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What your employee background checks may not be telling you 5 Dangers Of Planning Your Own Trip To A Foreign Country There is never a good time to start your own business Show Me The Time!  Empowering Your Second In Command Top 40 Business Students 2016 After the DUI arrest: Can you get a do-over?
 
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What your employee background checks may not be telling you

By Kate Mesic For most hiring managers, performing a criminal background check is part of the hiring process. We all want to make great staff decisions because the emotional and economic cost of a bad hire can be enormous. While performing a background check is very well accepted and prudent practice, it’s important to understand… Read More »

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5 Dangers Of Planning Your Own Trip To A Foreign Country

The appeal of the exotic is enough to afflict even the most content person with wanderlust. It’s in our nature to want to occasionally escape our regimented lives and experience another’s way of life. While traveling can be a fascinating experience, it can also be full of pitfalls and dangers that most tourists may not… Read More »

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There is never a good time to start your own business

It’s true. There is never a good time to start your own business. As we get more established and go through life, we gain more, consume more and have more people dependent on us.  Think back to your life just after school. You were likely single, didn’t own much and could devote energy into whatever… Read More »

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Show Me The Time! Empowering Your Second In Command

All too often, the founder of a business doesn’t designate the time to pause and contemplate where they have been in their professional journey, and, more importantly, what comes next.  After all, planning today dictates the outcomes of tomorrow.  If you can’t remember the last time you’ve thought strategically about how your life integrates with… Read More »

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Top 40 Business Students 2016

In this 4th year of the cooperative program between the Davis College of Business and Advantage Business Magazine, we continue to gain in momentum as North Florida’s premier private business school. It gives me great pleasure to highlight our highest performing students for 2016 as the TOP 40 approach graduation. Consistent with our mission, we… Read More »

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After the DUI arrest: Can you get a do-over?

It was a normal Saturday for Jim. After a long work week, he looked forward to relaxing and spending time with his wife of 30 years. The plan was simple. Just dinner for two and to celebrate successfully raising their oldest daughter who started college this week. Coincidentally, Jim got another promotion at work too… Read More »

SBA’s Growth Capital Program Sets Record

24 October 2012

SBA’s Growth Capital Program Sets Record For Third Year in a Row $2.95 Billion in Financing for Small Businesses in FY12 The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) debenture program provided a record $2.95 billion to small businesses in fiscal year 2012, a 14 percent increase over last year’s $2.59 billion and… Read More »

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The Jacksonville University Department of Athletics announces the addition of Donnie Horner

23 October 2012

The Jacksonville University Department of Athletics is pleased to announce the addition of Donnie Horner, Associate AD for Development effective Oct. 22, 2012. Donnie will be working primarily to assist Director of Athletics, Brad Edwards along with Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Michael Howland, with developing fund raising strategies and growing private support for the… Read More »

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Mark A. Addington Joins PCT Law Group, PLLC

22 October 2012

PCT Law Group, PLLC announced today that Mark A. Addington has joined its Jacksonville, FL Office to lead its Labor and Employment Practice in Florida. Prior to joining PCT, Mr. Addington was the Managing Partner of Addington Law.  Mr. Addington has over a decade of experience advising and advocating exclusively for businesses in employment litigation,… Read More »

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Beaches Orthodontics Grand Opening

17 October 2012

 Dr. David Carden Being Honored at Grand Opening Event October 18  (Jacksonville Beach, FL) – For more than thirty years Dr. David Carden’s orthodontics practice has served the beaches community.  On October 18, Dr. Shreena Patel will take over the practice and rename it to better reflect the community she will serve.  While Dr. Carden… Read More »

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8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

04 October 2012

John L. Coleman/Samuel C. Taylor September 10, 2012, marked the 8th anniversary of the annual John L. Coleman Memorial Charity Golf Tournament founded by the CSX Retiree Association.  Taylor Residences, a non-profit elderly care facility for low to moderate income seniors, is the beneficiary of the event’s proceeds.  This year’s event, held on the beautiful… Read More »

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SBDC at UNF hires Don Zavesky as Procurement Specialist

04 October 2012

The Small Business Development Center at UNF (SBDC at UNF), the premier source for small business assistance in North Florida, is pleased to announce that Don Zavesky has been hired as the Procurement Technical Assistance Center Specialist.  Zavesky will provide confidential consulting and training to small business owners interested in doing business with local, state… Read More »

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Taylor Care Center and Brooks Rehabilitation Align for Enhanced Patient Care

04 October 2012

Taylor Care Center and Brooks Rehabilitation have formed an alliance to optimize the quality of care and therapy provided to the patient populations they serve. Taylor Care Center and Brooks will share certain clinical education, resources, and best practices of specialized therapy programs, resulting in further training and expertise of therapy and nursing staff. This… Read More »

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City recognized for JaxReady Mobile Application

03 October 2012

The City of Jacksonville’s Information Technologies Division (ITD) is receiving an Honorable Mention from Government Computer News (GCN) for “Outstanding Information Technology Achievement in Government.” The award recognizes the city’s JaxReady mobile application. Staff will be recognized at the 2012 GCN Awards Gala on Oct. 24 in McLean, Va. The JaxReady mobile application was one… Read More »

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Dick’s Wings and Grill to open in Nocatee

03 October 2012

Nocatee will soon be home to Dick’s Wings and Grill. Slated to open December 2012 in the Nocatee Town Center, the chicken and barbeque restaurant will feature up to 20 flat-screen TVs, a full bar and outdoor patio dining. The new Dick’s Wings and Grill will be located next to another new Nocatee retailer, Yobe… Read More »

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SBA Web Chat Series offers tips for women on starting and growing a small business

02 October 2012

Are you a woman who is ready to start or expand a small business? Now’s a good time to take that first step, with help from a U.S. Small Business Administration series of four web chats during October, which is also National Women’s Small Business Month. Each week in October, SBA’s web chat series will… Read More »

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