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Refine your website as a recruitment tool

As the economy begins to warm up, so does the need for a talented workforce. The resourcefulness, innovative thinking, and productivity that high performers bring to an organization are needed now more than ever in all industries. The question is: ...

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Sprint completes network enhancements

Improvements in network coverage and customer service put Sprint back in the game. In the past six months, Sprint completed a number of network enhancements, including the complete realignment of all Idaho towers to an improved switching router in Utah, ...

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Gamification – the next digital marketing trend

One of the biggest buzzwords of 2010-in the digital marketing world-was “gamification.” If you’re a digital marketer, webmaster, or a business owner, then you need to pay close attention to this emerging trend. Gamification, according to Gabe Zichermann author of ...

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Retirement realities changing investment strategies

Once you enter retirement, financial reality sets in. Retirees must cope with changing economic and market trends over a long period of time, often without the backstop that was once provided by tried-and-true pension plans. The possibility of rising inflation is ...

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Keeping up with demand for wireless

When we think of the ‘80s, our first thoughts may go to big hair, Pac Man and MTV, or to the revolutionary political changes of that decade: the end of the Cold War, student protests in Tiananmen Square and the ...

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Elephant-sized mutual funds slow but steady

Would you rather follow an elephant or a jackrabbit into the stock market? Elephant-sized stock mutual funds trumpet loudly and leave big footprints but often trail the more agile smaller funds that can hop around swiftly with the trends. Nonetheless, these ...

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Dealing with clients’ printing needs despite smaller budgets

While growing up in Boise, I observed my parents as small business owners. One of my mother’s favorite poems was “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by Robert Frost. I did not know at the time that her frequent ...

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Managing the hidden cost of sick days

Do you know how much employee absences are costing you? In the U.S., the average employer cost is $1,000 per employee each year. This is the second-highest benefit cost to employers after medical benefits. American companies lose 2.8 million workdays ...

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