Job and Career Tips

Focusing on the Right Stuff During Your Job Search

Looking for a new job in today’s market is competitive and challenging to say the least. There are several minor things people overlook.  Making a few adjustments are the difference in landing the interview and the job itself, or not.  Take these suggestions to heart. They will impact your ability to be considered a potential …

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Accessibility & Communication

If you have read some of my posts I appreciate it. Generally, I write about technological aspects of 508 compliance; tagging, captioning, new developments, etc. the idea occurred to me that while technology is important, communication is imperative. During my practice and research, I have communicated with hundreds of people in various industries; sometimes successfully …

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Accessibility & Assistive Technology: One Marines Story-The Human Connection

Normally, I write about technical aspects and various applications of assistive technology, and the positive effects on the business and disability community. Since I want to give a complete detail of those effects, I would be remiss if I didn’t include how assistive technology impacts the humans who use it and a concrete example of …

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SBA Contract Certification Helps Small Business Expand from Three Employees to 500+

When Merry Korn started her small business, Pearl Interactive Network, Inc., she initially struggled to find a niche for her small business. Even more daunting was the federal contracting certification process that she wanted to pursue. Merry reached out to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Columbus District Office to meet with Business Opportunity Specialist Jill …

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Pearl Employee Representing Toys For Tots This Holiday Season

Greg Cobble has been named this year’s Toys for Tots Representative for Clark, Powell, and Estill Counties. As a representative, Greg will coordinate the collection and distribution of toys for children who might not otherwise receive much for Christmas. Greg is a veteran of the Marine Corps and has been employed with Pearl for 2 ½ …

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Pearl Employees Care About the Community!

Our Employees Care! During this past month, Pearl Interactive Network employees have collected donations for Operation Happiness, a volunteer-run Christmas assistance program for the residents of Clark County in Kentucky. The goal of the program is to feed 1,400 families this holiday season. This year Pearl set out to beat our donation from last year of …

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Blue Ocean Shift – Merry Korn, CEO of Pearl Interactive Network, Inc. Appreciated Concept, Application and Timing!

BLUE OCEAN SHIFT – BEYOND COMPETING, BY CHAN KIM AND RENEE MAUBORGNE Reviewed by Merry Korn, President and CEO, Pearl Interactive Network Inc BLUE OCEAN SHIFT is the follow-up to Blue Ocean Strategy, the global bestseller by professors Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne. In their seminal work from 2005, the authors argued that lasting success comes not …

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Message from Merry Korn, CEO of Pearl Interactive Network – Her Perspective on Independence Day!

Below is a message we received from our CEO today regarding Independence Day. I was refreshed by her perspective. Dear Pearl Team: I hope you will be spending part of the July 4th holiday celebrating our nation’s birthday with family and friends. The Fourth of July is typically a delightful composite of picnics, parades, fireworks, …

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Amazing employees = Amazing culture! Wishing Timothy, the best of luck

Pearl Interactive Network is a caring and fun employer driven by respect and integrity from our core!  Recently, at our Winchester, KY site I had the honor of hearing a story of one of our long-time employees, Timothy Ratcliffe, who worked as a Customer Service Representative. Timothy was asked how he felt about Pearl and …

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Five Tips on Social Media and Your Future Employer!

In today’s market with Social Media being the center of everything from personal to professional it is critical to understand how your personal profiles are interpreted by potential employers and/or their Talent Acquisition staff members while searching for a new job.  Here are 5 tips that will help you stand out during your job search: …

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