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    Monday, March 20, 2017
    N EWS R ELEASE Contact: Kim Helsel, Manager, Marketing, Communications and Public Relations, 814.947.7024 , khelsel@homenursingagency.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Home Nursing Agency Earns Best of Home Care for Fifth Consecutive Year March 14, 2017 – Home Nursing Agency’s Private Duty Home Care program announced today that it has received the 2017 Best of Home Care – Provider of ...read more
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    Monday, March 20, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Warm Springs Avenue Huntingdon , PA 16652 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Christine R. Gildea (814) 643-8 548 Fax: 814-64 1-2386 cgildea@jcblair.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE J.C. Blair Celebrates Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week Huntingdon, PA (3/13/17) – J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon is celebrating AACVPR National Pulmonary Rehabilitation ...read more
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    Thursday, March 09, 2017
    J.C. Blair United Way Campaign Exceeds Goal Huntingdon, PA, 3/9/17 – J.C. Blair Health System employees raised $26,845 for the Huntingdon County United Way, exceeding the 2016-17 campaign goal of $25,000. Campaign chairs, pictured left to right, Gail Young, Haley Parsons and Susan Hess, presented the check to Huntingdon County United Way Director Kathy Armillei. The Health System’s ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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    Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    ON THE JOB TRAINING (OJT) PROGRAM ADVANTAGES TO USING THE OJT PROGRAM Cuts the cost of wages for employers by a minimum of 50% during the training time. Reduces the employer’s costs for advertising and recruitment. Allows employers to make all hiring and firing decisions. Guarantees a quick referral process. Requires minimal paperwork. May involve a single placement, a number of people for ...read more
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    Thursday, February 02, 2017
    Phone Scams a Serious Threat; Remain on the IRS “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017 IRS YouTube Videos: Tax Scams : English | Spanish | ASL Security Summit Identity Theft Tips Overview – English Be Careful When Using Wi-Fi – English Update Your Password Regularly – English Dirty Dozen – English | Spanish | ASL WASHINGTON —Aggressive and threatening ...read more
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    Thursday, February 02, 2017
    Dangerous W-2 Phishing Scam Evolving; Targeting Schools, Restaurants, Hospitals, Tribal Groups and Others WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry issued an urgent alert today to all employers that the Form W-2 email phishing scam has evolved beyond the corporate world and is spreading to other sectors, including school districts, tribal ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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    Wednesday, January 18, 2017
    Recommendations for Anti-Retaliation Programs released OSHA's Whistleblower Protection Programs has issued Recommended Practices for Anti-Retaliation Programs to help employers create workplaces in which workers feel comfortable voicing safety and other concerns without fear of retaliation. The recommendations, which are advisory only and create no new legal obligations, are intended to apply ...read more
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    Monday, January 16, 2017
    3 Lessons Learned From Frogs About Making Procrastination Croak Having recently watched The 10 Commandments , starring Charlton Heston, I was reminded of the Biblical account of the plagues that came upon Egypt, most notably the plague of frogs and how we can sometimes feel overrun by all the things we need to get done. There was no escaping frogs. They were everywhere. Frogs were in their ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    Business Program Excites Local Students There is an award-winning summer program that for nearly four decades has been exciting the imaginations of high school students throughout Pennsylvania about the world of business and private enterprise. That program, Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) , will be celebrating its 39 th storied year this July and August. PFEW was founded specifically ...read more
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    Monday, January 09, 2017
    What DOES emotional intelligence HAVE TO DO WITH Business? There are trends in business that seem like they are dreamed up by coaches selling services. The difficulty today is in identifying which ones are necessary to your business and which ones you can sit on the sidelines watching for a while. Some will turn out to be fads, and you needn’t bother. Others will become important parts of ...read more
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    Tuesday, January 03, 2017
    How Inspiration Can Improve Your Business Marketing © GraphicStock Content creators will tell you the key to great content is to create content that is educational, entertaining, or inspiring. Educational content is extremely needed even with the plethora of content on the Internet. A good meaty piece will keep people from having to do additional research. Often it will get shared and ...read more
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    Monday, December 19, 2016
    Johnny the Bagger: a Customer Service Story © Can Stock Photo Inc. / flashon ​ Several years ago when I was with Walmart I attended one of our conventions. A motivational speaker at the convention shared the story of “Johnny the Bagger.” The presenter was hired by a large supermarket chain to lead a customer service program, and she shared that experience with us. In her ...read more
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    Monday, December 12, 2016
    Most businesses want to improve their search engine optimization (SEO). It means more customers at less cost, and almost everyone wants more customers. But how you improve your organic reach on a global scale is very different from how you do it on a local level. While the two have some things in common, you can usually affect your local rankings much faster than the larger scale ones. You can ...read more
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    Friday, December 09, 2016
    FirstEnergy is PEDA's Partner of the Year On Nov. 1, FirstEnergy was honored by the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association (PEDA) with its 2016 Economic Development Partner of the Year Award. PEDA lauded their commitment to help­ing partner organizations promote new corporate investments that help communi­ties recruit businesses. They also provided funding to help companies ...read more
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    Monday, December 05, 2016
    How to Increase Your Business’ Referrals © Graphic Stock One of the easiest and cheapest marketing tactics today is building a referral network. If you concentrate on growing referrals and word-of-mouth (WOM) marketing you can cut your marketing budget. Not only does WOM marketing not cost you anything, it’s more believed by potential customers. A recent survey by PowerReviews ...read more
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    Thursday, December 01, 2016
    OSHA issues recommended practices to promote workplace safety and health programs in construction As a complement to its recommended practices to help employers in general industry establish safety and health programs in their workplaces, OSHA has released Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs in Construction . The recommendations may be particularly helpful to small- and ...read more
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    Monday, November 21, 2016
    How to Be a Better Leader in Business © Can Stock Photo Inc. / harishmarnad I’ve compiled some of the most valuable leadership lessons I’ve learned over my career and I wanted to share them with you. Communicate All that You Know The best place to start is “communicate all that you know.” In my lifetime I have seen two types of leaders; one keeps all his knowledge to ...read more
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    Monday, November 14, 2016
    4 Fun Crowdsourcing Ideas for Your Business When people participate in something, they feel a sense of ownership and responsibility to see it succeed. That’s one of the reasons why it’s a good strategy to involve customers, and potential customers, in crowdsourcing parts of your business. Ever notice all the food manufacturing companies that run contests to help them pick the next ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    SOCIAL MEDIA AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS POLICY POLICY STATEMENT Adopted June 6, 2016 The Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce fully acknowledges and recognizes the emergence and influence of Social Media and Electronic Communications in the modern world, as well as the rights of individuals to actively participate in the undertaking of such activities. The goal of electronic communication ...read more