Benefits can set your company apart from competitors. Over fifty percent of employees consider benefits to be one of the top factors in accepting a new job. It is important to re-evaluate your company’s benefit offerings annually to keep pace with the continually changing needs...

By next year, millennials will represent fifty percent of the global workforce. This generation reads, writes and interprets information differently. It’s important to understand the differences in communication styles so conversations will be more relatable. Try these five steps to guide your communications with the...

Once you have decided you are ready to resign, you want to leave in a professional manner.  The key to resigning professionally is all about having a plan and paying attention to the details. I have outlined the steps you should consider when making this...

I spent the first seven years of my working career as a Registered Nurse.  I liked the variety and challenges of working in the ICU but then I began noticing signs of burnout.  The thought of making a career change was overwhelming at first. Then...

Recent studies have found that remote workers are more productive, happier and achieve a better work-life balance. As more organizations are using remote workers, managing these workers is a skill every manager will need to learn.  Here are several tips I found helpful when managing...

Having just celebrated Labor Day weekend, I thought it would be interesting to review how labor laws have shaped our current work environment. Most of us tend to think of Labor Day as the last holiday of the summer and look forward to the three-day...

What do you think are the jobs of the future? Here is a list of professions that may not be around much longer… Artificial intelligence, robotics and smartphone applications are changing the labor market.  As technology continues to evolve, these types of jobs are likely...

Consider hiring a U.S. veteran for your next open position. Veterans are disciplined team-oriented players that can add value to any employer's business. Here are some reasons why veterans make great employees: Trained Leaders The military trains people to be leaders. Veterans understand how to manage, motivate,...

Whether you're a business owner, a manager, or a co-worker, you've most likely felt the stress and anxiety that come from facing the need to initiate a crucial (and possibly uncomfortable) conversation. A crucial conversation is any conversation where the stakes are high, emotions run...