Chris Penttila

Chris Penttila is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist who covers workplace issues on her blog, Workplacediva.blogspot.com.

Growth Strategies

How to Manage Generational Dynamics

Gen Xers, Gen Yers, Millennials and Boomers are all working alongside each other. But how do you get them to work well together?
Growth Strategies

The Corporate Experience Conundrum

Now is a good time to find great talent, but entrepreneurs ask, 'Should you hire workers from big companies?'
Growth Strategies

CEO Salaries in the Crosshairs

Pay-for-performance structures are enjoying a resurgence.
Marketing

Do Marketing Counterstrikes Work?

It's tempting to answer a competitor's ad campaign, but stick to what makes you unique.
Growth Strategies

Salaries Are In The Open

New websites let employees share pay rates; employers should take heed.
Growth Strategies

Walking the Employee Benefits Tightrope

In tough times, company perks tend to take the hit first. But how do you axe them while keeping employees happy?
Leadership

Do Tech and Meetings Mix?

There comes a point when gadgets detract from meetings. Or does there?
Starting a Business

Know Your Return on Innovation

Endless ideas and prototypes don't mean anything if they're sitting on shelves. Get your innovations out there, and then get tracking.
Growth Strategies

Risky Business

Is your business ready to deal with the unexpected?
Growth Strategies

Recruit Reboot

Fill your job openings the right way with these solutions.

Get Thoroughly Green

Take a look at your company's eco-friendliness from start to finish.

Personal Effects

Should you brand yourself along with your business?

Going, Going, Gone?

Coverage for your business in the local newspaper might be increasingly hard to come by.

Rush Hour

Don't let downtime turn into lost time. Learn how to make the most of it.

Ready for Anything

Make sure you're fully prepared for when disaster strikes.