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23 Jan, 2017

Keeping on the Safe Side of the New I-9

By |Jan 23, 2017|HR|Comments Off on Keeping on the Safe Side of the New I-9

The standard I-9 form, which defines a prospective employee’s citizenship status and is a required part of any employee hiring process, will be undergoing a change on Jan 22, 2017. The new version of the form (marked 11/14/2016) will completely replace the old form (marked 03/08/13), and the old form will no longer be […]

29 Nov, 2016

Overtime Rule in Timeout: What to Do Now?

By |Nov 29, 2016|HR|Comments Off on Overtime Rule in Timeout: What to Do Now?

A lot of companies are (quite sensibly) concerned about the Department of Labor’s change to the federal overtime rule, which would have changed the Fair Labor Standards Act on December 1. The overtime rule has been temporarily blocked, but what do you need to know?

Right now, salaried employees who make more than $23,660 annually […]

3 Aug, 2016

Employee Management & the True Costs of a Bad Boss

By |Aug 3, 2016|Analysis, HR|Comments Off on Employee Management & the True Costs of a Bad Boss

Employee management! One of the worse things that can happen to you as a business owner who needs employees to function properly is a high attrition rate. The last thing you want do is train new employees. It’s tempting, in that instance to blame the workforce “those millennials!”, but you might want to turn […]

27 Jul, 2016

Getting More out of Your Business – A Radio Interview

By |Jul 27, 2016|Analysis, Process Management|Comments Off on Getting More out of Your Business – A Radio Interview

Thank you Bob Daniels and David Sahd for asking us to speak on Let’s Talk New Mexico.

26 Aug, 2015

Make Asset Management Work for You!

By |Aug 26, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Make Asset Management Work for You!

Asset Management Plan/Program

Simply put, asset management is managing an asset in an optimal manner from the decision to acquire, through the life of the asset, to final disposal. Operating
costs, risks, expected performance, and maintenance over the life of the asset are integral to management of the asset. Asset management has been around for 25-30 […]

26 Aug, 2015

How Could a SWOT Analysis Help Your Business

By |Aug 26, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Could a SWOT Analysis Help Your Business

Want to design a business strategy that will move your business forward, help distinguish you from your competition, and help you compete more effectively in your market place. A SWOT analysis may be the tool you need!  DrakerCody, Inc. can help!

 

SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats)

SWOT analysis came into vogue from research done by the […]

24 Jul, 2015

Should Your Next Hire be an Employee or Contractor?

By |Jul 24, 2015|Analysis, HR|1 Comment

Hire a Contractor or an Employee?  

In our role as human resource advisor to small and medium size businesses, we are frequently asked to develop their staffing plan. Our first question is always, “Are you interested in employees or contractors?” Many choose contractors with the assumption that employees and all the regulations that go […]

26 Jun, 2015

Preparing for Your Worst Business Nightmare

By |Jun 26, 2015|Business Advice, Strategy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Preparing for Your Worst Business Nightmare

Emergency/ Business Disaster Planning Can Reduce Time and Expense to Recover 

Working out of your home or in an office, this article is for you. Small business owners invest a tremendous amount of time, money and resources to make their businesses successful, yet, many owners fail to properly plan and prepare for disaster situations. Major disasters, […]

30 Oct, 2014

Perception in Business – A Quick Glance: Part Two

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Role and Some Specifics of Perceptiveness

By Rick Draker

Peter Drucker, business management sage of the 20th Century, considered perception the skill essential to making bold, creative decisions. In Managing in a Time of Great Change, he said “Today perceptiveness is more important than analysis. In the new society of organizations, you need to be able to recognize patterns […]

30 Oct, 2014

Perception in Business – A Quick Glance: Part 1

By |Oct 30, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Perception in Business – A Quick Glance: Part 1

 Introduction: Understanding perception 

By Rick Draker

Perception is reality! Perception is not always reality! Perception is everything! We all have heard these statements, or some variation of them, at one time or another. Does perception play a role in business? If so, what is its role, how is it exercised, what is its impact?

Perception is a […]

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