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Welcoming Kristie Fisher home

We welcome back Kristie Fisher to the Corridor as the new president of Kirkwood Community College. She succeeded Lori Sundberg, who had a successful...

Are you frustrated with posting resumes with no responses?

Many career searchers immediately look at job boards when looking for a new job. Unknowingly, they are joining a huge group of professionals who...
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A community hospital, if you can keep it

“A republic, if you can keep it,” was Benjamin Franklin’s famous answer when he was asked whether we had a republic or a monarchy...

Community hospitals ensure affordable, accessible health care

Mercy Iowa City Hospital filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in federal bankruptcy court in August. Chapter 11 filings, are usually considered reorganization filings where...
Mercy Iowa City hospital, pictured Aug. 9, 2023. CREDIT ALEXANDRA OLSEN

Saving a beloved hospital

I was waiting in the emergency room at Mercy Iowa City, killing time by working on an editorial. It was just a few hours after...

AI in Iowa: Everything is going to be all right

A front-row seat to the evolution of Iowa’s technology landscape has certainly been a career highlight serving as president of the Technology Association of...

Basic skills for starting a business

Numbers are everywhere when you get into building a business. Some of those numbers are directly related to how a small business or startup...

Economy still confuses

The economy this year continues to perplex even the most knowledgeable economists. A couple of the economic indicators that we like to examine are...

Inflection points in the Iowa business lifecycle

Iowa is a great place to start and grow your business — Forbes named Des Moines among the Top 10 best places for businesses...

ABCs of privacy in market research

Staying on top of privacy issues is not an easy task for any organization. Financial institutions must comply with the GLBA Safeguards Rule, health...

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