Entries by KristinL

Taking a Knee and Taking a Stand

Earlier this season, four players from the Miami Dolphins made headlines when they knelt during the National Anthem. According to VOA News, the protests started when Colin Kaepernick, a backup quarterback for San Francisco, took a knee while the Star Spangled Banner played before a preseason game. Kaepernick’s reasons for kneeling, VOA news reports,  to […]

Election Tension at Work

There’s no doubt that this Presidential election has caused a great amount of tension in almost every setting. Talking about politics and which candidate you do or don’t support can get pretty heated, and make for some strained conversations. This election in particular, it seems, has sparked an immense amount of debate among nearly everyone: […]

What to do When Leaders Implode

Written by Jessica Kent In late June, Republican nominee Donald Trump fired his campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, in efforts to conduct a large strategic shift as they headed further into the presidential election. This took place just one month before Trump secured his nomination officially at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. There were concerns […]

Salary vs. Market Worth

Written By Jessica Kent / Tyng Pan, Research Undoubtedly, one of the most important aspects of any job is salary. In fact, one survey of 71,000 employees found that open and honest discussion about pay was more important than the usual measures of employee engagement. This only makes sense: for employees, salary is the measure […]