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Procrastination Can Cost You

Posted by Phil Scott on August 18, 2016

Putting off retirement savings is a missed opportunity

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Topics: Retirement Savings Plans

Ready. Set. Go Global

Posted by Rita Hook on August 4, 2016

The Ohio SBDC Export Assistance Network office hosted an event at Cleveland State University on 7/27 entitled “Ready. Set. Go Global”. The presenting panel of regional experts held experience managing the various challenges related to human resources matters around the globe. The half-day session provided a very interactive session with area companies, export service organizations, and partners to further help Ohio companies achieve a global presence.

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Topics: Human Resources

Part III: Boomers and Millennials Have More in Common Than We Want to Admit

Posted by Midge Streeter on July 28, 2016

What does a leader do? How do you define the role? This is where we see Millennials and Boomers start to differ. Boomers’ careers evolved by climbing the corporate ladder, achieving success by navigating the org chart, defining being a leader by the number of direct reports and the size of the budget one was responsible for. Millennials believe being a leader is about developing meaningful relationships, networking, developing others, regardless of titles, and respecting diversity in the workforce. Collaborating to reach business goals and working in an inclusive environment provides purpose for Millennials.

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Pokémon Go or "No Go" at Work?

Posted by Tyler Abrams on July 19, 2016

It is a phenomenon that is sweeping the world, posting record profits for Nintendo. Pokémon Go has gone from game to craze in less than a week. But everything with the new game is not all Pikachu’s and Charmanders. The national mall in DC has asked players to refrain from the game at the monuments.  Office park buildings have become training gyms and work place rules regarding playing in the office have already started popping up. One flyer posted on Imgur read, Save it for your break time or lunch. Otherwise you’ll have plenty of time unemployed to “Catch them all”. 

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Topics: Human Resources

Part II: Boomers and Millennials Have More in Common Than We Want to Admit

Posted by Midge Streeter on July 14, 2016

In my first blog, Part 1 of this series, I discussed the commonality of the short term thinking early in the careers of both the Baby Boomer Generation and Millennials. In the second part of the series, I focus on what both generations look for in their work cultures.

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