ReddingITPro

Technical Blog of Jason Olson

Financial Solvency

Did you find a CPA for your team yet? You probably have  a bookkeeper, but you want an independent CPA firm at your beck-and-call. The better off you think your

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NON-COMPETITION AGREEMENTS (NCA)

Non-competition agreements have been standard for many trades throughout the capitalistic history. However, at some point California, being an at will employment state ceased to recognize these documents as binding.

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Getting Started with Corporate Procedures

Last week I was having lunch with a business associate who owns a computer consulting firm in the East Bay Area. We were discussing the way his business works with

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Why wait?

I just completed browsing an interesting entry over at On Startups: Wimps Wait which is suggesting that releasing a product is more important than waiting. I believe, as in many things, there

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Unsolicited Resumes

A business associate of mine was describing a new leveraging of the Linked In technology. The concept is simple, use Linked-In to discover the name of key people: recruiter, directors,

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Investing in the future

I was discussing with a friend over lunch about the concept of micro-loans and peer-to-peer lending. They have had an amazing rate of success recently, and I believe those programs

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The counter offer

A growing trend is the concept of a Counter Offer – those being a special offer provided to an employee, which tendered their resignation to the company, in an attempt

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Interview Errors

We’ve been performing a slew of interviews lately for technical positions, and have encountered at least half of all candidates who are not prepared for the interview and make errors

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Essential Services

Our power went out the other day, and as a result our phone system went down as well. It is amazing how the lack of phones will bring producitivity to

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Changing Services

A great quote from Giorgio Armani over at Young Entrepreneur: Remain true to yourself and your philosophy. Changing in the face of adversity will in fact diminish your credibility with your

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