Gigs, Freelancing and ProBono Work in “Retirement”

I have now been “retired” from my full-time professional job for several years, and have had the opportunity to spend my time in a much different way.  I have bought into the idea of having a “portfolio” of endeavors, some which pay for my time and others which do not. I was introduced to thisContinue reading “Gigs, Freelancing and ProBono Work in “Retirement””

Equal Pay For Equal Work?…..the pay gap for women in the U.S.

A recent survey of the pay gap by gender from the Pew Research Center indicates that average pay for females has remained at around 82% of the average for males, holding steady for the last 15 years or so.  Younger workers in the U.S. have a significantly lower gender pay gap than older workers (89%), but,Continue reading “Equal Pay For Equal Work?…..the pay gap for women in the U.S.”


  Are new hire onboarding (aka orientation) processes too short?  That is the question asked in a survey conducted by  Silkroad, an online onboarding software supplier, according to an article by Roy Maurer (Survey: Onboarding Programs Are Too Short, By Roy Maurer (November 30, 2018).  Silkroad found that nearly 8 in 10 large employers’ onboarding programsContinue reading “On-Boarding”