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CJRW Hires Capitol Veteran to Work on AEDC Account
Katherine Vasilos

CJRW Hires Capitol Veteran to Work on AEDC Account

Katherine Vasilos, director of operations and special projects for the Arkansas House of Representatives, has been hired as an account executive at CJRW.
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A Big Boost for Drones in Business (Micah Goodwin Expert Advice)

If you've ever thought about using drones for your business, now is the time to start.
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Nominate Now for Arkansas Business '20 in Their 20s'

Arkansas Business is once again taking nominations for its annual "20 in Their 20s" list, which honors young professionals in their 20s.
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With Unemployment Low, Arkansas Economists Weigh Effects

While two Arkansas economists don't expect state unemployment to fall much further, the effect of historically low jobless levels could put workers at an advantage when seeking a new job or higher wages.
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Innovation Hub Joins Winrock International

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Dark Side Coffee Opens in North Little Rock

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US Job Openings Rise, Yet Employers Cut Back on Filling Them

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Businesses in Arkansas Confront Shooter Scenario

Many Arkansas businesses and institutions now have reaction plans for mass shootings, and some training goes beyond the federal government's basic run-and-hide recommendations. read more >

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