Category: Human Resources

Sponsored Content Industry Roundtable: Diversity & Inclusion

Are diversity and inclusion part of your organization’s culture? There is little consistency in what constitutes a workplace’s culture message, and it can be articulated anywhere from one sentence to hundreds of pages, depending on the organization. In general, organizations have prioritized communicating their commitment to and belief in a diverse workplace. But does everyone…

Startups struggle to manage employee health insurance

Demands on startup companies, especially those with outside investors, can be overwhelming. How can the company’s cash burn be reduced to make financial resources stretch out for as many months or years as possible until it reaches significant cash flow? Is there a way to shorten the path from idea to product commercialization? And a…

  By Ken Mammarella  Of all the ideas put forward to help shatter the glass ceiling for women, one kept recurring and earning applause at a panel discussion on Monday: know and promote thyself. The panel was organized by Great Dames, a nonprofit marking its 10th year connecting women in Delaware. Two hashtags – #HeForShe…

Viewpoint: Little things can mean a lot when wellness is the goal

Businesses understand the connection between employee health, productivity and performance, which is why an increasing number of companies offer some sort of wellness program. All businesses stand to benefit from wellness initiatives through reduced health-care spending, employee absenteeism and turnover. However, small companies have been slower to jump on the wellness bandwagon, not for lack…

A program to tackle both low employment and litter is expanding beyond Wilmington. Gov. John Carney, Mayor Mike Purzycki, and Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohen on July 11 announced the expansion of the Work-a-Day Earn-a-Pay Program Pilot. The $150,000 pilot initiative funded by the Department of Transportation created a partnership with Goodwill of Delaware to…

Some might call it a perfect storm. Extremely low unemployment rates. Lots of underemployed people looking to dig themselves out. Companies that are using technology to increase efficiency. And now graduation (or the end of the sophomore or junior year) is upon us. This column is for them, and for the older executives who can’t get traction and have all but given up their job searches. Please consider sharing if you know one.