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Mr. Employer – Now’s The Time To Sell Candidates The Position – By Philip H. Kemper

Who would have thought it possible? Through a terrible recession that saw positions scarce across the marketplace– the job market today, with its ever increasing positions, is fast becoming candidate dominated. Yes, in many phases of business, the candidate is

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Posted in Columns, Employment Corner

2017 Green Resource Guide – By Haley Freeman

I frequently find myself looking for green resources and feeling frustrated by dead web links or sites of questionable provenance. Wouldn’t it be great to have a list of trusted purveyors of green right at your fingertips? I thought so,

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Posted in Columns, The Green Piece

Beer, Pizza and Stories – By Jim Obermeyer

It was the third day in on a 10-day trip. It was my favorite show of the year – the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) show. I’ve worked this show for a wide variety of clients since 1999, and have

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Posted in As the Saw Turns, Columns

Expect Your Salesforce to Follow-Up Leads After Tradeshows? FAGETABOUTIT! – By Richard Erschik

Phot right: THIS is NOT a tradeshow LEAD. People who only want swag are not a good lead. Why won’t YOUR salesforce follow-up? Because they can’t… so they won’t…and don’t. And you should not expect them to or blame them

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Posted in Columns, The Tradeshow Teacher

2017, New Year, New Outlook – By Calanit Atia

New Year, new possibilities. 2016 has passed, cheers to 2017. Recently, I visited a Holland America Line cruise ship in San Diego and it reminded me of something my father taught me. He served in the Navy, traveled the world,

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Posted in Ask A to Z's Experts, Columns

In Interviewing … When Should I Talk About Money? – By Philip H. Kemper

This is a tough question, but with a little bit of thought and preparation, you can get over this hurdle successfully. Salary negotiation is certainly one of the toughest parts of interviewing for a new position, Interviewing is full of

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Posted in Columns, Employment Corner

City by Nature – By Haley Freeman

When someone says, “Minneapolis,” what comes to mind? I’ll bet it isn’t the Mississippi River. The Mighty Mississippi is a shining ribbon that unfurls from a glacial lake in Northern Minnesota, winds through the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint

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Posted in Columns, The Green Piece

The Island of Misfit Toys – By Jim Obermeyer

I cannot count the number of times over the years that I have been in conversations and in meetings where someone is talking about how they ‘stumbled’ into this industry, how they ‘got yanked in sideways’ or how they ‘just

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Posted in As the Saw Turns, Columns

Larry Kulchawik’s ‘Trade Shows from One Country to the Next’ Receives 2016 MarCom e-Book Gold Award

Larry Kulchawik’s new book, Trade Shows from One Country to the Next, has been given a Gold Award in the e-Book category for the 2016 MarCom Awards competition. The book outlines the venues, regulations, labor issues, design styles, and cultural

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Posted in Columns, From the Power People

Working with Family – By Calanit Atia

Very often in the trade show and exhibition industry, you will find family members working together. We ask, recruit or drag our families to help us with setting up booths or assisting at the office, especially if we are shorthanded,

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Posted in Ask A to Z's Experts, Columns
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