Month: May 2015

Remember Our Fallen Heros

History Memorial Day originated after the American Civil War to honor both the Union and Confederate soldiers who died in the war. The holiday was extended by the 20th century to include all American soldiers. Memorial Day is formally known as Decoration Day. This day is not to be confused with Veteran’s Day which celebrates… Read more »

Are your Forms I-9 in compliance?

    US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has increased dramatically the number of I-9 audits in recent years.  Violations can result in criminal and civil charges and significant monetary penalties.     Here are 5 tips to help you reduce your exposure. Do require all new hires to complete and sign Section 1 of Form… Read more »

Leadership … Thoughts after 30 years in the trenches …

… and much of what I see as critical qualities of effective leadership: Collaborative – Effective leaders set aside ego in favor of fostering the talent and diversity of those they lead. They create an environment or trust and creative free thinking. Communicative – Effective leaders understand the need for clear, open communications. They recognize… Read more »