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Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent Jason Frankenberger encouraged the use of two-factor authentication and stronger passwords along with better employee education programs in Tuesday’s (Feb. 20) Cyber Security Symposium presented by the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce and Talk Business & Politics. Addressing community business leaders and...
It may be tempting to dive right in when you have a great startup idea, but failing to create a detailed business plan is where many entrepreneurs go wrong. A solid business plan can be the difference between just an idea and a successful business. It allows you to set...
Wal-Mart Stores is again scaling back its corporate workforce as the retailer reportedly will eliminate its jewelry business and decrease the number of co-managers per store, and reduce areas such as direct-store-delivery receiving, according to persons familiar with the changes. The reduction has been the norm for the retail giant...
Facebook's Workplace has been on the market for a little over a year and has seen rapid adoption by organizations of all sizes around the world. According to Facebook, more than 14,000 companies use Workplace as their internal team collaboration tool. Given people's familiarity with the social media giant, it's no...
Slack has seriously impacted how many businesses work all day long. Communication is now much more fluid and specific, and there's a way to go back and check on previous conversations using what is essentially a glorified group chat. You can share documents and images, comment in threads to keep conversations...
The best way to turn your great business idea into a reality is through the creation and use of a well-thought-out business plan. A strong business plan not only attracts investors or secures financing in the early stages of business development, but can also function as a roadmap for...
Your resume and cover letter might be important in landing a job, but the interview is what secures your position with a company. As any job seeker knows, there are a lot of factors that make or break your chance of being hired. "Interviews can be nerve-wracking," said Michael Steinitz,...
Amazing 3D prints With 3D printing becoming a relatively well-known commodity over the past few years, many of the items produced via 3D printers aren't as surprising as they were a decade ago. While consumers are more familiar with 3D printing, the powerful machines still create weird and unusual objects...
With every new year, there is an opportunity to take stock, reevaluate, and course-correct when necessary. This is especially true for entrepreneurs, who can use this time to establish smarter practices and keep their business moving in the right direction. These five big-picture best practices are wise implementations for...
Social media, like technology, is everchanging. The industry evolves every day, and it can be difficult for companies to keep up. However, digital marketing is crucial for the ongoing success of businesses. "Social media has undoubtedly become a critical platform for marketers," said E.J. McGowan, vice president and managing director...