Developing a Compliance Mentality — Talk Business & Politics

(Originally published in the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal, print and online versions) “Unfortunately, some businesses find compliance to be an area of stress. Employees find themselves at odds with each other, communications break down between teams and there is the risk of noncompliance due to misunderstandings. What is important in compliance is the development of…

Federal Shutdown, WIC, and Walmart Suppliers — Walmart News Now

A post from Walmart News Now on how a potential government shutdown might have affected WIC benefits. . .and retailers that participate in the program: “The federal government shutdown has predictably attracted a lot of media attention. Much of the reporting has focused on how the shutdown affects government workers and their families, businesses located…

What is Coworking? — Money Crashers

  “Coworking is an office-sharing arrangement between individuals and (sometimes) small businesses. In some cases, the arrangement is very informal: A business owner who owns or leases a too-large office space then sublets desks and offices to others. Coworking spaces also operate as formal businesses, renting out desk and office space to freelancers, telecommuters, and…

Job Interviews After Being Fired — Virtual Vocations

  “Ever been on a job interview after getting fired? Here are some tips for answering hard questions about why you lost your job: Don’t Lie. Employers check references, so it’s important that you tell the truth when an interviewer asks you why you left a previous job. Even if the hiring manager doesn’t check…