Workforce Blog Posts

Coverage of a broad but vital range of topics all concerning employees, from management to benefits.

Do Your Homework: Small Business News – March 4-8, 2013

The news this workweek made it clear how research can and should drive important business decisions. In a shocking policy reversal, CEO Marissa Mayer said no to Yahoo! employees working from home – a decision based on available data. Also this week, technology workers gathered in Austin to check out the latest tech innovations at SXSW, and students left home to learn how to catch a… Read the full article.

Feeling Stuck? Join the Barry Moltz Webinar February 12

Writer’s block, traffic jams, my peanut butter sandwich finding its way to the roof of my mouth, the adorable pair of shoes on sale that are just a bit too snug…it’s the stuff in my life that gets me stuck in one way or another. For business owners, they may have other concerns.

The Young and the Restless: Small Business News – January 21-25, 2013

What’s the matter with kids today, what with their innovation and their desire for employee engagement? The news for this past workweek was concerned primarily with young people, their penchant for unique ideas and entrepreneurialism, and how to hire good workers just like them. As a former young person myself, I’m proud of where these new entrepreneurs… Read the full article.

This Year’s Flu Season a Pain Point for Small Businesses

I’m happy to report that this blog post is brought to you free of aches, pains, chills, sniffles, and coughs…otherwise known as the flu (but feel free to still reach for the hand sanitizer). Some small businesses with under-the-weather employees may not be able to report such good news though. This year’s particularly severe flu… Read the full article.

The New Building Boom? Small Business News – January 14-18, 2013

If last week’s news recap had you feeling like the economy (or the sky) was falling, let the news from this past workweek recharge your sense of optimism. It turns out that American business may be building after all. Building better teams, building their customer bases through credit card processing, building new, cost-efficient office spaces and hiring more people to use them.