How Hard Is It to Start a Nonprofit?

Employment in the for-profit business sector has grown by two to three precent over the…

Uncovering Unconscious Bias

In the workplace, our biases — that is, our preconceived opinions about something or someone…

Moving through Grief

She walked in to the studio, her shoulders noticeably stooped and her voice soft. She…

Looking for a Living

Losing a job is disappointing, frustrating, and isolating. In a community like Columbia, which has…

March: Movers and Shakers

Fresh Ideas Fresh Ideas Food Service Management has recently hired two new account managers, David…

The Sales Tax Malaise

“It was a surprise for my wife,” the man in the coffee shop was saying.…

Margrace Buckler, HR Director, City of Columbia

Job description: I lead and direct all of the City’s human resources and employee benefits…

The Long Drive: Commuting in (and around) Columbia

As Columbia has gotten to be a bigger city — now the fourth largest in…

First Jobs: Novelty & Nostalgia

This originally appeared as part of the article “Typewriters and Lint Balls and Ice Cream,…

The Cultural Impact of Non-negotiables

Company climate is produced by what the people in the organization perceive as important. People…

Don’t Assume Excellent Customer Service – Train It

Each of us has a handful of stories about great customer service experiences. But we…

A Different Kind of Traffic Report

Google Analytics is like a profit and loss report for your website. It allows you…