Author Archives: Whitney

Transform Rockford Move More Pop-Up

| July 18, 2019

Next Wednesday, July 24 starting at 5:30 PM, Transform Rockford is hosting the Move More Pop-Up event at Davis Park.  This free event will help our residents “move more” for healthier living, and have fun while doing it!   Thanks to great partnerships with the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, YMCA and Rockford Park District, […]

New professional development strategy: People movement

| March 14, 2017

In an age when employees seemingly have little attachment to their employers and are constantly searching for their next gig, is workforce development a waste of time? A new survey by Dale Carnegie Training of 3,300 full-time employees around the world, including 515 in the U.S, finds that only 23 percent of U.S. workers intend […]

The New DOL Overtime Rules

| May 23, 2016

The New DOL Overtime Rules: Employers’ Next Steps Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), non-exempt employees are required to be paid overtime at time and a half for any time worked over 40 hours a week, while exempt employees are not. On May 18, 2016, President Obama and Secretary of Labor Perez announced that the […]

How to find work you love!

| October 1, 2015

Scott Dinsmore quit a job that made him miserable, and spent the next four years wondering how to find work that was joyful and meaningful. He shares what he learned in this deceptively simple talk about finding out what matters to you — and then getting started doing it.

YWCA Celebrates 35 Years of Leader Luncheon

| March 3, 2015

YWCA recently celebrated 35 years of Leader Luncheon, which recognizes and honors the contributions of local women and mentors. Watch LoRayne Logan and others talk about the advancement of women in America and our own community. YWCA Leader Luncheon Celebrates 35 Years