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24420
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This article discusses how businesses lower travel costs when travelling for sales meetings. Employees fly economy, choose cheaper red eye flights, or drive long distances.
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28577
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Bob Crumley, an Asheboro lawyer and president of Founder’s Hemp, and Bruce Perlowin, an ex-con and Las Vegas-based Hemp Inc. CEO, expect hemp to be a billion dollar industry in North Carolina. Part of their mission is to educate people on the use of hemp in thousands of products including clothing, paper, textiles and food.
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36231
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Building a quality workplace has become about fulfilling needs such as attracting and retaining talent, managing costs, and promoting engagement and productivity. Hill, Chesson, and Woody believes these needs can be fulfilled by offering solutions tailored to each business’ objectives; program effectiveness and efficiency; employees’ well-being; cross-industry services. Asserting its approach’s success were awards such as the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Company and Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.
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36249
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Redefining the meaning and location of workplace were employees called super-commuters or road warriors by the author. Included in his discussion of this occupational trend: the Great Recession surge; super-commuter characteristics; cultural changes yielding the acceptance of super-commuting; and profilers of three commuters. 12-14
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36259
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The nine individuals interviewed represented the Carolina Biological Supply Company, Ward and Smith PA, Family Enterprise Center, Capel Inc., Conrad Industries, TradeMark Properties Inc., and Qualified Builders Inc. Topics included growing up in the family business, other career paths explored, family business histories, challenges unique to family-owned businesses, and how they anticipated keeping their family businesses for the next generation.
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36263
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UNC system research and startup businesses generated over 2.6 billion dollars and created over 28,000 jobs. Also yielded were medical advancements such as gene therapy, businesses like GI Therapeutics, Inc., and protective measures of the state’s ecosystems aimed to improve oyster growth.