Chris Penttila is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist who covers workplace issues on her blog, Workplacediva.blogspot.com.
Conducting exit interviews, tracking work time and more
You can't control disruptive innovations, but you can learn to predict them--and to react to them in a positive way.
Unqualified employees, workplace violence and more
How long can the U.S. maintain its innovative edge?
Why Katrina contracts may be out of entrepreneurs' reach
When selling your company, an earnout agreement can seem like an attractive option--but things could get ugly if you're not careful.
Busted for off-the-clock work, the cost of employees who smoke, and more
If a big customer announces a restructuring, you could be in for a major hit, so have a strategy in place to stay in the game.
U.S. patent laws are in flux, so be on the lookout for change.
Extending daylight-saving time, extending employee hours and more
To keep the floor open for your team's innovative ideas at any time of the day or night, bring your brainstorming online.
Keep your business alive in an unpredictable economy.
How do stellar sellers work their magic? From cold calls to closing, here are their top secrets to super selling.
Can employers meet Muslims' requests in the workplace?
Redefining medical leave, unhappy employees and more