Category: Human Resources

U.S. Representatives Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) introduced a bill to strengthen existing rules to increase access to guaranteed lifetime income products as an employee benefit. “As lawmakers, we need to find solutions that give families a wider array of options to choose from in saving for their retirement. Delawareans and all…

Gov. John Carney last week announced the appointment of Keith Hunt as the state’s first chief diversity officer. Hunt, who starts December 18, will work to increase equity, diversity and inclusion in state government hiring and employment practices. “I remain committed to creating a work environment that is inclusive, diverse, and representative of all Delawareans,”…

(AP) — More and more Delaware companies are seeking out people with autism because they’re finding they have qualities — particularly their attention to detail and fierce loyalty — that make them high performing employees. Statistics show that about 70 to 90 percent of people with autism in the U.S. are highly underemployed or unemployed.…

How to handle workplace gift giving during the holidays

By Pam George Special to Delaware Business Times After the Great Recession, many companies tightened their wallets when it came to holiday gifts and parties. But the changes weren’t just about dollars and cents. Federal regulations, ethical concerns and the value of an employees’ personal time also played a part. That’s not to say that…

Like millions of others, I have become enamored with the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton.” I’ve enjoyed the soundtrack multiple times, read both Ron Chernow’s biography and “Hamilton: The Revolution,” and listened to every interview I could with the actors, producers, set designers, costume designers, and anyone else associated with this production. During an interview with…

Delaware offers an array of resources for women in business

Delaware is home to a variety of resources that offer services like education, mentoring, planning, financial guidance and general support for women in business. We rounded up a list of just some of the services available in the state. Great Dames Inc. 318 Queen St. | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147 www.GreatDames.com Mission: Help women discover their…

The Delaware Division of Revenue and the IRS, in honor of National Tax Security Awareness Week, have some tips for keeping your information safe through the holiday shopping season. The tips include: Shop at familiar online retailers. Avoid unprotected Wi-Fi. Learn to recognize and avoid phishing emails that pose as a trusted source such as…