Author: Lori Morton-Lockley

Lori is a Brand Strategy Manager working at Mid-West Family La Crosse. As a former Human Resource Professional, Lori knows the challenges businesses face finding and securing good talent. Lori will work with you, using her almost thirty years in Human Resources, to determine your goals and help you find the right tactics to achieve them. Additionally, Lori works with clients in all categories to grow their business. If you have questions about recruiting employees or want to grow your business, give Lori a call.

There have been a lot of changes! Changes in how we work and where we work. Everything is different! Businesses are re-evaluating their business models and making some pretty significant transformations. So how do people not only survive, but thrive when everything they know is turned upside down? I don’t have any magic answers but […]

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There is a lot of technology to take advantage of when you are looking for talent! There is definitely no shortage of websites to post your positions. I lost count long ago! It seems like there is a site for every niche profession! But the fact is, even with record unemployment, it is still difficult […]

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Well folks, it’s time! Time to tackle another 2020 Challenge! What should be a celebration is certainly different this year. I cannot imagine working at home with two littles and then try to navigate Zoom School! So, my question is, how are people doing it? How are you making sure your child gets a great […]

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Working at home has its privileges: better coffee, my dog by my side and the lack of political conversation! With the 2020 election around the corner, it might be a good time to review some dos and don’ts of politics at work. Play Nice – One of the most beautiful things about our country is […]

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Unemployment in the state of Wisconsin is at an all-time high.  The market is flooded with people looking for work.  So, how do you find the perfect position and stand out in the crowd.  It’s not easy.  It takes perseverance and a plan.  Do your research There are businesses who are currently hiring.  A quick […]

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3 Easy Steps: You got the call and they want to talk to you!  You know you are perfect for the position.  But, you’ve never done a virtual Interview.  If they want to meet “in person”, what do you do?  Rest easy friend.  While there are some differences, in many ways, interviewing is all the […]

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This video is a must see for Human Resource Professionals.  It helps to answer questions about the legal and ethical obligations we have to our employees.   Hosted and produced by Mid-West Family Dash, the guests include Nikki Ryberg, (Career Coach and CEO of the Ryberg Group) and Jessica Kramer (Attorney and Partner, Kramer, Elkins & […]

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Covid 19 has facilitated many changes.  If you’re like me, you’ve been working from home for a month.  I wondered how these changes would affect my taxes.  I went to the experts.    According to the IRS, if you use part of your home for business, you may be able to deduct expenses for the […]

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I am fortunate to work for a company that has the resources to support workers and businesses in our community.  Mid-West Family La Crosse has partnered with Trust Point Investment Experts  in showing our Healthcare Heroes the appreciation they deserve; the doctors, nurses and support staff on the frontlines of the coronavirus battle. For a […]

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