Business Growth: Human Resources

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Foosball tables are no substitute for culture

By Martha Bartlett Piland Watch any company’s recruitment video these days and you’re likely to see a foosball table, an espresso bar and a workout room. You may be wondering…

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The Future of People in the Workplace

WE’VE ALL HEARD IT, the workplace is changing rapidly. What does this really mean? Johnny Taylor, CEO of Society for Human Resource Management, shows the different workplace eras: hunter-gatherer, agricultural, industrial,…

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Pardon me, but your slip is showing

By Martha Bartlett Piland, MB Piland Advertising+Marketing Occasionally a slip-up can make your brand look bruised. More than one can make it smell rotten. Your competitors may find it as…

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Choosy brands choose Groucho—right?

By Martha Bartlett Piland, MB Piland Advertising + Marketing Groucho Marx is famously quoted as resigning from the Delaney Club quipping “I wouldn’t belong to any club that would have…

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Mental Health in the Workplace

          Phelica Glass Clinical Social Worker Specialist ‘The World Health Organization (WHO) reports: Approximately 740 million people are affected by mental health issues. 1 in 4…

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Brain Freeze

By Doug Sterbenz, Must Be Present to Win What was I thinking? A client hired me to deliver a keynote speech, so I planned the trip, prepared my speech, packed…

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DOT rule makes the following significant changes

Kristina Dietrick, PHR, SHRM-CP If you are an employer who is required to comply with DOT regulations or HHS Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs, please be aware…

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Recruiting and Social Media

Kristina Dietrick HR Partners In a world where 90 percent of businesses use social media, the temptation to incorporate the wealth of knowledge available through social media during the recruitment…

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The Relationship between Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

By DR. DAVID PRICE Professor of Marketing and Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Washburn University Three inter-related concepts that each business owner should know and use. PART 4 of a 4-Part…

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Expert: Military Veterans In Business

Melissa Jarboe MILITARY VETERAN PROJECT [VET-preneur — a military veteran who owns and/or manages a business enterprise.] ONE OF TOPEKA’S best kept secrets might be the increasing veteran population who…