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By Sara Mackey
The pandemic may be an ideal time to challenge students to seek out activities with longer-term benefits than video games, streaming media, social media and the YouTube rabbit hole. With school occurring online in many areas, unsupervised students may struggle to remain engaged. This is as good a...

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By Sara Mackey
HS_WordMark_Black-RGB.png Very few of us have withstood a pandemic influencing daily life, so COVID-19 is unearthing new territory for nearly all of us. Things are different enough in 2020 to make work somewhat manageable from home (at least for many with desk jobs), but things are enough the same...

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By Sara Mackey
census2020.jpg The United States Census requires very little of us, as it occurs only once every 10 years, and takes about 10 minutes to complete. But the results of a successful Census effort are significant. Since this Federal tradition started in 1790, it has been tossed around like a political...

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By Dr. Morna K. Foy, President, Wisconsin Technical College System
Morna_Foy.jpg Wisconsin Technical College System President Morna Foy Wisconsin’s technical college students are putting the finishing touches on a momentous year. Tens of thousands are set to join our alumni in communities throughout the state, launching careers in essential occupations that serve...

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By Katy Pettersen
During this time when college students are unsure what awaits them for summer and fall classes, so many are left wondering when they may be able to return to their beloved college campus. Those who appreciate the attributes of the traditional four-year ‘college experience’ along with the education...

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By Sara Mackey
Covid.jpg Image of COVID virus It’s amazing how much things change in a matter of weeks or even days. We’re all experiencing a previously abstract concept — a pandemic — most of us never expected to actually witness. Known as COVID-19 , the novel Corona Virus has moved around the globe quickly and...

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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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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
BTC-PharmTech.jpg Courtesy of Blackhawk Technical College As we approach the end of the year, it’s a natural time of self-reflection for most adults. Have things gone the way you envisioned? Are you where you want to be? Are you working a job or a career you love? If not, then ask yourself why...

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