Category: Human Resources

The Delaware’s Office of Women’s Advancement & Advocacy, a division of the Department of Human Resources, is now accepting nominations for the 38th Hall of Fame of Delaware Women. “Delaware women contribute significantly to our communities, our workforce, and our culture across the state,” said Carney. “We look forward to receiving a diverse group of nominees…

Consider this: By 2020 Gen Y will make up a third of the global workforce. Every quarter, more millennials move up the management ladder, climbing closer to CEO and other C-Level roles. According to 15Five, a performance management solution that makes continuous employee feedback simple, boomers and Gen X need to communicate their hard-earned wisdom…

The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced the addition of nine new Women’s Business Center around the country. These centers provide assistance and resources to women entrepreneurs looking to expand into new and existing markets. Delaware hosts The Women’s Business Center at First State Community Loan Fund, which continues to serve as the state’s SBA-backed Women’s Business…

Delaware employers adapt to opioid epidemic

By Christine Facciolo Special to Delaware Business Times Marian Young remembers how surprised she was when a colleague informed her that the construction industry was second only to hospitality in the amount of workplace substance abuse. “I had no idea,” said Young, president and co-founder of BrightFields Inc., a full-service environmental consulting firm in Wilmington.…

(AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday issued initial orders allowing the Weinstein Co. to continue paying its bills and working toward a sale of substantially all of its assets. Judge Mary Walrath’s rulings include interim approval for the company to borrow up to $25 million to see it through bankruptcy, but only after…

Restaurants tackle workplace woes with HR push

By PAM GEORGE Special to Delaware Business Times With four restaurants and counting, Carl and Lisa Georigi of Wilmington-based Platinum Dining Group have a lot of personnel on the payroll. But managing human resources in multiple fast-paced environments takes more than bookkeeping skills. It also involves recruitment, performance-management measures and employee relations. In 2016, the Georigis…

The commercial lender CAG Truck Capital in Chadds Ford announced plans earlier this week to hire local adults with autism in partnership with The Precisionists, a Wilmington-based company that helps find jobs for individuals with disabilities. The Precisionists set the goal of employing 10,000 people with disabilities in the U.S. by 2025. The firm has partnered with…

Gov. John Carney on Tuesday released a report on the state’s sexual harassment policy calling for centralized tracking of complaints, additional staff training, agency accountability and other measures. Last December, Carney tasked the Department of Human Resources to access the state’s current policy and recommend changes. “As we all know, in recent months, allegations of…