Workplace Safety

June 5th, 2017

The Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, Excel Industries lawn products company in Kansas, and the WDBJ TV station shooting in Roanoke, Virginia in which two on-air reporters were killed […]

Organizational Essentials: Cultivate, Sow, Feed and Weed

May 17th, 2017

May is usually the signal to get out in the garden and begin the process of connecting with the earth, cultivating the soil, considering what to grow–and everybody’s favorite pastime–pulling […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

WAIT! Avoid These Common Small-Business HR Mistakes

September 16th, 2015

Small businesses may not have as many employees, but when it comes to dealing with human resource issues, they’re right up there with big corporations in importance. Just because your […]

Big Data in HR Isn’t the Future…It’s Now

September 9th, 2015

If there’s a catchphrase running rampant in most industries right now, it would be big data. It’s being used for just about everything and while it may seem that some […]

Don’t Skip Reference Checks When Hiring New Employees

June 9th, 2015

You’ve just found the perfect new employee and everything seems rosy – so why bother checking references, right? Wrong! A surprising number of employers make this mistake every year, and […]