It’s never too soon to introduce children to giving. While children raised in philanthropically-oriented families are more likely to continue giving as adults; it’s critical to outline the purpose and tradition of giving. This proves to be the most effective way to encourage younger generations to continue giving to causes they support. Take a look … More How to Pass on Philanthropy to the Next Generation
In the early 1900s, the most widespread method for heating homes was by burning anthracite coal–also known as “hard” coal–which could be found in abundance in Pennsylvania. The coal mining industry employed hundreds of thousands of workers, and by the turn of the twentieth century, many of them had organized into unions, such as the … More Looking Back on the Great Coal Strike of 1902
When in a work environment, it can be easy to rely on humor to create and maintain working relationships with your employees. While certain environments will permit humor more than others, it’s critical that a company’s leadership team has a firm handle on what is and what is not acceptable. Most managers will agree: A … More Humor in the Workplace: What Managers Should Know
Stephen Koppekin has specialized in resolving and negotiating employment issues for over forty years, using his vast knowledge of comparative economics, law, and dispute resolution to support him. Stephen enjoys writing about the latest labor topics on his websites. — The Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors and Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive … More Executive Orders Change Requirements for Federal Government Workers
Apprenticeship programs are a great way to prepare workers to compete in today’s changing economy. Are you considering creating an apprenticeship program for your business? Read on to make sure you’re creating the best apprenticeship program possible. … More Creating an Apprenticeship Program the Right Way
Last year, companies like LinkedIn and Yahoo had their fair share of data breaches. I could list a handful of additional data breaches, but the problem is clear — over the past few years, there has definitely been a problem with keeping user’s private information (PI) private. … More Why All States Should Follow California’s Private Information (PI) Definition
Throughout 2016, businesses and the Department of Labor prepared for a new overtime law that would have taken effect on December 1st. … More What Happens to the Overtime Rule Now?
Digitalization has opened up new doors about how we communicate, work, and relax in our daily lives. More often than not, we’re spending large chunks of our days online or in front of screens. When we return home from spending an entire day looking at a desktop screen, we often embark on similar paths by … More How To Successfully Step Away from Your Computer
Today, the culture of the business world continues to undergo dramatic changes. From overtime work policies to pets in the office, many of the cultural shifts can be attributed to the newest generation entering the workforce: millennials. While this age bracket may receive plenty of press; one thing is for certain: they’re committed to changing … More The Interview Questions You Should Now Expect
Do you allow pets to join their owners at work? Chances are, you’ve had an employee or two ask you to consider the policy change. No matter where you stand on the issue of pets, there are benefits to consider. Reduced Stress There’s something about a dog that seems to ease an atmosphere in a … More Is Your Office Dog-Friendly?