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Web.com Small Business Tip of the Day: Hiring in the U.S.
Business, current events, Entrepreneurship
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17 May 2013

The U.S. Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) has revised the work eligibility form I-9 required when businesses hire new employees and made it available to employers as of May 7, 2013. To make sure you’re using the correct form, look for a 3/31/2016 expiration date. You do not need to fill out an I9 for any temporary workers, independent contractors or those employees living outside of the U.S. In addition to form I-9, you can also register for the E-Verify system. Read more…

    Web.com Small Business Tip of the Day: Get Ready to Do Business With the Government
    Business, Getting Advanced, Home Page Blog
    forum.web.com
    9 May 2013

    Did you know that in 2012, the federal government acquired over $90 billion of goods and services from small businesses? How you can get your share of the pie is probably your next question. Before you begin the lengthy process of bidding for government projects, you’ll want to get all the information you can. Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs), located all over the country, offer many services at little or no cost to help you determine whether you’re eligible (or ready) to do business with Uncle Sam. Read more…

      Recession Hell Becoming Recovery Fatigue? Answer with Strategy (by @TRethore)
      Business, Leadership, Management
      Recession Hell Becoming Recovery Fatigue? Answer with Strategy (by @TRethore)
      31 October 2012

      In 2009, economists from the National Bureau of Economic Research declared that the US recession had ended in June – meaning that’s when the US economy bottomed out and began moving forward again. Yet today, in 2012, we continue to experience a roller coaster ride of positive and negative economic statistics. Consumer spending continues to stagnate amid high unemployment and business activity shrank in September for the first time since 2009. Read more…

        Waging the Good War Against Paper
        Joanna Pineda, Resources, Women In Business
        Waging the Good War Against Paper
        30 June 2011

        Last December, my husband and I set up a managed account with one of the brokerage firms. We expected a few extra pieces of mail as the account ramped up. We certainly did not expect the flood of mail that started appearing in our mailbox as we received confirmations of trades, and prospectus information from companies. Read more…

          Are You Using Your Local Resources?
          Entrepreneurship, Events, Networking
          Are You Using Your Local Resources?
          23 June 2011

          Next week, I’m participating in a panel on “Getting Started with Social Media for your Small Business” being run by the Rockville Women’s Business Center (WBC). It’s one of a slew of seminars the Rockville WBC offers. Other topics include government contracting, the ABCS of starting a business, presenting your business plan, and human resources 101. Read more…

            Shark Tales That Will Make You Swim
            Entrepreneurship, Guest Posts, Launching a business
            Shark Tales That Will Make You Swim
            11 May 2011

            Her inspiring story of how she beat poverty, dyslexia, made D’s in high school, didn’t finish college, and survived a no-good boyfriend to start The Corcoran Group, which she sold nearly 28 years later for $66 million, is a remarkable story that could encourage anyone. I believe that no one becomes who they are by accident, and this book confirms my theory. Barbara is truly a product of her Catholic working class New Jersey family. Read more…

              In Denver? Check Out the First M3 1000 Event
              Entrepreneurship, Events, Resources
              In Denver? Check Out the First M3 1000 Event
              28 March 2011

              Today’s the online registration deadline for the first M3 (Make Mine a Million $ Business) 1000 event, that’s taking place on April 4 in Denver, CO. This is the latest evolution of the M3 program, which is an initiative of Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, and the funding sponsor of which is American Express OPEN. The business should be at least 50 percent owned by a woman who is a U.S. Read more…

                How To Organize Your Business For 2011
                Kacy Paide, Resources, Women In Business
                How To Organize Your Business For 2011
                21 January 2011

                As an organizer of offices, I couldn’t have said it better myself.   If “get organized” was/is your New Year’s resolution, you’re not alone. According to the Washington Times, it’s one of the most popular resolutions made by Americans each year. Read more…

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