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Tips For Job Seekers: What Not To Do In A Job Interview

In this episode of Tips For Job Seekers we will look at what not to do in a job interview. While some of these behaviors may seem like common sense, applicants have been known to forget when nervous before meeting a potential employer for the first time. These quick tips will help you avoid making a ...

Dear Atty., Help! Our Employee Handbook Landed Us In Hot Water

Attorney Pete Albrecht The “Dear Atty.” column is aimed at answering employers’ legal questions that surround issues in human resources. Attorney Pete Albrecht of Albrecht Backer Labor & Employment Law, S.C. welcomes you to submit questions here for future editions of “Dear Atty.” Dear Atty., I run a small business. We have fewer than 50 employees so I ...

4 Ways To Improve Your Commute

Stop sign It is no secret that the Beltline can be horrible, terrible, the worst, a challenge through the peak hours of the morning and afternoon commute. While the Madison area commute may not always be the most ideal drive in Wisconsin, there are ways to improve the sometimes stressful journey to the office. Podcasts It seems ...

What Are The Costs Of Employee Turnover?

A clock hangs on an office window. Imagine writing a check for thousands of dollars to a departing employee on their last day of work. Sounds crazy, right? That may sound ludicrous, but the costs of turnover often amounts to the equivalent of giving away thousands of dollars of a company’s hard earned money. The American Management Association estimates it costs employers ...

Happy Anniversary to Drake!

Leanne Starr photograph On January 19, 1978, Leanne Starr sat down on the floor of her office with a legal pad, the phone book and phone. She immediately started to make calls to secure her first job order at Drake & Company and within the first week she had a handful of job orders to fill. What began ...