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Millennials have more leverage than they realize, study suggests by:  By Jonnelle Marte from MarketWatch.com The millennial generation tends to measure job tenure in months, not years, changing employers as often as they change toothbrushes. The high turnover rate is expensive for companies — employers estimate that it costs them $15,000 to $25,000 to replace… Read more »

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by Debbie Swanson|Freelance Marketing Since its creation in 2007, YouTube has skyrocketed in popularity, claiming the spot as the world’s second most popular website and boasting over one million unique visitors each month. Its audience is people in search of videos: informational, humorous, educational, how-to, newsworthy, musical, artsy – you name it, it’s out there…. Read more »

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–by David Gee on Staffing Talk How do you keep employees for the long term and inspire them to be productive and do great work? By paying them more? Offering them the opportunity to work for an awesome brand? Providing really cool working conditions or lots of perks? Maybe not, at least according to the… Read more »

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Hiring additional seasonal help for harvest is a prevalent practice in the Midwest.  While these extra helpers make it possible to finish harvesting in a timely fashion, they can cause extra work for supervisors and employers. Here are some tips to increase your preparedness this year. Keep Orientation Brief and to the Point Seasonal workers… Read more »

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There always seems to be plenty of advice out there when it comes to work.  Here are some great tips shared from business professionals at a networking conference when asked what the most meaningful guidance they had ever received was, when it came to business. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have… Read more »

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You are ready to find a new career path, you have possibly even thought about your ideal job, but, you are completely overwhelmed at where to start.  Being a job seeker this day and age has its advantages.  There are so many resources we can thank technology for; online job boards, easy to access resume… Read more »

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The Affordable Care Act references the number 50 as how many full-time employees a company can have before providing affordable health insurance to its employees.  If your company is well below, or well above this number, it probably seems irrelevant.  However, if your company is close to this number, it could be very confusing. First,… Read more »

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Affordable Care Act is the buzz word for many business owners.  Many are studying up and some would prefer to avoid it altogether.  Healthcare.gov is a website that recently was revamped to answer your questions about the Affordable Care Act.  Currently there is very little information, but keep an eye on it for up-to-date exchange… Read more »