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Subway-dependent businesses see traffic slow to halt The lengthy shutdown of the New York City subways has drained the lifeblood from hundreds of small business that depend on the foot traffic of the 5 million passengers who use the system daily. Outside the Newkirk Plaza subway stop in Brooklyn, nearly hal
MSNBC | Oct 31, 2012 8:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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SolarWinds tops list of best small US companies The U.S. economy is plodding along in its recovery from the recession that stretched from December 2007 to June 2009. The annual GDP growth rate has been a pitiful 0.5% on average during the past five years, but it is not all bleak.
MSNBC | Oct 28, 2012 5:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Program aims to help female vets-turned-entrepreneurs With one in five post-9/11 female veterans temporarily locked out of the job market, hundreds of ex-military women have discovered a promising financial side door: self-employment.
MSNBC | Oct 24, 2012 1:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tips to help small businesses survive hard times Survival tips from the school of hard knocks Unlike Humpty Dumpty who took a fall and couldnt be put back together again, there are a lot of small business owners out there who seem to have a sixth sense about how to take a fall without breaking!
MSNBC | Oct 17, 2012 3:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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It's Your Business: Getting your company off the ground As the host of MSNBCs Your Business and a seasoned entrepreneur, JJ Ramberg provides the tools to lift your business to the next level in Its Your Business. Read an excerpt.
MSNBC | Oct 16, 2012 8:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Junk-removal company offers franchises to vets You might view Jerry Flanagans entrepreneurial vision for jobless veterans as junk economics. Thats fine. He certainly sees it that way.
MSNBC | Sep 13, 2012 8:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ex-Google exec helps students avoid corporate life Four months after leaving Google, the former head of its enterprise business has a new mission - helping college graduates avoid big corporations like Google.
MSNBC | Aug 8, 2012 2:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
You're the Boss: Why We Don't Usually Look for Experience When We Hire More often than not, I find that those who come with experience and credentials have set ways; they don't bring as much energy or out-of-the-box thinking as the untrained junior staff.
New York Times | Jun 14, 2011 5:00 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Must I rehire an Iraq vet? Dear FSB: One of my best employees, who was an Army Reservist, shipped out to Iraq about a year and a half ago. We are a small shop (eight people, including me), and I had to hire someone to replace him. Now he is home, and he wants his old job back, even | Mar 19, 2007 10:18 AM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend