Hiring the Next-Generation Workforce

March 28th, 2017

    Earlier this month, Automation:  Preparing for a Next Generation Workforce outlined some of the advantages and disadvantages of the increased focus and reliance on mechanical and software automation […]

Automation: Preparing for a Next-Generation Workforce

March 10th, 2017

As if Americans do not have enough to worry about, government reports and economists say up to 50% of workers should be prepared to be displaced by automation within the […]

Six Ways to Diffuse Disruptive Political Energy in the Workplace

February 23rd, 2017

  Despite a long and grueling election year guaranteed to exhaust even the most ardent current events follower, there remains a seemingly inexhaustible force of social energy, particularly in the […]

Will President-Elect Trump Bring More or Less Regulations to the Workplace?

January 4th, 2017

  Even before the January 20 Inauguration, employers are seeing some impact in the results of the most recent presidential election. But will Present-Elect Donald Trump bring more or less […]

While Medical Marijuana Becomes More Mainstream…You Might Want to Think Twice About it

January 4th, 2017

Just because your state may have passed Recreation Marijuana laws, it doesn’t mean employers aren’t still conducting regular drug tests for that and other drugs. In most companies that require […]

Is Affordable Childcare While Employees Work a Viable Benefit?

December 30th, 2016

Throughout this year the conversation about childcare for working parents has expanded. But, for businesses considering the expansion of their benefits for 2017, is affordable childcare while employees work a […]

Finding a Job in Chicago Shouldn’t be Like Finding a Needle in a Haystack

December 27th, 2016

Are you in the market for a new job? The start of 2017 is a good time to work on finding a job in Chicago. If you’re concerned that such a […]

Four Ways to Secretly Interview for a New Position When You Are Currently Employed

November 30th, 2016

Are you unhappy in your current job? If so, you may be considering jump starting your job search. But if you’re working, how can you ensure that your hunt will […]

Use the Time You’re Given! How to Make Sure Your Employees Use Their Vacation time Before 2017

November 23rd, 2016

  The statistics of U.S. employees who don’t use all of their allotted vacation time is astounding. We have created a culture where people feel like they need to be […]

Is Your Company Prepared for the Seasonal Rush?

November 17th, 2016

For some companies, winter is the slow season. But for others, that couldn’t be further from the truth. December may be your busiest season, so you need to start preparing […]