One of my biggest frustrations in this role over the past seven years is the failure of most manufacturers to engage around critical issues to improve their businesses.
With the recent news of allegations, convictions, and the continued spotlight or sexual harassment, many companies are closely examining their work cultures, reiterating and reinforcing policy, and requiring organization-wide training.
Last year was not a normal year. In some measures, it had been decades since a year like 2017 occurred in terms of low U.S. stock market volatility.
You know you’ve entered a different kind of campus when a roadway sign at Nicolet Technical College warns motorists of an approaching crossway for both people and bears.
Given this dramatic increase and the risks associated with failing an audit, employers should confirm that their current and historical Form I-9 compliance practices meet federal requirements.
Delaying gratification to maximize one’s ROI testifies to the importance of patience.
At work, sooner is better. At times when I need to deal with a difficult personnel management situation and I put it off, invariably something bad happens in that person's personal life.
In the business world, success is dependent on the ability to communicate clearly and effectively. As Dale Carnegie often said, it is not just what you say, it is how you say it.
Have you ever heard of Shark Tank? I’m not talking about diving deep into the ocean to watch sharks lurk about from behind bars. The ABC television show broadcasts businessmen and women looking to gain investments in their homegrown products and services.
Like many of you who grew up in the ’80s and ’90s, I was super interested in baseball cards.
After much anticipation and speculation, the final regulations changing the salary basis test for determining exemption status have arrived. Among other changes, the final regulations have more than doubled the amount that employees must minimally be paid in order to be considered exempt. This is no small matter, as it is anticipated that millions of currently exempt employees will be affected.
Growing up, I was taught by my parents to get a job and keep a job. Period. It was ingrained in me that once I graduated college, I needed to land at a good company and stay there.
Walt Disney said, “Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.” That sentence is the baseline for enthusiasm in customer service.
While much of the discussion about the poor condition of Wisconsin’s road network has centered on funding in recent years, the less covered story is the lack of planning.
Blockchain technology is seeing increasingly wide use internationally, but security issues are becoming a major problem.
Madison native Rupa Valdez has started a new online nonprofit to help people with disabilities and older adults have the same travel experiences as able-bodied tourists.
Our independence in retirement depends on our health and wellbeing, and how well we have saved and prepared for a life without a steady stream of earned income.