HR Tips from LaToya Smith Week of May 27, 2015

Exposure: It’s okay to tell people the great things you are doing. I am very active in the community and I do it for personal gratification and not for any type of accolades.

Verzon buys AOL for $4.4 billion in mobile video

Verizon has 108.6 million wireless customers, 5.7 million FiOS video subscribers and 6.7 million Internet subscribers. It operates in 150 countries.

HR Tips from LaToya Smith Week of May 6, 2015

In recruiting, we always are looking for great talent. I carry my business cards everywhere I go to give to people that demonstrate the qualities that I am looking for in a great banker.

Supporting our own and circulating the black dollar

The bus traveled to several Black business corridors, stopping at each to allow riders to sample and purchase goods and services. The bus visited such businesses as Swilling Plaza

More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week

The economy is stumbling through a period of slower growth

Hand’s Off: Don’t raid your retirement accounts!

The best strategy, of course, is to leave a 401(k) retirement savings account alone.

HR Tips from LaToya Smith

A resume is your personal and professional story. You need to use words that you can explain in an interview.

Former Mayor Mallory promotes Franchise Expo March 28th and 29th at the Duke Energy Center

The event will take place at the Duke Energy Center, 525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio

Sam Sylk’s Chicken and Fish is open

The new restaurant seats 12 inside but counter space along the sides for a few to sit and enjoy the atmosphere, and when the weather improves, you will have an air conditioned setting.

I Heart Waffles fuels Phil Davis’ fire

The food selection is so good no matter what I picked on the menu.

Rodney J. Reynolds, a respected promoter of Black History

For three years he instilled in Reynolds how to use the dark room, burning plates, typesetting as well as a multitude of things involving printing. Reynolds kept the bug and went to UC and took it to another level.

HR Tips from LaToya Smith

The assessment should be the first step before any annual goals are created.

Christopher Amira Studio open at new location

Even during the grand opening, stylists continued to service their clients. Quincy Jones said she loves her stylist, Jonathan Worley, who has worked at the studio for awhile.

Fifth Third Bank’s Louise Gissendaner to retire

In addition to the above accolades, Gissendaner was named the first in many of her accomplishments: one of the first African American females to be promoted to the title of vice president of a financial institution in the city of ...

KeyBank recognized for commitment to community by Bloomberg LP and Points of Light as one of “The Civic 50”

“We aim for community partnership and a true understanding of community need when conducting grant-making activities,” said Margot Copeland, CEO of KeyBank Foundation and KeyBank Director of Civic Engagement.