Startups get lift from White House

By Misc

The Obama administration launched a consolidated effort to spur new startup businesses Monday, part of its campaign to emphasize job creation while downplaying economic-spending initiatives that could face congressional opposition.

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The Changing Landscape of Rewards

By Best Practices, Human Resources, Leadership, Misc, Recruiting

The past two years has seen the quickest and most dramatic shifts in compensation (aka “rewards”) plans practices ever.  In the past two years, we’ve witnessed “the sky is falling” near-collapse of 2008, the “big one” recession of 2008 – 2009 (and 2011?), and the end to entitlement compensation as we knew it (in 2009, when well over 50% of companies reduced and/or eliminated their salary increase budgets for the year).

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