Category : Career

Advice for Businesses in Light of the #MeToo Movement

The past six months or so have seen a dramatic uptick in the visibility of sexual harassment cases in the workplace. This comes partially as a response to the solidarity women have felt thanks to a hashtag encouraging people to…

0 Comments / 114 View / July 1, 2018

Be Well Advised When Executing Employment Background Checks

Attracting the most qualified candidates for the job you’re looking to fill can be time consuming. After you’ve culled through the resumes and conducted interviews with the most promising prospects, you’re ready to make an offer. Only after you’ve made…

0 Comments / 65 View / July 1, 2018

Adult Learning Courses and Virtual Reality

Technology has completely transformed the way we live. Few can deny the impact of technological innovations on their everyday life, from how we travel, to how we buy, how we communicate with each other, and even what jobs are available…

0 Comments / 82 View / May 31, 2018

Universities Making Changes to Accommodate Adult Learners

Universities that wish to remain competitive and attract new students have moved far away from the sole model of the ivory tower atop the hill. They offer flexible learning to cater to an older demographic who demands more choices and…

0 Comments / 67 View / May 31, 2018

Family Medical Leave Act Updates for Employers and Employees

The Family and Medical Leave Act is a federal law enacted to provide eligible employees working for a covered employer with an unpaid benefit to attend to an uncustomary family or medical situation. The FMLA applies only to a covered…

0 Comments / 94 View / May 1, 2018

Employee Benefits Growing in Importance

Although wages receive the bulk of the attention, employee benefits are playing a more important role than ever in attracting employees, retaining them, and creating job satisfaction. The 2016 Aflac Workforces Report reveals that 55 percent of employees are at…

0 Comments / 77 View / May 1, 2018

How Mentoring Can Elevate Women in the Workplace

While gender parity is not a new term, the urgency to reach a more balanced gender ratio in the workplace has reached a boiling point in our world today. Women make up 48 percent of the workforce population, but their…

0 Comments / 59 View / May 1, 2018

EAPs: Keeping the Pace

As professional businesswomen, most of us will admit there is evidence of an increased level of stress in our lives caused by the pace of our society and the multiple roles we take on. We try to manage our families,…

0 Comments / 69 View / March 30, 2018

Co-working on the Rise as Entrepreneurship Grows

A few years ago, a group of freelancers in different fields began meeting at Midtown Scholar Bookstore (Harrisburg) and other central Pennsylvania locations to network, work side-by-side with their laptops, and enjoy just plain get-out-of-the house time. The group might…

0 Comments / 58 View / March 30, 2018

Diversity or Discrimination – What Are Your Hiring Concerns?

Affirmative action, equal opportunity employment, diversity, and inclusion — there are so many considerations when you’re trying to do the right thing as a business, hire the best people, and steer clear of anything associated with that nasty “D” word:…

0 Comments / 150 View / February 28, 2018