5 Steps

5 Steps for Recruiting Candidates on Social Media

For some employers, social media platforms have gone from third-string benchwarmers to key players in the recruitment lineup. These platforms help companies diversify their hiring efforts, build employer brand, and most importantly, recruit new employees. Emy Yamauchi-Wong, manager at Altres…

5 Steps to Buying a Business

We are continuing to publish stories researched and written before the COVID-19 crisis, such as this one. Thinking of buying a business? Zach DiIonno and Seth Buckley of Candela Law Group suggest five factors to consider.   1. Assets or…

5 Tips for Working From Home

Hawaii Business Magazine’s “Careerist” columnist also offers bonus tips for Hawai‘i’s working parents Amid the COVID-19 crisis, millions of Americans are joining the 5% of the workforce that’s already working from home. On the silver-lining side, it’s an opportunity for…

5 Steps for Preventing Fraud

Today’s digital world can be fun and convenient, but the technology you use every day is complex and vulnerable and must be properly managed so you don’t lose money, information and much more. Vance Jones, chief information security officer at…

Before Going Back to School

Thinking of going back to school? Jennifer E. Walsh of Hawai‘i Pacific University suggests five things to consider before taking that big step. 1. Consider the next promotion: No one is promoted by accident. It happens through intentional planning and…

5 Steps to Change Management

Beth Whitehead is a champion of the employee experience at American Savings Bank and oversaw the building and recent move-in to the new ASB Campus – an innovative workspace in downtown Honolulu for more than 650 teammates who had previously…

5 Steps to Choosing a Realtor

Purchasing or selling a home has a huge impact on our lives. Kalama Kim, principal broker of Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, offers this guide to choosing the right Realtor for you. 1. Ask Friends for a Referral  Ask friends and…

5 Steps to Longevity in Business

Jerry Pupillo, general manager at Wet’n’Wild Hawaii, believes the key to making a business last is to carefully look at yourself, your customers and your competition to constantly move forward. 1. Learn from everything: Pay attention to how other organizations…

5 Steps to Effective Board Leadership

Business leaders can make a big difference in the community by volunteering for nonprofit boards. Andrew Rosen suggests ways to use your skills, background and business acumen for the greater good. 1. Find your passion: Serving on a nonprofit board…