Communication an essential, often overlooked, workplace element

February 3, 2017
One would think hiring workers needed by employers would be a rather simple activity. Read More

Family business strategic plan development

December 16, 2016
Having a good strategic plan can be instrumental to the long-term health of the organization — a statement often made by business experts. Read More

Coping with new Fair Labor Standards Act regulations

November 11, 2016
Anyone involved with trying to operate a successful business or nonprofit organization knows it isn’t easy to juggle all of the responsibilities. Read More

Don’t limit yourself to outdated and easy business practices

October 7, 2016
In this age of technology, people believe most questions can be answered. Read More

Fair pay today goes far beyond supply and demand

June 10, 2016
“Pay me fairly!” Who can be against that? Read More

Fulfilling the function of the CPO — chief people operative

October 23, 2015
As organizations grow, they bring on various functions to deal with issues that crop up. Read More

Change never stops: Do you embrace it or resist it?

September 18, 2015
What exactly are we talking about when we discuss change? Read More

Job descriptions: the foundation of human resources

August 14, 2015
Everyone knows a company must have job descriptions to have an organized human resources function. Read More

‘Culture’ is an essential word for businesses

May 1, 2015
Do words matter? Last month the topic of this column was about labels and how they affect our perception. Read More

‘Human capital’: The critical issue is who has the power

April 24, 2015
I was recently sent an article from The New York Times that discussed “human capital” and whether this was the proper term to describe employees and the implications for society. Read More