Category: Human Resources

Dr. R. Lawrence Moss has started his tenure as president and CEO of Nemours Children’s Health System after serving seven years as surgeon-in-chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. “I am both excited and humbled by the privilege,” Moss said. “It is a challenge to lead any pediatric health system, but at Nemours where I…

By MICHAEL J. MIKA Special to Delaware Business Times Business networking activities continue to evolve beyond the traditional meet-and-greets with business cards, handshakes and beverages. Especially in the digital age, more emphasis is focused on face-to-face engagement tailored to specific topics. Today’s event planners are trying to ensure they leverage the networking needs of both…

So what did you do on your vacation in 2018? Regular readers of this column may recall my post-vacation reflections on European immigration written from Budapest, Hungary; or the European economy and Germany’s stalwart bankers written from Munich; or even a touching moment last Fourth of July walking on Omaha Beach, where thousands of Americans…

Words of wisdom from Delaware leaders

By Kathy Canavan  Special to Delaware Business Times Newspaper articles have dubbed Rebecca Byrd a “superstar lobbyist” and “one half of a lobbying powerhouse.” The attorney-lobbyist was born into the business as the daughter of longtime lobbyist Bobby Byrd, and Legislative Hall watchers say she’s a natural. “She’s probably the best lobbyist I’ve ever run…

By Kathy Canavan Special to Delaware Business Times Doug Ainsworth is chair of Vistage Worldwide, an invitation-only peer advisory group for CEOs in the Delaware Valley. Is there one challenge that all small business CEOs will face at one time or another? There are many challenges CEOs face while starting, building and growing businesses. If…

U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons and U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester partnered to host two job fairs for veterans. The first took place in Dover on August 20, and 34 employers participated. “As a 23-year veteran of the Navy and Navy Reserve, I’m proud to once again host a job fair to give…

By Christine Facciolo In 1982, the Brookings Institution found that 62 percent of the average company’s values were tied to physical assets and only 38 percent to intangible assets, such as people. By 2003, the ratio had nearly flipped, with 80 percent of value attributed to intangible assets and 20 percent to tangible assets. Employees…

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…