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 …

Safeguard your eyes against computer vision syndrom

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 days week. Computers, tablets and smartphones can now be seen just about everywhere, so it’s Read More …

Protecting Devices Against Meltdown/Spectre Flaws

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 sense in the design stage, has now proven to leave security weaknesses. The Meltdown and Read More …

Get organized and improve workplace productivity

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 tasks accomplished. Organization can help professionals keep track of their work assignments and stay on Read More …

They may claim that they are from Microsoft or Windows but they aren’t.

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 from Microsoft or Windows but they aren’t. These are very prevalent malware scams designed to Read More …