Posts Tagged 'jobs'

Multibillion-dollar tech firms not immune to misinformation

Zach Smith, ReporterIf you’ve ever posted information to the Internet that wasn’t 100 percent accurate, don’t beat yourself up too much. Even multibillion-dollar tech corporations have their flubs.
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Dream jobs’ connections intriguing

Brian Brown, ReporterWe are all dreamers, right? Well, yes, but not everyone has the fortune of working their “dream job.” Continue reading ‘Dream jobs’ connections intriguing’

SBJ List: Two employment firms close

Maria Hoover, SBJ Features EditorFor many of the lists published by Springfield Business Journal each year, the information stays somewhat consistent. Big players maintain their upper-level perches much of the time, but watching movement among industry players is, to me, one of the things that makes the lists worth reading.

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A Farewell to the Business Journal

Jeremy Elwood, SBJ Web EditorNote: This originally ran in SBJ’s June 21 issue.

Five and a half years don’t seem long in the grand scheme of things.

We’ve only changed presidents once, only changed governors once, and the Cardinals only won the World Series once. (Sorry to my editor, Eric Olson, the diehard Cubs fan – I couldn’t resist.)

And in five and a half years, I’ve never changed employers. Until now.

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Jeremy Elwood, SBJ Web EditorOzarks Technical Community College officials have been touting the school’s efforts to retrain victims of layoffs from the recession – and now the school will have a chance to show off its efforts on a national stage.

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A strong financial day

Jeremy Elwood, SBJ ReporterWith all the negative news that could be written about the economy right now (just Google “Dow 5000” and you’ll see what I mean), it’s nice to be able to toss out some positive economic news.

So here goes.

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Recession killed the watchdog

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorNewspapers are falling into a coma in the political domes where so many decisions are made affecting business conducted in our states. Recent events have made this clear to me, and someone needs to remind papers about the business conducted in our state capitols.

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Keeping count …

Jeremy Elwood, SBJ ReporterFor those of you who believe that misery loves company – or for those of you who have a morbid fascination with bad news, like watching a train wreck – CNN’s Web site has just the thing.

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A Day with a Name

Jeremy Elwood, SBJ ReporterYou know it’s been a bad day for the economy when it gets its own name.

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