The Zika Virus in the U.S.: What Employers Need to Know Now

As of May 10, 2016, there were 472 confirmed cases of Zika, spread across 41 states and Washington D.C. By June 1, this number had increased to 618. Get the latest information on Zika as it pertains to your employees, whether or not your staff travel for work. Zika Cases in the U.S. By the […]

What’s the Forecast for Hurricane Season 2016?

While hurricanes are notoriously unpredictable, scientific advancements allow unprecedented insight into what to expect as a storm season approaches. The bad news? 2016 is anticipated to be a doozy, according to a just-released report from The Weather Company. Let’s take a closer look at what weather experts say lies ahead, along with tips for overcoming […]

Bullying – Part Two

Bullying affects a reported 15 to 25 percent of students in the United States. It can be physical, verbal or psychological. It is characterized by an imbalance of power, repeated incidents between the same children, and an intent to cause distress or harm. In this, our second blog of a four-part series focusing on this […]

Employee Communications in a Social Media-Driven World

Today, communication is not always face-to-face, by letter, or even by phone or e-mail. Today, social media has become one of the key tools of communication for pleasure and business. If you are looking for the best ways to drive employee communication within your organization, social media could be the key you need. Using Social […]

How Climate Change is Affecting Property Management

If you think that climate change has nothing to do with property management, think back to the last time you experienced a weather event at your managed properties. Hurricanes, blizzards, droughts, deep freezes, and other weather events can affect the property and units. To be prepared, property managers must anticipate how climate change will impact […]

Six Ways Your Alumni Can Work for You

For colleges and universities, having a strong alumni network is an important factor in accomplishing goals and positioning the school as a top-tier organization, making it more attractive to students, corporations and the community. Here are six ways your alumni network can work for you: 1. ANNUAL GIVING A strong alumni network can make annual giving […]

New Hope for Stopping Ransomware?

Imagine walking into your office and booting up your computer to finish up that important report you’ve been working on. Instead of seeing your usual desktop, however, you’re greeted with a message demanding ransom….or you’ll never see the contents of your computer again. This may sound like the plot of John Grisham book, but it’s […]