A ‘Fair’ Offer

July 6, 2022 – The local government in Minnehaha County, S.D., created a task force to review and establish a new vision for the W. H. Lyon Fairgrounds in Sioux Falls at its current location, but during a recent commission meeting Knife River Corp. extended a much different idea. “Knife River currently borders the fairgrounds on three sides and those surrounding…

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Leading the Digital Information Revolution

The New Partnership Between Rock Products and Burgex Brings Powerful New Tools to Aggregates Producers. For 20 years, the Aggregates Atlas has been one of the industry’s leading information sources. Featuring maps and listings, readers were able to see the location of aggregates operations throughout the United States. But the print version of the Atlas had its limitations.  In metropolitan areas…

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Hire For What People Can Do, Not What They Have Done

Candidates’ Past Successes May Not Transfer To A New Environment. By Steve Schumacher Over my career, I have helped many hiring managers transition from horrible to highly effective hiring techniques. I have seen far too many hiring managers make a long-term investment in a new employee with a seat-of-the-pants interviewing process.  Considering how much organizations spend on recruiters, advertising open…

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