Giving Your Kids a Fair Shake in the Family Business

Don Moore
Posted: Wednesday Jun 21st, 2017

You have likely been careful throughout your children's lives to treat them equally in terms of finances and opportunities. Perhaps, for instance, they had the same allowance. When older you likely gave them leeway in choosing the colleges best suited to their interests.

Can You Afford Not to Hire External Marketing Support?

Mike Smiley
Posted: Wednesday Jun 21st, 2017

It’s a question we often ask our clients – can you really afford not to hire external marketing support? And we are not implying that the solution is the Marketing Practice at Decision Associates. The question, though, typically rises amid discussions about the organization’s business development goals or, in the case of nonprofits, capacity building and fundraising objectives.

Short Tenured Employees - Is there an Upside?

Aaron Phillips
Posted: Wednesday Jun 21st, 2017

Many of you, if not all, reading this article are making hiring decisions at organizations. The first three items many professionals evaluate when reviewing resumes are the positions held, the tenure of employment at organizations and any gaps in employment that occur after leaving an organization.

“We used Decision Associates for strategic planning and found them to be useful in leading conversations and gathering consensus. I found them to be very fair. They had honesty and integrity and helped us reach to a plan that was agreed upon by all.”

~ Lynn Rupp, VP Strategic and Operational Performance
UPMC Hamot

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