Monthly Archives: July 2011

It is a sad day in Bookville

If you were not keeping up with the news today, today began the end of a journey for an organization called Borders Books. By agreement with the Bankruptcy court the company began the liquidation of its operations. During a period when consulting … Continue reading

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Hey Houston We Have a Problem

Like a number of us, we have been following the drama out of Washington regarding the raising of the debt limit. If you have not we are faced with the possibility that the US will go into default on its loans because a group of congressmen are so … Continue reading

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Six Sigma for HR Course comes to Clearwater FL at the St Petersburg College Corporate Training Center Aug 11-12

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Daniel Bloom & Associates, Inc. has introduced a proprietary course for anyone dealing with the management of Human Capital. It is entitled Driving the Human Resource 500: A… Continue reading

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Relocation Announcements

From Welding Magazine: Welding equipment developer Fronius USA LLC is relocating its North American headquarters to Portage, Ind., from Brighton, Mich. Thermadyne Holdings is planning to relocate its Thermal Dynamics manufacturing operations in We… Continue reading

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The ability to lie is a liability

It has been an interesting week producing two different events that made me stop and examine the state of our business organizations. The first event was the publication of an opinion piece by a professor from Columbia University who expressed the… Continue reading

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From our partner: Jon Velie on I-9 compliance

Have you received a letter from Immigration Customs Enforcement (???ICE???) that your company must produce its I-9 forms for inspection? If so, you are not alone. The Government initiated a new round of immigration investigations on June 14, 2011 targ… Continue reading

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If it walks like a duck and sounds like a duck, it is

In a possible first in the country, the Governor of Hawaii has signed legislation effective immediately which allows Real Estate Brokers to charge for their Broker Price Opinions. Some may question this but from experience I can tell you that many… Continue reading

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