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INSIGHTS & INTUITION: What's the most useful or positive trend you're seeing in corporate human relations?
January 30, 2018 - 6:26pm
One of the more exciting trends in corporate human relations is the focus on employee engagement. Employees who are engaged tend to be passionate...
The House of Safety: Inside the N.D. Safety Council's new home
January 30, 2018 - 6:13pm
BISMARCK, N.D. – Glance to the right as you reach the Bismarck side of the Grant Marsh Bridge from the west on Interstate 94, and perched on...
Corporate tax cut likely to benefit region's economy
January 30, 2018 - 6:01pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The Minnesota Chamber agrees: “We are seeing from our Chamber members, and I think you’re seeing this in surveys as...
Building smart with smart buildings
January 30, 2018 - 5:53pm
FARGO, N.D. – Slowly at first. Then all at once. That’s the way bankruptcy develops, Ernest Hemingway famously said. But in a more positive...
Bank on it: A Q&A with Rick Clayburgh, president and CEO of the North Dakota Bankers Association
January 30, 2018 - 5:25pm
Editor’s note: In this Q&A, Prairie Business talks with Rick Clayburgh, president and CEO of the North Dakota Bankers Association. Clayburgh...
Column: How to protect your employees and company from sexual harassment
January 30, 2018 - 5:09pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The topic of sexual harassment is everywhere right now. This increased focus began far from South Dakota, but it is raising...
Column: Marketing remains vital ingredient in recipe for business success
January 30, 2018 - 4:56pm
FARGO, N.D. – Every organization creates its own marketing strategy. Most customers who stay with a business over time do so because they feel...
Column: Why companies should keep track of the Fed's interest-rate moves
January 30, 2018 - 4:16pm
FARGO, N.D. – This time of the year, many of us are looking ahead and considering how the world around us will impact our business strategies....
EDITOR'S NOTE: All systems are go
January 30, 2018 - 4:05pm
One of these days, the upward trends will peak. They’ll hover at their summit and then reverse, starting to slide: employment rates will fall,...
INSIGHTS & INTUITION: What wellness programs for employees have been the most successful for your organization?
December 27, 2017 - 4:01pm
At Gate City Bank, we recently added a free telemedicine program as part of our health insurance package. Telemedicine gives employees and their...
Fargo’s newest landmark: Inside the Sanford Medical Center
December 27, 2017 - 3:52pm
You’ve seen the outside of the new Sanford Medical Center, the 11-story, $494 million hospital that’s just south of Interstate 94. Now,...
Hollywood offers insights into coming ND higher education reform
December 27, 2017 - 3:33pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – It’s possible to think of the changes facing North Dakota’s higher education governance system in terms of commissions...
Law school oasis: Law students in the Dakotas enjoy decent job prospects, comparatively low debt
December 27, 2017 - 3:26pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Esquire Never. Inside the Law School Scam. Law Lemmings. Third Tier Reality. And a few other names that can’t be printed...
Partnerships help Bismarck boost growth and development
December 27, 2017 - 3:04pm
BISMARCK, N.D. – Efficient, economical and unadorned, the Capitol skyscraper in Bismarck says a lot about North Dakota’s values. But those...
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle, retired ND state geologist
December 27, 2017 - 2:57pm
In this Q&A with Prairie Business magazine, retired North Dakota state geologist John Bluemle talks about the geloogy of North Dakota's energy...