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The Tools You Need to Craft Effective Job Listings

job listings

In a tight job market, your job listings are crucial to share information with applicants and set your company apart from the competition.  As you put together job listings, it’s important to understand the difference between a job posting and …

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Ultimate Kronos Group Mitigates Cybersecurity Incident 

Ultimate Kronos Group cyber incident

HR management company Ultimate Kronos Group (UKG) confirmed a ransomware attack impacted several services companies use to manage their employees and payrolls. According to a statement on the UKG website, the cyber incident disrupted the Kronos Private Cloud, which includes …

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Homeowners Can Expect Delays With These 3 Home Improvement Projects

home improvement project delays

Spending on home improvement projects and repairs is expected to be up 9 percent in 2022 compared to spending in 2021, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. While that’s good news for contractors and home …

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Buy Now, Pay Later Services Popular This Holiday Season

buy now pay later

The retail landscape is constantly changing and evolving, with new technologies and trends emerging for retailers to embrace. When it comes to payment options for consumers, the newest trend is to buy now, pay later (BNPL) services where the consumer …

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November Hiring Numbers Weaken, Unemployment Rate Improves

November hiring

The Employment Situation Report for November 2021 showed that employers added only 210,000 jobs in November. Economists had predicted an addition of 500,000 jobs, following the hiring jump seen in October. It wasn’t all bad news, however; the report, which …

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9 Smart Display Trends for 2022

smart display

Swift advances in technology combined with the pandemic have permanently changed how consumers shop. During the pandemic, the instances of customers using amenities like buy online, pick-up in store (BIPOS) and curbside pickup boomed and in-store features like smart displays …

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Enroll in NHPA’s New Financial Management Course by Jan. 6

Financial Management

Are you looking to gain insight into expense control, budgeting, benchmarking and more? The deadline to apply for the North American Hardware and Paint Association’s (NHPA) upcoming Financial Management cohort class is Jan. 6. Or, get started now with the flexible, …

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Retailers Look for Ways to Combat Organized Theft

organized theft

Theft and loss have always been a part of the retail landscape, but in the last several weeks, some major retailers have been the victim of organized theft rings. Both the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times have …

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