Have you ever noticed how trends don’t matter until they hit the East Coast?
With the recent news of allegations, convictions, and the continued spotlight or sexual harassment, many companies are closely examining their work cultures, reiterating and reinforcing policy, and requiring organization-wide training.
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.
The news reports are disturbingly frequent: People with ties to China are being accused of stealing proprietary technology from American companies and universities.
Given this dramatic increase and the risks associated with failing an audit, employers should confirm that their current and historical Form I-9 compliance practices meet federal requirements.
Delaying gratification to maximize one’s ROI testifies to the importance of patience.
At work, sooner is better. At times when I need to deal with a difficult personnel management situation and I put it off, invariably something bad happens in that person's personal life.
Life is an interesting thing. You wake up one morning full of positive energy, ready to take on the day. After a shower, shave, and a healthy breakfast, you’re out the door and on to that first meeting at work.
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.
In 1980, I was dropped off by a police officer at my parents’ house for a reason that may never have happened in all of history, except for that day.
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.
Business cards are small, but they are mighty. In fact, they may be the most overlooked piece of marketing material at your disposal.
An ancient Chinese saying tells us that “To open a business is very easy; to keep it open is very difficult.”
While much of the discussion about the poor condition of Wisconsin’s road network has centered on funding in recent years, the less covered story is the lack of planning.
One of the ironies of large law firms is that many tout their technology law practices but relatively few seem to have mastered the integration of newer technologies into the everyday practice of law.
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.
Buying a business is an exciting time. Each step along the way demands time, experience, expertise, and a bucketful of patience and perseverance. But then the transaction closes, the champagne bottles pop, and life is good, right?