Employee Gifts – Are They Taxable?

‘Tis the season when employers often will provide employees with “gifts” of some type. We all know the entity in town that gives all of its employees a turkey for Thanksgiving or Christmas. While this is a wonderful gesture on the part of the employer, is it compensation to the employee?

There's an Art to Networking

Networking goes far beyond small talk and the exchange of business cards. Your ability to prepare, connect and follow up is what takes you from a beginner to a master in the art of networking. Derek Dickow developed a successful strategy to help professionals at any stage in their career.

Record Setting November Snowfall - What is Your Inclement Weather Policy?

Many organizations found themselves unprepared for the snowstorm that hit so early in the season.  Inclement weather can have a serious impact on an employer’s productivity, be it managing employees who can’t make it into work due to heavy snowfalls or school closings, or trying to figure out whether to send employees home early due to impending high snowfall predictions or perhaps closing the office and allowing telecommuting due to hazardous weather conditions.