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The four keys to attracting and retaining top talent

Businesses are in competition for everything from product to customers and especially talent. The Business Blog's newest writer, Dane County United Way president and CEO, Leslie Ann Howard shares four tips for attracting and retaining top talent.
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The biggest mistake I’ve EVER made

We asked our bloggers to tell us about the biggest mistake they've made in their professional lives. Our hope, is you'll learn from their mistakes. First up, Jason Mueller.
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Three emotional bank account deposits to make before Dec. 31

It's not too early to start thinking about your business in the New Year. Award winning business journalist Jody Glynn Patrick offers her advice about "emotional investments" you can make in 2013 that will help you come January.
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Fickle customers are wired and dangerous

The end of the holiday shopping season is less than two weeks away! Blogger Melody Campbell has some last minute advice for small businesses still hoping to cash in.
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Five reasons not to hire an applicant — and a “yes” trump card

Neck tattoos, multiple piercings and nervous chatter have all been used as reasons not to hire people. Jody Glynn Patrick tells you why that shouldn't matter and what small business owners should really be paying attention to during the interview process.
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Cloud Computing

Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a cloud (cloud computing)!

Laura Schmitz breaks down the benefits of cloud computing for your small business.
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