Madison executives start local hiring movement

After the most economically disruptive year in recent memory, a national staffing firm with a local franchise is trying to launch a hiring movement with a national — and virtual — job fair that will include Madison on Wednesday, Jan. 27.

What businesses can learn from Trump’s social media ban

In what is largely an unprecedented move, social media platforms almost universally banned President Donald Trump from their services over the last several days, following an act of domestic terrorism on the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 by pro-Trump rioters who were stoked by the president’s rhetoric.

Wisconsinites switch to streaming

A recent Wisconsin Policy Forum report identified new consumer trends in Wisconsin similar to what’s happening nationally with decreasing use of cable television.

Serial sense

Live webinars are dead. If that sounds like a statement made with too much certitude, consider the reasoning of serial entrepreneur Jason Weaver.

Charter launches education grant program

Applications are now being accepted for Charter Communications Inc.’s 2020 Spectrum Digital Education grant program, which supports nonprofit organizations that educate community members on the benefits of broadband and how to use it in their lives.

How to land a remote job — and hire remote workers — in the new remote-work world

By now, nearly three months into the COVID-19 outbreak, if you can work from home, you have. However, even as some workplaces are now beginning the slow process of returning workers to the office, many others are giving employees the flexibility and freedom to continue working remotely for as long as they feel is necessary. That means that job interviews and the recruitment process will largely be done remotely for the foreseeable future, as well, and that “first day” and onboarding for remote-first employees will look very different.

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