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Google’s laptops could soon graduate from schools to businesses

In 2011, Google unveiled its vision for the future of laptop computers—the Chromebook. Chromebooks are designed to take advantage of the growing ubiquity of internet access, doing away with large internal hard drives in favor of storing and editing documents online. The Chromebook concept even forgoes installing many programs on the device itself, instead giving users access to web-based applications.

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Discrimination law changes could finally pass this session

For more than a decade, Missouri businesses have faced an uphill battle in lawsuits over whether discrimination played a role in firing decisions. Currently, an employee who brings a retaliation action against an employer must prove only that discrimination contributed in some manner to the adverse action. In most other states and in federal court, the plaintiff employee must prove

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Secretary of State Jason Kander seeks to lower fees, enables more electronic filing

Jason Kander knows it’s not easy being an entrepreneur and small business owner. So, as secretary of state, he is trying to ensure that at least the first steps toward business success are as painless as possible. Kander’s office recently revamped their form filing process, allowing businesses to electronically file nearly all government-required paperwork — including the initial business formation

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Revitalize Your Employee Engagement Strategies

Many organizations think of “employee engagement” as simply the latest buzzword in HR practices. However, employee engagement strategies, especially employee-centered events, can boost employee morale, productivity, and commitment to the organization. There are many types of events that companies sponsor, such as having “volunteer work days” where groups of employees are given a day off to volunteer at non-profit organizations

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