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Governor O’Malley Accepts “PlanMaryland”

Governor O’Malley Accepts “PlanMaryland”

 

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Governor Martin O’Malley today accepted “PlanMaryland,” the State’s first long-range plan for sustainable growth, from Secretary Richard Eberhart Hall of the Maryland Department of Planning (MDP) – achieving a vision first laid out by the General Assembly a half-century ago.

First Days in India Yield New Business Deals to Bring Jobs, Investment, and Business into Maryland

First Days in India Yield New Business Deals to Bring Jobs, Investment, and Business into Maryland

 

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Prince George’s County Minority Business Division Recognizes Native American Month

Prince George’s County Minority Business Division Recognizes Native American Month

 

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In the spirit of Native American Month, the Prince George’s County Minority Business Development Division (MBDD) and Prince George’s FSC First present a Capital One Bank Event, “Doing Business with Prince George’s County – Getting Your Business Financials in Order.”

 

GAYLORD NATIONAL UNVEILS PLANS FOR NEW PREMIER, OUTDOOR WATERFRONT VENUE

GAYLORD NATIONAL UNVEILS PLANS FOR NEW PREMIER, OUTDOOR WATERFRONT VENUE

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center kicks off  the fall season with the announcement of its newest premier outdoor waterfront venue,  RiverView Terrace,  slated to open in Spring 2012.

“We are thrilled to see the construction of RiverView Terrace rapidly underway,” said Phil Coffey, Gaylord National's Senior Vice President and General Manager.  “The transformation of one of our prime outdoor areas will allow us to further set the standard for unique events in the Washington region and deliver an unparalleled experience for social gatherings.”

Prince George's County Council Approves $50 Million Fund To Increase Economic Development

Prince George's County Council Approves $50 Million Fund To Increase Economic Development

Earlier this week the Prince George’s County Council unanimously endorsed and approved a groundbreaking bill granting $50 million to a fund proposed by County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III.

He and his team of advisors are certain this fund will create jobs, encourage development, and increase economic growth within Prince George’s County.

“The Economic Development Incentive Fund will help Prince George’s County be a major player in the region and the state to retain jobs, attract new companies, and create employment opportunities to Prince George’s County citizens,” explained David Iannucci, a key member on County Executive Baker’s economic development team.

Currently Prince George’s County is in the top seven percent of wealthiest jurisdictions in the U.S., but have one of the lowest ratios of jobs in the county to their overall population. Most residents must travel into different counties for their occupation; the passage of this bill will change this.

Governor O'Malley To Lead Trade Mission To India

Governor O'Malley To Lead Trade Mission To India

 

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How Social Media Impacts Job Seekers and Employers.

Job seekers face not only the challenge of sluggish hiring but potentially also a murky background that may not pass a social media background check. Several years ago we were debating privacy issues with respect to email and instant messaging on the job. Today, we are talking about the use of social media to screen potential employees. Whether accurate or inaccurate, a picture is painted of potential employees. If you are looking for a job and have a clean background, you still may have concerns. You may be concerned about the impact of potential untruths, private details that may be located on the internet, or comments posted to "friends" that may be taken out of context by a potential recruiter. Or if the so-called discovered information has been correctly attributed to you.  How uncommon is it for someone to have the same name?