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Digital ceremony honors Chicago’s Best and Brightest for 2020

Some of the best human resources practices were on display at the digital awards ceremony honoring Chicago's Best and Brightest for 2020.

Elite Winners Honored as 2020’s Best and Brightest in Atlanta

Thirteen elite winners and dozens of others from the Atlanta area were honored for their human resource prowess as Atlanta's Best and Brightest for 2020.

Unemployment Claims Up For Second Straight Week

First-time unemployment claims were up more than 1.4 million last week, the second straight week of rising claims following 15 weeks of falling numbers.

Event Planners Creating More ‘Unhurried Happenings’ to Draw Shoppers, Tourists Back to Socially Distanced...

Event planners and tourism industry officials are finding new ways to host major experiences that allow folks to get out and visit, while social distancing at the same time.

Cleaning, Sanitation Companies Find Themselves in the Spotlight and with More Business Than Ever

With such a high premium on cleanliness and sanitization in the age of COVID, companies that provide cleaning services are getting new attention and high demand.

Unemployment Claims Take a Slight Climb

For the first time in weeks, the number of American workers filing first-time unemployment claims took a slight tick up.

Housing Prices, Other Key Home Stats Take ‘A Big Step Forward’ in June, Market...

The news about the area's housing market proved to be better than anticipated, according to market experts.
MEDC: 1.5 million in farm grants available for COVID-19 safety measures

MEDC: $1.5 Million in Farm Grants Available for COVID Safety Measures

Facing high demand for grants and the need to help small farms with COVID-19 risks, the MEDC announced $1.5 million in Small Farm Safety grants.

Michigan Coaches Team Up in Ad Urging Face Coverings

Michigan and Michigan State coaches joined Gov. Gretchen Whitmer earlier this week to debut an advertisement in which they urge Michiganders to mask up.

Expert: Rocket Companies IPO Shows the Company’s ‘Simple Sophistication’ When It Comes to Branding

Experts say the recently announced initial public offering of “Rocket Companies” creates a new combined business that's "call simple yet sophisticated."

Unemployment Claims Drop Again, But 1.3 Million More Americans Filed

First-time unemployment claims dropped for the 15th straight week, but some 1.3 million American workers still filed for assistance last week.

Applications Live for Business, Agricultural Grant Programs

Applications have gone live for a pair of grant programs designed to help small businesses, nonprofits, farms and food processors recover from the impact of COVID-19.

Want to Help Your Remote Workers? Offer Them Support, Benefits and Structure, Experts Say

More and more businesses around the country are planning to have their employees work remotely at least through the rest of 2020. Companies that make that decision, experts say, need to be prepared to build the right environment for remote success.

For Re-engaging Businesses, The Future Starts Now

When a global pandemic capsizes your industry virtually overnight, the first step for anyone who finds themselves overboard is to make sure they don’t drown.

Report: U.S. Added 4.8 Million Jobs in June

The U.S. added some 4.8 million jobs in June, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It's the second straight month of historic job growth following an especially bad April.

This Fourth of July, Hotels and Restaurants are Cautiously Hopeful for Travelers to Return

With Fourth of July looming, restaurants and hotels are hopeful for a boost in holiday traffic as some coronavirus restrictions ease.

Dentists, Orthodontists See Success in Re-opening Practices for Staff and Patients

With a month following reopening under their masks following closure to the coronavirus, dentists and orthodontists say they've learned a great deal about their industry.

No Phase 5 For Lower Michigan; Some Regions May Go Back

A rise in COVID-19 cases in some regions of Michigan means Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will not be moving the lower half of the state into the next reopening phase by the Fourth of July, as she'd hoped.

Former Corp! editor remembered for his humor, talent

Former Corp! Magazine writer J.D. Booth is being remembered as a talented writer who was an even better person. Booth lost a long battle with cancer Thursday at the age of 67.

Healthcare Workers Worked Through Fear, Frustration in Dealing With a Brand New Virus

From learning about a brand new virus to finding enough personal protective equipment to get the job done, hospital workers have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis.
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