Categories Archives: Careers

Ask Carla: How do you fire someone?.

Q: I’m a business owner and have just recently hired employees. Now I have to let one go. I am a bit nervous as I have never had to do this before. Can you offer any advice about how to go about it? I have nothing in place for this, no set guidelines o ...

The POWER of Negative Words.

“If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison and destroy.” ~Ralph Ellison When my business first began to receive media exposure and I began to receive awards and accolades, I would always m ...

Give, Give and Give Some More.

“You make a living by what you get, you make a life by what you give.” –Winston Churchill As a business owner, I am often asked many questions, but the two questions I am most often asked are, “Why do you spend so much money and ti ...

Ask Carla – Lane Staffing.

Q: I have been in the job market for 6 months, and wouldn’t you know it? I now have not one but two job offers. I am overjoyed! But here’s my dilemma. How do I make sure I am able to get the best offer from the best firm? A : Rather like buses, we ...