Deborah Blumberg

Deborah Lynn Blumberg

Deborah Lynn Blumberg is a business and finance and health and wellness writer. She got her start at Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal where she reported on financial markets during the height of the credit crisis. She's also worked in marketing and communications on Wall Street. Her first job was at a veterinarian's office, where she helped medicate animals and asset with surgeries.

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2020 Alternatives to In-Person Holiday Parties

If your staff can’t meet in person to celebrate the 2020 holiday season, don’t let that stop you from celebrating together and doing something as a team.

Holiday Bonus Alternatives for Employees

Giving a holiday bonus isn’t the only way to recognize work well done in 2020. Discover other ways to show employees you care.

How Small Businesses Can Prepare for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday this year will be different from past years — but you can still encourage plenty of customers to “Shop Small” with a little work ahead of time.

How HR Should Handle Politics at Work

Learn how companies can craft a policy about discussing politics at work — both in-person and online.

Business Unusual: How a Dress Company Launched a New Brand During a Pandemic

Kid’s Dream quickly shifted from creating special occasion girls’ dresses to items that everyone suddenly needed — face masks.

Employee Satisfaction Surveys Can Measure and Boost Engagement

Letting your employees give honest opinions about your workplace can help you understand where you’re succeeding and failing when it comes to employee satisfaction. Here’s how to create an employee satisfaction survey.

Business Unusual: Brave and Kind Bookshop Promotes Community and Inclusivity

“When I opened the shop, my intention was to choose books that inspire kids and their families to be brave and kind, and that plays itself out in many ways."

Should I Open My Office?

As states begin to reopen their economies, small business owners are grappling with how to reopen safely.