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FMLA Policy Change Affects How Family Leave May Be Applied

FMLA Policy Change Affects How Family Leave May Be Applied

Second Wind
10/23/2019

We read with interest a recent Second Wind member Forums ...

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DOL (At Last) Issues Updated Overtime Eligibility Rules

DOL (At Last) Issues Updated Overtime Eligibility Rules

Second Wind
10/15/2019

We’ve all been a bit distracted by the pending ...

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If We Train Them, They'll Leave

“If We Train Them, They’ll Leave”

Deborah Budd
7/26/2019

Train people well enough so they can leave; treat people ...

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Hiring Future Leaders

Hiring Employees vs. Hiring Future Leaders

Deborah Budd
6/25/2019

Obviously, a potential successor needs a different set of qualifications ...

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The Ethics of Design Skills Tests

The Ethics of Design Skills Tests

Deborah Budd
6/5/2019

Design skills tests can be a useful way to identify ...

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NYC Freelancer Regulations

NYC Freelancer Regulations: A Sign of the Future

Second Wind
5/30/2019

There are an estimated 55 million freelancers in the United ...

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California Freelance

California Updates Freelancer Regulations, NY Offers Support

Second Wind
2/7/2019

The gig economy has caused an immense shift in employment ...

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Why Ghosting Is a Terrible Business Practice

Why Ghosting Is a Terrible Business Practice

Deborah Budd
1/21/2019

I despair of the lack of basic etiquette in today ...

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Hiring Too Fast

You Just Won a Gorilla. Are You Hiring Too Fast?

Deborah Budd
12/5/2018

Your firm just won a big, exciting new account you ...

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Healthy Turnover Rate

What is a “Healthy” Employee Turnover Rate?

Deborah Budd
11/27/2018

With the unemployment rate at 3.7 percent, and the ...

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Benefits of Employee Testing

The Benefits of Employee Testing

Jeremy Mullen
11/8/2018

To properly value your workforce, you need strong insight into ...

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AEs Spread Too Thin

Are Your Account Executives Spread Too Thin?

Deborah Budd
10/24/2018

We have a question for all account supervisors, directors of ...

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Diversity Goals

Meet Diversity Goals Through Bias Disruption

Deborah Budd
10/18/2018

Following a viral incident in which two black men were ...

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Pay Your Freelancers

How Do You Pay Your Freelancers?

Deborah Budd
8/8/2018

We’ve written frequently about managing and working with freelancers ...

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Interns In House

Interns In-House!

Second Wind
7/12/2018

Interns can be valuable creative contributors and support personnel, as ...

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Grow Creative Director

How Do You Grow a Creative Director?

Deborah Budd
5/3/2018

Most ad agencies and marketing firms grow to a certain ...

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Advertsing Under-Represents Women

Advertising Under-represents Women, Internally and in Messaging

Deborah Budd
3/29/2018

While the initial media coverage of the #MeToo movement has ...

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Now That You've Hired Them

Now That You’ve Hired Them… What Do You Do Next?

Beth James
3/13/2018

Your business is growing. And you’ve spent the last ...

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Are You Built for It? Caterpillar Tech Recruiting Campaign from Second Wind Member Simantel

Jennifer Mikes
1/1/2015

At Second Wind, we have always known that some of ...

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