Leslie Pankowski is a writer at Business News Daily. She has 25+ years of professional experience working for advertising agencies, non-profits, universities, and the City of New York. Her focus is on talent management, leadership, and employee communications. She earned her MBA at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Before writing for Business News Daily, Leslie produced content on U.S. employee workplace and health policies during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as employee recruitment, engagement, and recognition programs.