Category Archives: Business Tips

April 2019 Membership Breakfast – Recruiting Resources: Creating An Inclusive Workplace

Even as the national economy improves, New Yorkers with disabilities are being left behind. In fact, a new analysis published by RespectAbility, a national nonprofit organization that fights stigmas and advances opportunities for people with disabilities, shows that New York now ranks 40th in the nation for employment of people with disabilities. Even though more than […]

Economic Impact of the Craft Beer Industry in Orange County

Craft beer is making a big impact on New York’s economy, a new trade report says. The craft beer industry generates nearly $5.4 billion in New York State through beer production, sales and the operation of brewery tasting rooms, according to a new Economic Impact Study commissioned by the New York State Brewers Association. The 2018 data shows […]

The Marketing Benefits of LinkedIn

While more than 500 million professionals subscribe to LinkedIn—87 million of them Millennials—too many organizations still think of it as primarily a job search and recruiting tool. Of all the most popular social media platforms, LinkedIn offers the most opportunities to generate new customers and strengthen relationships with your current ones. It drives more than […]

Young Professionals April Meeting: Crafting The Perfect Elevator Pitch

The Young Professionals group gathered for their monthly breakfast meeting on Friday, April 12, 2019. James Danella of Media Vision Advertising shared his advice for crafting the perfect elevator pitch. “You’re not going to close a deal in 60 seconds, but you can plant a seed and open the door to a bigger conversation,” said Danella. […]