Corridor recruiters playing the long game

The tightest labor market in years has some employers building relationships with college students years before graduation in an attempt to build a pipeline of candidates before rival employers can lure them away.

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Customers keep finding more uses for Collective Data, a family of flexible data­base products developed in the Corridor that are used by clients to track and main­tain everything from truck parts to Tasers.

Though area internet providers insist last December’s repeal of net neutrality rules won’t negatively impact their customers, some in the Corridor aren’t buying it and worry eliminating utility-style regulations will keep smaller businesses in the slow lane.

A Corridor native’s global startup is becoming a central player in the race to decentralize everything using blockchain. Meet Brendan Blumer in this CBJ exclusive profile.

In early December, we asked a few dozen Corridor business leaders from various sectors for the trends and developments they would be watching in 2018. Their answers seem to point to a year of growth for most in the Corridor, but also heavy uncertainty for a few.

Lura McBride, Van Meter Inc.’s chief executive and the Corridor’s Most Influential Person for 2017, is overflowing with “lessons learned.” One in particular stands out.

Consulting

Four ways to increase employee retention

January 22, 2018

By Brenda LaMarche / Guest Column
In today’s competitive employment market, em­ployee retention is a hot topic. The more committed and stimulated employees feel, the more likely they are to stay with your company.

Four things to know about business contracts

January 22, 2018

By Jonathan Schmidt / Guest Column
Here are four things you should know about business contracts as we head into the new year.

How the net neutrality repeal will affect you

January 15, 2018

By Emily Bettridge / Guest Column
Have you ever found yourself stuck on the interstate, wishing for a fast lane so you can finally get out of traffic? If so, then you’ve experienced what the net neutrality repeal may mean for consumers and small businesses. Let me explain.



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