policy holder. Read More …

Melbourne Regional Chamber Promotes Meg Richey to Executive Vice President

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 with the organization for two years as the Director of Communications & Events Read More …

3 Tips to Succeed in 2020

Without a plan, you don’t know what you want to accomplish, how you want to accomplish it, have no way to track if you’re getting there, and don’t know if it’s profitable. Read More …

Tips for a successful job search – The Phone Screen

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 tools for the next phase of the job search process – the initial phone screen. Read More …

The Job Search – Finding a Job

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, likeable, and content rich.  Once you are happy with your resume, you need to get Read More …

Back to School Means Back to Work

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 employees get back to serious work. For many, summer is a time where we take Read More …

Saving money for what matters; being wise with taxes

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 to pay a penny more than your fair share. Before I discuss some tax efficiency Read More …

Tips for a successful job search – The Resume Part II

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, it must be accurate, visually appealing, and likeable. This month I want to talk about Read More …

Create Success Using Your Strengths

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? That’s the idea behind CliftonStrengths (formerly known as StrengthsFinder). What is CliftonStrengths? CliftonStrengths was created Read More …

Do People Really Buy from those they Know, Like, and Trust?

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 most misunderstood selling mantra touted by business coaches and floating around networking circles. Successful business development Read More …

The Cash is in the Connections

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 team or anyone selling a network marketing product like Young Living, Mary Kay, or Doterra. Read More …

Using Gratitude as a Communication Tool

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 thanks for those around us becomes present in our minds. The reality is that if Read More …

How to Find Legitimate Work at Home Opportunities

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 scam.” Sadly, many advertised opportunities are scams. It’s easy to find the modern-day equivalent of Read More …