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Modern Marketing: Get to Know Gen Z

College admissions offices are already aggressively changing recruiting tactics to appeal to Generation Zs. Randstad North America is already advising employers how to manage the soon-to-be Gen Z-infused workforce. So who are Gen Zs and why are they starting to ...

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Coach’s Corner: How to stem millennials’ job hopping

Another characteristic can now be added to the list of many traits attributed to millennials: job hopping. In her article on this subject in the ABA Journal, Debra Cassens Weiss cites a recent survey in which almost 40 percent of ...

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Using business events as a communications tool

Interpersonal communications skills are becoming a rarity in the world of smartphones and expanded social media use. Planning in-person communications opportunities is now increasingly important. Event planning — a long-established communication tool for client acquisition and retention — should be ...

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Improving law schools: It’s good business

It’s better, but it’s still not really good. What I’m talking about is the situation of law schools. In a recent article in the American Bar Association Journal titled “Why Law Schools Need to Teach More Than the Law to ...

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Efficient, economical form of ADR? It depends …

Although arbitration is generally regarded as an efficient and economical system of alternative dispute resolution, the standard of judicial review of arbitration awards varies from state to state. Further, the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. §§10-11, provides its own, very ...

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Self-imposed ADA audits are developers’ best option

  A recent lawsuit, Chicago Housing Authority v. Destefano & Partners, resulted in a ruling that says project owners and developers may not allocate liability for Americans with Disabilities Act claims to architects, contractors or other project participants. Though the ...

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Construction lawyers aren’t just for contracts or lawsuits

Not to overstate the obvious, but construction projects never go entirely without a hitch. There will always be some problem, be it bad soil, bad weather, bad suppliers or bad subcontractors. Usually, these difficulties are solved cordially and professionally between ...

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Intentional pursuits — or how to declutter one’s brain

Skiers, mountain bikers and motocross racers probably already understand the adage “Don’t focus on the obstacles, focus on the path. People will go where they focus their attention. I learned that lesson the hard way. As I was biking in ...

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Good health of employees a good business investment

New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker recently observed that government needs businesses to help fix the nation’s health care system. While saying that one’s health depends more on social circumstances, behavior, exercise and diet, Zucker sounded like another unfunded ...

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