Winter Skin Care

As we all know cold weather (especially the subzero weather Chicago experiences) can be absolute murder on your skin.  While I’m not an esthetician, I have long since been obsessed with makeup and skincare, having worked freelance beauty at department stores, had a few brief holiday stints at Sephora and even have done makeup for friends’ … More Winter Skin Care

Raising High-End Donations: An Interview with Tanya Stanfield of CSS Fundraising

When most of us think of fundraising, we think of galas or grassroots efforts like bake sales and email blasts.  But have you ever wondered how organizations get endowments, trusts and 6+ figure donations? We talked to Tanya Stanfield who is the Director of Marketing & Communications for CCS Fundraising which is a high end … More Raising High-End Donations: An Interview with Tanya Stanfield of CSS Fundraising

How Restaurant Owners and Operators Can Avoid Holiday Party Disasters

*This post originally appeared here on the blog for Restaurant HR Group, by Carrie Luxem* We’re in the midst of the holiday season, and with that comes the annual employee holiday party. These get-togethers are a fantastic way to build camaraderie, reinforce your company’s culture, and of course, let loose and have some well-deserved fun. … More How Restaurant Owners and Operators Can Avoid Holiday Party Disasters