What Are Small Business Owners Doing to Find and Retain Excellent Employees in 2014

What Are Small Business Owners Doing to Find and Retain Excellent Employees in 2014

Bank of America has been busy taking the pulse of small business owners in larger communities to determine what work life will be like in 2014. Following on the heels of their fall 2013 study,  I am making the projection that employee training and development will...
Effective Teambuilding Yields Surprising Results in Today’s 21st Century Work Culture

Effective Teambuilding Yields Surprising Results in Today’s 21st Century Work Culture

In November we celebrated Labor Day — our tribute to the American workforce. Yet, this year our claims of fidelity to the ideal of hard work as a path to a good life were muted by harsh reality. Only 43.7% of working-age Americans are employed full-time...
Transitioning from a Military Career to the Private Sector Requires Corporate Team Building and Training

Transitioning from a Military Career to the Private Sector Requires Corporate Team Building and Training

According to a recent survey by Accenture, veterans transitioning out of the military and seeking civilian employment say it’s been a “mixed bag.” Although employed veterans say they are earning more now than when in the military, challenges still remain for those...