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May 2017

05/18/17

State’s business lobby blocking efforts to remove lead from water

Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce agrees lead is dangerous to human health but WMC wants to make certain that its members don’t pay one penny more on their water bills toward the cost of removing lead pipes.

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05/18/17

Renewable energy: A place to find a sustainable job, part 2

Wisconsin could be a potential contender in the green jobs sector someday. However, Wisconsin currently has the smallest green job workforce in the Midwest region due to unsupportive policies.

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05/16/17

What employers need to know about the American Health Care Act

There are a number of proposals that are worth understanding now and following in the future, especially by employers and human resource managers.

Posted at 01:12 PM | Permalink | Comments: 1

05/16/17

Renewable energy: A place to find a sustainable job, part 1

Despite the slow transition toward renewable energy, there is a growing undercurrent of advocacy that is putting innovation into action. Coinciding with earth, wind, fire, and water, the four elements of sustainability are available for advancement: technology, opportunity, people, and altruism.

Posted at 12:59 PM | Permalink | Comments

05/11/17

Lean out: 5 questions every female entrepreneur should ask

Do you feel stalled in your career? Do you feel underpaid, overworked, and without flexibility and autonomy over your time?

Posted at 10:32 AM | Permalink | Comments

05/11/17

Supporting women in technology starts when they're girls

This past weekend, 52 young female students were honored by the National Center for Women in Technology’s (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing Program for their active pursuit and development toward academics and working in information technology.

Posted at 10:22 AM | Permalink | Comments

05/04/17

Midwest magic: Why starting local can be the swift path to global investment

Local investors, particularly for new entrepreneurs, are the untapped ticket to long-term success for Midwest-based startups.

Posted at 10:45 AM | Permalink | Comments

05/04/17

Questions to ask when considering a cyber insurance policy for your business

Data breaches and other cybercrimes affect small and medium-sized businesses, as well as the large companies so often featured in the news.

Posted at 10:40 AM | Permalink | Comments

05/02/17

5 tips for finding the best bank match for you or your business

Much like any relationship — a marriage, a friendship, or a business partnership — it’s important to find the right match based on your needs, expectations, and shared values.

Posted at 12:38 PM | Permalink | Comments: 1

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