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5 tips for recruitment, retention

Emotional intelligence, rethinking hiring procedures and other tips for recruitment, retention.


Beware: Smart, engaged employees can still fail at storytelling.

Intelligent city framework

Big cities aren't the only local governments that can successfully adopt "smart" technology, argues ICMA's chief technology and innovation officer.

Electronic trading has benefited the fixed income markets but still has a great deal of room for growth and improvement, said panelists at SIFMA's 2018 Annual Meeting.

Do you know the signs of a student struggling with dyslexia? What to look for and how to help.

Volatility likely to reach capital markets eventually, experts say

Capital markets haven't shown much of a response to economic volatility, but that is likely to change, said panelists at SIFMA's 2018 Annual Meeting.

Straws are just a small piece of the foodservice sustainability puzzle

As off-premise sales continue to grow for restaurants, foodservice packaging will proliferate, so it’s important that restaurants invest in packaging that’s more sustainable from the start and help consumers dispose of it responsibly.

Bicycle crash

When a collison is imminent, we have two options: Retreat and judge, or offering understanding and grace.

Training for life

How students with special needs are developing skills for work and life.


General Electric has historically been a bellwether for how work is done in the US. It's time to look elsewhere.

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The Health and Beauty Care (HBC) category represents a major opportunity for grocery retailers to increase the amount shoppers spend on each trip, according to a study completed by Acosta and the Food Marketing Institute.

SIFMA Annual Meeting Libor panel

Industry groups are working on adjustments made when Ibor alternatives are used as fall-back rates, said panelists at SIFMA's 2018 Annual Meeting.

The only way to go beyond the transaction-based engagement Amazon is so good at is to cultivate the emotional connection that drives consumer loyalty.

Meeting consumer demands in the meat aisle
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Staying on top of consumer preferences and responding to shopper needs is essential for retailers looking to drive sales in the meat aisle.