Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley this week announced an ordinance that will revise and extend Chicago's current Minority Business Enterprise/Women Business Enterprise requirements.‚ The current requirements are scheduled to expire late 2009. The ordinance extends the requirements to 2015.
As an accidental pet owner, I know firsthand pet food can be pricey, especially after reading this article saying first-time owners spends about $1,260 for a dog and $1,070 for a cat in the first year.
Network, network, network. In the age of the Internet, networking is stepping away from coffee with Potential Employer #5 and sprinting toward social networking Web sites -- including online job posts.
Wednesday marked our third Hard Working event. This time we focused on starting a small business. The event had an expert panel, Q & A session and info tables where visitors could explore the different resources available. The audio of the event should be posted in the next week or so.