27 09, 2021

The resources small businesses need

By |2021-09-17T15:12:45-04:00September 27th, 2021|Business, COVID-19|

Vanessa Pugh has a message for small businesses impacted by COVID: When it comes to accessing financing amid the pandemic, which has hit some in the Black and Brown communities especially hard, there is help.

27 09, 2021

You can offset inflation with reinvention

By |2021-09-17T09:45:00-04:00September 27th, 2021|Business|

For those of you with a swimming pool, you’ll remember the shortage of chlorine tablets this past spring as the result of a Louisiana factory fire. Prices for the tabs soared — if you [...]

24 09, 2021

Guidance to help protect employees from COVID-19

By |2021-09-14T12:02:05-04:00September 24th, 2021|Business|

Safety in the workplace is an employer’s first responsibility, an obligation highlighted by the pandemic. As summer draws to a close, the steady surge of COVID cases caused by the delta variant has employers doubling down on measures proven to curb the virus’s spread.

20 09, 2021

Learning the secrets of persuasion

By |2021-09-14T11:44:26-04:00September 20th, 2021|Business|

The secret to succeeding in these persuasive endeavors is “classical rhetoric”—the art of selecting the most effective modes of persuasion, refined over centuries and relevant today, and using them in our effort to persuade. With its seeds in ancient Egypt, classical rhetoric developed and flourished in ancient Greece and Rome as demonstrated or taught by great advocates and scholars.

17 09, 2021

Dealing with employee fraud in the hybrid workplace

By |2021-09-14T11:36:50-04:00September 17th, 2021|Business|

With so many companies now embracing hybrid work environments, there’s an expanded need for reviewing any employee fraud controls that were put into place in 2020. In hindsight, organizations are realizing that these pandemic controls may have been hastily put into place, exposing some potential longer-term vulnerabilities.

17 09, 2021

‘Unfair’ noncompetes? Response beginning to form to Biden’s ‘competition’ order

By |2021-09-14T09:10:23-04:00September 17th, 2021|Business, Employment|

Beneath the innocuous title of Biden's July 9 executive order are 72 initiatives and directives involving more than a dozen federal agencies. As of now, there are not a lot of specifics, and only time will tell what form the revised regulations and other policy changes the Biden administration is urging will take, attorneys told Lawyers Weekly.

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