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What’s going on with the workforce efforts

August 9th, 2017 by Amanda Hofland

You’ve probably heard that our region – and the nation – is experiencing a workforce shortage. (To recap our workforce collaborative, check out this post.) You may have also heard that there’s a Career Academy in the works that could help address this issue. At our July Eggs & Issues, we looked at both to […]

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Impact of the New Overtime Regulations

August 5th, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

Last week at Eggs & Issues, we learned the details of the US DOL’s new overtime regulations and its impact on both employers and employees. John Kirchner, executive director of the Midwest region for the U.S Chamber of Commerce, joined us to share what Chamber members need to know to be prepared for the change. […]

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Technology and Training Intersect at May Eggs & Issues

May 5th, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

At the May Eggs & Issues event, the topics of technology, workforce, history and higher education merged into one fascinating discussion. North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott presented, and we were joined by Interim UND President Ed Schafer, NDSU President Dean Bresciani and NDSCS President John Richman for commentary. Hagerott engaged attendees with some […]

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Ag Economy at April Eggs & Issues

April 5th, 2016 by Amanda Hofland

Agriculture was the star of our April Eggs & Issues session. Gathered as panelists to share their expert insight into the issues were Lynn Paulson, senior VP & director of agribusiness development at Bell State Bank & Trust; Mike Krueger, president of Money Farm; and Andrew Swenson, extension farm and farm resource management specialist at […]

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A Look at Refugee Resettlement in the Area

November 9th, 2015 by Amanda Hofland

It’s a topic that many are buzzing about lately, both nationally and locally, and with so many questions, interpretation and discussion, Eggs & Issues was the perfect forum to shine some light on this important topic. On the morning of November 3, over 200 attendees gathered at the Radisson Hotel Fargo to hear first-hand from […]

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