Stories written by Linda Davidson

Linda Davidson is a business coach and facilitator in Grand Junction. She also serves on the boards of the Western Colorado Human Resource Association and Colorado Society of Human Resource Management. The WCHRA meets at 11:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St. in Grand Junction. For more information, log on to

Want a job? Provide what employers need

How do you make a potential employer fall in love with you? Want the answer short and sweet? Here it is: Be what the employer needs. Have time to read more to find out how? Good. Follow along with me. I know the job seeker-hiring manager mating dance well. I write resumes for job seekers […]

Confronting problems: Make difficult encounters easier

Susie’s always late for meetings. You don’t like it, and you’ve signaled your displeasure with frowns and even  blurting out “Late again?” But nothing is working. To change bad behavior in their employees, business owners and managers must confront them and ask for good behavior. Have you heard this catch phrase? If you don’t confront, […]

Avoiding hot water: HR professional share tips on legal issues

What must small business owners and managers get right to keep their companies out of legal hot water? A lot of things, according to members of the Western Colorado Human Resource Association — everything from staying on top of wage and hour regulations to implementing the right hiring and firing procedures to properly training employees. […]

Elementary lessons: Second grade classroom offers tips for workforce management

Have you ever received a memorable gift? I hope you receive a gift like the one Mrs. Lynch received. Mrs. Lynch and the students in her second grade class  in Iowa were talking about pets and Mrs. Lynch told a few stories about her family’s now-deceased dog, Chips. One student named Madison asked to see […]


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