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Podcast Episode 54 - How to Change Your Community's Perception of Itself with Steve Griffin

Here's how a rural New York community has gone from a sleepy little community to leading their metro region.

Podcast Episode 54 - How to Change Your Community's Perception of Itself with Steve Griffin
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41 Things Economic Developers Need To Know This Week

The stories that Dane thinks you need to see from this week. June 24, 2022 edition.

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38 New Economic Development Jobs This Week

38 new econ dev jobs in 20 states, and Canada.

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65 - Economic Development and Developers in the News

Econ dev news from 168 economic development executives and organizations in 31 states, and Canada.

65 - Economic Development and Developers in the News
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Podcast Episode 53 - What To Do First in Economic Development with Andy Portera

Economic development expert Andy Portera answers the question: When you're brought into a community, what do you advise them to do first?

Podcast Episode 53 - What To Do First in Economic Development with Andy Portera

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Assorted Links Friday

Leaked Amazon memo warns the company is running out of people to hire: Amazon is facing a looming crisis: It could run out of people to hire in its US warehouses by 2024, according to leaked Amazon internal research from mid-2021! * The company expects to exhaust its entire available labor

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Assorted Links Thursday

Just relax, everything is going to be all right.

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Job: Business Retention Specialist

For the city of Bowie, Maryland.

Job: Business Retention Specialist
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Assorted Links Monday

Back to work, and back to today's assorted links.

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Assorted Links Friday

Happy Friday! Hug your family.

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Assorted Links Thursday

We should be disagreeing more at work, a flyover-state fast-food chain that is taking over the country, inflation, and home prices.

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Assorted Links Wednesday

Today's your hump day. It's all downhill from here.

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Assorted Links Tuesday

The top jobs, industries and cities; births; resignations; Walmart; and craft beer.

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Assorted Links Monday

Amazon's excess warehouse inventory, housing demand, mobile home skyscrapers, and more.

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Assorted Links Sunday

Goodbye weekend. Today: China, food, inflation, sweatpants, pets, and more.

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