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April 2020

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Hospital beds donated by Blackhawk
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...

February 2020

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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...

January 2020

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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...

December 2019

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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...

November 2019

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Veteran learning Tool and Die Making
By Erin Eagan
Each year on November 11, we honor our military veterans for their service to the United States. Their service is greatly appreciated, and Wisconsin’s technical colleges are honored to provide our veterans and their families with the support and resources for educational and career success. We want...

October 2019

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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
College Goal WI.png Photo courtesy of College Goal Wisconsin Any student planning on going to college in the fall of 2020 who is considering financial aid should complete the Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA). Every college requires the FAFSA in order for a student to be considered...

September 2019

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student studying online
By Erin Eagan
NTC.jpg Courtesy of Northcentral Technical College The advent of online education has drastically changed the education landscape. It has opened up a world of new opportunities for anyone interested in learning — and the skyrocketing numbers reflect that. In the last 15 years, enrollment in online...

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By Erin Eagan
GTC.jpg Courtesy of GTC Now that you’ve survived the start of the school year and feel more comfortable on campus, it’s the perfect time to expand your horizons and make the most of your college experience. There’s so much more to a college education than what happens inside the classroom. Each one...

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