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Internal Promotion or External Hire? Use These 9 Factors to Decide

When a new position opens at your company, what do you do? Do you start casting a net for new hires or do you look at who you already have? While some believe it’s always better to promote from within, others think hiring externally is the best route. Before you decide, consider the following nine […]

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Tapping into Advanced Solutions: Three Heads Brewing

In this special episode of Gain Your Edge, host Skip Lineberg travels to Three Heads Brewing, a local craft brewery in Rochester, NY. We’re opening the airwaves and the taps to learn how Frontier customized a fiber and phone line solution to help the brewery build from the ground up in a 20,000 square-foot facility. […]

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10 Friendliest States for Online Business

You do business online—it shouldn’t matter where you’re located geographically, right? If business internet is “the great equalizer,” isn’t West Virginia just as digitally viable as Virginia? Aren’t the Carolinas and the Dakotas all the same when comes down to the 0s and 1s? We wanted to know: where’s the place to be? Frontier Business’s […]

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8 Tips to Increase Happiness on Your Small Team

One in five workers plans to change jobs in 2017, according to CareerBuilder. And part of the reason could be because these individuals don’t feel joy in their day-to-day goings-on in the workplace. Rather than have a high turnover rate for your organization, it’s critical to keep your employees happy. Don’t equate happiness with perks, […]

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5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Summer Intern

Hiring a summer intern can be mutually beneficial for everyone involved. You get to provide someone with valuable workplace experience, and they help you with all those little tasks that take up valuable time. But if you only have your intern make the office cups of coffee and shred documents, you’re probably wasting their potential. […]

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How to Establish the Right Social Media Budget

A recent survey from BIA/Kelsey, a market research firm and consulting agency, finds that nearly 80% of small businesses employ social media marketing, up from 73% in 2015. BIA/Kelsey analysts report the percentage continues to inch ever upward—2016 marks the third consecutive year in which small- and medium-sized-business owners ranked social media as their favored […]

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Red, White and Boom: The Tech Behind Fireworks

It’s our most explosive episode yet! With Independence Day nearly upon us, we’re taking you behind the curtain of firework technology, so you can appreciate the inner workings as well as the spectacle in the sky. And to help us understand the rocket’s red glare, we have a very special guest: Phil Grucci, CEO and […]

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10 Tips to Increase Your Home Business Productivity

When you own a home business, productivity and efficiency rest solely on your shoulders. You’re the boss, which means you’re responsible for managing and growing the business. No one else—not your partner, kids, or employees—will dictate how you run your business or improve its day-to-day workflows to increase leads and profits. To help you manage […]

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E-Rate: Today’s Tech for Tomorrow’s Leaders

We hear all the time about how technology influences the biggest, flashiest industries in America today. But sometimes, we forget it’s also shaping the young minds that will build the industries of tomorrow. Technology is such a key part of education, and this week we’re sitting down with Denise McIntosh, a program manager at Frontier, […]

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Take the IT-Pro-Inner-Geek Quiz

  Network Newbie? Pocket Protector Defender? King Geek? When it comes to your business, what type of IT-Pro-Inner-Geek are you? Take our quiz and find out. Click here to take the quiz!    

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