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Technology at a Job Interview

In today’s world we have come accustomed to having our phone with us at all times. And with that some of us do seem to be unaware of how using it at the wrong time can be bad. One of those times is during a Job Interview. When at an interview not only is is […]

A Sandy Aftermath

Sandy, a storm that will go down in history, is just about over. You may have been impacted by the Hurricane, the east coast from the Carolinas to Maine. Our deepest thoughts and sympathies goes out to those in New Jersey and New York. Or the snows that have covered portions of Appalachian. For example […]

What’s your Social Media Policy?

Everyday thousands are joining in Social Media. This is anything from your employees with their own Social Media agenda to your business. As I have said before you should be thinking about Social Media, whether you want to activity run with it or not. One sure thing, your competition is. But right now I’m thinking […]

Creating a Greener Office

The 3 R’s – Recycle, Reuse and Reduce Everything has a beginning and the simplest beginning to creating a greener office is to follow the 3 R’s. Some of the things that you can do is; Recycle toner cartridges and paper. (Shreadded paper can be recycled too). Use mugs and cups that display your logo […]

Tips to Save Gas

Gas prices seem to have stabilized and even has been on the decrease. Hopefully they won’t rise again, probably though this is wishful thinking. Here are 6 tips do to help use less gas. Don’t drive if you don’t have to. This seems obvious, but how often do we get in the car to drive […]

Instant Communications – Good or Bad?

One of the biggest changes of technology over the past 25 years is now we have instant communications. 30 years ago instant communications was through the telephone. It may not have mattered where one was, a phone could easily be found. Payphones were everywhere. If you needed to ask a question of your supervisor, you […]

Chapel Hill Takes Lead in Banning Cell Phone Use When Driving

Recently the city of Chapel Hill, North Carolina voted to ban all use of cell phones while driving. This includes any task–texting, talking on a hand-held device and hands-free. The ban goes into effect on June 1, 2012 and is the first complete cell phone ban in the United States. This follows the recommendation by […]

Bad Technology Habits

Talking on the cell phone at inappropriate places It seems that sometimes when people talking they forget where they are. Or they get so engrossed in the conversation that they don’t realize who may be near. Not only does the guy next to you in the grocery line, or sitting in front of you in […]

Things to Know About Web Sites

Have one. It’s been said here as well as many other places, every business should have some type of Web presence. For some they may not want or need a full featured site but just a listing with the basic Who you are, What items or services you provide, Where you operate and How to […]

Do you have a Disaster Recovery plan?

It doesn’t matter the size of a business, if a disaster happens it’s going to hurt. Having a plan may help alleviate the pain. The IT and Telecom infrastructures are a couple of the major items to consider in disaster recovery. If you lose your Internet connection or your telephones how critical is this to […]