October-17 2014

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‘Domicile’ vs. ‘resident’: a matter of ballot access

The secretary of state is wrong about making voting harder
Do employers value the bachelor’s degree too much?

Do employers value the bachelor’s degree too much?

In many cases, companies are demanding a bachelor’s even when it makes positions harder or more expensive to fill
Internships: not just for college students anymore

Internships: not just for college students anymore

New Manchester program features college-level classes, real-world experience for high schoolers
Licensing to begin of New Hampshire med techs

Licensing to begin of New Hampshire med techs

New law grew out of response to Exeter Hospital Hepatitis C outbreak
Coca-Cola New England teaches a lesson in recycling

Coca-Cola New England teaches a lesson in recycling

Awareness is key in preventing enterovirus

There’s no specific treatment for the virus, so it’s important to be aware of its symptoms and practice good hygiene

Should police have access to military equipment?

Live Free or Die Alliance Facebook followers overwhelmingly say ‘no’
Portsmouth team takes STEM to elementary school

Portsmouth team takes STEM to elementary school

Newly developed Learniverse curriculum seeks to stir children’s interest in science
The dangers of blind bull market complacency

The dangers of blind bull market complacency

It’s important not to confuse the ‘what’ of investing with the ‘why’ you invest
Industry support for Lakes Region Community College advanced manufacturing programs unanimous

Industry support for Lakes Region Community College advanced manufacturing programs unanimous

Ask HR: Avoiding difficult conversations can cost you

Ask HR: Avoiding difficult conversations can cost you

Why it’s not worth putting off performance-related conversations with employees
‘Equality’ and the motivation to do hard work

‘Equality’ and the motivation to do hard work

If people’s expectations have changed so fundamentally that they think of work as only one option, what does it say about us as a country?
Cartoon for the Week of October 17, 2014

Cartoon for the Week of October 17, 2014

Harvard Pilgrim wins $150m FDA contract

The grant will fund information gathering and analysis of widely used drugs
How to wage, and win, the war for talent

How to wage, and win, the war for talent

A strong bench of talent can be the difference between a triumphant victory and a devastating defeat
Q&A with Bonnie Newman

Q&A with Bonnie Newman

Impressed by the quality of education and affordability of N.H.'s community college system while serving as interim chancellor, educator and public servant Bonnie Newman started a scholarship fund that provides one-year full tuition to seven Granite State students
Eastern’s arrival could alter the banking landscape

Eastern’s arrival could alter the banking landscape

Merger with Centrix expected to mean more small business lending, charitable giving, branches
Candidates put business on the map in ’14 campaign

Candidates put business on the map in ’14 campaign

Republicans visited 72 more businesses than Democrats in September
GTAT: Arizona plant loses $1 million a day

GTAT: Arizona plant loses $1 million a day

Bankrupt company seeks to lay off 890 employees to cope with oppressive and burdensome’ Apple deal

GTAT update: Company seeks to end sapphire manufacturing

Plans revealed in bankruptcy judge’s late Thursday order

WorkReadyNH classes offered in Raymond

The free program is aimed at helping job-seekers and career builders improve their skills, add two credentials to resume
Lots of questions, few answers at first GT Advanced Technologies bankruptcy hearing

Lots of questions, few answers at first GT Advanced Technologies bankruptcy hearing

But details of the causes of Chapter 11 filing are discussed in secret
Cutting costs, improving efficiency focus of NHBR Health Care Forum

Cutting costs, improving efficiency focus of NHBR Health Care Forum

Panelists grapple with tackling the economics of health care
N.H.'s Wiggins Airways merges with Dallas air cargo firm

N.H.'s Wiggins Airways merges with Dallas air cargo firm

Deal would create largest regional air cargo carrier
GTAT asks for secret hearing in bankruptcy proceedings

GTAT asks for secret hearing in bankruptcy proceedings

‘Confidentiality obligations’ to a ‘third party’ cited
N.H. real estate market: some recovery, but could be a lot better

N.H. real estate market: some recovery, but could be a lot better

Economist offers overview at Seacoast Home Builders meeting
People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News Rundown

Vermont enviro firm sets up shop in Concord, Brookstone completes car dealership renovation … and more
Apple’s name is missing from GT Advanced Technologies creditor list

Apple’s name is missing from GT Advanced Technologies creditor list

Tech giant’s claims will be treated differently, bankruptcy filings say
OECD says N.H.’s quality of life is tops in U.S.

OECD says N.H.’s quality of life is tops in U.S.

Based on nine different factors, Granite State comes out best place to live
‘Severe liquidity crisis’ prompted GTAT's bankruptcy

‘Severe liquidity crisis’ prompted GTAT's bankruptcy

Effect of filing is clear so far, but cause remains a question
GT Advanced Technologies files for bankruptcy

GT Advanced Technologies files for bankruptcy

Chapter 11 filing not a sign ‘we are going out of business,’ says CEO
Seven business-related N.H. bankruptcies filed in Sept.

Seven business-related N.H. bankruptcies filed in Sept.

Total filings more than August, but less than a year ago
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