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HR Seminar – Overtime Law and Top 10 Employer mistakes

  • November 8, 2016
  • Blog

On Wednesday Nov. 2nd the Oswego Chamber of Commerce hosted an HR Seminar regarding the Overtime law that is taking effect December 1st and the top 10 mistakes Employers make.  Below find links to the powerpoint that was handed out, a newsletter with the Top 10 mistakes in it and a link to the video […]

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Meeting Planning Clich├ęs: They Exist for a Reason

  • September 12, 2016
  • Blog

Hi, my name is Karyn, and I’m a serial planner. Back in college, I used to map out my entire day, including travel time in between my dorm room, class, the gym, etc. Color-coded calendars, Excel spreadsheets, and to-do lists all bring me joy. I could be described as Type-A, and I’m okay with that. […]

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The Three Most Clickable Headlines

  • September 10, 2016
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For nearly the last five years, I have spent time every work day searching the internet for content I could share via social media with nonprofit organizations. My time perusing the web has given me insight on what makes a clickable headline. Below are the three types of headlines that make me click! Questioning Headlines […]

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Letter to Members from The Chairman of the Board

  • September 7, 2016
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Dear Chamber Member, My name is Cory Holstead, and I wanted to introduce myself as the Chairman of the Board for the Oswego Chamber of Commerce and share with you what the Board of Directors is doing for you to make your membership with the Chamber as beneficial as it can be. The board has […]

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Active Listening: How and Why

  • September 7, 2016
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You’re at a networking event and you spot someone you’ve wanted to talk to. You walk over, start a conversation and then it happens. They look past you mid-sentence. This has happened to all of us and frankly, we are all guilty of it too. Being present is difficult. The demand for our attention is […]

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Online Business Marketing

  • July 29, 2016
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You constantly need to look at your business marketing and try new things and figure out what works for you.  The problem is what worked last year may not work this year or next year.  Online marketing is still hot and many businesses do a lot of marketing on Facebook and Twitter.  Have you thought […]

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Village of Oswego Business Registration Requirements

All persons conducting business within the Village shall register their business. All businesses must renew annually. Registration applies to both home and commercial businesses. Commercial businesses must: Verify properly zoned Obtain a certificate of occupancy Schedule an on-site inspection Pay required fees Be issued a business registration certificate before opening or conducting business Home businesses […]

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Follow This Oswego Chamber’s Members Blog

  • March 11, 2016
  • Blog

Follow Chamber Member “The Welcome Waggin’” on their blog at Tails from the Trails   https://thewelcomewaggin.wordpress.com/ The Welcome Waggin’  offers House call veterinary service in the western suburbs for small animals Contact: Dr. Lisa McIntyre 539 De Lasalle Ave. Naperville , IL 60565 Phone: 630-699-3113 Fax: 630-445-5902 E-Mail: wolffmcintyre@yahoo.com Web Site: http://www.thewelcomewaggin.com

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Hello!

  • February 10, 2016
  • Blog

Welcome to the Oswego Chamber of Commerce blog!  We will be posting on her periodically with information on upcoming events in the chamber or community that are of interest to our members; posting on business topics of interest; and more. If you are an Oswego Chamber member and have your own blog, please send a […]

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