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Why do 34% of companies say no to succession planning?

Wow. More than a third of companies do NOT use succession plans. You’re surprised, right? At least a little bit? Because, admittedly, we were. And even though we thought we knew the reasons for this shift, we were bound and determined to confirm our suspicions. So we did. And what we found was interesting—something you […] Read Article “Why do 34% of companies say no to succession planning?”

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The Next Generation of Nutraceuticals

The nutraceutical market is reliant on employees to continue to develop a new generation of nutraceuticals. These employees are to ensure there are the quality control levels of safety testing and the way they manufacture them. Employees have the responsibility to collect evidence to support health claims and manage the complexity of the evolving health […] Read Article “The Next Generation of Nutraceuticals”

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Automation Gives as it Takes

Improvements in technology are the catalyst for amazing innovation, but the level of fear over how recent improvements will affect the workplace has never been higher. Fear is in the employee, who reads that half of all American jobs are at risk of being replaced through automation and worries their job may soon be obsolete. […] Read Article “Automation Gives as it Takes”

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The Top 3 Retention Strategies from Best-in-Class Companies

In today’s job market, where unemployment is low and good talent is scarce, Best-in-Class companies are doing everything they can to retain their top employees as long as possible. To measure the success of their retention efforts, we partnered with The Aberdeen Group for the second year in a row and spoke with over 575 […] Read Article “The Top 3 Retention Strategies from Best-in-Class Companies”

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Hottest Nutraceutical Trends

We tend to be a bit picky when it comes to new food trends. We want our food to be convenient, healthy and tasty. Luckily, nutraceuticals are able to accomplish all three while providing a healthy alternative to sugary drinks and junk foods. Bone Broth Drinking Bone Broth is a new trend that has taken […] Read Article “Hottest Nutraceutical Trends”

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Is the skills gap shrinking?

Employers have been talking about the skills gap—a lack of essential work skills and abilities in the workforce—for a few years now. As younger generations entered the workforce in droves, many analysts placed the blame for the gap on deficiencies in our educational systems. Some employers said that their current workforces were having trouble keeping […] Read Article “Is the skills gap shrinking?”

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Will “Buy American, Hire American” Increase U.S. Manufacturing Jobs?

This week marks the beginning of Trump’s “Made in America” campaign, which aims to promote goods made in America by Americans. Following an executive order back in April, the week refocuses Americans on the Administration’s agenda and reinforces the importance of adding jobs to the labor market. Putting ‘America First’ in this manner is a bid to […] Read Article “Will “Buy American, Hire American” Increase U.S. Manufacturing Jobs?”

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What’s Driving Growth in Nutraceuticals

Nutraceuticals have recently become a hot trend in the United States due to the sweeping preventive health concern. Increased consumption of dietary supplements and functional foods and beverages is driving new businesses to explore the robust opportunities nutraceuticals have to offer. In 2015, the U.S. nutraceutical market opportunity was $64.8 billion, making Americans one of […] Read Article “What’s Driving Growth in Nutraceuticals”

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Relocation Packages: When To Consider Offering Them To Potential Hires

It’s hard to overstate the importance of finding the right hires to fit your team dynamic and help meet the growing needs of your business. In some industries and geographical regions, however, locating highly qualified candidates who possess the right combination of skills and experience to fill specialized positions can be a real challenge at […] Read Article “Relocation Packages: When To Consider Offering Them To Potential Hires”

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From friend to boss, what now?

Work friendships are important – they’re a reason to be excited about coming into work, and that close collaboration can even help you to do a better job. In fact, two-thirds of women in a Gallup poll said, “the social aspect of a job is a ‘major reason’ why they work.”  However, the environment changes dramatically […] Read Article “From friend to boss, what now?”