Treasure Your Talent

Why connecting with and understanding your employees can be an investment in your business. BY PEOPLE CENTRIC CONSULTING GROUP I recently heard Bob Danzig, CEO of Hearst Publishing, speak at a conference. Bob’s company owns billions of dollars in media companies including ESPN Magazine and Esquire. Oftentimes I find that CEOs of large companies are

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5 Things You Can Learn From People

Don Harkey of People Centric Consulting Group discusses how airport interactions relate to organizations. BY DON HARKEY While waiting in an airport, you have a lot of time on your hands. As I sat in O’Hare Airport, one of the busiest airports in the world, I did a lot of observing and listening to people

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Culture of Silver Dollar City

At Silver Dollar City, family fun starts with treating employees like family. BY ADRIENNE DONICA | PHOTO COURTESY SILVER DOLLAR CITY Silver Dollar City places high importance on getting to know each employee at the park. Year after year families flock to Branson to enjoy the rides, attractions, shows and more at Silver Dollar City.

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Workforce Development in Southwest Missouri

While many local companies struggle to recruit workers, some organizations are facing the region’s workforce development challenges head-on. Learn about their creative solutions to attracting and retaining talented employees. BY STEPHANIE TOWNE BENOIT, BIZ 417 At the height of the Great Recession, the scheduling board in the office of Brookline Doorworks, a Springfield garage door

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The Greater Ozarks Centers for Advanced Professional Studies (GO CAPS) is accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year until February 28. GO CAPS is a career exploration program for high school juniors and seniors from 14 school districts: Bolivar, Branson, Hollister, Logan-Rogersville, Marshfield, Monett, Nixa, Ozark, Reeds Spring, Republic, Spokane, Springfield, Strafford and Willard. The

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Taney County Partnership Hosts Workforce Summit

Taney County Partnership Hosts Workforce Summit February 1, 2017 Local News Taney County Partnership Executive Director Jonas Arjes and Programs and Communications Director Heather Hardinger College of the Ozarks Career Center Director Jim Freeman Cultural Exchange Network Summer Work Travel Program Abigail Palmer by Tim Church POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – The Taney County Partnership welcomes

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