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How the Drought Affects Your River Trip

September 6, 2022 | Comments Off on How the Drought Affects Your River Trip

HOW THE DROUGHT AFFECTS YOUR RIVER TRIP 03/24/2022 by GCW Will my Grand Canyon trip run even with the extreme drought? The quick answer is yes. Make no mistake, we are all hoping for an end to the drought, but Grand Canyon river trips will still be possible even if water levels continue to drop. At…

75% of Job Applicants Are Getting Ghosted

September 1, 2022 | Comments Off on 75% of Job Applicants Are Getting Ghosted

75% of Job Applicants are Getting Ghosted   Have you ever applied for a job and then never heard back? It isn’t unusual, but it can be frustrating. Maybe your resume was too sparse, or the company didn’t have the right software for selecting candidates. The good news is that a few tactics help prevent…

Interview Your Employees So They Stay

August 30, 2022 | Comments Off on Interview Your Employees So They Stay

Interview Your Employees So They Stay The Great Resignation is spurring a rash of hiring bonuses, better perks, and aggressive recruitment. You’ve probably heard of or are engaging in focused talent retention – but have you tried the “stay interview?”   The opposite of an exit interview, a stay interview is a semi-formal conversation with…

Looking back: my biggest regret in business

June 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Looking back: my biggest regret in business

Looking back: my biggest regret in business The Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce provides resources to local businesses to help you succeed, with a focus on creating a strong thriving community. We encourage local entrepreneurs to stop in and get acquainted and learn more about what we offer. Sometimes learning from others’ mistakes will keep…

Your Next Meeting Could Be Original

June 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Your Next Meeting Could Be Original

Your Next Meeting Could Be Original If your company has staff meetings, you know all too well how quickly these regular meetings can become boring, unproductive, and a real drag on employee morale. The good news is that with a little creativity, you can transform your typical meetings into original, exciting events that deliver real…

Your Quarterback Employee Needs an Offensive Line

May 31, 2022 | Comments Off on Your Quarterback Employee Needs an Offensive Line

Your Quarterback Employee Needs an Offensive Line In football, it is the quarterback who drives each play. However, the quarterback also has to contend with the other team’s defenders coming in to try to tackle him before he can make a play. It is his offensive linemen who hold off the defenders to give him…

Hindsight: What Business Owners Wish They Would Have Done Differently

May 30, 2022 | Comments Off on Hindsight: What Business Owners Wish They Would Have Done Differently

Hindsight: What Business Owners Wish They Would Have Done Differently They say hindsight is 20-20. If you only would have known. As a business owner, you may already have a few things you wish you knew. Would you have hired that one person? Perhaps you would have started your company sooner. While it is important…

Cult of Personality: Building a more positive workplace culture in 90 days

May 26, 2022 | Comments Off on Cult of Personality: Building a more positive workplace culture in 90 days

Cult of Personality: Building a more positive workplace culture in 90 days Building a positive workplace culture results in happier employees, which in turn, increases your production rates. Basically, a happy workplace is good for everyone. The question is, how can you create a positive, supporting workplace culture quickly. Check out these tips to get…

Let’s Have a Drink and Talk About Alcohol in the Workplace

May 25, 2022 | Comments Off on Let’s Have a Drink and Talk About Alcohol in the Workplace

Let’s Have a Drink and Talk About Alcohol in the Workplace When it comes to contentious topics, few can beat the debate about whether or not alcohol has any place in today’s workplace. There’s a wide range of opinions on the subject ranging from zero tolerance for alcohol consumption on the job right through to…

Should I hire or outsource?

May 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Should I hire or outsource?

Should I hire or outsource? Deciding between hiring in-house talent or outsourcing the job can be a tough call to make, and both options have their benefits and drawbacks. Here are some things to consider when choosing between the two recruitment options. Why Independent Contractors Make Sense It’s easy to understand the draw that outsourcing…

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