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Short-term rentals: Three questions a city/county should answer to benefit from this market

BACKGROUND Short-term rentals (STRs) are a phenomenon of today’s “shared economy” – a world in which technology advancements have upended traditional business models. Since 2011, the number of STR properties listed on the top four websites (e.g., Airbnb, VRBO) has exploded from about 900,000 to 8 million, an increase of almost 800%. With dramatic increaseMore

Justin Peterson’s #MyMGTJourney is about learning, supporting others, and tackling challenges

To put some context behind my MGT journey, I want to first share two of my foundational beliefs. First, I believe that every person is born with a seed of vast potential, and our surrounding environment should support us in reaching this potential. I’m exceedingly optimistic in the capabilities of every person. Second, I believeMore

Five questions to ask before you engage in your next classification and compensation study

It’s always exciting how technology can impact real lives through human capital management and specifically, classification and compensation studies. My career and education have focused on the science and technology space – I obtained a Master of Public Policy with an emphasis in Science and Technology Policy, interned at the White House Office of ScienceMore

What is a disparity study and why should your organization have one?

Do you ever wonder what it takes to conduct a disparity study, why it’s important, and the things you should consider when producing a defensible result? Our team conducts disparity studies to determine if inequities exist in public procurement and contracting that adversely affect minorities and/or women. In the Richmond vs. J.A. Croson case filedMore

When creating a culture of cyber security, five core competencies will help agencies achieve success.

For any organization, public or private, security risk assessments and penetration testing are necessary. Compliance and an ever-changing threat landscape require constant threat management. However, for an agency to create a true culture of cyber security, success depends on tactics as part of a cohesive, long-term security and risk management program. Like any department orMore

Martine Schmitt’s #MyMGTJourney is about finding, and hiring, the “best of the best”

Throughout my professional experience in human resources and recruiting, I have valued the ‘human’ side of the work. This likely originated during my undergraduate work in International Relations at the University of Mississippi. Here I was afforded the chance to study abroad in Costa Rica, Mexico, and Taiwan. Learning about the diversity of cultures and governmentsMore

A world-class technology platform can elevate operations

AN ALL-ENCOMPASSING SOLUTION TO MANAGE PROJECTS FROM START TO FINISH Our team needed a world-class technology platform and modern solution to track projects from the moment a proposal is initiated through the final invoice. Asana, Trello, QuickBase, OpenAir, Wrike, HourStack, Accelo and Producteev were among some of the options considered before Mavenlink was chosen. “EfficiencyMore