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Career Corner: Looking in the Mirror
Business, Columns

Career Corner: Looking in the Mirror

By Angela Copeland If you’re a manager, you will sometimes be in the market to hire someone new. Have you ever found yourself in this situation, but there are just no good candidates? Everyone you’re interviewing is a dud. Does that sound familiar? If so, it may be time to look in the mirror. If…

Best Stocks to Invest in 2020
Business

Best Stocks to Invest in 2020

A few months ago, financial experts started sharing their predictions for the stock market due to the coronavirus pandemic. There was a significant dip in many popular stocks, and investment gurus warned that this was a good time to pay attention to stocks that remained stable over a long period of time. Since then, the…

Final Round of L.A. Regional COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program Begins Oct. 26
Business, News

Final Round of L.A. Regional COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program Begins Oct. 26

Last chance for small businesses to apply for $5,000-$25,000 grants The sixth and final round of the $100 million L.A. Regional COVID-19 Recovery Fund grant program commences Monday, Oct. 26, marking the last week that eligible Los Angeles County microentrepreneurs, small businesses and non-profits can apply for a $5,000-$25,000 grant. Since grant program opened in July, fund…

Career Corner: The Big Deal About Small Talk
Business, Opinion

Career Corner: The Big Deal About Small Talk

By Angela Copeland If you’re working from home, you may be as productive as ever. You can focus without interruption. There are no long chats around the water cooler. There’s no wasted time commuting. You can wake up and get straight to work. There’s a good chance you may be skipping breaks and lunch. You’ve…

Deadline for L.A. County’s Small Business Grant Program Extended
Business, News

Deadline for L.A. County’s Small Business Grant Program Extended

Applicants may submit through Oct. 19, 2020, 11:59 p.m. The application period for the county’s Small Business Revitalization Grant Program, which opened last week, has been extended to Oct. 19, 2020, 11:59 p.m. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has provided Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds to create the Small Business…

Free Webinar Series Helps Businesses, Individuals
Business

Free Webinar Series Helps Businesses, Individuals

As a year full of changes and challenge draws to a close, The Activ Consulting Group is launching several free webinars to help businesses and individuals meet their goals. Built on a foundation in marketing, communications and management, Activ is committed to helping organizations and individuals navigate change. “Through the pandemic, we have helped clients…

Career Corner: A Case for WFH
Business

Career Corner: A Case for WFH

By Angela Copeland The letters WFH used to be mainly used by the tech industry but as work from home is becoming more common, so is the use of this important acronym. In the last six months, working from home has gone from an exception to a norm. But if you’re like many employees, your…

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