The layoffs are piling up and Main Street still can’t get anyone to take jobs

On the window of an IN-N-OUT fast food restaurant in Encinitas, California, May 9, 2022, is a “Hiring Now” sign. Mike Blake | Reuters When it comes to salary, small business owners generally don’t play in the same league as larger companies. Things are even trickier now in a tight labor market with rising wages … Read more

Cold and flu season has arrived and people are coming to work sick

A holdover from pre-pandemic days returns to the workplace: the cold office. You may remember getting caught in the crosshairs — first, one person shows up with a cough and runny nose, swearing it all sounds worse than it feels. Within weeks, like clockwork, the bug jumps from desk to desk until half the team … Read more