What's the Most Dangerous Job at an Agency?

What's the Most Dangerous Job at an Agency?
While much has been made of the short lifespan of CMOs—on average 45 months, according to recruiters Spencer Stuart—there's even more survival pressure on the business development executives pitching those clients. In fact, a whopping 80 percent of …
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Mid-Hudson business people 'On the Move': Aug. 25, 2014
He holds a bachelor's degree from SUNY Oneonta in business and economics and a master of business administration degree from Union Graduate College. Nelson has worked at the bank for the last six years as human resources specialist, responsible for …
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Burning Man brings business to Reno RV renters
“We've brought over 100 RVs from Los Angeles and San Francisco just to bring them to Burning Man,” said Chick, who's worked in the rental business for five years. “Budget Truck actually offers budget trucks for Burners who don't have enough money to …
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Solano County firms address the business of drought survival

Solano County firms address the business of drought survival
The impact of California's ongoing drought is being felt by municipalities, households and businesses statewide, even as state officials issue water-use guidelines and many cities wrestle with a variety of water-conservation ordinances. Officials of …
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The 4 steps to strategically organize your business projects
We tend to hang onto familiar activities, products, services and lines of business long after their usefulness. Often, they are money losers, time drains and consume other valuable resources. In some cases they involve obsolete products and low-volume …
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Flights for foodies? United's gonna try
(AP) — To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs. The carrier has been looking for ways to woo back some of its top fliers who defected to other carriers after a rocky merger with Continental …
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Business owners taking a hit on profits due to protesters
FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – The continuous days of protests in Ferguson not only place a stressor on police, but business owners as well. The flow of traffic on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson has only consisted of protestor traffic and limited, if …
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Square launches Analytics to give small business a window into their sales data
Today Square is launching yet another feature within its Register platform, Analytics. The new product expands on the daily reports that Register already provides with more information about business sales. More specifically, Analytics will tell small …
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A Birds-Eye View of Small Business Risk: An Assessment From 12000 Feet
Surprisingly, many of the folks who sign up for my expeditions aren't hardened, extreme sports professionals; they're actually business people – with more than a few hailing from promising positions as small business owners. You lean a lot about the …
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Here's What 'Business Casual' Really Means
"I've really tried to learn the art of clothes, because you don't sell for what you're worth unless you look good." —Lady Bird Johnson. Your boss invites you to a conference. He sends an email letting you know the dress code is "business casual." You …
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Townspeople, business owners square off on Scottsville noise
“If you put enough restrictions on the businesses activities, then eventually you may run the businesses out of town,” said Spencer Marshall, of the Tavern on the James. “Is that what we want, to have a town like Columbia? I don't want to see …
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Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem
As long as consumers have problems, they will always search for solutions. People will always look for better, faster and smarter ways to accomplish everyday tasks. And fortunately for entrepreneurs, there are still lots of rooms for improvements in …
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This pope means business
After 15 minutes, Pope Francis entered the room—and got right down to business. Attired in a simple white cassock and plain metal cross, he took his place standing at the head of the table. With little preamble, he began outlining his strategic vision …
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It's Your Business: Supplier in Demand
The Proctor family is continuing in that business, even though Proctor's Restaurant Equipment & Supply Co. closed on University Avenue in Champaign last November after 62 years in business. After Scott Proctor retired, his brother, Dan Proctor, decided …
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Blockbuster is Still in Business

Blockbuster is Still in Business
Years before there was Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) TV or Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX), there was Blockbuster, one of the largest retailers in America and the primary distribution channel for premium content. Blockbuster had over 8,000 stores, which rented out first …
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Local business resources highlighted in session
Tammy Schultz, advisory board member and owner of Virtualtech Website Design and Promotion, will facilitate the session that will provide links and listings of various business resources available as well as tips to searching for them. Key areas to be …
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Only On CBS2: Anti-Semitic Flyers Surface At Jewish-Owned Business Near UCLA

Only On CBS2: Anti-Semitic Flyers Surface At Jewish-Owned Business Near UCLA
WESTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Are events in the Middle East behind flyers with an anti-Jewish message that have surfaced near the UCLA campus? CBS2's Juan Fernandez reports a Jewish store owner said he found one of the handwritten flyers – which …
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Icing on the cake: Young lawyer finds sweet success with baking business
Based in the city of Blantyre, Malawi's chief commercial and industrial hub, Mtalimanja's baking business produces all sorts of custom-made "sweet temptations" — from delicious red velvet cakes topped with moist cream cheese frosting to fluffy …
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Locally based national business outfit moving to Orlando

Locally based national business outfit moving to Orlando
A national business association announced Thursday that it's moving its headquarters and global training center from Athens to Orlando, Fla. The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) had been in Athens since 1988. The Orlando Sentinel …
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Coast Guard veteran runs home-inspection business
Lynam knew that eventually the boom would slow, so he decided to open a business. After looking into multiple possibilities, including owning a coffee franchise, Lynam decided to become a home inspector because he knew that his contracting background …
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NOLA Business Alliance moving out of startup stage with departure of founding

NOLA Business Alliance moving out of startup stage with departure of founding
The departure of Rodrick Miller, the founding president of the New Orleans Business Alliance, likely will occasion a reassessment of the type of leadership the young economic development group needs as it moves from startup status to ongoing …
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Business in Wisconsin
Monday: Support group for unemployed. Crossroads Career Network. 6:30-9 p.m. Free. Hales Corners Lutheran Church, 12300 W. Janesville Road. For more, (414) 529-6700 or www.HCL.org. Thursday: "Why Aren't We There Yet?" Ameriprise Financial.
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Weekend Reading: The Business of Being a Bank
The weight of tens of billions of dollars in legal costs may be coming to an end for Bank of America, allowing the bank to turn its attention back to, as DealBook reported, “the business of being a bank.” For Brian T. Moynihan, the bank's chief …
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Gloucester Premium Outlets breaks ground; township, NJ officials talk traffic

Gloucester Premium Outlets breaks ground; township, NJ officials talk traffic
Although the Deptford Mall is not far from the site, De Vita said the outlets would not compete with other local businesses. "It's a different kind of shopping," she said. Gloucester Township Mayor David Mayer said he had hoped to do something with the …
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Google Acquires Directr, a Small Business Video Marketing Startup
"For now, everything you love about Directr is staying the same and we'll continue to focus on helping businesses create great video quickly and easily. One immediate bonus: Directr will soon be all free, all the time. Thanks, YouTube!" the company added.
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Exploiting inefficiencies in the agent business: one agency lowers its commissions
Scott Boras, for example, famously has an entire operation of training, personal business management and general hand-holding professionals on staff to be one-stop shopping for clients. Others, like the guys at Performance, are more about doing the …
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