Workplace & Human Resources

Coworking spaces are, strictly by definition, membership-based workspaces where freelancers, remote workers and other independent professionals work together in a shared setting. But for those who utilize these spaces, they are so much more. Read More
Wellbeats expands virtual fitness solution to workplace wellness programs
Wellbeats, a content and software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that provides virtual, on-demand fitness classes, has expanded the availability of its programming to the employer market, where increasing movement and physical activity is a crucial strategy for improving overall health and influencing bottom-line financial performance.  Read More
Top tips for updating your office space

Photo by Emily J. Davis

Traditional cubes and conference rooms be gone: Today's offices focus on collaboration, flexible work spaces and eye-catching designs. Is yours due for an upgrade? Check out these ideas. Read More

Civil discourse: Four community leaders reflect on building an inclusive workplace
This past spring, Minnesota Business magazine received a phone call from an individual who complained that the magazine “only featured protected groups” on its covers. At that time, we were also reading through an article on diversity in the workplace submitted by Borrowed Interest podcast host Shareina Chandler. Read More
Choosing between diversification and specialization
There are conflicting views on whether business owners should specialize in something they do well or diversify their products and services. Jim Collins, elevated the “hedgehog concept,” which he said is the intersection between personal passion, what you can be the best at in the world, and what drives your company’s economic engine.  Read More
Gen Z: In the game
A few years back, millennial panic was all the rage. Today, it’s Generation Z — also known as Gen Edge — that’s ruffling oldsters’ feathers. Read More
With state unemployment levels at their lowest in years, finding a quality candidate harder than ever. Here's how employment experts are doubling down their efforts to find promising prospects. Read More
PwC introduces new benefit
PwC is adding two additional weeks to its paid parental leave, allowing employees to slowly transition back to work. Read More
The lure of being your own boss — with all the possibilities of flexible schedules and unlimited earning potential — has given rise to the so-called gig economy, a labor market of short-term contracts and freelance work. Read More