Category Archives: Working With Government Agencies

Better jobs growth report

By Rhonda Campbell Late December saw the continuation of a historic stock market rally, the Dow Jones topping 16,000. This occurred despite the fact that the United States Federal Reserve announced that it would start trimming back on the amount … Continue reading

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Small Business is Big Business in 2012 Presidential Election

By Rhonda Campbell Small business took center stage at the first 2012 United States presidential debate. Considering the fact that small businesses comprise 99.7 percent of the employers in the United States, it makes good sense to spotlight small businesses … Continue reading

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Getting Hired by the Government – Federal Employment Requirements

By Rhonda Campbell By working for the federal government you can receive several benefits, including retirement, health insurance and paid time off benefits. During your government job search, if you get hired to work for federal agencies when you are … Continue reading

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Taking a Chance on Small Business Grants

In the February 16, 2012 “Conn: 5 Small Businesses to Receive State Grants” article posted at The Street, it was reported that, “Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says five more small businesses have qualified for state grants to expand their … Continue reading

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Here Are Department of Defense Programs That Help Small Businesses

It’s not widely known, but the United States Department of Defense (DOD) has regional councils that organize programs in effort to promote small business growth. What’s also not widely known is that you don’t have to work in the military … Continue reading

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Small Business Administration (SBA) Redefining Small Firms

Creative business leaders operating in certain industries, namely the manufacturing, transportation, education and job readiness industries rely on funds from government contracts to pay their bills. These contracts are secured based on the types of work companies perform. According to … Continue reading

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What It Would Take for President Obama to Win the Small Business 2012 Re-Election Vote

Historically Presidential re-election years have seen employment trends that occur over the 24 months leading up to the election influence voting outcomes. Plainly put, it’s easier for a president to get re-elected when the numbers of Americans who are laid … Continue reading

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