The U.S. recognizes March as Women’s History Month.  It’s a time to celebrate women’s contributions to American history. This year’s theme is “Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence.”  The theme honors “women who have led efforts to end war, violence, and injustice and pioneered the use of nonviolence to change society.” If you haven’t…

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Diversity

It’s almost time for March Madness! We all have fun rooting for our favorite teams and deciding who might win it all. However, let’s not get ahead of ourselves; it’s not March quite yet, so instead, we’ll think about it from a business perspective. The best of the best competing for the ability to say…

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Fishing

What do commercial fishing and hiring have in common?  You get better results when you “cast a wide net!” Every supervisor and manager wants to improve their chances of hiring a person who brings in more business, reduces costs, has innovative ideas, and takes full responsibility for their work. By using a variety of recruiting…

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Happy Black History Month!  It’s great that this honoring of African American heritage and achievements is celebrated in February because it can serve as a warm-up for celebrating diversity all year long. Celebrating minority milestones and holidays in the workplace is celebrating diversity itself.  It demonstrates an inclusive culture and also shows employees how to…

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