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Reid Hoffman
Ask the Mompreneur: Want to keep good employees? Invest in them

When I was growing up in the 1980s, my immigrant Chinese parents drilled it into my head that I was to study hard and then find a good, secure job at a big company. After leaving grad school, I entered the working world in my first corporate job. About two years later, that Fortune 500 company became the first of what would ultimately turn out to be a total of three companies that would lay me off over the course of the next decade. So much for safe corporate jobs! Nowadays, few companies outside the public sector can offer any type of job security, no matter how big or small. And yet, we still need to invest in our employees, and we still need our employees to invest themselves in our...