Are you trustworthy?
Employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees who take time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act – the federal law that entitles eligible workers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family, medical, and military-related reasons.
Are you trustworthy?
Want a job in today’s economy? You may need to think, talk and write better.
The Wichita Score Chapter (Counselors to America’s Small Business) has accomplished in 2012 what it would like to refer to as an outstanding year in supporting its mission, which is to help small businesses grow and prosper through the willingness of a dedicated group of volunteer counselors who donate their time and business expertise.
Thanks to more domestic oil and natural gas development, we are becoming more energy independent every day.
It’s been a mixed bag for producers across Kansas.
The challenges facing small business are the greatest I have seen in my lifetime. The National Federation of Independent Business reports in its national survey that some of the top issues are:
Everybody fails. The question is how. How spectacular is your failure? Here are five qualities of failures that increase their chance of becoming something spectacular.
It’s the ultimate celebration of Mother Earth – one day, set aside each year in honor of protecting the planet.
The popular image of agriculture is the farmer standing out in his field with his bib overalls, straw hat, a rusty old tractor and a piece of wheat straw popped in his mouth at a rakish angle.
Every privately held business will sell, change owners or close at some point in its life cycle.
A recent employee recognition survey by a global organization found that 29 percent of the 770 employees surveyed were satisfied with their organization’s recognition efforts.
If a recent survey of 549 workers is typical – and I’m sure it is – more than nine out of 10 employees can name at least one co-worker who doesn’t pull his or her weight.
As March Madness descends, bringing brackets, pools and hundreds of hours of college basketball coverage, employers would do well to let workers know where they stand – not on the topic of Indiana vs. Duke or Gonzaga vs. Kansas, but on their view toward monitoring sports events at work.
The data is in: How we say something is more important than what we say.
Don Cameron is a smart job hunter – smart enough to know that something he experienced may affect others, too.
With a newly elected Congress and a president beginning his second term, we began a new year with tremendous opportunities to move forward on building our economy and creating jobs for Americans who are looking for work.
The American workplace has changed over the years: Women have steadily joined the workforce, and the average number of hours an American works each week has crept higher.
Getting started in a new business venture, most new owners have the same problem.
At age 18, Dallas Seavey was the youngest musher to finish what has been called the last great race on earth – the 1,049-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.