Pouring KL&A’s passion and knowledge of technology, business and fancy coffee into a blog.
Pouring KL&A’s passion and knowledge of technology, business and fancy coffee into a blog.
An Internet Within Reach

An Internet Within Reach

A Brief Introduction of Accessibility for Web Development
Blog Barista: Tony Whalen | Oct 15, 2018 | Development Practices | Brew time: 5 min
Accessibility is an extremely important component of the development and creation of web content. As defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), web accessibility means that websites, tools, and technologies…

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Mental Health for Developers

Mental Health for Developers

Blog Barista: Greg Antrim | Oct 10, 2018 | Workplace | Brew time: 10 min
DISCLAIMER: I am not a mental health expert and you should seek professional help if you think you’re experiencing mental health issues. This article is based off of my experiences which may differ from your own.

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Phone A Friend. Take A Vacay.

Phone A Friend. Take A Vacay.

A Look Inside KL&A’s Awesome Employee Referral Program
Blog Barista: Kim Ivey | Oct 3, 2018 | Workplace | Brew time: 4 min
In November of 2016, I took the most amazing vacation to Cabo San Lucas. I stayed in a beautiful all-inclusive resort, where I wined and dined like royalty for eight whole days. The best part? I didn’t pay for any of it…

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KL&A: A Company of Engaged Employees

KL&A: A Company of Engaged Employees

Blog Barista: John Leigh | Oct 1, 2018 | Culture | Brew time: 7 min
The journey to an engaged employee begins before they even become an employee. Like other companies, we create and post a job description that lists out a position’s responsibilities as well as the skill set required for performing…

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Is Your PMO a Beauty or a Beast?

Is Your PMO a Beauty or a Beast?

Blog Barista: Bob Marquis, CPA, PMP | Sept 26, 2018 | Project Management | Brew time: 4 min
A Project Management Office (PMO) can be of significant value to an organization. PMOs typically consolidate project managers, propagate standards, and provide integrated oversight of an entire portfolio of projects. A PMO can

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How the CEO Should Treat the Garbage Man

How the CEO Should Treat the Garbage Man

The Significant Difference Between Being a Boss and Leader
Blog Barista: Katelyn Cripps | Sept 24, 2018 | Workplace | Brew time: 6 min
I have been in the workforce since I was sixteen. Luckily between then and now, in my early 20s, I have gained more life experience. Recently, I have finally transitioned from working tireless hours in the…

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In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

How a Great Sick Time Policy Can Impact Your Company’s Health
Blog Barista: Jessica Carnacchi | Sept 19, 2018 | Business Practices | Brew time: 5 min
Sick time is one of those underrated benefits that often stands in the shadows of healthcare, retirement, and vacation. It’s not often that you’ll hear someone say they accepted a new position…

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KL&A’s Core

KL&A’s Core

Defining A Company Through A Wider Lens
Blog Barista: John Leigh | Sept 17, 2018 | Culture | Brew time: 4 min
I once heard a partner from my previous job say, “No matter where I am at, or what I am doing, I have the best interest of the firm at heart.” For whatever reason that phrase has stuck with me. Little did I know…

read more
An Internet Within Reach

An Internet Within Reach

A Brief Introduction of Accessibility for Web Development
Blog Barista: Tony Whalen | Oct 15, 2018 | Development Practices | Brew time: 5 min
Accessibility is an extremely important component of the development and creation of web content. As defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), web accessibility means that websites, tools, and technologies…

Mental Health for Developers

Mental Health for Developers

Blog Barista: Greg Antrim | Oct 10, 2018 | Workplace | Brew time: 10 min
DISCLAIMER: I am not a mental health expert and you should seek professional help if you think you’re experiencing mental health issues. This article is based off of my experiences which may differ from your own.

Bleeding Edge or Bleeding Heart: A Reminder to Remain Human at Work

Bleeding Edge or Bleeding Heart: A Reminder to Remain Human at Work

Blog Barista: Beth Gier | Oct 8, 2018 | Workplace | Brew time: 4 min
I studied literature and marketing in college. I never expected to end up in the technology sector, but here I am. In my senior year of college, as I braced myself for the world after school—presumably a life in a business field…

Phone A Friend. Take A Vacay.

Phone A Friend. Take A Vacay.

A Look Inside KL&A’s Awesome Employee Referral Program
Blog Barista: Kim Ivey | Oct 3, 2018 | Workplace | Brew time: 4 min
In November of 2016, I took the most amazing vacation to Cabo San Lucas. I stayed in a beautiful all-inclusive resort, where I wined and dined like royalty for eight whole days. The best part? I didn’t pay for any of it…

KL&A: A Company of Engaged Employees

KL&A: A Company of Engaged Employees

Blog Barista: John Leigh | Oct 1, 2018 | Culture | Brew time: 7 min
The journey to an engaged employee begins before they even become an employee. Like other companies, we create and post a job description that lists out a position’s responsibilities as well as the skill set required for performing…

Is Your PMO a Beauty or a Beast?

Is Your PMO a Beauty or a Beast?

Blog Barista: Bob Marquis, CPA, PMP | Sept 26, 2018 | Project Management | Brew time: 4 min
A Project Management Office (PMO) can be of significant value to an organization. PMOs typically consolidate project managers, propagate standards, and provide integrated oversight of an entire portfolio of projects. A PMO can

How the CEO Should Treat the Garbage Man

How the CEO Should Treat the Garbage Man

The Significant Difference Between Being a Boss and Leader
Blog Barista: Katelyn Cripps | Sept 24, 2018 | Workplace | Brew time: 6 min
I have been in the workforce since I was sixteen. Luckily between then and now, in my early 20s, I have gained more life experience. Recently, I have finally transitioned from working tireless hours in the…

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

How a Great Sick Time Policy Can Impact Your Company’s Health
Blog Barista: Jessica Carnacchi | Sept 19, 2018 | Business Practices | Brew time: 5 min
Sick time is one of those underrated benefits that often stands in the shadows of healthcare, retirement, and vacation. It’s not often that you’ll hear someone say they accepted a new position…

KL&A’s Core

KL&A’s Core

Defining A Company Through A Wider Lens
Blog Barista: John Leigh | Sept 17, 2018 | Culture | Brew time: 4 min
I once heard a partner from my previous job say, “No matter where I am at, or what I am doing, I have the best interest of the firm at heart.” For whatever reason that phrase has stuck with me. Little did I know…

Running a .NET Core App with SQL Server on OSX using Docker

Running a .NET Core App with SQL Server on OSX using Docker

Blog Barista: Jim Rasche & Greg Antrim | Sept. 12, 2018 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 8 min Much of the power of .NET Core comes from it being cross platform. This allows developers the flexibility to work in OSX or any of several Linux flavors. We have the power to...

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