Archive for the ‘Talent Development’ Category

12Jun

UW-Stevens Point will offer in-person classes in fall

By Portage County Business Council

UW-Stevens Point campuses will welcome students to its three campuses this fall. Comprehensive plans are being developed to guide the safe return to campus by students, faculty and staff members.

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08Jun

Mid-State Technical College and UW-Stevens Point collaborate on enhanced transfer opportunities

Mid-State Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point have partnered to help students interested in transferring from Mid-State to UW-Stevens Point for degrees in a growing number of programs.

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08Jun

“Business is a Force for Good” Essay Contest Winners Announced

Wisconsin Business World – a program of WMC Foundation – announced the winners of its 2020 Business is a Force for Good essay contest on Wednesday. One of the winners is from Portage County - Amherst Middle School 8th grader, Aleda. Congratulations to all of the winners!

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05Jun

the Active Voice Digital Magazine

By Portage County Business Council

Read our June 2020 Digital Magazine – the Active Voice – to meet our Summer Intern and find out about our Upcoming Events – virtual & live! You can sign (continued).

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20May

Courage in your Life

By Portage County Business Council

“Courage is being afraid, but showing up anyways” – Rachel Hollis On May 2nd, I was fortunate enough to attend a Rise-X-Live conference hosted by the Hollis Company – aka, (continued).

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20May

Maintaining a Work-Life Balance While in Quarantine

By Portage County Business Council

While this “new normal” of working remotely may have its perks, it also has its downsides. Many people are struggling to maintain a work-life balance while working from home. Maintaining this balance is critical while working remotely. 

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23Apr

Wisconsin Employers Take Note: EEOC Updates COVID-19 Guidance; Addresses Mental Illness Made Worse by the Pandemic

By Attorney Brian G. Formella, Anderson O'Brien Law Firm. The EEOC advises that although many people feel significant stress due to the pandemic, employees with pre-existing mental health conditions, such as anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, or post-traumatic stress disorder, may have more difficulty handling the disruption to daily life.

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16Apr

How You can Help Small Businesses

By Portage County Business Council

It’s heartbreaking to see small businesses struggling for survival. Their owners overcame numerous obstacles and worked incredibly hard to get where they are today. We need to support small businesses – and one another – more than ever.

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08Apr

Business X-Change

This April program was our first presented as a Live Webinar. If you were unable to attend, you can view the recording of the event here.

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31Mar

#HowWiHelp Movement

By Portage County Business Council

Wisconsin is full of friendly, kind and compassionate people. That’s just who we are. And when we’re faced with challenges, our true colors shine even brighter.

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