December 18, 2018

Make Your Job Description About Activities

by Omer Molad, Co-founder and CEO of Vervoe

Here’s how to write a job description that will attract the right candidates.

“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.”

– Greg Anderson

Why Focus on Activities?

People are hired … read more

October 2, 2018

Public Policy Meet the Candidates Forum

Meet candidates running for U.S. Congress, N.C. Senate, N.C. House, District Court and Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor on Oct. 9, from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. at the Counting House Restaurant at the 21c Museum Hotel (111 N. Corcoran Street). As of Oct. 3, the following candidates have confirmed … read more

Durham Chamber Members Encouraged to Participate in National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and all members of the Durham Chamber are encouraged to participate. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.

Held annually, National Disability Employment … read more

September 18, 2018

Helping Those Impacted by Florence

Here is a list of tax-exempt charities that are accepting Florence-specific donations.  NOTE: this list is not an endorsement of any specific charity.


  • Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, visit their website to donate
  • American Red Cross. To make a financial donation, visit their website or
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A Little Help, Please: Finding The Right Business Mentor

For small business owners the first few years can be quite a roller coaster ride. Unforeseen problems, growth concerns, and not being sure of what’s next can stall many entrepreneurs before their business even truly gets the chance to get started. The stress of trying to figure out how to … read more

August 21, 2018

Startups and Social Responsibility – Ask SpokeHub

Recently, there has been a lot of skepticism surrounding social platforms. Where is my data going? How much do they know about me? Is this a safe place to interact?

Because SpokeHub is a unique platform that blends the entertainment of the social side and the insight for the business … read more

August 17, 2018

Get to Know Entrepreneur and CEO of SpokeHub Robert Hartsfield

What is your “Extraordinary Impact?”

Through the breadth and depth of my career prior to SpokeHub and in the year since our launch, I have watched the mission I have for this company come to life which is inspiring the next generation. I’ve been told countless stories of men and … read more

August 7, 2018

Is Augmented Reality Right for Your Business?

by Nikki Dickens, Sr. Director of Web and Partner Marketing, SpokeHub

Digital reality is changing the ways we interact with each other as well as how companies interact with their audiences. The IDC (International Data Corp) predicts that the adoption of these digital experiences from 2017-2021 will result in a … read more

June 12, 2018

Could the Biggest Cybersecurity Threats be Inside Your Company

by Dawn Church, WorkSmart IT

Dodging Cybersecurity threats is getting harder by the second as hackers attempt to race technology advancements. But an established IT Managed Service Provider (MSP) can help you through the quagmire of today’s cybersecurity threats. Here is a list of a few common threats, along with … read more

May 30, 2018

Durham-Orange Light Rail Update – Statement

Having led our respective communities’ successful ballot initiatives that enabled the Light Rail projects in 2011 and 2012, and having worked with various stakeholders throughout its development, we are disappointed that the state legislature is changing the rules for fair partnership again. The Durham-Orange Light Rail Project is important for … read more