Employment & HR

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.

UW teams with Microsoft, LinkedIn on state workforce needs

With the ultimate goal of more effectively meeting the workforce needs of Wisconsin employers, the University of Wisconsin System is partnering with technology giants Microsoft and LinkedIn on a pilot project to improve its online education offerings for adult learners.

How to make Take Your Child to Work Day a success

Take Your Child to Work Day will be celebrated on Thursday, April 28 this year, and for some professionals this might be the first opportunity they’ve had in two years to bring their son or daughter to the office — assuming the office isn’t still at home.

Spring cleaning your remote office

With the Wisconsin weather seemingly turning more springlike — fingers crossed — now’s the time when many of us look to do a little spring cleaning.

Financial literacy for small business owners

April is Financial Literacy Month, and while we tend to think of financial literacy in terms of teaching young adults how to manage their money, there’s a lot that small business owners can learn too.

MadREP incentivizes vanpooling participation

To help both existing employees and would-be employees who are facing transportation challenges, the Madison Region Economic Partnership (MadREP) is partnering with Commute with Enterprise to provide workplace vanpooling.

Consider hiring workers with autism

While a daunting number of vacant jobs wait to be filled, a talent-rich pool of applicants who want to work but aren’t being hired is sitting on the sidelines: individuals with autism and related disorders.

CultureCon attains B Corp. certification

Founded in 2017 as an annual conference in Madison, CultureCon has since grown its services to include expanded event experiences, public and private course offerings, and custom consulting services. Now, it can add certified B Corp. to its list of accomplishments.

Carbon chosen for new fire chief

The Madison Police and Fire Commission selected Madison firefighter and EMS training Division Chief Chris Carbon as the city’s next fire chief.

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