Entries by Dana and Ellen Borowka

How to Conduct Remote Job Interviews

By Dana Borowka, MA Many companies struggle to find the right candidates for their organization. Having a small radius to find the right talent can add to these challenges. The solution is to open up the geographic area for recruiting because that opens up a whole new talent pool. Now your company can target specific […]

Time to Develop a Remote Workforce Strategy

By Patty Crabtree & Dana Borowka Our work environment is evolving. Despite concerns about employee productivity, data on the American workforce indicates that the remote worker trend is picking up steam. Is it time for your business to embrace a remote workforce? U.S. businesses are doing the math, and the math says the remote-worker option […]

Grow Your Business! 10 Winning Strategies for the New Decade

By Patrick McClure Congratulations, and welcome to the New Decade. Today we start writing the history of YOUR business in the 2020’s. What will it include? Will we see spectacular growth, stellar revenue production and champagne toasts? Or will your decade be filled with lost business deals, declining revenue and sour grapes? The outcome is […]

Hire Right The First Time: Are You Tired of Not Knowing Who You are Hiring?

By Dana Borowka, MA In this day and age, making the wrong hiring decision can cost a minimum of 2-3 times the annual salary! That’s a high price to pay, and it’s a conservative figure when you factor in the emotional pressures of training, evaluation, termination and then starting the hiring process all over again. […]

Managing Stress in Our Lives

By Ellen & Dana Borowka, MA As the economy continues to ebb and flow, we all need to be thinking as clearly as we can in order to stay a step or two or three ahead of the curve. The stress or “fear” of the future can prevent individuals and organizations from seeing opportunities that could […]

Stop Trying to Shortcut the Hiring Process

By Dana Borowka If they hadn’t gone on a “shortcut,” the world probably wouldn’t know who the Donner party is today. There is a lesson in this infamous tragedy for all hiring managers. For the wagons of the Donner party, a group of 81 westward-bound pioneers who were stopped by a blizzard at the gateway […]