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Who Are You Trusting with Your IT Career?

Regardless of economic conditions, IT professionals are always in great demand. When you can work nearly anywhere, how do you choose the best option? Exceptional technical abilities do not necessarily equate with strong career management skills. If you decide to entrust someone with your career, what qualities do you look for?   Why Work with a specialized… Read more

 How Can You Successfully Adapt to A New Company Culture? 

How Can You Successfully Adapt to A New Company Culture_ The Panther Group

Much is made of hiring for fit, job searching for culture, and understanding employer brand. Realistically, even if you choose a position that appears to be the perfect fit, you will experience a ramp-up period. There is always nuance to be considered. How can you fit into the culture seamlessly while allowing your talents to shine through?   You will need to be resourceful in finding your… Read more

Open Letter to the Editor: Minority Owned Businesses and The PPP

One of the important responses of the Federal Government to the impact of COVID-19 on businesses has been the Paycheck Protection Program (the “PPP”), which provides low-interest loans that can be converted into a grant.  Unfortunately, even though they generate economic output, create and maintain employment and generate incremental tax revenue, minority-owned businesses (“MBEs”) have… Read more

Manage Your Workforce Without the Hassles

What are you focused on today? Completing your to-do list? Making progress on company or professional goals? How much of the time you could be spending on moving the business forward is instead being taken up by managing your workforce? The more you grow, the more complex managing your workforce becomes. How can you gain more of your… Read more

Transparent Business Partnerships Build More Than Trust

Companies were once inscrutable. Making decisions in secret the double doors of their boardroom, but times have changed. Increasingly businesses recognize that the advantages of confidentiality are outweighed by those of transparency. They find that by being open and honest with the public, they built trust with employees, partners, and customers, leading to better relationships.   … Read more

Take An Honest Look at Your Career

When you are ready to take the next step in your career, start by honestly assessing your career. Is it where you want it to be? Often employers will look at your resume to evaluate your work history will want to see that you have progressed logically and made smart decisions in your career. Do… Read more

Empower Yourself To Grow Your Career

Popular culture is full of stories of people who wake up one day to find that they are not leading the kind of life they want. Typically, these are people who got swept up in the day-to-day obligations and commitments like family, for example, or they fell into a position that seemed like a decent… Read more

Innovation Can Be The Key To Growth

Continually improving upon your existing ways of conducting business and product offerings is essential to keep your business moving forward. Innovation can open new markets as well as encouraging existing customers to repurchase. If they have been satisfied with your products and services previously, why would they not buy innovative new products from you?   Why… Read more

5 Benefits of a Strategic and Consultative B2B Partnership

Whether they are business owners or managers in larger organizations, those in leadership positions tend to be entrepreneurial and independent. If you are part of this group, you make it a priority to be a resource for your superiors and direct reports, but who is available when you need guidance or assistance. Forming strategic and consultative B2B partnerships can provide benefits you may miss when you go it alone. … Read more

Diversity is a Business Strategy – Not A Buzzword

When companies first began working on diversity initiatives, the attitude was often more one of checking off a required box than it was genuinely embracing diversity and seeing its value. But times have changed. Increasingly, businesses recognize the value brought by a variety of viewpoints and a workforce that better reflects the world and their… Read more