How the SCOTUS Decision Influences Businesses

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Laurie Ruettimann (@lruettimann) Fox Business asked me to join them on-air and talk about human resources, the leaked SCOTUS decision on Roe v. Wade, and abortion. It’s a tricky topic. So I started with data. Many people engage in alternative facts about abortion, but there…

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Can an Employer Fire You for Asking for a Raise?

That seems like a simple question, right? Can an employer fire you for asking for a raise? If you are an at-will employee, then the answer is yes.  Does it suck? Absolutely. However, there is no law against firing someone for asking for a raise, even if it is a bad business practice. Like most…

How to Stand Up for Yourself at Work

The past few years have been tough for all working professionals. You’ve worked hard for what you accomplished—whether that’s starting a new job, scoring a new position or taking on new responsibilities. So why is it still hard to learn how to stand up for yourself at work? Even seasoned professionals can feel intimidated by the…

2022 Resolutions

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failure, regrets, and resolutions. I love this time of year because the calendar naturally moves me to reflect and take action. This post is all about 2022 resolutions. I began a new training regimen with a running coach in 2021. He’s a natural athlete, a talented…

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2021 Regrets

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failure, regrets, and resolutions. I love this time of year because the calendar naturally moves me to reflect and take action. This post is all about 2021 regrets. I had a pretty good writing habit up until COVID, and maybe even a little longer than that.…