For the Small Business Owner – When you Have an Employee Issue

If you are a manager of people, you will inevitably be faced with the hard decision of what to do when it is not working out with an employee.

Most times this is a communication problem, easily solved with mediation or active listening. But in those cases where the relationship is simply too frustrating to continue, think of “ART” to try and manage the result. Read More …

Space Coast Stay Cation / Melbourne Regional Chamber

The Melbourne Regional Chamber is pleased to announce its Space Coast StayCation campaign. The campaign, which is a joint effort with the Chamber’s Visitors Bureau (CVB), is designed to help drive the local economy and the recovery of the region, and inspire locals to support tourism-based businesses while rediscovering all that our spectacular community has to offer. Read More …

Melbourne Regional Chamber Earns Fourth 5-Star Accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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 policies and organizational procedures, effective advocacy
efforts, valuable programming, and a positive impact on the Space Coast region. Read More …

For the Small Business Owner – HR Compliance Basics / 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 labor obligations can be unlawful or illegal and can lead to disputes, fines or legal claims. Read More …

Avoid furniture tip-over hazards at home

A home is supposed to be a safe haven for its residents. But dangers lurk in nearly every room of a home. Parents may be quick to safeguard against burn risks, electrical outlet exposure and even common household items that can prove poisonous if ingested, but it’s easy to overlook the potential hazards posed by furniture. Read More …

How to Build an Online Course, Creating Content Part 2 by Kim Shiver

How can a small business use an online course?
For some companies, an online course might be a marketing or sales tool. For example, if you sell garden supplies teaching people how to actually plant a garden may help create a market for your products. Read More …