Issues: Vol. 27 Issue 9

HR

Smart Strategies: Creating a college recruitment strategy

After Labor Day, the busy season for college recruitment is on. University campuses across the U.S. are welcoming incoming freshmen, and a few weeks into the school year they’ll be rolling out the red carpet for corporate recruiters. Between job fair registration, booth presentation, collateral and travel, college recruitment can seem overwhelming to an employer. For a large and growing corporation, college recruitment is a natural fit. For a small-…

KC Made It, Success Stories

Ripple Glass: Passion for recycling fuels expansion

If you use food and beverage products that come in glass, “Ben” hopes you will help feed the big purple bins throughout the Kansas City area. “Ben” is the purple winged bottle mascot of Ripple Glass, the area’s recycler of glass products with purple containers across the metro and beyond. In 2017, the company celebrated recycling its 1 billionth bottle, and next year, Ripple will mark its 10th anniversary. (more…)