Tips & Hints Archive

How Important is a New Hire’s First Day?

Posted April 5, 2018 By GuestSpot
How Important is a New Hire's First Day

“Half of all hourly workers leave new jobs within the first 120 days,” according to the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM). That eye-opening statistic is the reason managers and human resources professionals take a proactive approach toward onboarding and retention. If you want to promote your company’s brand, maximize revenue, maintain positive morale and […]

5 Tips for Getting Hired as a Person in Recovery

Posted April 2, 2018 By Frank Strona

As I was working remote recently, I had several people ask for insight on transitioning back into the workplace after time away to get some priorities in order. Previously in my career, I did a lot of work those in recovery and I still commit to supporting those in that process. But like any process, being in recovery has crucial milestones along the path for you to rediscover your sense of worth. One important way may be by finding employment.

What Your Smile Says About You

Posted March 20, 2018 By GuestSpot

Why smiles matter not only how you look but as a way people see you in the first few seconds of meeting you. A good smile can take you far.

Getting that initial reading-list for 2018 started

Posted January 3, 2018 By Frank Strona

Reading-list 2018 Got my initial reading-list for the new year made last night. I usually keep two versions, one for more social and personal stuff such as the list I posted today on my personal blog today. Then I try to come up with a least 5 new books for professional goals that I […]

How to Take Back Control of Your Life After an Injury

Posted December 5, 2017 By Frank Strona

Tips for an “after injury” strategy The accident has happened and left you with an injury that has significantly altered your life. Sometimes you may feel immensely relieved and grateful to be alive, while sometimes you may feel that you are unable to cope and wish that you had died in the accident. Both of […]

Knowing how to overcome feelings of fear that arise from trauma can be both empowering and uplifting towards helping you move on.

Is Hard Work Enough to Land Your Dream Job?

Posted October 16, 2017 By GuestSpot

The Dream Job Recipe They say that if you do something you love, you will never work a day in your life. When you are lucky enough to have your dream job, this statement is most certainly true. However, for many, finding your dream job can be a difficult task, especially if your dream job […]

Wading through the “VPN” marketplace

Posted April 5, 2017 By Frank Strona

A local pal and one of my “tech go to’s people” took some time and wrote a post on the recent increase in calls for awareness about privacy and VPN’s. I likes its simplicity and while I have been using another company – I thought his well don’t post was well worth sharing for those […]

Thinking behind promotion your digital content

Posted August 9, 2016 By Frank Strona

While catching up on reading during my vacation; I came across this post on the “State of Digital” site;  5 Top Tips for Promoting Digital Content. It’s author. Jack Telford presents 5 promotional methods that suggests ways to improve how your digital content gets expanded and reaches out further. The essential tips include strong basic methods used […]

Never Enough “lists” on Apps & Tools

Posted March 10, 2016 By Frank Strona

I am a big fan of the “list” type posts. I review them and bookmarks ones I find interesting or that might be of interest in the future. This is the latest sample out of Nonprofit Tech For Good for the full list, visit the link at the bottom;  36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for […]