Category: Human Resources

The Delaware Department of Labor, Division of Employment and Training today reopened its Hudson State Service Center in Newark following a construction shutdown last month. The location provides access to employment and training services, as well a number of programs offered through the Delaware Health and Social Services. It also hosts some nonprofit services, including…

The Delaware Health Information Network, a health information exchange, is offering consumers a tool to gain access to their medical information shared between medical providers. “When you provide transparency, you reduce the stress people feel when making healthcare decisions,” said Randy Farmer, the network’s chief operating officer. “Our goal with this consumer-facing program is to…

An entrepreneur at heart always seeks ways to grow and evolve. It could be personal growth, expansion of markets served, improvement of product and services or increase sales conversions. If you are one of them, you know exactly what I am talking about. Even if you go back to the beginning, when all you had…

Civil legal aid groups lean on private fundraising

Delaware’s civil legal aid groups have long relied on donations from private law firms to help pay the costs of providing legal assistance to those in need. For nonprofits, it’s a matter of appealing to donors who understand their value to society. For the lawyers, it comes from a professional ethic to support the pro…

About one-in-seven Americans believe men should not be able to take paternity leave, according to a new Pew Research Center study. That compares with three-in-a-hundred who believe women shouldn’t be able to take maternity leave. Most Americans support paid leave for parents following the birth or adoption of a baby, and they feel the same way…

HeliumIQ offers an online ‘ecosystem’ for entrepreneurs

There is no playbook for creating the right environment in a region that encourages entrepreneurship. But, a grass-roots effort with support from Delaware’s business and education community is working on an online tool that may provide some answers. HeliumIQ is a centralized online database of resources, opportunities and connections designed to coordinate Delaware’s entrepreneurial network.…

 ALEXANDRIA, VA. — The Society for Human Resource Management’s 2017 Employment Law & Legislative Conference will focus on issues of importance to employers and employees during the first year of the Trump administration. Experts meeting March 13-15 in Washington will discuss the Affordable Care Act, paid leave, workplace flexibility, drug testing, social media in the…