How to leave a lasting impression when meeting someone for the first time

Published: Wednesday, September 21, 2016

"When Ali spoke to you, he made it seem as if you were the only one in the room."

Categories: Leadership

20th Annual Career Exploration Day

Help students discover the world of work!

Published: Thursday, September 1, 2016


Categories: Committees, Education, Events

Buffalo Bucks

Published: Monday, August 29, 2016

Buffalo Bucks are a great way to support our local businesses!

Categories: Membership

Social Media is Hard! Does my business have to do it?

Published: Monday, August 22, 2016

This week the Kearney Chamber “You”niversity hosted Sherry Prindle of Fred Pryor Seminars.  Sherry facilitated “Grow your Business with Social Media.”  The Seminar promotes that “Social media marketing is cost-effective, flexible, responsive, measurable and relatively easy to get started. The benefits far outweigh the risks, and the payoffs can be lucrative.”

Categories: Education

Competing on Innovation

Published: Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Today, K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and workforce programs are interested in partnering with employers to increase career opportunities for students. This has taken the form of businesses playing an expanded role in advising curriculum and scaling up work-based learning opportunities such as internships and youth apprenticeships. As we aim to close the gap between what employers need and the skills youth and young adults possess, these partnerships are even more critical for preparing students for the workforce. 

Categories: Education, Leadership

HR Tip: Employee happiness enhances productivity and the bottom line

Published: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

A new study by health and performance experts Global Corporate Challenge (GCC) confirms the role emotions play in business, and that happiness is critical for productivity and talent retention. 

Categories: Education

The Top 10 Benefits of Social Media Marketing

by Jayson DeMers on forbes.com

Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2016

To some entrepreneurs, social media marketing is the “next big thing,” a temporary yet powerful fad that must be taken advantage of while it’s still in the spotlight. To others, it’s a buzzword with no practical advantages and a steep, complicated learning curve.

Categories: Education

Providing the Power of Connection-Top 10 Reasons to Invest in Your Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce

Published: Friday, July 8, 2016

There is a place for every business and business professional in the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce.  If you're not one of the 890+ businesses and organizations that are a member of the Chamber, then here are some reasons to stop everything and join our community building organization. Here are 10 reasons joining the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce is a great business strategy.

Categories: Membership

What Does Brexit Mean for the United States?

Published: Wednesday, June 29, 2016

(CNN) Brexit refers to the referendum the U.K. held on Thursday [June 23rd, 2016] to determine whether the country will remain in the 28-member European Union. The British debate has largely revolved around economics, sovereignty, immigration and national identity. As the battle rages and polls show the outcome too close to call,
here is a look at what it could mean for the U.S. if the U.K. votes to exit the EU:

Categories: Education

A Happy Retirement

Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A 2015 study found that 41% of households headed by someone aged 55 to 64 had no retirement savings, and only about a third of them had a traditional pension. Among households in this age group with savings, the median amount was just $104,000.

Your own savings may be more substantial, but in general Americans struggle to meet their savings goals. Even a healthy savings account may not provide as much income as you would like over a long retirement.

Categories: Education

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