Money-Smart Resolutions for 2020

JAN 14, 2020 | Navigator Credit Union

Many people make resolutions on New Year’s Day, and most soon give up on keeping them. No matter what your resolutions are, the key isn’t making the list, it’s sticking to it. Navigator Credit Union has some money-smart resolutions you can start any time to increase your financial fitness.

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9 Easy Ways to Get More Business Through Instagram

JAN 13, 2020 | Christina R. Metcalf

Instagram is an ideal platform to help people enter your world and assist them in getting to know you and your business. Whether you have the type of business that is very visual like a restaurant or a florist shop or you have a business that is service-based but not so visual like a plumbing company or tax preparation, there are plenty of ways to get more business through his popular platform.

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How to Motivate and Align Your Employees for 2020

JAN 5, 2020 | Kerry Flowers, Flower Consulting Group

If you really want to know how you stack up as a boss, ask the people that you are bossing around. That’s the only rating that matters. Lucky for you, your Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce knew you were searching for these answers. And we have them right here.

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The New Overtime Rule Explained

NOV 1, 2019 | Dr. Gia Wiggins, SPHR, SHRM-SCP - President, Morale Resources

By now, you’ve probably heard about the Overtime Rule issued by the Department of Labor. In the last month, I’ve received multiple calls from business owners asking if they should merely increase their salaried employees' pay to the new threshold. Before you take that step let's look at the rule.

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5 Things Your HR Manager is NOT

AUG 30, 2019 | Dr. Gia Wiggins, SPHR, SHRM-SCP - President, Morale Resources

At the risk of sounding like an HR snob, I must admit I’ve had this conversation multiple times in the last few weeks. After working in human resources for 21 years, I thought I had it all figured out 19 years ago. I knew how to recruit, answer employee questions, and help employees enroll in their benefits. Since then I’ve learned something very important. HR is 50% employment law, 40% knowing how to apply it to situations that happen in the organization, and 10% what everyone assumes HR does. HR professionals across the country are strategic partners that make the many facets of human capital management look easy. I can go on all day about what we do to make your business run smoothly, but today I think it may be more beneficial to tell you what we are not.

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Business Owners: You Need Your Own Retirement Plan

JUL 30, 2019 |

As a business owner, you can’t afford to ignore your competition. You can’t afford to miss out on the trends affecting your industry. You can’t afford to alienate customers. And here’s one more item to add to the list: You can’t afford not to create a retirement plan for yourself.

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