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According to the 2014-15 World at Work Salary Budget Survey, as in 2014, projected salary increases for 2015, for all industries, will be 3.0%. The study also reports that in 2014 between 96% and 100% of employees received an increase. The reported frequency between increases is 12.0 months. Survey participants reported that “High Performers” received a 4.0% increase.

From these statistics, we can conclude the following:
The following is an feature from the Memphis Crossroads digital magazine. We interviewed individuals representing three different industries on the value of Memphis water to business. To read the full feature on Memphis water, click here

When you stand atop an 800-year-old supply of the world's purest water, the gains translate into more than just cost-savings for prospective companies. An abundance of quality water provides industries with opportunities for greater economics, less maintenance, reduced waste, improved products and increased safety. Example after example can be cited on how each industry benefits from Memphis water, but in the interest of time and space, here is one of three:
Numerous studies support the fact that companies that excel at aligning their marketing and sales efforts enjoy significantly higher revenue growth. A best-in-class strategy for creating such cohesion is the regular development of a business dashboard.
The following is a feature in the spring issue of Memphis Crossroads digital magazine. Click here to read the full magazine.

Memphis is fundamentally an entrepreneurial city with all the resources it needs to become even more than it is. That’s Leslie Lynn Smith’s read on the Bluff City.
The Greater Memphis Chamber works for small business. Whether that means supporting legislation that prevents a substantial tax increase or providing opportunities to make that next business connection, we always have our small business owners in mind. That’s why we have begun enhancing our Small Business Council - so we can provide you with the resources, advocacy and education you need to grow and succeed.
The following is a feature from Volume 1 of the 2015 Memphis Crossroads Magazines. Click here to view the full magazine and all of its features.

Optometrist Dr. Chris Cooper had his own eye-opening experience a few years ago when he met with a sales representative from a well-known website that lists highly rated local service providers. 
Our firm helps many of our clients plan for trade shows every year. If your organization is exhibiting this year, don’t forget what a great opportunity these events can be for media coverage. To make sure you are getting the most out of this experience, create a detailed plan with designated responsibilities focused on pre-show, during-show and post-show activities. Here’s a quick guide:
The Greater Memphis Chamber is always looking for ways to help our members improve their bottom line. One of the ways we do this is by partnering with area businesses to save you money on products and services like shipping, healthcare and training. You can see a list of all our Affinity Partner programs here, but today we’d like to introduce you to our newest partner: Yuletide Office Solutions.
If our economic development team is focused on creating jobs and investment by “selling Memphis,” then our community development team is charged with improving the product by making Memphis the place companies want to do business and locate their employees. Led by Senior Vice President Kelly Rayne, the team accomplishes this goal through three focuses: industry councils, workforce development and public policy. We’ll focus on the first two for this post.
As an added benefit to your membership, the Chamber offers assistance in ribbon cutting and grand opening celebrations. We are happy to celebrate the opening of the Blues Hall of Fame and will continue to honor Memphis’ music heritage.

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