With the economy beginning to show signs of recovery, workplace holiday events are making a comeback. According to the 2010 Challenger Holiday Party Survey 68 percent of businesses plan to host a holiday party this year as opposed to 62 percent last year. However, after another year of budget cuts and layoffs, most businesses plan to keep the festivities simple.
There are a number of holidays that fall within the last six weeks of the year. As a result, employees clamor and compete for time off to enjoy and celebrate with family and friends. However, as a business owner, you are forced to balance the needs of the business against the requests for time-off in […]
For Catherine Brooks, necessity truly was the “mother” of invention. Surprised when her first child had to be delivered by Cesarean in 2004, Brooks, a rehabilitation therapy specialist and her orthopedic surgeon husband were even more shocked with the poor post-surgical care provided to C-section mothers. So Catherine and her husband combined their medical knowledge and personal experience to create a product to address both the postpartum and post-surgical factors relating to a Cesarean delivery.