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A group of people learning at the Steel Partners EH&S Council Meeting

New Ideas, New Friends, and a Bit of Fair Food: IWCO Direct Hosts Steel Partners EH&S Council in MN

Posted September 17, 2019 by in Announcements

At the end of August, we welcomed members of the Steel Partners Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Council to Minnesota for their week-long annual meeting. The 54 members in attendance represented 35 locations from 11 different Steel Partners companies. Our Chanhassen campus acted as home base to facilitate the communication of best management practices for EH&S […]

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is a Great Reminder to Put One More Item on Your Spring-Cleaning List

Posted May 7, 2019 by in Announcements

The misuse and abuse of prescription drugs has become an epidemic that unfortunately affects too many lives. According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, six million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs that year, and the majority of those drugs were obtained from family and friends, often stolen from their medicine cabinets.  […]

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How to Get Involved with Mentoring Month 2019 – IWCO Direct

How We’re Making Mentoring Month Last All Year Long

Posted January 18, 2019 by in Announcements

Long-time readers of SpeakingDIRECT may know that January is National Mentoring Month, as we’ve been writing about mentoring and our work with programs like MENTOR Minnesota for at least eight years. The official designation goes back to 2002, when President George W. Bush proclaimed January as National Mentoring Month, endorsed by both chambers of the  […]

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As Labor Day Approaches We Salute Six Employees Celebrating 30-Year Anniversaries

Posted September 1, 2017 by in Announcements

As we head into Labor Day weekend, we can’t help but appreciate the dedication of our employees. August was a particularly special month as it marked a significant milestone for six IWCO Direct employees who celebrated 30-year anniversaries with the company. Their roles and locations are varied; three have worked at our Chanhassen campus since  […]

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Memorial Day

What’s Memorial Day All About, Anyway?

Posted May 26, 2017 by in Announcements

Although Memorial Day has come to mark the unofficial start of the summer vacation season, it has a much more important meaning. So before you head off for your long weekend of grilling, picnics, or hanging out at the beach (or as our friends in Pennsylvania say, “the shore”), we’d like to share a little  […]

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Who We’re Looking For at the UW-Stout Career Conference

Posted February 17, 2017 by in Announcements, Direct Marketing Trends

There’s no doubt about it: A new generation of direct marketing is upon us, signaled by the increasing power of data, dynamic content, and the advances in digital production. Naturally, finding new talent to support IWCO Direct well into the future is a top priority—and University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Career Conference is one of the richest  […]

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