CR native leads launch of Google job-search feature

A new feature on Google that lets users find listings on virtually all major employment websites and employer home pages, and a former Cedar Rapidian was behind its development.

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The smartphone is increasingly the tie that binds consumers to their favorite retailers.

With a passion for LED lighting and a growing list of commercial clients that place a premium on energy efficiency, Sitler’s LED Supplies of Washington has earned the title of the Corridor’s Fastest Growing Company for 2017.

The winner of the Thomas L. Cardella Entrepreneur of the Year Award has 21 employees, two physical therapy clinics, a dazzling growth rate and a profoundly simple mission statement: getting better together.

Lil’ Drug Store Products may be hitting middle age, but the consumer products distributor sees a lot of room to run in a retail sector that remains strong and growing.

Experts in Iowa-China trade see Gov. Terry Branstad’s arrival as U.S. ambassador in Beijing as a sign of good things to come.


Your brand can blossom with a plan

June 19, 2017

By Nancy Garberson / Guest Column

Developing a brand takes a lot of planting, consistent work and the discipline to stick with it. Before you dig in too deep on what shade of blue to use on your logo, or what message and voice you’re going to use when engaging people on social media, you need to look at the big picture – the whole garden, so to speak – and draw a plan.

Is your team a real team?

June 19, 2017

By Gale Mote / Guest Column
I find it interesting when managers introduce me to their procurement team or invite me to spend time with an accounting team. In many cases, these groups are far from what we know to be real teams.

America can do better than current health care climate

June 5, 2017

By Ted Townsend / Guest Column

When I took a delegation of UnityPoint Health-Cedar Rapids board and physician leaders to the United Kingdom nearly a decade ago, we went to study a totally different health care system at a time of turmoil and anticipated reform of our American national health care policy.

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