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When the new managing editor of The Colorado Spring Business Journal told his oldest sister he wanted to major in political science in college, she tossed the employment ads at him and said, “Where do you see the jobs in political science?” Observing her younger brother as a news junkie and an able writer, she… Continue Reading Colorado Springs Business Journal welcomes new managing editor

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Consultant and speaker has worn many hats

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* Name: Michael Morgan * Organization: Morgan Success Group Inc. * Position: President/CEO * Hometown: Santa Fe, N.M. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 14 years * A few words about your company: I’m primarily a business consultant, and an international speaker. I work with companies, associations and organizations to help individuals… Continue Reading Consultant and speaker has worn many hats

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People on the Move

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Laura A. Neumann has been named vice president and general manager of Cheyenne Mountain Resort. She has been with Benchmarch Hospitality, which manages the resort since 1987. Corey Reed has joined JAN-PRO as a sales account executive. He most recently was worked in operations for a commercial cleaning company in Denver. Judy Vander Broek has… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Women-owned businesses branching out

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The number of women-owned businesses in the United States is growing at twice the national average and the companies themselves are becoming increasingly diverse. According to a survey conducted by the U.S. Center for Women’s Business Research, one in 18 women nationwide is a business owner. And those businesses are more often seen in non-traditional… Continue Reading Women-owned businesses branching out

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Senate bill demands cash fund pay back (6981)

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Supporters of Senate Bill 112 say the Colorado General Assembly is robbing Peter to pay Paul, and business owners are picking up the slack through increased taxes and fee assessments. Tim Jackson, executive director of the National Federation of Independent Businesses, a proponent of SB 112, said in a February news release, “When the going… Continue Reading Senate bill demands cash fund pay back (6981)

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Birchum's world much more than copiers

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* Name: Ed Bircham * Organization: Bircham’s Office Products * Position: President * Hometown: Timberscombe, England * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 33 years * Education: Village school, secondary modern, three years London University Printing * A few words about your company: My wife and I started this in 1979. We shared… Continue Reading Birchum's world much more than copiers

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Although Colorado Springs isn’t home to the headquarters of an overabundance of well-known national companies, there are businesses that have a worldwide presence. In addition to Intel, Compaq, Agilent Technologies, Optika, Walter Drake, Focus on the Family, USURF and Front Range Solutions, other local companies have grown beyond the reaches of El Paso County and… Continue Reading Springs companies expand national presence, recognition (6982)

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The Urban League of Pikes Peak has taken a step into cyberspace as part of a commitment to fulfill the group’s diversity initiative and provide job seekers with another tool as they search for work. The league’s mission is “to promote equality by securing equal opportunities for African-Americans, other minorities and the disadvantaged through education,… Continue Reading Urban League partners with Jobing.com on new Web site

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People on the Move

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Neil Sampson, PLS has joined Drexel, Barrell & Co. as a survey manager. Sampson brings more than 20 years of experience in land surveying. Randy Rocha has been promoted to the position of assistant vice president of corporate communications for Colorado for Security Service Federal Credit Union. Broker associate Susan Hall has joined the south… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Because every employee either contributes to moving a business forward or to holding it back, the acquisition of intellectual capital is becoming a primary competitive advantage. But hiring the best people and finding the best fit for a job isn’t always easy. About 50,000 organizations in the United States use testing to help make decisions… Continue Reading Industrial psychologists offer insights into job candidates

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