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What Will Amazon’s Impact Be on D.C. Area Businesses?

Posted by Sarah Perlman on Feb 14, 2019 11:17:00 AM

In 2018, the Virginia Chamber Foundation commissioned a study titled, "Economic Impact of Amazon’s Major Corporate Headquarters in Virginia and the Washington MSA." Their findings? The total economic impact of Amazon HQ2 will be $14.2 billion in Virginia. While this is great news for the region’s economy, what does it mean to businesses already operating in the area?

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Topics: Recruiting, Workforce, Local News, Retention, Unemployment, Original Content, Business

Hiring the Wrong Salespeople Costs More Than You Think

Posted by Ira S Wolfe on Dec 8, 2017 4:12:23 PM

The costs of hiring the wrong salesperson stack up. Combinations of time, money, and resources are invested with little or no return on the employer’s investment. Few people would argue otherwise. In fact, according to an Undercover Recruiter article, the average bottom line cost of a bad hire is $840,000 over the course of two and a half years. Hiring the wrong salesperson is even more costly than most positions.

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Topics: hiring, new hires, Sales, Cost, Business

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