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NC IDEA elects new board chair, three new directors

NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic empowerment in North Carolina, announced today that the organization has elected Jerry Edmonds III, Ed.D. as Board Chair, along with the election of three new directors; José Alvarez of Charlotte, Krista Covey of Research Triangle Park and Keith Luedeman of Charlotte.

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Where to find workers? NC thought leaders, execs talk strategy, tools, obstacles

On the heels of National Small Business Week, entrepreneurs were treated to a day of sessions devoted to helping them identify, recruit, and train talent. While unemployment remains well under 4% and with nationally some 9 million job openings, companies from small to large, new to established, face workforce challenges. There are ways to fight the problem, executives were told Tuesday.

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