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Northwestern Mutual Releases SBE and RPP First Quarter Report for 2014

Earlier this month, Northwestern Mutual released their quarterly SBE (Small Business Enterprise) and RPP (Residential Preference Program) Report prepared by Prism Technical Management & Marketing Services LLC, for the first quarter of 2014. For this project, Northwestern Mutual agreed to utilize certified SBEs for 25% of construction costs, and 40% RPP for worker hours, as a condition of receiving $54 million in TIF from the City of Milwaukee. According to the report, the project is meeting all requirements thus far for both SBE and RPP participation. See the report here; some key points are highlighted below.

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Employers Wanted: Bradley Tech Entry-Level Job Fair for Graduating Seniors

Bradley Tech High School will be holding an entry-level job fair specifically geared toward seniors who will be graduating in 2015, and are looking to enter the workforce. The event is scheduled for 9 am on Wednesday, May 6th. Please note that this is a job fair not a career fair, although you can certainly bring along educational items that will help students better understand the nature of your work/career opportunities. All participating businesses are asked to bring current entry-level job postings that Bradley Tech seniors may apply for on the spot.

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Mark Kessenich named WRTP/BIG STEP President and CEO

WRTP/BIG STEP Board of Directors taps Mark Kessenich as New President and Chief Executive Officer

Contact: Renee Shavers, Development and Communications Coordinator
Phone: (414) 342-9787

November 11, 2014 (Milwaukee, Wis.) – After an extensive nationwide search, WRTP/BIG STEP, a nationally recognized, workforce development intermediary is excited to announce that Mark Kessenich has been named President and CEO effective immediately. Kessenich held the position of Vice President at WRTP/BIG STEP and since July has been acting as Interim President and CEO.

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Staying Ahead of Trends – Dairyland Solutions, Inc.

I’m sure we can all agree that starting your own company takes a certain type of person with determination and guts. However, there’s a big difference between someone who starts a business and someone who successfully operates one for 16 years (and counting). …Read on.