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CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | NEW CSH Podcast!

Michigan Business Network
September 24, 2020 12:00 PM

Our Talent Can Be Your Talent—On Loan, or Long-Term

CSH’s 5 Minutes to Growth podcast brings you innovative ideas and solutions to help you improve and grow your business. In this episode, CSH’s Carly Devlin talks about how her team helps clients on a per-project or long-term basis by providing expert consultants for Accounting, Internal Audit, or IT Departments. Listen to the short podcast or check out the notes detailing what is discussed.

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Bottom Line I.T. | Affordable Cyber Security Solutions for Every Business

Bottom Line IT
September 23, 2020 11:00 AM

A Bottom Line I.T. Extra. The Webinar presented by JustASK Tuesday September 22nd, 2020, with Kevin Meeker

Cyber Criminals have evolved, large multinational corporations are NO LONGER their primary target, instead they are targeting YOU (small and medium businesses). In this webinar, we will review the threat landscape and how it has evolved over the last few years (and over the last few months with the massive work from home push due to Covid19) 

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Local high school working to raise awareness, prevent tragedies during National Suicide Prevention Month

Michigan Business Network
September 23, 2020 10:00 AM

For hybrid academy, the “new normal” is similar to everyday plans

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Every year, mental health organizations and individuals across the U.S. and around the world raise awareness of suicide prevention during September, National Suicide Prevention Month. One local high school counselor, Kristin Kuczera of NexTech High School of Grand Rapids, is working to make an impact in the lives of her students and beyond. 

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CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | Productivity: A Look at Working Remotely and Efficiently

Michigan Business Network
September 23, 2020 9:00 AM

New Podcast: Tips for Remote Workers to Enhance Productivity

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many businesses to shift to remote working arrangements. Many of these companies, however, worry whether remote workers can be as productive as workers who go into the office every day. In this podcast, Beth Harvey, strategic talent management consultant at CSH, shares tips for remote employees to help ensure they remain productive. Listen to the short podcast or check out the notes detailing what is discussed.

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Ann Arbor SPARK’s Annual a2Tech360 Goes Virtual 2020

Michigan Business Network
September 21, 2020 7:00 AM

Ann Arbor SPARK recently announced its popular annual a2Tech360 programming will be delivered virtually this year, September 18-26, 2020. An Ann Arbor SPARK initiative, a2Tech360 promotes the Ann Arbor region as an area of innovation. Offering more than a week of tech-related events, a2Tech360 creates connections between entrepreneurs, researchers, investors, businesses, educational institutions, nonprofits, job seekers, and the general public to generate discussion, ideas, and new opportunities.

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CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | Do You Know What Makes Your Employees Tick?

Michigan Business Network
September 18, 2020 4:00 PM

Increase Employee Engagement with Data Analytics


Your employees are your biggest asset. Are you invested in learning about them?

Data-driven decisions are just as important for HR leaders as they are for executives leading revenue-generating areas. From improving employee engagement to minimizing flight risks, we can help you leverage data to stay ahead of problems, forecast hiring needs and nurture happy and productive employees.

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Bottom Line I.T. | The App Helping International Students Feel More at Home

Bottom Line IT
September 18, 2020 12:00 PM

Bottom Line I.T. PodCast for mid-September 2020.

Economic development is always an exciting topic, especially as it relates to the Lansing region.  

On this episode on Bottom Line IT, host Mike Maddox of ASK sits down with Keith Lambert of the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and Haochen Sun of Continental Oceans Technology Company (COTC). 

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Girls on the Run of Mid-Michigan Virtual 5k and Movement Challenge

Michigan Business Network
September 18, 2020 8:00 AM

Presented by AF Group

This October, Girls on the Run of Mid-Michigan invites you to participate in a Virtual 5K and Virtual Movement Challenge. In honor of International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11, GOTR encourages you to celebrate girls everywhere as they inspire, break boundaries and take charge of their own future!

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CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | New Podcast: Help with Executive Recruiting

Michigan Business Network
September 17, 2020 5:00 PM

New Podcast: Growth Through Smart Executive Recruiting

CSH’s 5 Minutes to Growth podcast brings you innovative ideas and solutions to help you improve and grow your business. In the latest episode, Peter Olmsted, Director of Executive Talent Solutions, discusses why finding the right people for the right executive positions and having a defined talent strategy are critical activities for today’s organizations.
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Former Science Teacher Takes the Helm at NexTech Lansing

Michigan Business Network
September 16, 2020 10:00 AM

Interim school leader steps into official role 

OKEMOS, Mich. – NexTech High School of Lansing announced a new school leader for the 2020-21 academic year. Nathan Beyer, who started at NexTech Lansing in 2017 as a science teacher for the blended learning academy, transitioned from interim school leader to the official position on Sept. 2.

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