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Industry News | March 1, 2021
Survey: 42% of Workers Want to Delay Re-Opening Until Vaccines Widely Available    

New national research finds that 42% of U.S. workers say their employer should wait to re-open until COVID-19 vaccines are more widely available. More>>


Industry News | March 1, 2021
KS: Commerce Official Designated Economic Development Master Practitioner   

Kansas Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Bill Murphy recently attained the designation of Economic Development Master Practitioner (EDMP). More>>


Industry News | March 1, 2021
IA: Robotics Firm Announces US Scholarship for Veteran & Active Military   

Halter CNC Robotics will award a $2,500 scholarship to a US veteran or active service member who wants to study manufacturing automation, engineering... More>>


Industry News | March 1, 2021
RI: Foreign Trade Zone Established at Newport, R.I., Marina   

Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard, in Newport, R.I., has been named a Foreign Trade Zone. More>>


Industry News | February 22, 2021
WI: New Round of WEDC Grants to Focus on Aid to Divers Entrepreneurs   

Organizations working with minority, women and LGBTQ businesses encouraged to apply for the targeted Entrepreneurship Support Grants. More>>


Industry News | February 22, 2021
Dodge Analytics: Construction Starts Drop 4% to Begin 2021   

Total construction starts dropped 4% in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $794.3 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. More>>


Industry News | February 22, 2021
Study: Leaders Struggle With Burnout, Creating Possible Retention Issues   

DDI’s Global Leadership Forecast reveals that despite working in constant crisis mode and on the verge of burnout, leaders crave relevant,... More>>


Industry News | February 22, 2021
Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Higher in February   

Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 64.4, an increase from the January index of 59.6. More>>


Industry News | February 16, 2021
Survey: 9 in 10 Employers Are Open to Negotiating Salaries   

The overwhelming majority (89%) of organizations are open to negotiating salary for either some or all positions once a job offer has been made. More>>


Industry News | February 16, 2021
Kroger to Give $100 Bonus to Employees Who Get Vaccinated   

The Kroger Co. has joined the growing list of grocery retailers offering incentives for employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. More>>