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Attract employees with social media: Strong presence deemed crucial for recruitment

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Using social media to recruit workers remains a growing practice among businesses. The most recent survey of members of the Society for Human Resource Management on that topic found that most organizations use it for recruitment. The 2015 survey, which ...

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SMBs find ways to improve cyber security

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Even if yours isn’t the largest corporation on the planet, the threats to cyber security are out there, they’re growing more advanced every day, they can’t be ignored, but they can be defended against with the right approach. This is ...

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SCOTUS tech rulings reflect changing times

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In a pair of 5-4 decisions issued at the end of this year’s term, the Supreme Court recognized that some long established legal principles were outdated because of technological advancements

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‘A tremendous amount of fun’ Team grows with help from starship role-playing simulator

Players must communicate to survive a roleplaying scenario on the Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator. “Effective communication is also one of the central tenets of agile project management, so it just made sense to use Artemis as a tool for teams to improve their communication skills,” said William Wallace, owner of Gaming Nomads. (Incandescent Workshop photo)

William Wallace’s gaming experience company, Gaming Nomads (www.gamingnomads.com), is looking to build small and medium corporate office teamwork with one very simple message: work together, or you’ll fail — and your starship maybe even explode in the middle of space. ...

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Tech keeps remote workers engaged

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Telecommuting, working virtually, “WFH” (working from home) ­— whatever you choose to call it, it’s on the rise. UpWork confirms just that in their 2018 Future Workforce Report: more than one third (38 percent) of the more than 1,000 polled ...

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For business, a CPA is like a ‘CFO for hire’

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Rick Miller likes to watch his seedlings grow. “I call my startups my seedlings because I am helping to plant them and watch them grow,” said Miller, a longtime SCORE volunteer and a certified public accountant in Brentwood, Tenn. “Most ...

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Small Business Administration lending increases

Michelle Robey and Patty Nappo secured a $1.9 million SBA loan to help make their dreams of business ownership in Medford, New York come true. (photo by Judy Walker)

The U.S. Small Business Administration had approved $15.2 billion in loans in fiscal year 2018 by mid-May, up 1.9 percent from the $14.9 billion approved in the same period in fiscal 2017.

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Cici’s, other franchisees, use SBA program for financing

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Greg Costley doesn’t need the Small Business Administration’s assistance to secure entrepreneurial capital at BancFirst anymore because his first experiences as a new restaurant franchisee years ago were so successful.

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