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What's New In Albany

Find Out What's Happening Locally, In The News & Beyond

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Discover Things to Do in the Capital Region Over Memorial Day Weekend & Beyond

Early summer fun is beginning to heat up throughout the region, especially now that Memorial Day weekend is here. Learn about some of the events and activities that you don’t want to miss! Find Memorial Day Weekend Events, Baseball Games & More Here’s what’s happening this weekend and early next week: 2022 Solid Sound Festival […]

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Robert Braathe's HR & Albany Jobs Blog

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Employee Recognition

Establishing methods to encourage employee recognition and satisfaction is a major key to reduce attrition and ensure employees that desire to continue with their workplace for many years. In exploring the factors that affect employee retention, I discovered multiple methods of increasing employee retention. Employee retention is cited as a number one concern for many […]

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Around the Albany Region

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Get Into the Halloween Spirit at Ellms Family Farms’ Pumpkin Glow & Light Show Drive-Thru

It’s never too early to prepare for the Halloween season, and as the Capital Region adjusts to the new normal, Ellms Family Farm has announced the return of the Pumpkin Glow & Light Show Drive-Thru, their socially-distant fall event. Perfect for families and people of all ages, this one-of-a-kind Halloween experience begins in October and can […]

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The Daily Take By Jonathan

Albany News & Politics

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I Don’t Even Know Where To Begin

I usually begin my post with a welcome to all of the out of town visitors to the City of Albany. I don’t think that is an appropriate thing to do. Firstly, I am deeply sorry for the family of George Floyd for the atrocity that occurred in the City of Minneapolis the other day. […]

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The View From The Middle

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Woodstock at 50 Still Calls Us Back to the Garden.

As historical events go, Woodstock, (or as it is more formally known, “The Woodstock Music and Arts Festival.”) is a bit of an enigma.  For example: It wasn’t really held in Woodstock, New York.  Instead its actual location was Bethel, New York, almost 60 miles from Woodstock. It was supposed to cost six dollars per day, (Approximately […]

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Albany On The Spectrum

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Unbroken

As the mother of a child diagnosed with severe autism, I am no stranger to the fountain of “whys” that accompany this challenge. Seven years ago, my son was born a happy, healthy 9lbs 4oz baby with no complications. Most of my laboring was done at home, and I arrived at the hospital within moments […]

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Take This JOB and LOVE It!

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The Top 4 Sites for Your Job Search

In recent years, the way people search for jobs has changed. With the use of technology and mobile devices on the rise, your job search can be taken with you, anywhere and anytime. It is important, then, to find the right websites that match what you as a candidate are looking for in a position, […]

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Business Succession

An Albany Business Succession Blog

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Gifting Your Business

In past articles we covered investments to have your business pass to second, third and possibly even fourth generations. As you may recall, very few businesses are able to arrange such successions. One alternative might be to gift your business…

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