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Volunteer creates career development program in Mercer


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MERCER, Wis. - Technology has changed the world of work but a volunteer career development specialist is showing Mercer students that business is still about relationships, trust and the ability to work with others.

"These are competencies that anybody can possess," said Brian Baltz, a Mercer resident who has worked in managerial and leadership positions in the private sector and in the U.S. Air Force. "It's preparing these young adults for that next chapter in life and to give them a competitive advantage."

When Baltz moved his family to Merce...