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Aug 28, 2014
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Emily McMackin All Posts

Young Professionals Flock to Affordable, Vibrant Cities


Jobs, economic diversity, affordability and culture characterize cities that are attracting young professionals.

Aug 26, 2014
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Bill McMeekin All Posts

Best States for Entrepreneurs: Surprises, Fast Movers

Science & Technology: Innovative IT physics molecular simulation

Kentucky has taken a number of steps to encourage entrepreneurship. The state added to its arsenal of resources such as the Commonwealth Seed Capital Fund when the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development created the Office of Entrepreneurship in 2013 to enhance the state’s existing efforts to provide additional guidance and support to startups and existing small businesses.

Aug 21, 2014
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Emily McMackin All Posts

The New Entry-Level Job: Today’s Jobs Demand More Experience, Responsibility

An increase in the millennial generation in the workplace will impact how offices are designed

Entry-level jobs are requiring more experience, more responsibility and more soft skills for new hires.

Aug 19, 2014
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Bill McMeekin All Posts

Numbers Game: State Business Tax Burdens

State tax climate

Focus is placed on a state’s corporate income tax as the most important state or local tax on businesses, but the corporate income tax accounts for under 10 percent of the total business tax burden, far behind property taxes and the general sales tax.

Aug 14, 2014
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Emily McMackin All Posts

Best for Business: Western Cities Among Best Climates for Business, Tech Investment

The Port of Seattle

Low business costs, an educated workforce and an influx of tech investment distinguish cities ranking high for business and careers.

Aug 6, 2014
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Bill McMeekin All Posts

Metros That Roar for Women in Business

Nashville entrepreneurs

Metros large, small and in between are creating the environment and new avenues of opportunity for women in business.

Jul 30, 2014
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Bill McMeekin All Posts

Venture Capital: Deals Beyond the Valley

A new analysis shows most of the top counties for total personal income growth are in the South and Southwest

Silicon Valley, Boston and New York continue to attract venture capital deals and dollars, but other regions of the country, including the Southeast and Texas, are seeing significant increases.