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They said yes: Now, how to keep that new hire 

After a successful hire, you might breathe a sigh of relief and feel like your job is done until his or her first day on the job. But it’s important to note that an employee most often makes the decision to stay or leave a position during the first 30 to 60 days.

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National award-winner Broin on biotech’s ‘unlimited potential’

Poet founder, chairman and CEO Jeff Broin is now part of a short list of the biotech industry’s most innovative leaders.

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Treating ‘client as king’ leads to impressive retention

Most businesses dream of a 97 percent customer retention rate. Here’s how Howalt+McDowell achieves it.

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Retiring president Oliver: On leading Augustana, workforce development and what’s next

Rob Oliver wraps up his term as the 23rd president of Augusta University this month, leaving behind 11 years of accomplishments and a foundation for the future. We caught up with him to look back and look ahead.

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Why the calmest markets in 50 years?

You might think, with all the political strife and global instability, the markets might follow suit and respond with similar volatility. You would be wrong.

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Woster Wisdom: 10 tips to succeed in business

Jim Woster went to Mass at Avera McKennan one morning almost 30 years ago. He left with the unofficial role of goodwill ambassador.

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S.D. has $3 trillion in bank assets; here’s why it matters

Attorney Doug Hajek explains one of the benefits of having a large bank designate a main office in South Dakota.

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Economist: Sioux Falls should think broader in recruiting workers

Sioux Falls needs to look beyond surrounding communities to attract enough workers to support its growth, Creighton University economist Ernie Goss told a group of leaders Thursday.

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Millage: Protect your brand when making ad decisions

Advertisers have been in the hot seat lately, having to make tough decisions in an effort to protect their brands.

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The Return of the Middle Class

The story has been about a shrinking middle class – as the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. The facts suggest that could be changing.

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