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  • Updated: Five Monkeys in a Cage (And One Important Business Lesson)

    Updated: Five Monkeys in a Cage (And One Important Business Lesson) The American economy is absolutely roaring. Q1 2021 GDP growth was a better-than-expected 6.4% while adding 916,000 jobs. Who could’ve guessed last summer that a legitimate risk to American businesses in 2021 was being unprepared for a revenue surge? For many organizations, there will likely never be a greater chance of leaving money on the table than right now. I…Read More
  • Employers: Ready or Not, Marijuana Legalization is Here

    Employers: Ready or Not, Marijuana Legalization is Here On July 1, 2021, marijuana becomes legal for adults (21 or older) in Virginia to use and possess, albeit with some important restrictions. The new rules also make Virginia the 13th state to extend employment protections to medical marijuana cardholders.   Virginia employers will have to address what they can do if an employee is suspected of being impaired at…Read More
  • 5 FACETs to Digital Payments That Can Grow Your Business

    5 FACETs to Digital Payments That Can Grow Your Business Digital payments and accounting have served as a lifeline for many small businesses during the pandemic, allowing them to receive and send money without relying on checks, cash or credit card machines. This era will serve as a turning point in digital adoption among SMBs, from restaurants and breweries, to boutique clothing stores and even property management businesses. Digital payment…Read More
  • Go Beyond a Job Description to Attract Top Talent

    Go Beyond a Job Description to Attract Top Talent The red-hot job market puts job seekers in the driver’s seat, a sudden role reversal that has whiplashed employers into a new reality. Gone are the days when a sunny job description was enough to bring top candidates into the hiring process. Today, with tier one talent often evaluating several offers, employers need to show more of their cards up…Read More
  • How to Navigate a Post-COVID Business World With Change Management

    How to Navigate a Post-COVID Business World With Change Management When a company implements new software, brings on new leadership, or goes through a merger or acquisition, management typically has a playbook on how to manage the change. In the past 15 months, the business world saw change it had never seen before – and most playbooks became only partially relevant. Workplace changes brought on by COVID-19 were abrupt, monumental,…Read More