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BusinessLink · 11M ago

HERE COMES GENERATION Z

As an employer, are you ready for Generation Z?  Born between 1990 and 1999, this generation of workers are markedly different from boomers, Xers, and Yers.  Generation Z  has never known a ...
BusinessLink · 1Y ago

RECRUITMENT VIA SOCIAL MEDIA ON THE RISE

Recruiting via social media is growing among companies.  A 2016 survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management found 84% of companies are currently using social media to recru...
BusinessLink · 1Y ago

CREDIT CARDS AND COLLEGE GRADS

An April 2016 Experian College Graduate Survey looked at credit card usage among soon-to-be graduates.  The results—- *58% have a credit card *30% of credit card debt with an average balance...
BusinessLink · 1Y ago

SO WHAT’S YOUR EXIT STRATEGY?

Every small business owner needs a business plan and an exit plan.  The exit plan is your  strategy for  transferring  ownership of the company you painstakingly  build. So  what are the pos...
BusinessLink · 1Y ago

NEW START-UP NY TAX-FREE ZONE

SUNY Old Westbury has received approval for a Start-up NY tax-free zone in Bethpage.  As a way to attract businesses to the state, participating tech companies do not pay state and local tax...
BusinessLink · 1Y ago

CROWDFUNDING ON THE RISE

Estimates in 2015 place global crowdfunding  at $34 billion, up from $800 million in 2012.  Regulations  just finalized by the Securities & Exchange Commission will continue to  safe guard i...
BusinessLink · 1Y ago

EMPLOYERS USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO RESEARCH APPLICANTS

A recent survey conducted by CareerBuilder found over one-half (52%) of  employers use social media to gather information on job applicants.  This trend will  in all likelihood continue to g...
BusinessLink · 1Y ago

Time Management for the Small Business Owner

As a small business owner time management is a must.  The majority of business owners are working more than 50 hours weekly.  The Alternative Board’s  latest Business Pulse Survey  found tha...
BusinessLink · 1Y ago

Your Personal Finances Are Important

Your personal finances are just as important as your business finances. The Half Hollow Hills Community Library subscribes to numerous guides in the Weiss Financial Series. These guides prov...
BusinessLink · 1Y ago

Long Island Jobs to Increase

Long Island is expected to see 11.2 percent job growth  by 2022, according to a forecast from the New York State Department of Labor.  This increase varies by job title.   Those employment s...