Many analysts looking deeper at the statistics see potential workers on the sidelines, not engaged in the workforce.
As leaders, we often say we support diversity and inclusion within our organizations. We create core values espousing these beliefs. So, it is our job to be sure that our actions and our words are in line with these stated values.
Last year was not a normal year. In some measures, it had been decades since a year like 2017 occurred in terms of low U.S. stock market volatility.
By many standards, Wisconsin’s overall economic condition has never been better.
Many businesses use independent contractors. You might use them. If both the business and the individual agree, and even put their agreement in writing, then the individual is an independent contractor, there’s nothing to worry about, right? Wrong.
Delaying gratification to maximize one’s ROI testifies to the importance of patience.
I’m definitely a creature of habit. I ride my bike — on the exact same route — every Saturday and Sunday.
I was recently at a conference with about 600 attendees and had the opportunity to hear several speakers over the course of a few days. On a scale of one to 10, my average rating for these folks was about a five or six.
Have you ever heard of Shark Tank? I’m not talking about diving deep into the ocean to watch sharks lurk about from behind bars. The ABC television show broadcasts businessmen and women looking to gain investments in their homegrown products and services.
On April 11 of this year, I turned on the Milwaukee Brewers game. Not on broadcast TV, not on cable TV, and not even on the radio. On Facebook.
After much anticipation and speculation, the final regulations changing the salary basis test for determining exemption status have arrived. Among other changes, the final regulations have more than doubled the amount that employees must minimally be paid in order to be considered exempt. This is no small matter, as it is anticipated that millions of currently exempt employees will be affected.
On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated decision that will impact millions of employment contracts across the country and potentially encourage many more employers to require employees to arbitrate employment claims.
People who have resilience seem to find it easier to face setbacks, challenges, crises, and pain — both emotional and physical — with confidence and courage.
There are precious few legislators from either house who don’t express, in clear terms, that Wisconsin’s current transportation revenue is inadequate to meet current needs, but in the end nothing changes.
Over the past few months, cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin have been the talk of the town, inspiring commentary verging on hyperbole. Having said that, we should not allow the crypto-craze to obscure one thing that seems more certain: the technology that cryptocurrencies are built upon — blockchain — is here to stay.
Madison native Rupa Valdez has started a new online nonprofit to help people with disabilities and older adults have the same travel experiences as able-bodied tourists.