CR Fletcher

2010 Greater Syracuse Business of the Year
C.R. Fletcher Associates, Inc.
Certified NYS Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE)

One More Year….

Last week, specifically on July 3, 2013, the United States Department of the Treasury made an announcement that the mandates requiring certain employers to provide health coverage to their employees or face monetary fines has been postponed until 2015. What does this mean?  Simply put it means employers have one more… Read More »

Demands for Grads on the Rise – By Kara Supple

The job market has been a challenge for many, but that may be changing for 2013 graduates in the legal and accounting fields. In the articles “Demand for Accounting Grads Reaches All-time High” by Chris Baysden published in the Journal of Accountancy  and “One in Three Lawyers Plans to Add… Read More »

Lace Up at Lunch!

It is no secret, most of us Americans lead a fairly sedentary lifestyle.  We no longer need to walk 5 miles-up hill both ways of course-to get to work or school.  Dinner can be  ready before you are even home from work, thanks to inventions like microwaves and crock-pots, no… Read More »

To LOL or To Not LOL…

Recently, while having a conversation with an individual in the office, the topic of appropriate email language was brought up.  Specifically, the use of the ever so popular “:)” (smiley faces) or “LOL” (laugh out loud).  I think that there are many aspects that need to be considered while determining… Read More »

Great Questions To Ask During Your Interview – By: Marielle Lanoir, PHR

Many of us have been on the other side of that conference room table, having question after question thrown in your direction. What are your salary requirements? What are your strengths? Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Some of these questions can be scary, intimidating and frustrating at… Read More »

New Graduates Listen Up!

You have been handed your Diploma.  You may have signed a lease on your first apartment.  You have no more papers to write, or all nighters to pull.  Yes, you are officially a “grown up”.  What’s next?  You need a job! Finding employment is difficult at any stage in your career. … Read More »

P.T.O. = Paid Time…On? ~ By: Marielle Lanoir, PHR

It is safe to say Summer is finally here.  As an individual that grew up in the Central New York area, I can say without a bit of doubt that this is a season that us CNY’ers have earned.  Not only is this a time to enjoy High School and College… Read More »

Central New York & Commuting – By: Marielle Lanoir, PHR

There were many days, while driving to work on 690 West from Fayetteville, that I remember sitting on the highway in standstill traffic for what seemed like forever.  Some  days I would leave obnoxiously early, due to the 3 road cones between the Midler and Teall exits, that seemed to… Read More »

Internship Do’s & Don’ts By: Marielle Lanoir, PHR

It is hard to believe this week marks the beginning of May.  In the coming weeks students will be graduating from many top colleges and universities and those not graduating will be hitting the pavement looking for summer internships and other work opportunities that will provide them with “real world… Read More »

Casual Summer Dress Code? By: Marielle Lanoir, PHR

We live in Central New York, which means once that outdoor thermometer hits anything above 50 degrees, our minds quickly think Warm Weather, which then makes us think Summer, which then brings our attention to Summer Work Attire. Many offices allow for a more relaxed and casual dress code policy from… Read More »