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Importance of Company Culture for Employees

Nobody wants to come in to work and not enjoy it—that’s why company culture is incredibly important. Different companies have different cultures; Google is known for its incredible corporate culture. But what Google does for its employees by spurring along creativity and halting procrastination is different from what REI or Discover do for their employees. […]

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Best Motivational Quotes to Pump You Up Before Your Job Interview

Preparing for an interview is a nerve-wracking, sweat-inducing, seemingly never-ending experience—but it can be made easier with some motivational quotes to pump you up before your job interview. 1. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”— Winston Churchill 2.  “There are two types of people who will […]

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Gateway Technical College to hold workshops for the Promise program

Attention high school seniors! According to a story in the Journal Times, Gateway Technical College is holding workshops at all three of its main campuses – Racine, Kenosha, and Elkhorn – to guide students through the application process for the Gateway Promise Program. During the workshops, students and parents can ask questions about the Promise […]

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High School Students to gain skills for a welding career

Through a $100,000 Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Fast Forward grant award given to Gateway Technical College, some high school students will have the opportunity to build the skills necessary for an in-demand career in welding. With this grant, 34 high school students from schools located in Gateway’s district will get the opportunity to […]

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RUSD freshmen students SEE their future during career expo

Racine Unified School District freshmen from Case, Horlick, Park, Walden and The R.E.A.L. School had the opportunity recently to engage with more than 50 local employers during the SEE Your Future Expo. The expo, held at Gateway’s iMet Center and Fountain Hall, offered employers the chance to connect and teach students about career opportunities available […]

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Grants will help Racine County residents battling opioid addiction

Funds will allow expansion of Vivitrol treatment program The Racine County Human Services Department has received two grants totaling $165,000 to help treat residents battling opioid addiction. The grant funding, from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services-Division of Care and Treatment Services, will enable Racine County to dramatically expand its Vivitrol program to serve more […]

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City of Racine Municipal Court to hold driver’s license recovery day

For many, the key to finding and keeping employment is being able to drive themselves to work. The City of Racine Municipal Court will hold a driver’s license recovery day, Nov. 29, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The court will consider reinstatement requests for licenses suspended by the City of Racine Municipal Court. Suspensions will […]

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Officials remind public of permanent household medication disposal sites

Experts say that medications stored in homes or thrown in the trash make them accessible for abuse and accidental poisoning. Flushed medications can accumulate in the municipal environmental systems and in water supplies where treatment plants are not designed to remove them. Racine County residents have several locations to safely dispose of their unwanted household […]