RSS Feed businessrecord.com : HR & Education http://businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-08-29T01:35:09.9044006Z Simpson launches course in business innovation <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Simpson College today announced its EMERGE Innovation Immersion program, a nine-week course designed for rising business leaders to hone innovative skills by working with a startup in a laboratory-type workplace.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/HR-Education/HR-Education/Article/Simpson-launches-course-in-business-innovation/165/799/65121 HR & Education Former unemployment judge says Wahlert pushed pro-business bias <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">A former chief judge for the state agency that hears unemployment cases told an Iowa Senate committee Tuesday that he was fired because he stood up to Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert, whom he accused of asserting bias toward employers over workers,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001vSiTp2JfNoa8dyuaiACCngxks3SvNUyv9xcaS1ZQdLqzz3fqX-E1eGaXMaahNabt65-g09NzqQr3iM1ygxdtolkZXfK0DTar5XJVOwwQYTCtcCFioQP2LnKH8ps8TD_6fxFtBA8vMu8H0VkubMhsOlPAOBUKvrpJn0jhJivCIT7B7LFunuic8-zv-8FsCrZHYscqClih3WIQhE1Y-kvzzRZJmVYlChTUWnUSYA4HGlEtvFfUeTQ42ecXBpoxieYs" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;">reports The Associated Press on DesMoinesRegister.com.</a> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/HR-Education/HR-Education/Article/Former-unemployment-judge-says-Wahlert-pushed-pro-business-bias/165/799/65088 HR & Education Contest offers $30,000 in free College Savings Iowa money <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Iowa Student Loan has partnered with College Savings Iowa to offer parents a chance to boost their students' college savings plan.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/HR-Education/HR-Education/Article/Contest-offers-30-000-in-free-College-Savings-Iowa-money/165/799/65073 HR & Education Close skills gap by returning to training programs <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Something is clearly broken in the labor market. The problem may not be the skills workers ostensibly lack. It may be that employers' expectations are out of whack, according to a paper by a Wharton School management professor,</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Z-syRtxHCw9i24Gtp6HoKqE11TPEw7uVu633hbmz0cFyooAMhuqsCgYv7AWwYkJZ6UtjG8s4mtirHfNVCwaAv8Tdvil395F0kBP-hDn-W3S6nywD6lAEc4VJu6oJ-BFrXxaIlRBOmX-vszqcIZcWK-sH5fSrS4JRF9JIxWqiPkG8fo9FwLXqpr354gC2S7v49yKr6x3q3rwhXEgAWm0AT6cnjFT8FPvLT4E2xqxDwsmUmOlhUdmUCHJiLcMRAuKBD6lgp2gUgZE=" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1;">Bloomberg Businessweek reported.</a> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/HR-Education/HR-Education/Article/Close-skills-gap-by-returning-to-training-programs/165/799/65014 HR & Education