Thursday Dec. 17, 2009 | Finding a Dream Job During the Recovery

December 15, 2009 at 3:34 pm | Posted in Coming Up | 8 Comments

We’ll explore finding a job during the recovery… but not just any job, your perfect job, and we’ll talk about how to do it, too. One of our guests will share research that people are now finding great jobs through “weak ties,” ties with people who are acquaintances rather than through their friends. In the days of social networking and a tough economy, we’ll hear about people here in the area who are making this practice work for them, and more.
Guests
Marilyn Carpenter
– Charlotte Author and Business Coach
Tim Newman – Chief Executive Officer at the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority
Steve Partridge – Managing Director, Charlotte Regional Workforce Recovery Initiative

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Wednesday December 16, 2009 | Charlotte’s Energy Initiative

December 15, 2009 at 12:06 pm | Posted in Coming Up | 2 Comments

In August of this year, the City of Charlotte was informed by the federal government that they had received a large block grant to study energy efficiency region wide. City leaders went into motion and the result is a months-long study and set of recommendations for greater energy efficiency across Charlotte, from its skyscrapers to neighborhoods and individual homes. We’ll study Charlotte’s Energy Initiative.
Guest
Rob Phocas
– Energy Strategy Team Member and Assistant City Attorney
Beth Clark – Charlotte Campaign Director, Sierra Club Clean Energy Solutions Campaign
Tom Warshauer – Community & Commerce Manager, Neighborhood & Business Services, City of Charlotte

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