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Economy/Politics

Black gold

Canada has made a "Fort McMoney" from its Alberta oil sands, but Colorado faces a tougher road

By Allen Best

The Economist: Businesses are hiring…

...but landing that job might take some work

By Tucker Hart Adams

(1) Reader Responses

The impact of lower oil prices

At home and worldwide

By Fred Taylor

Best of CoBiz: Top seven lessons business can learn from politics

Watch what you say and how you say it

By John Heckers

The Economist: Employment statistics

What do they tell us about the economy?

By Tucker Hart Adams

Health care’s perfect storm

Moving from defined benefit to defined contribution

By Dennis Triplett

Unintended consequences of low interest rates

Being prepared is the best defense

By John Trujillo

Government disrupt, take two

Change is coming

By Thomas Frey

The futurist: Disrupting government

Why countries will soon sompete for citizens

By Thomas Frey

Readers Respond

Human resources: an exec’s worst enemy

As a 23 year old mastermind intellectual, I find it depressing that corporations - with their internationally acclaimed precedence - hire fools and clowns such as HR It is as safe to say that 2/3 of the HR people are entirely blind to, "personal" perspectives. And as a result always wish to find a square peg for the square hole, and not a round peg for a square hole to actually innovate. Whatever "perfect" you want - there cannot be a perfect candidate. So you must train them. That's another thing! 2/3rd of the HR populous are lazy ass's who don't train their professionals upon hiring. That says something. If you're stupid enough to "Look for the perfect candidate" and at the same time not train a POTENTIAL perfect candidate. you are wasting as much as time for the company for "Human RESOURCES" as you are claiming would-be perfect candidates as inferior. By Amir Ali on 2014 12 21

What do Dominos and an appraiser have in common?

Good article, but I would disagree on values with appraisers coming in inflated at 20%. I think most real estate brokers with highly disagree with this statement. The mess created by the supposed "appraisal pool" and how they now do things is totally bazaar! Most people know appraisals are only done, for the most part, for lenders- so beware and be prepared as the article suggests. By Fred R Schneider on 2014 12 19

The Economist: Businesses are hiring...

You too can land a low paying job and pay a 30% tax rate while spending more time away from your family and any recreation. It's the American way. By Steven Shepard on 2014 12 17

The gift of great hires

Employers who make unreasonable demands from potential employees prior to employment deserve no loyalty or performance after employment. Background checks, credit checks, certifications, drug tests and citizenship verification for a 'job' are intrusive and rude and it is time American workers draw the line on this vulgar HR practice. By Steven Shepard on 2014 12 16

Small Biz: Nearing 80, Joe Sabah still motivates

I have known Joe for over 30 years. One of the all-time good guys. Thanks for doing the story on him. By Ronald Ross on 2014 12 16

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