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Merry Korn Testifies Supporting HB 492 Ohio Business Women's Certification

Merry Korn provided testimony today in support of Ohio House Bill 492, which would create the Ohio Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification program, before the Ohio House State and Local Government Committee chaired by Representative Marlene Anielski (R- Walton Hills). Korn testified that her firm, Pearl Interactive Network, regularly encounters challenges to accessing state government …

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Accessibility: Common Challenges & Solutions

There are common challenges and solutions within 508 compliances I will address in this blog. Many businesses and individuals are under the assumption that 508 compliances under the American with Disabilities Act cover only visual impairments via assistive readers, or captioning videos for hearing impairments. Those are, in fact, two major types of impairments that …

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Accessibility: Business Presentations

Business Presentations At various times throughout our careers, we may be called upon to make a presentation. Whatever field you represent presentations are an excellent tool for distributing information. Whether it is financial figures, product design layouts or even a training presentation. Whatever your chosen subject is, be prepared and make it accessible! With current …

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Accessibility: Captioning Video and Providing Transcripts

A Few Helpful Tips for Captioning & Transcribing I do almost everything on the web. From shopping to all my work-related tasks. After surfing the web recently, I noticed using video, podcasts and other forms of audio are popular as a means of communicating information. Some websites were great, and I would certainly visit them …

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Accessibility – What’s Your Style?

Accessibility – What’s Your Style? Different forms of communication call for different types of applications when the purpose is making information accessible as well as memorable. Businesses, educational institutions or other types of information development frequently utilize mixed media.  This primarily encompasses static documents, video, audio, interactive elements or various combinations of these. Simply put, …

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Accessibility: Decoding the Americans with Disabilities Act

Decoding the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility or more importantly, making products and services available to the disabled community is highly significant.  Organizations commonly overlook this area of business management. Why is this? The A.D.A. is written in legislative terms. The average business person generally doesn’t have the time to read the whole thing, much …

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Top 7 Values of Supportive Care and Remote Monitoring (SCRM)

According to one of our most recent white papers there are 7 values of Supportive Care and Remote Monitoring (SCRM).  These are worth another mention. The top 7 values enclosed below are the epitome of our mission, vision and values. Our Mission: We are a social enterprise that gives hiring priority to skilled and talented …

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Inclusive Hiring: Personal Story & Pearls of Wisdom

Inclusive Hiring Hiring. One simple word.  Hiring.  We discover a variety of different requirements when we peel back the layers of that one simple word. One of those layers inclusion.  This layer is complex and deep.  The same layers are involved in every hire we make. Every new team member we employ. The complexity of …

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Merry Korn, CEO Receives The Progressive Entrepreneur Award

The Smart Women Awards recognize the achievements of leading businesswomen, inspiring male advocates and effective women’s programs. Merry Korn, CEO of Pearl Interactive Network, Inc. is honored to have received the Progressive Entrepreneur Award. The Progressive Entrepreneur Award recognizes female entrepreneurs who have either founded or co-founded a for-profit business that has achieved substantial growth …

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