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Can You Disconnect from Tech and Become a Better Manager?

  There are some managers who are very tech savvy and others who are unsure or uninterested in bringing current technology to their businesses. Where do you stand on the spectrum? These days it’s pretty to run a successful business without integrating technology. An email service and an internet connection are bare minimum essentials.  It …

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18 Things To Do To Develop Your Intern Into A Great Employee

  Companies thrive when they invest in their people. Teaching and training are essential to the success of both an intern and an employee. Training requires an invest of time and the costs to retrain are also often high. Frequent staff turnover or extended vacancies can be detrimental to a business.  Low staff morale caused …

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Bipartisan effort approves concept of Agricultural Workforce Development Program

  Bipartisan effort approves concept of Agricultural Workforce Development Program -National Young Farmers Coalition DENVER – At its final hearing today (Oct. 6), the first-ever Colorado Young & Beginning Farmers Interim Study Committee voted unanimously in support of creating an Agricultural Workforce Development Program in Colorado. This program would provide cost-share support to established farmers …

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Workforce plans put new emphasis on paid internships, apprenticeships

Workforce plans put new emphasis on paid internships, apprenticeships By Dan Zehr – American-Statesman Staff Workforce data suggests more applicants than opportunities for white-collar and tech internships, but too few applicants for blue-collar postings. It’s gotten so hard to find skilled welders, the factory managers at Dynamic Manufacturing Solutions hung a bell on the wall …

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Maine employers put new focus on internships to vet fresh talent

  Maine employers put new focus on internships to vet fresh talent By J. Craig Anderson, Portland Press Herald Business leaders say robust programs are a good way to attract and retain skilled workers – plus they don’t leave the state after they graduate. Luis Paniagua was a summer intern at Wex Inc. in South …

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Millennial interns are not happy making tea and doing photocopying, finds study

  Millennial interns are not happy making tea and doing photocopying, finds study By Shafi Musaddique A survey by Lloyds Banking Group suggests young people feel they aren’t getting the boost they need from internships. Young people feel increasingly sceptical about the value of internships as the majority of them still carry out menial tasks such …

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Why companies should be investing in the millennial intern

  Why companies should be investing in the millennial intern By Sanjana Ray The millennial workforce in the professional world has become a prospective attrayante, for companies looking to adapt to the currents of the ongoing tech revolution. However, most companies prefer to test the mettle of this generation of tech wizards and social media …

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