Month: July 2018

By Mattison Johnson Changing an organization’s culture is never easy. So here are five tips to help you create change and inspire a learning culture in your organization that will promote success for years to come. 1. Get senior leadership involved In order to start an organization-wide culture shift it is essential to have your…

Local schools step up to train restaurant workers

By Roger Morris Special to Delaware Business Times As Delaware employers in the hospitality industry struggle to find trained staff, programs to alleviate the shortage have cropped up across the state. These range from training part-time teenage workers to turning out professionals at the graduate-school level. “We have hired and continue to recruit employees from…

By Kathy Canavan Special to Delaware Business Times Building sites dot Delaware from the Brandywine High School renovations to the new Christina River Bridge approaches, but the construction industry faces a labor shortage. When the industry shed more than 2 million jobs across the country during the Recession, many of those workers left the industry…

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE HR AWARD APPLICATION About the Program The HR Awards program honors executives, partners and companies that have demonstrated a commitment to their employees or clients through leadership, innovation and achievement in Delaware. Through these programs, today’s companies are investing in not only the strength of their business’ future but also the…

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE HR AWARD APPLICATION About the Program The HR Awards program honors executives, partners and companies that have demonstrated a commitment to their employees or clients through leadership, innovation and achievement in Delaware. Through these programs, today’s companies are investing in not only the strength of their business’ future but also the…

Partnerships help Del Tech supply workforce with skilled labor

By Dan Linehan Special to Delaware Business Times Like its counterparts around the country, Delaware Technical Community College aims to connect its courses and programs with demand from public and private sector employers. To do that, they must closely understand and work with the industries and governments that will hire their graduates. We looked at…

Eliminate the Generation Gap

Website While managing multi-generational employees in the workplace presents the challenges discussed in last month’s piece, it also offers opportunities to evolve and improve on a number of levels. Rather than dividing the generations on their differences, bring them together to augment their strengths. Harness the power of a multi-generational mix of employees by assembling…

Grotto Pizza in West Bethany last week celebrated the completion of a new look. The renovations included new paint, flooring, tables, chairs, booths and televisions. The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the changes. The company plans to apply the new style to the other 11 locations in Sussex County.…