On April 9, the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) presented key findings on the region’s hospitality industry at its Annual Report Business Meeting.
Chris Dohl, CEO, The Alias Group discusses building a balanced sales team to hit your end-of-year goals.
Steve Goldman, Assistant Vice President, NJM Insurance Group elaborates on keeping staff care top of mind to ensure success now and in the future.
Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail; Three Things to Remember in Developing your Emergency Preparedness Plan
Joe Tibbs, President, HAPevolve shares 3 tips to prepare for emergencies in the workplace.
Submitted by: Veronica McKee, Vice President, Marketing, Philly Pretzel Factory
No matter what business you are in, you are in the relationship business. No doubt you’ve heard this advice before. Success lies within building new relationships and deepening existing relationships. In this respect, selling soft pretzels is no different than being in finance.
When I got out of college, I started working as a stock broker. If you work in banking or investing you know intrinsically about relationships. Your ability to build rapport, understand goals, and match what they need as often as possible is what keeps the customer. […]
Submitted by: Mitch Stoller, Chief Philanthropic Officer and Vice President of Development, AACR Foundation
The American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) is well-aware of the prevalence of cancer in the community at large today and works tirelessly to accelerate progress in the conquest of cancer – and we need your help. We invite you and your company to unite for cancer research. This May, help us in supporting a global awareness campaign for National Cancer Research Month. You can partner with the AACR during May—and beyond—to defeat cancer through a variety of avenues.
Submitted by: Melissa Banion, CPA, MT, Managing Associate, Drucker & Scaccetti
Understanding IRS Collections & Installment Agreements
The IRS collections process can seem incredibly daunting and often instills fear in taxpayers. The first thing to understand, is the IRS will not immediately break down your door or throw you in prison when you cannot pay the tax you owe. However, making yourself aware of the process can save you time, headaches and, potentially, money.
The IRS can attempt to collect tax for up to ten years from the date it is assessed. However, upon certain actions, that time period […]
Submitted by: Armand Tecco, M.Ed., President, HealthEase, Inc.
Keys to a Successful Corporate Fitness Center
Owners of Class A office buildings must compete for tenants by offering highly attractive amenities. Companies must do the same to hire the best recruits. One of the biggest benefits to offer is an on-site fitness center, open exclusively to people working in the building. This is especially important to millennials because they value the relatively new concept of workplace wellness. An on-site fitness center gives employees a place to exercise without leaving the office. The cost of membership is either subsidized by the […]
Businesses are in a constant battle to design effective cost-containment strategies. In 2016, direct premiums written for workers’ compensation insurance reached a record $58.5 billion. Business executives are increasingly turning to claims management services for workers’ compensation policies as an area to control costs.
Executives should be diligent when choosing a workers’ compensation provider and program. Options range from guaranteed cost plans to retrospective rating and large deductible programs.
“The biggest difference between these plans has to do with risk transference,” says Steve Goldman, Assistant […]
Investors and finance leaders should not miss the Total Impact Conference this May
If you’re in business or finance, the term “impact investing” is probably already on your radar. If not, the growing global market – $228 billion in assets (doubled from 2016 to 2017) – is a topic that leaders as diverse as Larry Fink, the Pope, U2’s Bono, and local Philadelphia impact leaders, […]