Posts made in May, 2011

How to Get Hired by a Small Business Owner

Posted by on May 13, 2011 in Advice, Featured Articles, Getting the Job, Published Articles | 0 comments

How to Get Hired by a Small Business Owner

Yahoo! asked for an article about what we look for when we hire.  Here is the article they published – enjoy! ** As a small business owner, what I look for when I want to hire an employee is different from what a national chain or corporate business wants from an employee.  Here’s exactly what I look for when I am reviewing resumes and hiring a new employee: 1.  Experience that fits the job .  Unfortunately, small businesses don’t have a training budget or training team to get a new employee up to speed, so I look through… read...

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Get Organized!

Posted by on May 10, 2011 in Advice, Featured Articles, Published Articles | 0 comments

Get Organized!

Some good things happened recently – we were invited to join the Plain Jane Wisdom show again last night on Fox News Radio, which is super exciting.  You can listen live to the station or hear the podcasts at your convenience. Here’s a new article that was published by Yahoo Finance:  How I Organized My Small Business Life. As a mom, military wife, and small business owner who works 100 hours a week, my stress level got pushed right through the roof when my husband was deployed overseas in 2010. For the first few months, I did a fabulous job of keeping all the plates spinning. After a few months, though, sleeplessness, small children, and rapid business...

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