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How Many Businesses Fail to be Honest?

As a business owner for over 25 years, I am concerned to see so many other businesses, who will scam and avoid being honest or be responsible for poor business ethics. In addition, as a home owner, we have had painters and landscape firms to only partially do their jobs or do it incorrectly, still …

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Comparing Charlotte Crime Rates: 1993 vs. 2019

By Katy Solt Charlotte PUBLISHED 4:58 PM ET Oct. 22, 2019 PUBLISHED 4:58 PM EDT Oct. 22, 2019 (Circulated by Compass Career Management Solutions) CHARLOTTE, NC – The number of homicides in Charlotte keeps climbing, with the current total at 88 according to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department. But is this the deadliest year on …

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Time to Create Your Strategic Plan For A Successful 2020

Take this quieter time after Christmas to think through and review the good and bad choices and decisions you made for your business and yourself over the past year. Use either the 2019 calendar, the past year’s seasons of your business, or possibly the key areas or departments to systematically evaluate what were good efforts, …

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How Do You Feel About Yourself When You Look In The Mirror

We each have hopes, dreams, and goals for ourselves, but the fact is we have little control over much of our lives. Since the majority of people have to work for a living, one very big and important factor or influence in our lives is our “employer”. When an employer or business owner closes their …

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Wise Management Steps Of Employee Reductions

Most employers face an employee reduction or layoff at some point during their ownership.  This is an emotional and stressful experience, as well as including some legal risks, that need to be taken seriously and strategically.  Obviously, the reason for the stress and intensity involves the fact that this transition will be affecting many peoples’ …

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What To Do If Your Employer Expects To Close?

There are multiple businesses who are said to be preparing to close in 2020. If your employer is one, what are you doing in the meantime? Some employers are providing some type of incentive pay to encourage employees to stay until the closing. However, if an opportunity arises, should you take that or stay until …

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The Key to Effective Outplacement

This is not to make the community anxious but to help them to be informed and proactive.  Changes happen!  That’s life!  But be wise and stay informed and prepared to “manage the change”, rather than having the “change manage you”.  Read and learn. Whoever coined the word “Outplacement” has caused much confusion for those in …

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Breaking News! 2020 NC SHRM Conference

Preview of the 2020 NC SHRM Conference to be held in Winston-Salem with Bill Crigger as the Chair of the Event.  This was an interview that was promoted on Facebook.   Great opportunities for SHRM members, potential sponsors, exhibitors and speakers by going to the website note via this link.   Additional information: http://ncshrmconference.com  

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Human Resources: Professionals Impacting The Bottom Line

The majority of business owners and employers don’t grasp how “human resources” can benefit a company’s bottom line, but they most definitely can!  Since a business is dependent on good, productive employees, there are many ways how the human resources professionals directly impact the Bottom Line. Even before beginning to recruit for qualified employees, an …

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Business Concerns that Require Responsible & Progressive Leaders

All businesses and organizations encounter a variety of challenges and issues on an on-going basis.  Some incidents can be more devastating and costly than others.  Today some employees express a lack of confidence in their leaders.  What are companies doing to resolve this void?  How can employers correct this?  Companies need “good leaders”!  Who can provide the …

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