It’s the Season of Thanksgiving

This time of year I am prone to reflect on the gifts of life for which I am most thankful. I hope that by sharing my list with you that you might do the same with your own list with those for whom you care the most. I am thankful for the clients I work with that challenge me in ways that they may never realize and in return provide me with rewards beyond my Read more about It’s the Season of Thanksgiving[…]

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Employee Orientation: Are You Onboarding or Waterboarding Your New Employees?

From Webster’s dictionary: Onboarding: “The process by which a new employee learns the ropes and gets settled.” Waterboarding: “An interrogation technique in which water is forced into a detainee’s mouth and nose so as to induce the sensation of drowning.” Finding and retaining top talent has never been harder for small businesses. Research indicates that if an employee is going to leave your company, the majority of the time it will be in the first Read more about Employee Orientation: Are You Onboarding or Waterboarding Your New Employees?[…]