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Author Archives: Cathy Hirko

PA Chamber: In “Bringing PA Back,” Pennsylvania Chamber Paves the Way Toward a Brighter Economic Future

SPONSORED CONTENT   When the Pennsylvania Chamber was officially formed in December 1916, its founders stood ready to lead the state’s business community in overcoming barriers to economic growth and job creation and building a better tomorrow. Fast forward more than 100 years, and our organization’s mission continues to center around advocating for smart public policies that encourage investment in ...

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McNees: Navigating the Post-Pandemic Economy, a Construction Outlook

SPONSORED CONTENT At the outset of 2020, economists conveyed modest growth projections for the construction sector amidst expectations for an overall slowdown of the U.S. economy.  This growth projection was, of course, before the COVID-19 pandemic took its devastating toll on global economies – setting record unemployment figures here in Pennsylvania and leaving many of us confined to our homes ...

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Barley Snyder: Remote Working: A Permanent Reality?

SPONSORED CONTENT The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that a remote workforce may be a viable – and possibly money-saving – option for businesses and their employees.    Since the change to remote working went surprisingly well, employees are considering continuing the arrangement when the stay-at-home orders are lifted. That said, many traps exist for employers who fail to keep an ...

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Wavelength: Reframing Your Image After Unexpected Events

SPONSORED CONTENT Reframing Your Image After Unexpected Events Unexpected events are just that, unexpected. You can’t always prepare for them, but you can effectively respond to them. The customers you marketed to six months ago are not the same people you’re marketing to today. Ways of life have fundamentally changed, and the messages you communicate to your customers must adapt ...

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