2016-12-14 10:04:31

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    Reevaluating Legal Structures: A Case Study

    What should you do when your legal structure is preventing growth?

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    2016-11-28 16:11:47

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    Classification and Reclassification

    A case study on the appeals process for workers’ compensation insurance classifications.

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    2016-11-08 16:36:34

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    California Workers’ Compensation

    The challenges and complexities of California Workers’ Compensation, and tips for navigating the classification process.

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    2016-10-14 12:39:00

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    Managing Key Relationships: Funders

    How to identify funders with which your venture has a strong “fit” and create open and honest relationships with them.

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    2016-10-14 12:23:16

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    Managing Key Relationships: Consultants

    When to call an outside consultant, how to work most effectively with them, and how to get services at the best price.

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    2016-10-14 12:05:47

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    Managing Key Relationships: Customers

    Four techniques to help your social enterprise become a customer-driven as well as mission-driven organization.

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    2016-10-10 17:33:25

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    Growing a Social Enterprise: The Vision Stage

    How to understand the likely social outcomes, financial resources required, and key levers of profitability before committing to a specific business.

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    2016-09-19 13:38:42

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    Employee Retention Overview

    Retention is top of mind for employers and service practitioners. What are the biggest challenges for social enterprises and their employees?

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    2016-09-19 13:32:58

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    “Informed Benefits”

    Hot Chicken Takeover, a community restaurant in Columbus, shares their approach to employee recruitment and retention, and shares some best practices and lessons learned along the way.

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    2016-09-19 13:17:08

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    Employee Retention: Employer and Provider Partnerships

    As part of the LA:RISE program, LIFT is a partner that provides key employee retention services: job coaching, service referrals, financial coaching, and financial incentives.

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    2016-09-19 13:13:37

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    Effective Employee Retention Strategies

    MDRC is a research firm focused on building knowledge to improve social policy. Learn about some research they have conducted on low-wage workers and effective employee retention services.

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    2016-09-14 11:23:33

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    Life Cycle Analysis for Assessing Social Enterprise Stage

    Understanding the life cycle stage of your social enterprise will enable you to determine what type of support you will require and what outcomes you want to see

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