A new, rapidly growing organization in Milwaukee is working to give Latino employees in the food industry support, increased visibility and a platform to share their culinary stories.
A phone call without purpose - "just saying hi, and what's up?" Do it now. Pick someone in your phone that you haven't talked with in months.
Powered by NEWaukee and OnMilwaukee, the socials are a fun, casual way to network. Did we mention the awesome drink specials?
This interview was a real treat. It was an opportunity for me to sit down with not only a former boss, Joe Sweeney, but a friend, adviser and mentor who's helped motivate, guide and inspire me.
Ten years ago, as someone recently reminded me, I wrote a piece for The Business Journal titled, "Milwaukee business must 'push the envelope'." It was our way, via YPM (Young Professionals of Milwaukee, now Fuel Milwaukee) and OnMilwaukee.com, to help champion change, innovation, creativity and causes. It's still relevant today.
Griselda Aldrete is a Milwaukeean by birth, but spent her early childhood in Mexico. Leadership, mentorship and community are her passion points. She talks about these and more in this latest edition of "Milwaukee Talks."
The Milwaukee Lunch Club - which launches next month - gives Downtown professionals the chance to try food from restaurants primarily in the suburbs while networking with dozens of other people.
Every day of Young Professional Week features a different theme, as well as an event in the morning, lunchtime and evening where "YP's" can enjoy networking opportunities and expand their horizons with discussions and lectures having to do with the day's theme. All events are held at different venues across the city.
I got an email from LinkedIn this morning congratulating me for being among the top five percent most-viewed LinkedIn profiles for 2012. Considering that I barely understand the purpose of LinkedIn, I find this hard to believe. On the other hand, since I barely understand LinkedIn, it just might be true.
The Milwaukee branch of the NAACP's Young Adult Committee will host its second ONE MKE Summit Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.
Educational leaders and enlightened business executives will share practical solutions for employers to bridge Wisconsin's skills gap at the fourth annual BizTimes Get Smarter Conference.
Conference promoters talk to OMC about "new adventure" for the second year of the conference - international flair and free music.
A smarter Milwaukee is a better Milwaukee. And a better Milwaukee is better positioned to grow in a global economy. That is the premise behind the fourth annual BizTimes Get Smarter Conference.
Hats off to Newaukee for coordinating Young Professionals Week. It runs April 16-21 and is a week-long event "dedicated to showcasing and celebrating Milwaukee's Young Professional organizations."
Local women's business organization and network FemCity Milwaukee will hold its launch event Jan. 18, 2012 at Indulge Wine Room, 708 N. Milwaukee St.