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Save Your Food Business!! - Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

Consumer Safety is paramount in the food industry, which an industry that is heavily regulated by domestic and international authorities such as the FDA, EPA etc.

Failing to maintain consumer safety in the food industry, is extremely costly both in human life and / or suffering and in terms of the costs for recalls, fines levied against the company responsible for the lapse in safety, and impact to the reputation of the company, which can become irrevocable.



While consumer…

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Added by Adam Fleming on February 7, 2020 at 5:51am — No Comments

Excel: Power Query Intro Courses, Excel Guide - 2020

Power Query is a somewhat new feature, it first made its entrance in Excel 2010, and now is a standard part of Excel 2016 and 2019.

Power Query is a tool designed for Excel to handle repetitious steps specifically tied to data prep. We all know the drudgery of removing columns, shifting rows, correcting data formats all before we can actually do the work with the data!

The old alternative was to use macros for this redundant work; but even those were hard to edit and not…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on February 5, 2020 at 6:39am — No Comments

Know How Your Employees Organizing a Union, HR Training - 2020

Managers and Supervisors are taken to task everyday in managing their Non represented employees. It is important for them to learn the Initial warning signs of Union Organizing long before a Union gets the appropriate number of signed Authorization Cards and the NLRB Conducts a secret Election. Learn here the best Election is the one that is never held .

This course will delve into the 20 +  Initial Warning Signs of Union Organizing, What you Can Do and What you Cannot Do, Guidelines…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on February 5, 2020 at 6:38am — No Comments

Know How Your Employees Organizing a Union, HR Training - 2020

Managers and Supervisors are taken to task everyday in managing their Non represented employees. It is important for them to learn the Initial warning signs of Union Organizing long before a Union gets the appropriate number of signed Authorization Cards and the NLRB Conducts a secret Election. Learn here the best Election is the one that is never held .

This course will delve into the 20 +  Initial Warning Signs of Union Organizing, What you Can Do and What you Cannot Do, Guidelines…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on February 5, 2020 at 6:38am — No Comments

Best Excel Functions, Excel Top Functions - 2020

Excel functions can greatly enhance your ability to perform tasks in day to day activities in Excel. While there are hundreds of functions in available, there are 10 functions that all Excel users should know. Whether you are an office worker, or a small business owner using Excel to keep track of your finances or just the casual user, these Excel functions can be very important time savers and enhance your ability to create better performing…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on February 5, 2020 at 6:37am — No Comments

New Form 1099: Rules and Reporting Regulations- 2020

This webinar will cover the latest updates for Form 1099-MISC, specific reporting requirements for various types of payments and payees, filing requirements, withholding requirements and reporting guidelines.

It will cover filing due dates including the accelerated due dates for 1099-MISC Forms with an entry in box 7, and the safe harbor requirements for de minimis dollar amount errors. It will cover penalty provisions due diligence procedures, and exceptions to penalties including…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on February 5, 2020 at 6:35am — No Comments

Creating Awareness About Marijuana in the Workplace - 2020

The impact of marijuana use on the workplace is skyrocketing. State after state legalizes its use, not just for medicinal purposes, but for recreational ones too. At the same time, the Feds haven't legalized any of its use.

The two most common questions employers have are:

  • Our company does drug screenings, and an employee has provided a medical marijuana card. How do we handle that?
  • Our state allows recreational marijuana. What does this mean if we have a…
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Added by Joseph Wilcox on February 5, 2020 at 6:32am — No Comments

Managing Virtual Teams, Engaging Remote Employees - 2020

Work remotely is becoming more of a norm in the tech industry. Various studies have shown that it is more difficult to get virtual teams to bond, harder for informal leaders to emerge, tougher to create genuine dialogue, and easier for misunderstandings to escalate.

Leaders must deal with an array of cultural issues that can include differences in business protocol, decision-making, dealing with authority, the concept of time, negotiation styles, and the emotional reactions allowed –…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on February 5, 2020 at 6:30am — No Comments

Managing and Engaging Remote Employees-Virtual Teams-Telecommuting: How to Keep Teams Connected from AFAR

Work remotely is becoming more of a norm in the tech industry. Various studies have shown that it is more difficult to get virtual teams to bond, harder for informal leaders to emerge, tougher to create genuine dialogue, and easier for misunderstandings to escalate. Leaders must deal with an array of cultural issues that can include differences in business protocol, decision-making, dealing with authority, the concept of time, negotiation styles, and the emotional reactions allowed – or…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on February 4, 2020 at 2:27am — No Comments

The Importance Of Documentation For Managers

It is Important for Managers and Supervisors to understand the Importance of Documentation regarded their represented employees. It is critical for them to understand the Impact and depth that Documentation has on multiple areas of the workplace and operation of the business.

One Key area of impact is the Just Cause Standard and how the failure to properly Document will result in the costly loss of Grievances and Arbitration cases.

How Documentation impacts an Employees's Right…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on February 4, 2020 at 2:25am — No Comments

Excel: Pivot Tables Crash Course

Pivot Tables have been a mainstay of the Excel program for two decades, and yet they remain a daunting and little understood tool. If you are a daily user of Excel, then at some point you will be faced with the challenge of data summaries and analysis.

The 1st level of that process is sorting and filtering. And the 2nd level is Pivot Tables. Without them, you will be spinning your wheels trying to make sense of data.

In this crash course, Andy Lanning will take you from intro…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on February 4, 2020 at 2:22am — No Comments

Dealing with Difficult People

Lets be honest here you probably have people in your life that, if they would just go away! your life would be easier?

Interacting with them is exhausting and frustrating - even thinking about interacting with them is discouraging and causes you to despair the situation will never get any better.

We all have those people in our lives. The reality is, having them out of your life is not practical - they may be your boss, staff, colleague, customer, vendor, friend, or family…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on February 4, 2020 at 2:20am — No Comments

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 101: Best Practices

Diversity and inclusion are common buzzwords these days but few understand what they really mean or entail. In this webinar, we will explore what diversity and inclusion REALLY are as well as common myths and misconceptions.

We will discuss everything from implicit and explicit bias, diversity in areas you haven't thought of, intent vs. impact, and calling in vs. calling out and more.

Participants will explore their personal relationship with systems of privilege and oppression…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on February 4, 2020 at 2:18am — No Comments

Resolving Conflict and Effective Mediation

If you avoid arguments, lie to keep the peace, or believe that hiding behind your desk is better that disagreeing than this webinar is for you. Conflict is not a bad thing, in fact it can a truly positive tool in your professional toolkit if you let it. By taking hard conversations, feedback, and discomfort and transforming it with mediation and compassion you can grow in ways you never before imagined.…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on January 24, 2020 at 2:17am — No Comments

The 7 Essential Leadership Competencies

Overview

A leader does not necessarily manage, but a manager had better be a good leader.

Why is leadership so important.

Without leadership, nothing gets done. Leadership brings vision and ideas and sets the course or direction. Managers ensure execution.

People don't leave companies, they leave bosses. Leadership is the most important factor in staff retention and productivity.

Often people are uninspired or disgruntled but don't leave - they…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on January 24, 2020 at 2:15am — No Comments

DOL's Final Overtime Exemption Rule Released for 2020: What the Changes Mean for Your Organization

Overview

The new salary rules are expected to impact at least a million workers nationwide, and to result in a significant increase in the number of employees who will be eligible for overtime pay.

In this webinar we will discuss the new rules. In particular we will discuss which jobs and which employers are likely to be impacted and what to do now in order to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act.…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on January 24, 2020 at 2:13am — No Comments

Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving for Better Decision Making

Solve problems and make effective decisions using critical thinking and simple, practical tools. Increase decision accuracy even when information is limited. Minimize poor decisions; neutralize the effects of stress, emotions, and distractions on decisions.

Use simple tools to enhance decision making and problem solving. Use critical thinking to challenge all assumptions and seek alternative information.…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on January 23, 2020 at 2:11am — No Comments

ACH Government Payment Processing - Handling Death Notification Entries (DNEs) and Reclamations

One of the challenges facing accounting professionals is processing Automated Clearing House (ACH) payments from the federal government. This is a reason for this being so: while The National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) Operating Rules still apply when processing these payments; the Green Book outlines exceptions when…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on January 22, 2020 at 6:12am — No Comments

Pharmaceutical Drug Registration in China

Surely, no pharma company can overlook the world’s second largest pharmaceutical market: China. Its huge population has a high demand for healthcare products. In tune with this growing requirement, many changes have been brought in into the healthcare system, which is now more attractive than ever to foreign companies that want to bring in new products to market.

On the one hand, factors such as incentives, such as market…

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Added by Adam Fleming on October 9, 2019 at 7:29am — No Comments

Facts about deviation investigations everyone should know

Focus on how to avoid the pitfalls that may occur during FDA inspections and help eliminate 483 observations. Learn how to identify and avoid potential pitfalls during deviation investigations.

One of the foremost common authority 483 and Warning Letter citations continues to be inadequate investigations. The authority uses the investigation reports and investigation trends to spot potential quality issues altogether areas…

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Added by Adam Fleming on August 12, 2019 at 8:35am — No Comments

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