Thursday, April 6, 2023
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Chamber Weekly Survey
Your Kitsap County Chambers want to know:
How many times a month do you use
Kitsap Transit's scheduled bus routes?
Please select one.
None
1 to 2 times/month
3 to 5 times/month
6 to 10 times/month
11 to 15 times/month
16 to 20 times/month
21 or more times/month
*Survey questions are run for at least 2 weeks to capture all of our readers.
The Greater Kitsap Chamber is committed to learning how best
to serve our business membership and community. Your participation
in poll questions like these help us to work better for you!
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Understanding America's Labor Shortage
Courtesy of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, published March 28, 2023

America is facing a worker shortage crisis: There are too many open jobs without people to fill them. The Chamber’s Worker Shortage Index ratio indicates the number of available workers for every job opening. States with a higher ratio have more workers available to fill open jobs. For example, a ratio of 0.39 means a state has just 39 workers for every 100 open jobs. A ratio above 1.0 would indicate a surplus of available workers compared to job openings. 

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4 Habits of Leaders People Actually Want to Follow
Published on FastCompany.com, March 28, 2023
Photo: Peter Gargiulo/Unsplash

People often leave companies because of the failings of their bosses. As a result, many organizations are intentional about investing in leader development. That’s because more effective managers advance business results and can mitigate attrition of vital talent. 

But retaining high-performing employees doesn’t happen simply because their bosses went to a few training programs. Something much more ingrained in the leader creates the bond that makes employees not only want to stay but also eager to contribute under the stewardship of their boss. 

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How ChatGPT is Changing the Shopping Experience

The retail experience is constantly evolving, and one of the most exciting developments in recent years has been the rise of artificial intelligence (AI). ChatGPT has the potential to revolutionize the way we shop and interact with retailers.

One of the main benefits of ChatGPT is its ability to understand natural language. This means that it can interpret and respond to customer queries and requests in a way that feels human-like. By integrating ChatGPT into a retail environment, customers can communicate with the system in the same way they would with a human sales assistant, providing a more personalized and seamless experience.

ChatGPT can help retailers with:
  • Market Research
  • Marketing and Sales Support
  • Personalized Recommendations
  • Customer Service
  • Fraud Detection
  • Inventory Management
  • Returns and Exchanges

ChatGPT has the potential to transform the retail experience by providing a more personalized, efficient, and convenient shopping experience for customers. By leveraging the power of AI, retailers can improve their customer service, increase sales, and stay competitive in an ever-changing market.

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