New hot topic in HR: Getting employees vaccinated.

At long last, COVID-19 vaccinations are available and moving forward in earnest. This is tremendous news for all of us – but for HR professionals, it raises some urgent and potentially complex issues. One of them involves the basic question of whether employers may legally mandate vaccinations for employees returning to the workplace. The short […]

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40 Over 40 Introduces Dan Levitan

In this segment of 40 OVER 40, I had the pleaser to interview Dan Levitan, Co-Founder and Partner at Maveron LLC, a leading venture capital firm based in Seattle, Washington. Dan Levitan is an intelligent, tough (but fair) business man whom I have had the pleasure to get to know over the last couple of […]

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How to Negotiate Salary with Less Experience

When it’s time to negotiate with a prospective employer over pay, even people with decades of experience in their field can crumble from pressures of fear, perception, expectation, and self-doubt. So it’s no surprise that those with less—or no—experience often undercut their own value and fail to get the salary they deserve. It’s a mistake […]

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Can Companies Find Their Glass Slipper with Glassdoor?

You may have heard of it, you may have not –but the fast-growing website Glassdoor.com is taking online job hunting and employer recruiting to a whole new level. Much like the employment-oriented networking site LinkenIn, Glassdoor allows an employer to find strong candidates, and strong candidates to find an employer –all via online postings. Seems […]

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