Out Now: Episode 415: Registered Apprenticeship Programs in the Clean Energy Sector With Dr. Janell Hills

Conversation Culture — Mothers at Work

Flexible work schedules for mothers

December 13, 2008 was the single most important day in my life.  It was the day my daughter, Ryleigh was born into the world.  I worked up until 2 days before her arrival as I had our Regional President was visiting the office and wanted to meet with me about the 2009 staffing and recruiting […]

Age Discrimination — When Everyone is a Protected Class

EEOC and Age Discrimination in the Workplace

As the average life expectancy of human beings increases, so does the average work expectancy of your workforce.  It’s no secret that the recession changed how we view our talent and development strategies.  People are working later into their lives.  Boomers and Traditionalists are working long after the average retirement age either in a new […]

Engagement, Extrication, & Light Saber Leadership

Methods of Listening through Engagement

It seems like everyone these days is talking about engagement. Whether it’s employee engagement, customer engagement, client engagement, or candidate engagement.  In our Conversation Culture series, I focus specifically on workplace culture and engagement because things impact your customer, client, employees, candidates, and even social media. Companies like Zappos create an engaging workplace culture to […]

Bringing Out the Best in Your Sucky Boss

Learning to Manage Talent to Improve Your Business Relationships

Learning to Manage Talent to Improve Your Business Relationships Bosses.  We’ve all had them. Some of them are disfunctional jerks, complete idiots, micromanaging a-holes, or maybe some just plain suck.  Yes, managing your boss can be a challenge. And aside from changing jobs, most of us are stuck with the hand that we’re dealt with […]