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Great news for my company... I haven't seen it so busy in the Live Events Industry as it was in 2017 in several years. How refreshing! You seemed to have given us enough time to book great AV technicians for your shows, our technicians came...

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04 Dec, 17
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So, my Mom taught me this lesson back in 1999 when I had an employee I completely trusted with my business financing functions embezzled over 25k from me. I didn't learn until just last month the lesson she taught me almost 20 years ago... Trust...

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25 Sep, 17
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09 Aug, 17
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Being an entrepreneur is not for the faint-hearted. It feels like I'm working as hard as I did when I first opened my business in 1986! I’m still working 80-90 hours a week which, however exhausting, is a good sign; it means the recession is...

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06 Aug, 17
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Each year, InfoComm recognizes outstanding AV professionals for their contributions, leadership and commitment to excellence.Our founder and CEO, Patty McGoldrick was honored to be awarded InfoComm's 2017 Woman in AV Award at this year's ceremony...

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30 Jun, 17
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Citigroup pays $325,000 to IT Workers for Wages Owed

I read an article recently about a group of IT Technicians who had got together and filed a class action lawsuit against Citibank, alleging they were a joint employer with a staffing agency....

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29 Jun, 17
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First off this article is not for those successful freelancers that are in business for themselves and have been for many years... So, I don't want to hear anything about everyone should know this, this is understood or even this is basic...

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01 Feb, 17
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Since I have been in business, that is 30 years now, I have not been able to understand why av stagers continue to hire their av labor at the very end of the cycle of the pre-show. Why wait for the most important part of a show? How can this...

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01 Jan, 17
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A glimpse of what the “gig economy" might look like in 2017! All good news for those of us who are involved in it… It has generated as much as 25 billion dollars in 2016. They also are anticipating the market to grow to 50% of all employment will...

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12 Dec, 16
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Check out this article from the Insidesource forwarded to my facebook www.hiremedirect.com page by a nice person…I commented on the article as it really brings out the reality of companies who pay employment taxes for their employees and how many...

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09 Dec, 16
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