Category: Expert Advice

February 2021, Expert Advice, Office Design

Rethinking Corporate Wellness and the Remote Work Environment

If you follow me at all, you know I always make a point to talk about how the physical environment people work within directly impacts five things: culture, engagement, wellness, retention, and innovation. I probably sound like a broken record, and I often repeat myself because it's simple to control and easy to implement. Yet, there are still so many businesses that are not intentional about leveraging the built environment…

February 2021, Expert Advice, Marketing, Tech

Choosing the Best Database for Your Business

Businesses today run on data. Whether it’s information about your customers, transactions, or employees, you need to make sure that you safely and effectively store data in 2020. Business Data Problems It’s astounding how many companies still do not use some kind of database solution. Here are some of the approaches that we’ve seen businesses take that can cause problems: Paper files – Paper files are difficult to organize, take…

February 2021, Business Administration, Expert Advice

A Game Plan for Business Administration Success

Last year rocked the business world. Some businesses experienced wild growth. Sadly, others pared back or pivoted to survive. While several businesses were forced to close altogether, many actually launched during one of the most trying times in our history. Whether your business is just getting off the ground, staying its course, or experiencing change, there’s no better time to ensure you have the right game plan in place for…

Accounting, Expert Advice, February 2021

Everything You Need to Know About the Expanded ERTC

The employee retention tax credit (ERTC) is intended to provide liquidity to employers during the pandemic and was greatly expanded in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 thanks to Sections 206 and 207 of the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Relief Act portion. It opens the doors to more businesses facing significant financial hardship to qualify for and receive this credit. Many changes from the original credit were enacted including an…

January 2021, Expert Advice, Human Resources

Recruiting 101: Three Perspectives in Talent Acquisition

During a recent phone screen with a prospective candidate, we were discussing potential career paths when this individual stated how much she would love to have my job. She went on to state how rewarding and easy the job must be. Further, she stated that the recruiting process seems no more complicated than a client needing a new employee, a candidate needing a new job and a recruiter needing to…