Firework Laws and Safety Tips

Enjoy the show this 4th of July by obeying local fireworks laws and following these safety tips: Maryland In Maryland, most fireworks — including bottle rockets, firecrackers, Roman candles, fire balloons, and signal lights — are illegal. Only gold-labeled sparklers, novelty items — such as party poppers, snap pops, and snakes — and ground-based sparkler…

Attracting and Retaining Construction Workers in Today’s Labor Shortage

Regardless of company size or industry, employers are struggling to attract and retain quality workers. With the construction industry expected to continue to grow in 2022 and beyond, construction companies and contractors face a labor shortage and struggle to find workers to meet industry demands. This article highlights new employment research, outlines factors contributing to…

Cybersecurity Tips for Business Travelers

Organizations face heightened cybersecurity risks when their employees travel. Business travelers are prime targets for cybercriminals, as they often carry valuable data and may not always be careful about securing their devices. This article discusses key cybersecurity exposures for business travelers and outlines steps employers can take to mitigate these risks. Cybersecurity Threats While Traveling…

Recruit and Retain: 6 Ways to Create Long-Term Volunteer Partnerships

Community associations simply can’t function without volunteers. Board members and committee members play a critical role in making community associations vibrant and attractive places to live. Finding, motivating, directing, and creating long-term volunteer partnerships, however, can be challenging. Yolanda M. Wilson, manager of neighborhood vitality in the City of Mesquite, Texas, creates engagement opportunities and…