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Overture Group Opens New Office in Cedar Rapids

The Overture Group has announced that it has opened a new office in downtown Cedar Rapids. The new office will continue to serve the small and mid-sized companies based in Iowa, focusing on manufacturing and distribution, financial services and healthcare, and professional services firms.

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Key Strategies for Implementing Employee Benefits

Changing demographics in the workplace have made it necessary to offer employee benefit options that attempt to meet different employee needs.

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On-­Boarding: The First Year

On-boarding is a crucial process. A successful on-boarding program helps make new employees feel welcome, accelerates a new employee’s contribution and productivity, reduces the risk of turnover and improves customer/client satisfaction.

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Orientation: The First Step to Successful On-Boarding

One of the most common misconceptions about on-boarding is that it is essentially the same thing as orientation. Orientation is only the beginning of a comprehensive on-boarding plan. However, that doesn’t make the orientation process any less important, and many companies fall short on making a great first impression.

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Top 10 Attributes of a Successful CFO

If you’re currently a CFO, or searching for one, this information can be invaluable during your search and hiring process.

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6 Reasons Your Employee Turnover is High

Do see value in keeping your employees happy? You should. Companies that value low employee turnover rates see much more long-term success than companies that recycle and use up unmotivated employees.

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Businesses Back Detroit in Full-Page Ad

The ad entitled “Here’s $250 billion that says the city of Detroit has a very bright future” first appeared on Sunday, September 22, in the New York Times, Washington Post, Detroit Free Press, and Detroit News. Since then, it has also been shown in several other high profile, national publications including the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Politico.com.

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Three Steps for a Successful New Hire Orientation

For any company looking to grow and expand, finding and securing new hires is a critical element. The basic orientation process is critical to creating a 1st impression and providing the base for a comprehensive on- boarding plan.

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5 Strategies for Recruiting in Rural Areas

Despite continued high unemployment, many companies struggle to hire qualified talent, particularly for executive and professional positions.

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Overture Managing Director to Serve on Panel at CWC Event

This fall networking and resume event is sponsored by Corridor Women Connect (CWC), a community of company leaders dedicated to improving women’s leadership competencies. The first event will be held on Thursday, October 10 in Iowa City, Iowa. The following Thursday, October 24, a second event will be held in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Lisle, IL 60532
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