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Mon Jun, 24

All of these new people are killing our company culture!

By Jason Kayzar, VP Sales & Service, Power Test

 

Your company is growing, revenues are through the roof and there never seems to be enough time in the day. Everything should smell like roses, but instead it smells like… well, not roses. Read more



Thu Mar, 7

Developing from Within vs. Hiring from the Outside

Developing from Within vs. Hiring from the Outside

Written by: Megan Tzanoukakis Vice President of Supply Chain – Sussex IM

With the unemployment rate in Waukesha county at historic lows, it can be especially challenging to find and retain the best talent. Read more


Sun Jan, 27

Employee Retention through Recognition

Who can argue the value and importance of employee retention?

One of the most significant challenges in today’s business climate is finding motivated employees. Consider the time and expense required to recruit, interview, onboard and train each member of your company’s workforce and consider the ramifications when reliable employees leave for a better position. Read more


Thu Jan, 17

A message from new Executive Director, Dana Breunig

Thank you for welcoming me to the chamber as your Executive Director. I am beyond thrilled to serve our members and promote Sussex and surrounding areas as a great place to live, work, and play. I’m passionate about connecting people and helping businesses thrive.  Read more


Mon Dec, 17

Meet our Member – Sussex Bowl

Meet our Member: Stephen Hoehnen – Sussex Bowl

Sussex Bowl has recently joined the Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce and we are so glad they did! In the past 10 years under new ownership, Sussex Bowl has been a growing business and staple in the Sussex Community. Read more


Fri Dec, 7

The Best Job in America

Alright everyone, play along. Any guesses as to the best job in America? Beer taster? Wastepaper basket repairman? Video game tester? Wrong.

The best job in America is mine. According to me anyway. But don’t be discouraged, the second best job in America is still available. Read more


Tue Nov, 13

Hamilton highest performing K-12 district in Waukesha County, third highest in state

State School Report Card:

Wisconsin School Report Card data were released today, and the Hamilton School District’s performance once again was among the highest in the state. Hamilton was the highest rated school district in Waukesha County and third highest among Wisconsin’s 367 K-12 school districts. Read more


Mon Nov, 12

Peak Speaker Series 2019

Join us in our new Speaker Series for 2019 – PEAK. More information on dates and small group session coming soon.

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Thu Nov, 8

Recruiting and Retaining Your Next Game-Changing Employees

PEAK Business Blast

The strategies of employee recruiting and retention have evolved significantly in the last five years. Successful companies now market their corporate culture as ardently as they do their manufacturing or service capabilities. While competitive salaries and traditional benefits will always be important to a prospective employee, the personality of the organization’s work environment also plays a major role in their decision. Read more


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