Recruiting? Make Your First Offer Your Best One

Several years ago, I was recruiting for a professional-level position. This was a search that took several months. The job market was becoming tighter, and finding the correct skill set and fit was challenging. The great news was that we had a candidate the search...

Youth Is NOT Wasted on the Young

There is hope. In a society where labels are assigned to dismiss a person’s perspective, where rhetoric is habit, respectful debate is a challenge and the divide appears to be growing, there is still hope. I know this because I have experienced it. The younger generation...

Wanted: More Business Voices in Local Governance

This month Traverse City’s elected officials will conduct interviews to fill a vacancy on the city commission. Our region is fortunate to have so many individuals willing to step up and serve their community by taking on the duties of elected and appointed officials. But from...