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June 24, 2015

Trading Tips for Engagement

Approximately 10 million Americans work in the restaurant industry, and it is one of the few industries where wages can legally be below the federal minimum wage of $7.25/hr. Current Department of Labor figures shows 19 states still pay restaurant workers the bare “federal tipped minimum wage” of $2.13/hr, with only 7 states requiring a […]

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June 22, 2015

SHRM 2015 Session Preview – Personal Emotional Connections

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is holding their annual conference and exposition in Las Vegas from June 28 – July 1 this year, and thousands of HR professionals are expected to attend. The annual SHRM Conference is the largest of its kind, and a great place to network, learn new skills, and hear […]

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June 22, 2015

The Summer of Gen-Z

Summer is here, and that means millions of 16-24 year olds will be looking for summer jobs as they graduate and go on break from high school and college. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the youth labor force grows sharply from April to July each year, and they do mean sharply – the […]

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June 18, 2015

Celebrating “Work Dads”

You may have heard some be called a “work husband” or “work wife” in the office before, playful terms of endearment we sometimes use for the coworkers we end up spending a lot of time with. But with Father’s Day coming up this weekend, I wanted to talk about “work dads”, or the mentors who […]

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June 15, 2015

SHRM 2015 Session Preview – What Works at Work

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is holding their annual conference and exposition in Las Vegas from June 28 – July 1 this year, and thousands of HR professionals are expected to attend. The annual SHRM Conference is the largest of its kind, and a great place to network, learn new skills, and hear […]

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June 3, 2015

Never Too Late to Recognize

This week President Obama and the U.S. Government honored two World War I veterans posthumously with the Congressional Medal of Honor, the highest award for valor on the battlefield. The two soldiers in question, Private Henry Johnson and Sergeant William Shemin, were previously overlooked for the medal because of their race. Obama stressed the importance […]

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June 1, 2015

The Power of Genuine Connections

Employees need genuine connections with coworkers and the organization to be engaged. Study after study will tell you it’s all about treating them like whole people, with all the respect and deference that implies. We all inherently understand what a “genuine” connection with another human being is – a relationship based on trust and mutual […]

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