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Laredo stakeholders participate in tri-national business meeting

A meeting that focused on the tri-national aspects of Laredo as a major stakeholder in the world of trade and commerce was held last week in Laredo, with various local stakeholders being part of the discussions. On Wednesday, those stakeholders, including economic development organizations and businesses, formed part of the local North American Competitiveness Strategy …

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For business leaders, delivering bad news in a good way is a skill that takes work

Melissa Delay helps CEOs find good ways to deliver bad news. That her business has increased exponentially due to the pandemic may come as no surprise. DeLay has perfected a framework for guiding companies through difficult situations during 22 years in crisis and strategic communications consulting with his Roseville-based firm, TruPerception. “There’s a science behind …

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Killington shoots snow guns, prepares for the World Cup

Killington, Greg Gleason, Snowmaking October 8, 2022 Photos courtesy of Killington/Everett Vermont Business Journal On Saturday morning, Killington Resort fired up its snow cannons to make snow in preparation for the start of the ski season and the 2022 Women’s World Cup races taking place over Thanksgiving weekend. Killington Resort will once again welcome the …

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The Ledger office building debuted this month in downtown Bentonville

The world’s first bike-friendly office building is nearing the finish line in downtown Bentonville. After two years of construction — and still work to do — the 230,000-square-foot mixed-use Ledger building will be partially open soon at 240 S. Main St. Mary Best, the building’s director of operations, said the Ledger will invite members to …

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Woodworking miracle: Brainerd teenager turns hobby into business – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD – There are barely enough hours in the day and days in the week for Brandon Eberts to keep up with all of his responsibilities and activities. A sophomore at Brainerd High School, Brandon works at Great River Door Co. after school on non-sailing days and devotes his weekends to Lakeland Woodsmith. What’s unique …

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KISD nurse under investigation for running side business while at school | education

A Killeen ISD employee was caught operating a trucking business during school hours, according to documents obtained by the Herald. A 2018 report by Killeen Independent School District investigator Charles “Chuck” Kelly, obtained in response to a 2021 open records request, detailed an investigation into an Ellison High School nurse accused of working for the …

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It’s good for business when socioeconomically disadvantaged workers are given a fair chance

It’s good for business when socioeconomically disadvantaged workers are given a fair chance Getty It’s hard to think of anything that epitomizes America more than the American dream. The idea that people can make something of their lives, regardless of their starting point, has defined the nation for centuries. However, research from Dartmouth College suggests …

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Small businesses are getting creative to hire hard-to-find labor

As some corporations slow their hiring pace due to economic concerns, small business owners are left behind when it comes to recruiting. Nearly two-thirds of small businesses were hiring or trying to hire in September, according to a report from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), but 46% reported they could not fill those …

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The new rules for business in a post-neoliberal world

More than 40 years ago, the Reagan-Thatcher revolution was born. Taxes were reduced. Unions were crushed. Markets were deregulated and global capital was unleashed. But the economic pendulums are swinging. And it’s become abundantly clear over the past few weeks that anything remotely related to the percolation theory is now political kryptonite. The most obvious …

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NH Business: Mental Health in the Workforce

Fred Kocher, host of NH Business NH Business: Prioritizing the Mental Health of the New Hampshire Workforce The pandemic has highlighted the need for mental health resources, and New Hampshire businesses are working to provide for their employees. Updated: 7:49 a.m. EDT, October 9, 2022 Hide transcript Show transcript WELCOME TO HAMPSHIRE BUSINESS. I’m FRED …

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