Small Businesses, Start-ups and Hiring in America

With jobs being difficult to come by these days, The Washington Post wrote an article about job creation in America; they asked which type of business actually created the most jobs in our current marketplace. The argument is that usually start-ups, small businesses, and large corporations create jobs in the private sector and that each […]

Workplace Identity and Reputation Disconnect in the Office

  Hogan Assessment Systems, an online personality test and consulting system recently conducted a test on workplace identity and reputation. The issue lies in that many employees are not aware of the disparity between how others view them in their work lives and how they view themselves in their personal lives. The study shows four […]

Non-traditional Ways Your HR Department Can Help

Many times misconceptions make up a lot of what people think about their company’s HR department.  People often believe that the HR department is the ultimate “company man.”  Employees may feel that the HR department only has their best interests at heart when they coincide with those of the company.  While one of Human Resources’ […]

Advice for Managers of Remote Employees

Telecommuting to work has become a hot button issue over the last few months.  With Yahoo CEO Marissa recently requiring Yahoo employees who had previously been working from home to come into the office, the advantages and disadvantages of working remotely have been debated to no end. A recent Bloomberg BNA article chooses to focus […]