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February 2018


6 best practices for making employee onboarding easier

The first day on a new job is always stressful. Employers can make it easier on new recruits by providing them with the tools they need to get up to speed quickly and feel like a member of the team from the moment they walk in the door.

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Beyond standing desks: How ergonomics can help you thrive at work

While there are many factors that can influence how we feel during the day, the configuration of your work area — the place where you spend most of your time working — has a major effect on our overall health and wellbeing.

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — What’s in it for you?

What follows is a high-level summary of relevant provisions of the TCJA that may affect you or your business.

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Employee poaching made easier: Non-solicitation of employee provisions in Wisconsin are subject to strict requirements for enforceability

Most employers are aware that in Wisconsin, agreements that restrict an employee’s post-employment competition must be narrowly written to be enforced under Wisconsin law.

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Need to finance a commercial construction project? Avoid these 4 common mistakes

Construction and development depend heavily on having the financial strength to complete growth projects while maintaining stability. For many businesses, that may require a commercial loan to provide the resources necessary to transition into new facilities, add on to existing properties, or purchase land for future growth.

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The importance of CRM in customer experience

We've all been there. A call into a customer service line and an automated voice appears.

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NLRB pendulum begins to swing back in favor of employers

In December 2017, the National Labor Relations Board and its general counsel were very active in reversing a number of decisions and initiatives issued under the Obama administration.

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Understanding lean construction and why it matters to business leaders

At this juncture in the 21st century, lean construction represents a relatively new and even revolutionary concept.

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An awkward, but important conversation about divorce for middle to high-income earners

There’s an under-the-radar provision in the new tax bill passed by Congress and signed into law by the president that has a major impact on the financial outcome for families going through a divorce.

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