Employment & HR

OFS to hold community open house

Operation Fresh Start will hold an open house to spotlight its multiple programs for young adults (ages 16–24), including two new programs in conservation and land management.

DWD releases new data dashboard

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has released a new data dashboard that improves access to current and historical data on unemployment insurance activity.

9 ways to improve your business website accessibility

While many businesses of all sizes have likely considered whether their physical operations and employment practices are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant, one area they may have overlooked is their digital presence.

Unemployment remains steady, telecommuting decreases slightly

According to April 2022 data recently released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national unemployment rate remained at 3.6%, and the number of unemployed persons was essentially unchanged at 5.9 million compared to the four weeks prior.

How workplace giving can boost employee engagement

Employees today are more likely to seek employment in socially responsible organizations, and one way that employers can commit to helping those in need is by offering a charitable giving program at work.

Business lessons from mom

Moms teach us a lot of things, often without us even realizing it. And much of those lessons are applicable in our professional lives.

8 unique ways to celebrate Earth Day at the office

After so many years of Earth Day in the spotlight, the small ways that we can positively affect the environment at work may seem stale. But there are still plenty of ways to make an impact in the workplace, some of which you might never even have heard of, let alone thought to implement.

Madison ranks 6th in unemployment

A new report from Filterbuy looking at which U.S. locations experienced the highest unemployment rates in 2021 has ranked Madison 6th out of midsize metros in the U.S. for the lowest unemployment rate.

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