Diversity and Inclusion – It is a Culture Thing


While HR professionals understand that Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion is more than just a policy statement, getting the entire organization to embrace, not just talk about it, takes thought, planning and training. In face of the “resignation tsunami,” employers who have created initiatives around diversity and inclusion are finding tangible results for attracting and retaining staff. My tips for a successful DEI program include: Engaging […]

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Welcome to the GBS Team Amber Chisholm


Hi everyone! My name is Amber Chisholm, and I am a new blog writer for Gibbons Business Solutions, LLC. I’ve lived in PA all my life and, at this point, taking in all that life has to offer is most important to me.  Through recording my adventures, writing is something that has blossomed in me over the years and caused me to expand my voice and […]

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The Impact of the Pandemic on Small Businesses.


The impact of the pandemic on small businesses has been enormous. It radically changed business operating procedures, planning, and investment. The good news is that those who endured have shown themselves to be resilient, innovative, and adaptive.  Those who adapted, scaled back, and hunkered down now face another challenge: a labor shortage. The reasons for this situation are manifold, but, whatever the case, businesses must […]

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The Essential Elements of Brand Identity


Many businesses struggle to find their brand identity. But what exactly is brand identity and how can your business narrow down the distinctiveness that it should portray to customers? Brand identity can best be defined as the personality of your business and how you want to be portrayed in the public’s eyes. What customers remember the most about your company, your values, and how you […]

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Take Time Off


Most of us need time off to recharge the batteries, clear our minds, and get energized.  Taking time off to wind down will help you avoid job burnout and health issues. But having a healthy work/life balance can be a struggle for many of us.   5 benefits of taking time off from work: Breaks can make you more Productive. Even short weekend getaways can […]

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2021 IS YOUR WORKFORCE FEELING DISENGAGED?


Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, I have been watching the gradual downhill slide of workforce engagement across all industries and sectors. This change in the workforce is palpable and is not one that has been beneficial to employers or employees. What has happened to cause this season of discontentment? 2020 left management teams and HR professionals scrambling to keep up with the everchanging […]

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The Value of Online Reviews


Despite your best efforts, you’re not going to get a five-star rating from every customer with whom you interact. But you can realize the value in a great rating when you do receive it!

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Four Ways to Generate Quality Social Media Content


Whether you’re new to the social media scene or have been posting and liking from the start, generating new content can sometimes be a struggle.

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Spread the Light


Expressing kindness and compassion doesn’t have to be costly. After surviving a world pandemic, I would like to think we are all working harder to be better humans. As with many things in life, the more you practice kindness and compassion, the easier and more natural it becomes. Here are eight ways to Spread the Light: Give your phone a break and focus on real […]

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