Entries by BOOST

The Power of Digital Events

Are you Zoomed or webinar-ed out yet?  Many people are feeling the Zoom-Gloom as it’s often referred to and for good reason. While there’s a new webinar opportunity (or several) every week it may feel overwhelming to know which to attend and which to avoid. To keep the Zoom-Gloom, and mind-numbing doldrums at bay, we have a few suggestions […]

Employer Branding | | The Missing Piece of Your Recruiting Strategy 

Here’s a little–known fact: Recruiting is the money-making department you didn’t know you had. If your recruiting strategy is considering your employer brand, and your hiring process reflects that brand through great candidate experience, then your employee retention rates should be looking great and your costs low. If there is a disconnect anywhere in that ecosystem than it all crumbles, expectations aren’t […]

No Meeting Wednesday

We recently implemented “No Meeting Wednesday” here at BOOST after piloting the program with our leadership.  First note: we HIGHLY recommend it. Here are some thoughts/considerations on the experience. What was the Driving Force? I don’t know about you, but we are spending ENDLESS hours on Zoom or Teams going from meeting to meeting to […]

Marketing Your Business, Consistency is Key 

Do us a favor and imagine our best James Earl Jones impression “…and if you’ll look to your inbox, everyone is writing about COVID.” We know, we know.  While we may be exhausted by the constant deluge of COVID this, and social distancing that, the fact remains that the way we do business now has changed. Forever.   In the case of marketing there […]

Preparing for the Unthinkable

No one prepares you or tells you what to do if you lose an employee (abducted by aliens, ghosted, or the absolute worst, if they pass away). Never mind if they are a trusted member of your leadership team. There’s no playbook. SHRM provides one article with cold notification text for telling your employees. There is […]

Government 4th Quarter… Who the Heck Knows?

‘Tis the quarter of last-minute proposals, mad scrambles for key personnel, task order bidding, and trying to keep everything straight between whose team you are on and for what.  Add that to trying to manage multiple folks on vacation and everyone suffering from a bit of summer head (i.e. we’d rather be at the beach […]

Top Tips for Choosing an Accounting System

As we discussed previously, accounting implementations are like dentist visits (sorry dental friends), necessary but definitely not fun. Yet, before we get to the implementation part, we have to go through the process of system selection; identifying and choosing the best system for your business. We’ve compiled what we consider to be the top tips […]

Hot Tips from the SCA Nuts & Bolts Webinar

Last week Mary Holmes of BOOST LLC and Nichole Atallah of PilieroMazza PLLC educated their webinar audience on SCA Compliance, Sick Time (as it pertains to FAR 52.222-43) and Common Challenges. While we encourage you to view the webinar in its entirety (which you can do here) we have compiled several of the takeaways for […]

Current Events and the Job Market

It goes without saying that the world is in quite an upheaval in culture and moving toward a new normal. Yet, as we’ve said before, business must continue especially in the GovCon market and that includes hiring. We must ask: Are you currently in the job market? If so, you’re probably questioning whether to use […]