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Legal Knowledge a Must for Managers

Elizabeth Wente, partner with Spencer Fane, LLP, says most companies promote good employees to management positions. She says that’s why it’s critical for managers to know the basics of …

Katherine Trombetta with the Missouri Job Center says they normally offer workshops on resume tips, career exploration and interview skills. With the coronavirus pandemic making those interactions …

John Lopez, military veteran and founder/director of K9s for Camo, says using prisoners to train service dogs helps more than veterans. Lopez says only two of the original 10 trainers have returned …

Margo Spilde, founder and CEO of GRASP, picked her friend Christen Jeschke to help form the group. Spilde says Jeschke's writing talent and ability to ask relevant questions have been essential to …

“Having a five and seven year old, it is very important to teach the soft skills,” says motivational speaker Zachary Troutman. He says shaking hands and making eye contact when speaking are lost …

Angela Frantz with Ultimate Software, says some employers are skeptical about allowing employees to telecommute. “If they’re not engaging and self regulating and self motivating and making sure …

Tom Faulkner, director of Crosslines, says it’s critical for businesses to utilize services from local nonprofits to help impoverished workers. Faulkner says by partnering with a nonprofit to teach …

Margo Spilde, founder and CEO of GRASP, says collaborating with other charities allows you to help more people. Spilde learned how organizations can collaborate while serving on grant committees with …

“Skills that we really need right now are more what we call the soft skills,” says Mailyn Jeffries, Human Resources Director for Greene County Missouri. Jeffries says many employers are seeking …

“It’s so easy to get wrapped up in the wonderful idea that you have, that you can set aside the things that are really going to make that work,” says Debra Horn, Senior Associate with BKD, LLP. …

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