How Criminal Background Checks can Impact the Image of Your Company

Hiring and recruiting costs a lot of time and money and there is always some risk involved. Criminal background checks may seem like a normal thing to recruiters and staffing agencies, but larger companies may not understand that this is a crucial way to protect data. If you don’t take extra steps to ensure transparency and trust from the get-go—your company could end up in hot water. If a company is sloppy about their background checks and something messes up, they could be sued for discrimination or negligence. Beyond that, bad hires are costly to organizations of all types and through every industry. Lost time and expenses can occur for various reasons, not the least of which via bad press and even word of mouth information. What can happen if you do not run a criminal background check? If you do not run a background check you face many possible negative consequences. You may be ending up with a person with fake credentials and therefore is, at best, unable to complete the requirements of the job. According to CareerBuilder, a whopping 58% of resumes have some sort of false information. You may also end up with someone who is likely to… Read More»

What Kind of Things Can a Public Relations Firm Do for Your Business

What is PR? Are you familiar with this term? If not, let us tell you the exact definition of the Public relation before proceeding. “Public relation is the way of communication that the companies and organizations do with their target audience by using direct or indirect media. A PR specialist works to target your audience through media to create a positive image of your business.” Many times the owners of small businesses forget to pay intention on PR as their main focus is always on Advertising. Why it so? The answer is simple. In daily life, we encounter advertisements everywhere. We often neglect the power of public relations for small businesses. People are unaware of this fact that PR is more robust and effective strategy as compared to an advertisement. We cannot say that a particular method is best for your business. Every business has its ups and downs and requirements. A PR specialist does work according to the requirements of your business. All the game depends on how much you are willing to work hard. You can get even a free PR. Mostly the small business owners have a small budget, so they have to spend more for PR… Read More»

Alternate Movie Poster Concepts by Karl Fitzgerald

Alternate Movie Poster Concepts by Karl Fitzgerald AoiroStudio Jan 09, 2018 Who doesn’t love movie posters! It’s generally rare to stumble across a movie poster that you would appreciate the overall design enough. They are usually too corny with flame radiant effects coming from everywhere and big bold fonts. You know what I mean, see this link. On the other hand, we are taking a look at the alternate movie poster concepts by Karl Fitzgerald. He is a freelance illustrator based in London, UK. Taking a closer of his work, you will find a beautiful mixture of indeed textures and I love the fact that you don’t necessarily see the faces from the actors or actresses playing in the movie. It just keeps a cool mystery vibe, what do you think? More Links Learn more about Karl Fitzgerald at karlfitzgeraldart.com Like Karl’s page on Facebook Check out Karl Fitzgerald’s Shop Alternate Movie Poster Concepts movie posters illustration Karl Fitzgerald

Daily Design Inspiration

Daily Design Inspiration AoiroStudio Jan 10, 2018 Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you’ll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by one of us to simply inspire your day. Furthermore, it’s an opportunity to feature work from more designers, photographers, and artists in general that we haven’t had the chance to write or feature about in the past. For this Daily we are selecting in photography, illustration, branding and more. Our goal is to diversify the types of work and in the future we can perhaps categorize them in different sections. For now we are going to stick to the simple format of images and links. I hope you enjoy and share with use via Twitter or our Tumblr. Until further notice, we’ll display the images and the titles added to them. Because of little issues we had in the past, the images are still linked to their authors, we just won’t mentioned who shared them like we used to. Daily Design Inspiration daily inspiration

Small Business Insurance: Starting from Scratch

Small business owners have a lot on their plate, and their priorities are often a frantic jumble of product, suppliers, staff, clients and marketing. Amidst the madness, they also need to wrap their head around the risks their business faces and what kind of insurance can help them mitigate those risks. Today we’ll look at some of the major considerations for first time business insurance clients, with the aim of giving the people who run small businesses a head start in understanding and purchasing their coverage. READING RISK The first step to understanding insurance is to assess the risks your business faces. You’ll want to divide them into two camps; the ones that are insurable and the ones that aren’t. Your business will face a bunch of risks that it can’t insure against, such as increased competition, declining margins, staff turnover, or the failure of a new product to make a splash in the market. These are risks that you’ll certainly want to try and avoid or mitigate, but you won’t be able to negate them with insurance. On the other hand, you can insure yourself against lawsuits with General Liability and Errors & Omissions insurance. And you can protect… Read More»

Daily Design Inspiration

Daily Design Inspiration AoiroStudio Jan 10, 2018 Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you’ll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by one of us to simply inspire your day. Furthermore, it’s an opportunity to feature work from more designers, photographers, and artists in general that we haven’t had the chance to write or feature about in the past. For this Daily we are selecting in branding, illustration, graphic design and more. Our goal is to diversify the types of work and in the future we can perhaps categorize them in different sections. For now we are going to stick to the simple format of images and links. I hope you enjoy and share with use via Twitter or our Tumblr. Until further notice, we’ll display the images and the titles added to them. Because of little issues we had in the past, the images are still linked to their authors, we just won’t mentioned who shared them like we used to. Daily Design Inspiration daily inspiration

Daily Design Inspiration

Daily Design Inspiration AoiroStudio Jan 08, 2018 Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you’ll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by one of us to simply inspire your day. Furthermore, it’s an opportunity to feature work from more designers, photographers, and artists in general that we haven’t had the chance to write or feature about in the past. For this Daily we are selecting in art direction, branding, character design and more. Our goal is to diversify the types of work and in the future we can perhaps categorize them in different sections. For now we are going to stick to the simple format of images and links. I hope you enjoy and share with use via Twitter or our Tumblr. Until further notice, we’ll display the images and the titles added to them. Because of little issues we had in the past, the images are still linked to their authors, we just won’t mentioned who shared them like we used to. Daily Design Inspiration daily inspiration

Introducing the Hasselblad Masters Award 2018

Introducing the Hasselblad Masters Award 2018 AoiroStudio Jan 10, 2018 The kind folks from Hasselblad are starting the new year strong by introducing their Master Awards of 2018. Divided in many different categories like Aerial, Architecture, Art, Beauty & Fashion and more. Sit back and witness captivating/gripping photography from creators (now masters and ambassadors for Hasselblad) coming from all over the Globe. Let’s join their celebration for their most prestigious master awards. In case you have missed our review of the Hasselblad X1D, check it out now on ABDZ. In their words The Hasselblad Masters is widely acclaimed as one of the world’s most prestigious professional photography competitions. The winners were selected by a combination of a public vote and a professional Masters Jury – comprising internationally renowned photographers and imaging experts. Every Hasselblad Masters award winner will hold the title of ‘Hasselblad Master’ and be a brand ambassador for two years. In addition, they will receive a brand new Hasselblad medium format camera and be invited to shoot for a collaborative project with Hasselblad. This project will be printed and released in the bi-annual Hasselblad Masters book. More Links To learn more about the Hasselblad Master Awards 2018 Follow… Read More»

Top 10 Features Every Business App Should Have

Loyalty card program, coupons, customer service, contact info and push notifications are some of the must have’s in an app – find out the details in this infographic: Andrew Gazdecki is the founder and CEO of Bizness Apps — making mobile apps affordable and simple for small businesses. We’re a do-it-yourself iPhone, iPad, Android & HTML5 app platform that allows any small business to simultaneously create, edit, and manage mobile apps without any programming knowledge needed. Think of us as “WordPress for mobile app creation.” Many of our customers are mobile app resellers — marketing or design agencies that use our platform to cost effectively build mobile apps for small business clients. The post Top 10 Features Every Business App Should Have appeared first on Small Businesses Do It Better.

Beacon Relief Posters for Good

Beacon Relief Posters for Good abduzeedo Jan 10, 2018 Marcio Gutheil is a Brazilian designer based in San Francisco, California.  He is also the creative director at Upperquad Digital Studio. They started this really awesome project called Beacon Relief. Beacon is a collaborative design project to raise money for disaster relief efforts around the world. All proceeds from posters purchases and gallery donations go to Direct Relief. We live in a connected world and we all can see that despite a lot of great things happening there will always be unfortunate events. We might not be affected by them, but we should be willing to help those who are. Beacon is a cool because you can get an awesome poster and also help the community. The posters were created by super talented artists and they are simply awesome. Check out some of them and make sure to visit the website at https://www.beaconrelief.com/. Every purchase helps to improve the health and lives of people affected by recent disasters All proceeds go to Direct Relief, California’s largest international humanitarian nonprofit organization. Posters posters graphic design