Category Archive: Business

Jun 18

FSBDC at UWF Presents Growing Your Business through International Trade

PENSACOLA, FL — June 12, 2015 — The FL Small Business Development Center at UWF is presenting “Growing Your Business through International Trade” on Tuesday, June 16th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Thousands of Florida small businesses have expanded into the international marketplace by exporting their goods and services to countries worldwide. Learn about …

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Apr 24

Survey: US Businesses Expect Sales Rebound, More Hiring

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer   U.S. businesses expect their sales will rebound in the next three months after a sluggish first quarter, and they also plan to boost hiring and pay, according to a survey released Monday. Just 49 percent of firms said their sales increased in the first three months of …

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Apr 24

“I’ve Got a Diploma—Now What?” 10 Job Search Tips for 2015 Graduates

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Los Angeles, CA (April 2015)—College seniors, rejoice: According to a new study from Michigan State University’s College Employment Institute, employers will be recruiting more college graduates in 2015 than they have in well over a decade. “With hiring for bachelor’s degrees increasing by 16 percent from last year alone, it’s true that finding your first job may not …

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Apr 24

It’s Taxpayer Independence Day!

Tallahassee, Fla. – Florida TaxWatch celebrates Taxpayer Independence Day on Monday April 20, 2015. Taxpayer Independence Day is the first day in the calendar year that Florida taxpayers, on average, begin earning income that does not go toward federal, state and local taxes. “Taxpayer Independence Day is certainly a celebration, but it truly shows Floridians the presence that …

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Oct 09

Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce : 30-day/$30 Challenge

By Brooke Johnson A notable perception, and possibly an empirical fact, is that the local dollar last only 1 hour in the local community. This information has caused some to pose the question, “what can be done to sustain the local dollar for growth and development within the community?” The Gulf Coast African-American Chamber of …

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Aug 30

WORKFORCE FLORIDA HOLDS MEETING IN PENSACOLA

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By Wesley Martin Last Thursday, Workforce Florida, Inc., Florida’s statewide, business-led workforce policy board, held its’ Board of Directors Meeting at the Gulf Power Company Headquarters located in downtown Pensacola. Workforce, which is also responsible for overseeing the state’s workforce system, develops strategies to help Floridians enter and advance in the workforce while supporting economic …

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Jan 19

Five Practices That Help Small Businesses Avoid Hiring Mistakes

(ARA) – The majority of small business owners go into business because they’re passionate about their field, or about making money in general. One aspect to growing a business entrepreneurs often find challenging is hiring the right staff members to suit their goals SurePayroll, an online payroll service, recently surveyed its small-business owner customers and …

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