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Nov 26th

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How to do business with government

“Never before has the partnership between public and private industry been so critical…we should never lose focus on what is happening in front of our own eyes,” are words of wisdom from a man who has made his mark marketing millions of dollars in contracts for minority enterprises.  Government marketing expert Michael Bowlds’ comment at a Congressional Black Caucus event in Washington, DC put elected and procurement officials and prime contractors in the spotlight for roles they play in the ½ trillion dollar government procurement process.
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(Plan Your Career) New teams need time for team building

Try this:  divide your team into groups of three or four; put two silver dollars on the table and direct each group to decide who gets the money.

Teams, departments and companies need to interact and negotiate effectively in order to be productive, but with all the reorganization going on in business these days, chances are good you are working with or for people you hardly know.  But who has time for team building when time and money and staff are all in high demand?

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Target managers offered employment training to homeless, working poor

Managers from Target Corp. provided free employment training on Tuesday, Sept. 22. to men and women served by The Salvation Army’s at The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center, 1010 Currie Ave., and neighboring Hope Harbor, 53 Glenwood Ave.
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Share with others while you're still around

You've probably already thought about how you'd like to share your assets with relatives, friends and favorite charities when you're gone, whether it's money you've saved, your home, or family heirlooms you want to pass along to the next generation.
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Tools to help you decide when to retire

These days, everyone is taking a new look at their finances - and no one is looking more closely than the millions of baby boomers who are nearing retirement age.  While some boomers expected to retire at one of the traditional milestones, such as age 62, the current economy is forcing many of them to re-evaluate their plans.  Many are wondering if they should work longer, or how their Social Security benefit - or their spouse's benefit - would be affected if they continued working.
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(Plan Your Career) Too many options: Focus on the familiar to improve job prospects

(Plan Your Career) Too many options:  Focus on the familiar to improve job prospects“I can do that,” T repeats to himself every time he reads an ad for a job opening.  And he is right.  Job seekers with a wide range of skills and a deep experience base are blessed with a strong sense of what is possible.  They learn quickly and readily apply old knowledge to new tasks.  And no one wants to hire them.
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(Planning Your Career) Three R’s of job searching: Reorganize, retool, reconnect

(Planning Your Career) Three R’s of job searching: Reorganize, retool, reconnectThere are 2.3 million people who are unwittingly wearing the government’s ironic label, Discouraged Worker.  These are the people who have stopped looking for work because “they believe there are no jobs available.”  The label is incongruous because a discouraged worker is still, most likely, a worker.  Discouraged or not, few of us have the luxury of retiring permanently.  So what are these people working on?
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