James Beard Awards celebrate culinary excellence

By: Abigail Richards New York City is often considered the culinary capital of the world, but the Big Apple got a break from hosting the recent 25th annual James Beard Awards. The event, often referred to as "the Oscars of the food world," took place in Chicago at the Civic Opera House for the first time on May 4. According to The New York Times, the awards will remain in Illinois for the next two years and then moved once again, to highlight the diversity of the U.S. food...
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2 mistakes that ruin employee engagement techniques

By: Seth Fine Employee engagement is a crucial component of retaining your workers. If staff members do not feel a connection to your business, how do you expect them to stay active and committed to your organization? Even if you have policies and initiatives in place that put a focus on employee engagement, you could be negating these positive efforts in unexpected ways. Check out these two common mistakes that contribute to high turnover rates. 1. Not keeping promises...
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