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Technology For More Efficient Board Meetings

As fall heads into full swing, board meetings are on the agenda once again and many directors, executives, and administrators alike are asking themselves how they can improve their organization’s board meetings this fall. Classic tips for more efficient board meetings include staying on schedule, focusing on big issues, providing directors with thorough briefings, and handling minutes quickly and effectively. Technology can help your organization meet these objectives and start on the path toward Read more [...]
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Build The Ultimate Rec Room This Fall

As fall looms in the near future, thoughts turn to those areas in the house where, protected from the cold, the family will increasingly be counting time through the harsh winter months. Although this sounds gloomy, a rec room can become a great place of entertainment and comfort, and for the ultimate rec room, real solid wood furniture is the only addition that will do. When entertaining friends, your furniture should make a statement about you, and having a few "signature" artisan craftedpieces, Read more [...]
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No Leads? Dealer Chat Is The Solution

Sick of paying for outbound leads that don’t really lead anywhere except a quick hang-up? Tired of wasting your time putting together newsletters and sending emails that are bound to be ignored? In some states, it’s getting harder than ever to even cold call or email potential leads, while in Canada, new anti-spam legislation has come into effect that could change forever the way you follow up with your leads, especially with newsletters and emails. If your dealership’s lead generation strategy Read more [...]
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Marquess of Milford Haven: The man behind Sussex’s international polo hub

Many aristocrats enjoy playing polo, but it could be said that the Marquess of Milford Haven has many other interests other than his love for the sport. George Milford Haven was the founder of uSwitch.com, the leading energy price comparison website in the UK. Since its inception in the year 2000, uSwitch grew a reputation as a Consumer Champion, allowing users to compare, switch and save money on their energy tariffs thanks to the deregulation laws which were passed at the time. uSwitch.com Read more [...]
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Your Android App Needs a Full Service Developer

Like Windows in the personal computers market, Android has managed to obtain a huge market share over competitor smartphones largely based on the wide variety of devices that are available for the platform. No matter what your tastes, preferences, or budget, there is an Android phone available to meet your specific needs. But the wide variety of devices on offer means that ensuring compatibility can often be a challenge for developers. When you can’t even be sure what version of the latest Google Read more [...]
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Trust Only The Most Talented Developers For Your Mobile Platform

Whether your brand is expanding into the mobile market, or you already have an existing mobile application on current platforms, your business is served by hiring a talented team of mobile developers who can respond with agility to any change in the market or to platform development environments and capabilities. Preferably you will select a forward-thinking and innovative firm with the ability to foresee coming opportunities (and challenges) in the mobile sphere while simultaneously keeping your Read more [...]
An illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign in Frankfurt, September 15, 2014. A Frankfurt high court will hold a hearing on a recent lawsuit brought against Uberpop by Taxi Deutschland on Tuesday.  San Francisco-based Uber, which allows users to summon taxi-like services on their smartphones, offers two main services, Uber, its classic low-cost, limousine pick-up service, and Uberpop, a newer ride-sharing service, which connects private drivers to passengers - an established practice in Germany that nonetheless operates in a legal grey area of rules governing commercial transportation. The company has faced regulatory scrutiny and court injunctions from its early days, even as it has expanded rapidly into roughly 150 cities around the world.   REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT CRIME LAW TRANSPORT)

Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Taxi Cab Company Uber

Back in August, a California judge granted class action status to an employee status lawsuit which was filed against the taxi company Uber. This 68-page long court ruling is bound to set the stage for a fierce legal battle that has potential to upend the taxi firm’s business model. Here’s everything that you need to know. What does the lawsuit allege? Simply put, the lawsuit against Uber states that the taxi firm has misclassified its taxi drivers as contract workers. In short, Uber treats Read more [...]
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Private Jet Charter Tips for Multiple Destinations

Making the decision to travel on a private jet charter is wise. You don’t have to deal with crowds, you can travel on your schedule, and you get a more luxurious experience. Some people only opt to charter a private plane for one-time experiences while others use it every time they travel. If you need to charter a plane for a trip that has multiple destinations, your experience will be a little different than it would if you were just booking the flight for one place. To ensure you have an enjoyable Read more [...]
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3 Tips for Avoiding Illness and Injury While Traveling

Taking a vacation should be all about experiencing new cultures and environments, enjoying foreign foods and atmospheres, and relishing in the days away from your routine and boring life. However, if you get sick or injured while on vacation, you may find yourself pining for your routine and boring life to get your body back to normal. While traveling is exciting business for most people, there are some precautions you should take to ensure you can enjoy your vacation to the utmost potential. To Read more [...]
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5 Reasons You Should Use Psychometric Testing When Hiring

There has been a lot of talk in the human resources industry lately about the importance of hiring somebody who is the right ‘cultural fit’ for your organisation, rather than somebody who necessarily ticks off every skill or experience on your candidate wish list. The traditional hiring model of collecting resumes, interviewing and reference checking doesn’t always work to effectively identify if you are placing the right person in the right job. Recruitment industry leaders like Chandler Read more [...]