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March 14, 2019

Transitioning from College to Career: A Guide for New Grads


Article by Rebecca Moses

Graduating from college, while a great achievement and cause for celebration, can put many young adults in a difficult position. Expectations are high for landing the right entry-level position, while for many the threat of student debt and rent create a feeling of financial instability.

This guide is here to help you figure out what you need to know to get on your feet and keep moving, as your academic development turns into professional development.

Full Article: https://groomandstyle.com/college-to-career-guide-new-grads/

Transitioning from College to Career: A Guide for New Grads2019-03-14T16:20:26-05:00

Fraudulent Activity Aimed Toward Local Businesses


Leander ISD has received six reports in the past two months regarding businesses and a fraudulent advertising company selling unauthorized sponsorship banners for high school athletic facilities.

A business out of the Dallas-Fort Worth region, currently known as Sports Media Marketing, has targeted companies by masquerading itself as a partner with the district and its athletic booster clubs.

The only official source for sponsorship or advertising solicitations is the LISD School and Community Relations department or a legitimate and registered booster club.  Booster clubs are required to keep a copy of their approved registration on file, and businesses may ask to see a copy of this registration as proof of legitimacy, prior to sponsoring the booster clubs.

As part of […]

Fraudulent Activity Aimed Toward Local Businesses2019-03-07T16:54:54-06:00

January 18, 2019

The Governor’s Small Business Handbook Is Now Updated – And Online!


The Small Business Handbook provides in-depth information on starting a business in Texas including information on business formation, employee requirements, taxes and business financing. Also included, is information on programs and resources available to entrepreneurs and small business owners to help them start, grow and scale their business.

The Governor’s Small Business Handbook Is Now Updated – And Online!2019-01-18T13:41:15-06:00

Motivating Employees to Give Back Is Easier Than You Think


By James Moore

Not getting the response you expected from your employee giving campaign?

Don’t just assume your employees aren’t motivated to give. Over $4 billion is raised every year from workplace giving. Employees, for the most part, are ready and willing to give. And while there are probably a few employees who need some motivation, most will give on their own if you have the right strategy.

So what does that look like? Here are a couple of tips.

Make it Easy

Even the best intention to make a donation can get forgotten in the hustle and bustle of daily life. A successful employee giving campaign is one that can be done easily, without hassle.


Motivating Employees to Give Back Is Easier Than You Think2019-01-11T13:43:07-06:00

December 14, 2018

What Does a Chamber of Commerce Do and Why Should You Join One?

The best way to spread the word about your business is by making connections and that is what we do!  Whether you’re new to the local community or a veteran company that has been around for decades, your reputation grows as you engage in other influential entities within your community.

That’s why so many businesses choose to join a chamber of commerce. These resourceful organizations are made to help local businesses thrive.

What is a Chamber of Commerce?

Local chambers tackle both issues and trends taking place in their community as well as offer resources and services to help local businesses succeed. It isn’t just a goodwill effort, but an effective strategy.

Consider these statistics from American Business Magazine:

What Does a Chamber of Commerce Do and Why Should You Join One?2018-12-14T10:35:13-06:00

November 30, 2018

5 Interview Prep Tips Every Job Seeker Should Know


A company receives an average of 250 resumes for each job opening it posts, according to Glassdoor. If you’re one of the lucky 2 percent that land an interview, you’ll have to convince the hiring managers that you’re the best candidate for the job. Impressing prospective employers requires more than a firm handshake and a professional appearance. If you want an interview to end in a job offer, you need to go in prepared.

These are the tips every candidate should follow when preparing for a job interview.

Research the Company’s Work

An informed candidate is always more attractive than an ill-prepared one. Do your homework and research the company before the interview. Visit their website to learn about the full […]

5 Interview Prep Tips Every Job Seeker Should Know2020-06-29T16:08:08-05:00

October 15, 2018

How to Calculate the Cost of Employee Turnover


We all know that no matter the industry, your employees are your company’s most valuable resource. Since we know this, we realize that high employee turnover is a really bad thing.

Yes, some level of employee turnover is unavoidable. There are instances where employees are not the right fit, change careers, or retire. But even in those instances, attrition is costing you.

While all companies know employee turnover problem, most do not truly realize what it is costing them. Do you?

The fact is, any level of employee turnover comes with a price.

Unless you have already invested the time and energy into calculating the cost of your employee turnover, chances are you are underestimating the figure you are putting on it.

To […]

How to Calculate the Cost of Employee Turnover2018-10-15T08:58:55-05:00
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