I Am Grateful

It’s been a tough year for so many and you don’t have to look far to find bad news: sickness, political strife, racial divide, loneliness. Luckily for us, this week’s holiday is all about being thankful, regardless of our circumstances. It asks us to remember what we...

What is good job attendance?

The last time I conducted mock interviews at our local high school, my co-interviewer asked a 17-year-old girl, “How many unexcused absences do you think are okay?” When she responded with “once or twice a month,” we gasped. In the poor girl’s defense, she didn’t know...

Ghosts in Recruiting

“Ghosting” is a relatively new term, but the action has been around forever. You think you are on the same page with someone, working toward a common goal, and bam! They’re gone without notice: no call, text, email. It’s like they fell off the face of the earth and...

Stop Hiring Slow

Have you heard the saying, “Hire Slow, Fire Fast”? The Harvard Business Review popularized this back in 2014. If they say it, it must be true, right? NO. I’m not as annoyed about Firing Fast. When companies delay an inevitable firing, they make everyone miserable: the...