A good Customer Relationship Management system is a powerful tool. I recently attended a networking event with a friend who was almost constantly on her tablet. At first I thought she wasn’t an attentive listener but then she began sharing information with the other attendees. Someone ask for a lead in a firm or industry, my friend checked her firm’s CRM system and quickly provided solid information in answer to the request. … Read more >
In today’s tightening work environment, apprenticeships can be an excellent way for employers to develop trained staff and to evaluate them prior to making an offer of regular employment.
Apprenticeships fit well in work environments where additional skills training will be required and the job applicants pool is falling behind the demand.… Read more >
As the first day of summer approaches and schools are getting out for summer break, many students are looking for work. Some estimates place over a million Americans a year in an internship role. The University of Cincinnati believe so strongly in the value of on the job training that nearly every area of study incorporates an internship.… Read more >
I read two sequential articles today on these topics. The first addressed how many people are choosing to work in retirement while the second emphasized how few Americans feel they will have sufficient financial resources to retire.
Emily Brandon, the senior editor for Retirement at the U.S. News and author of “Pensionless – The ten-step solution for a stress-free retirement,” wrote laid out seven reasons to work in retirement. … Read more >
Cash flow issues have been a continuous challenge for businesses. The quote below is just as relevant today as it was in 2009.
“Cash flow problems are common in business, and people often have a hard time figuring out what’s behind them. But there are actually just a few potential causes: You could have too much cash tied up in receivables or – if you have a product-based business – in inventory. … Read more >