Don’t Blame the Test

As the Baby Boomers face retirement, the federal government faces the problem of replacing them. Government officials must address the consequences of a bad hire, just as corporate companies do, with one important exception. Firing a civil servant is nearly…

Interns Work If..

This is the time of year when many small businesses get inquiries from students about spring or summer internships. So do you hire or not? Should you pay interns? How do you find the one that might…just might… turn out…

How to Avoid Firing An Employee

Ron West, author of “Corporate Caterpillars: How to Grow Wings” By the time most business leaders utter those immortal words “you’re fired” they are usually massively relieved. It is often said that no leader ever wishes they had waited before…