Spring Cleaning: Detox Your Workplace

April 27th, 2017

Run out of the house, quick latte, grab a donut or a muffin as you pass the break room, hit the desk, nibble on those crispy snacks in the drawer, […]

Giving Ex-Offenders their Next Chance

April 14th, 2017

    According to the U.S. Department of Justice, nine million convicted criminals, most non-violent offenders, rotate into and out of various correctional facilities each year.  Over 650,000 of these […]

Intervention for Your Social Media Addiction…BEFORE You Get Fired!

April 12th, 2017

  Is it 3:00 p.m.? Are you at your desk, trying to make progress on that looming deadline? But you say you’ll just take five minutes to check your Facebook […]

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 […]