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. What the heck happened? You used to love coming to work. [Read more]
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. Many seasoned employees are nearing retirement, and new positions are being created due [Read more]
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. The [Read more]
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. Together we will work together to advance our local economy – [Read more]
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. The bowling alley is home to over 16 [Read more]
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. It’s located at the intersection of passion and purpose, [Read more]
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.
Join us in our new Speaker Series for 2019 – PEAK. More information on dates and small group session coming soon.
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 [Read more]