Devan Marie Perine

Why company culture eats strategy for breakfast

Representatives from the armed forces came to my son's school to recruit soon to be high school graduates. Each branch of the armed forces

Company core values: Why your business needs them

On paper it was a good deal. Our company had a chance to create a joint venture partnership with another company in the same industry. They

Creating a company culture: It’s all about your core values

So you've hired some team members. This is a big step in building your business. Now you have help! But you also have worries. Are they

Stop leaving voicemails. Voicemail is dead. Here’s why.

When was the last time you said, "Wow, I'm so glad I got that voicemail!"...? Tell me. Do you get a thrill when you see that the VM icon on

Hottest small business articles | January 2015

For small business owners, the new year often means a lot of new stuff: new budgets, new goals, and new employees. So we focussed on hiring

The key to organic business growth: Don’t let your business get stagnant

This article originally published at Anchor Advisors. “What is the difference between a living thing and a dead thing? In the medical world,

The 2015 Guide to Using LinkedIn

To watch the 2015 Guide to Using LinkedIn webinar, enter in password below:   Note: This video will only be available until

The ULTIMATE Small Business Hiring Guide: Everything you need to know about hiring an employee

Small business hiring is an essential (and often challenging) facet of entrepreneurship. Any business owner who’s made a bad hire (and most

How to ask good interview questions: Be skeptical!

It's always painful to have an opening on your team. Often, the person you're missing was someone you relied on; someone who got stuff done!

The phone screen interview: What questions should I ask?

If you've got a good job posting out there, and know clearly what you need to pay, you should have a solid batch of resumes to sift through.