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By Katy Pettersen
Smiling Students.JPG It’s no secret Wisconsin companies are having trouble finding enough employees to meet their needs. Most companies are implementing creative ways to find and keep available talent – from changing hiring practices to implementing innovative benefits. Human resource managers and...

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By Erin Eagan
depression-3912748_1280.jpg You may have noticed in recent years that work life and home life are no longer kept separate. They have blended into one, and today's employers are finding themselves having to deal with employee issues in a way they never would have expected. Employees are opening up...

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employer conversation
By Erin Eagan
listen-1702648_1280.jpg You may have noticed in recent years that work life and home life are no longer kept separate. They have blended into one, and HR leaders and managers are finding themselves having to deal with employee issues in a way they never would have expected. Employees are opening up...

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By Erin Eagan
BUS-17-8.jpg Courtesy of Northcentral Technical College The most forward-thinking organizations in today’s marketplace are putting an emphasis on continuing education and training to set themselves apart from their competition. They see it as an incentive to retain current employees as well as...

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By Erin Eagan
NTC.jpeg Courtesy of Northcentral Technical College Despite progress in the last few decades, gender underrepresentation in certain professions still lingers. Last year, for example, women represented only 6 percent of all truck drivers. Men, meanwhile, represented just 2.3 percent of preschool and...

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By Erin Eagan
WCTC_diversity.jpg Courtesy of WCTC In the last 50 years, our demographics have shifted, and HR departments are being asked to increase workplace diversity to keep pace. While over half of the organizations surveyed by SHRM have a plan in place (57% of recruiters say their talent acquisition...

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By Erin Eagan
campus recruitment.jpg In such a competitive market for finding talent, it’s important to stay ahead of the curve to land the top prospects in your field. An effective way to connect with your future workforce and gain an advantage is one-on-one interaction through on-campus recruitment at a local...

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improving productivity through training
By Erin Eagan
robotics.jpg For over 25 years, youth apprenticeship programs have been connecting Wisconsin’s employers to the future workforce. Youth apprenticeships give employers the opportunity to mentor eager high school juniors and seniors as they explore future careers. They create an ideal environment for...

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By Erin Eagan
WAT grant employee training.jpg Improving your company’s productivity and competitiveness requires an investment in employee training and development. To make funding that training easier, take advantage of employee training funds available through your local Wisconsin technical college. The...

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By Erin Eagan
computer-3368242_1920.jpg As worker shortages reach unprecedented levels and the skills gap widens, it’s more important than ever for educators and employers to coordinate their efforts in training tomorrow’s workforce. As an employer, you can play a critical role in the changing needs of your...

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