Monthly Archives: March 2019
When Corridor economic development groups released their 2018 existing industry surveys last month, the message was consistent — and bleak. Presenting part two of the CBJ’s new six-part series on Iowa’s workforce shortage.
Cedar Rapids has its downtown, Marion has its Uptown, and Hiawatha will soon have Hiawatha Midtown, a roughly $72 million redevelopment project that will provide a new city center with retail, housing and office space.
The Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce hasn’t been one to sit still in recent years, but it appears set to move even faster in 2019.
Eight years after the business world embraced the phrase “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) for policies covering employee usage of company apps and data on their personal smartphones and devices, it’s still a nettlesome topic that some would prefer to avoid.
Former pro athlete and Corridor entrepreneur Nate Kaeding sits down with veteran manufacturing executive Tom Pientok in the latest edition of the CBJ’s Q&A feature, Real Success with Nate Kaeding, presented by MidWestOne Bank.
Although Casey Chosewood, director of the federal Office for Total Worker Health, is a strong proponent of employee wellness programs, he knows of a more effective approach that many employers are overlooking: changing the job itself.
Iowa is in fairly good shape when it comes to the overall state of health care, but that doesn’t mean the outlook is entirely favorable, according to Kirk Norris, CEO of the Iowa Hospital Association.