Author: Erica Brune


Smart Strategies: Small business guide to pay equality

As a business owner, I have always believed in the philosophy of paying employees what I needed to hire the right person for the right job. I certainly could not afford to pay them more than they needed, or asked for, and every dollar saved would be reinvested into growing my business. This seemed like a win-win. If I placed a job opening for a receptionist and published that the…


The Secret to Better Employee Evaluations

Performance evaluations tend to be overinflated for many reasons. Managers do not want to confront employees with shortcomings, feeling that lower marks will demotivate them. Or the managers simply don’t take much time and rush through these meetings. (more…)