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US Added A Solid 128K Jobs in October Despite GM Strike

US Added A Solid 128K Jobs in October Despite GM Strike
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U.S. employers added a solid 128,000 jobs in October, a figure that was held down by a now-settled strike against General Motors that caused several thousand workers to be temporarily counted as unemployed.


Health Network Saved Its Members $14.7M in 2018

Health Network Saved Its Members $14.7M in 2018

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Arkansas Health Network of Little Rock saved the organizations it works with more than $14.7 million in 2018, the latest figure available. read more >

How Does It Know? (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

How Does It Know? (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

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Consumer Reports published the day after Christmas their list version titled, “The Most Influential Products of the Past Decade.” As they describe it, it's their editors' picks for the products and services that defined the 2010s. Here is our abridged and commented-on inventory. read more >

US Trade Deficit Falls 8.2% to $43.1B in November

US Trade Deficit Falls 8.2% to $43.1B in November

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in November to the lowest level in more than three years as U.S. exports rose while imports declined, putting the country on track to see the first annual decline in the trade deficit in six years. read more >

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2019

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2019

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We approached executives from businesses large and small, nonprofits and even government agencies, and asked them to answer questions about their organizations, their industries and themselves. read more >

In the Workplace 2020: Succession Planning: Avoiding Pitfalls

In the Workplace 2020: Succession Planning: Avoiding Pitfalls

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Succession planning necessitates talking to current key employees about their retirement plans. Planning how you will approach these conversations can help you avoid claims of age bias. Remember, there is no mandatory retirement age (with very few exceptions). read more >

In the Workplace 2020: New Federal Overtime Rules Effective Jan. 1

In the Workplace 2020: New Federal Overtime Rules Effective Jan. 1

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The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that its new overtime rules, which go into effect Jan. 1, will make an additional 1.3 million American workers eligible for overtime wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act. read more >

Arkansas Year In Review: Notable Deaths in 2019

Arkansas Year In Review: Notable Deaths in 2019

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A brilliant sportswriter, a beloved PR executive, a founder of one of Arkansas' pre-eminent architecture firms, a giant in the field of construction, the creator of “The Fishin' Hole,” a civil rights icon and a pioneering scientist were just a few of the notable Arkansans who died in 2019. read more >

Christmas by the Numbers

Christmas by the Numbers

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Facts and figures which are present behind the economy of the holiday season. read more >

Good People Of Business (Editorial)

Good People Of Business (Editorial)

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May this time of the rolling year be a comfort to you, and may we all remember the business poor Marley forgot: charity, mercy, forbearance and benevolence read more >

Arkansas Business Reader's Choice Best of Biz 2019 (Advertising Section)

Arkansas Business Reader's Choice Best of Biz 2019 (Advertising Section)

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The winners and finalists appearing here were chosen not by a group of panelists around a conference table, but by the thousands of busy employees, employers, executives, movers and shakers whose work leads them to use the companies and services listed. read more >