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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

            This May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAH), a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia and Easter Island). ...




10 Ways to Calm Your Interview Anxiety

I've never met anyone who doesn't get nervous before an important job interview.  With so much riding on your performance it’s not surprising that you would experience some anxiety about everything in the process-- from not wearing the right outfit, or not answering questions “perfectly," to looking foolish, or perhaps the worst fear, not getting the job offer. ...




5 Smart Investments You Should Be Making for Your Healthcare Career

5 Smart Investments You Should Be Making for Your Healthcare Career
 
As the healthcare industry continues to advance, so do the skill and experience requirements of healthcare establishments. No matter what specialty of healthcare you work in, from nursing to dentistry to couples counseling, you are competing with your current coworkers and other applicants to have the most eye-catching resume. ...




Could you lose your job for testing positive for marijuana if you're a patient in Florida? Maybe

As Florida legislators consider passing laws this year to regulate the new and growing medical marijuana industry, employers in the state are still faced with mounting grey areas in how to handle employment policies related to drug use.There are more questions than answers for companies big and small, which enforce a drug-free workplace policy with their employees, said Greg Hearing, a shareholder with the Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing law firm in Tampa. ...




How to Handle HR Issues as a Small Business

Human resource issues for small businesses are a world apart from the concerns a company like IBM or Apple might face in this field. For startups with few employees, human resource (HR) tasks and challenges are often a matter of a few brief conversations with the owner or supervisor. ...




Work And Family Struggles? Why Starting Your Own Business Really Is Possible

If you are having a hard time finding a work/life balance, it may be time to look at other career opportunities. One way to gain more control over your professional life may be to start your own business. This may allow you to work at home and during whatever hours are most convenient for you. ...




Tech Networking: 4 Great Ways to Market Your Tech Expertise

If you want to land your dream job in the information technology field, then you must learn to market yourself so that you appear that much more desirable to potential employers. Although you might not know how to get started when it comes to promoting your skills, the following tips can show you how to get started. ...




Professional Parents: How to Balance Your Business & Family Life

As a parent, there's an innate desire to do everything you can to provide for your children. At the same time, being a professional and a parent can be a major juggling act. There are times when you'll have more work than you can manage, but the kids need help. ...




Want To Inspire A Millennial Driven Workplace, Let Them Travel

The lack of employee engagement is a real issue in today’s workforce. Smart companies are finding unique ways to drive engagement and reinforce culture. In three short years millennials will make up 51% of the workforce. Millennials have different expectations about the world of work. ...




Office St. Patrick's Day How-To

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated throughout the world on March 17th to pay homage to the patron saint of Ireland, who is famous for his missionary work to help spread Christianity through Ireland. Traditionally the Irish holiday consisted of going to church, and pubs were closed for the day. ...