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December 10, 2012
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Is Pricing Low Your Strategy to Success? Think again.
Pricing is the heart of a business. It affects everything you do and is affected by everything you do. Economists talk of supply and demand as key factors behind pricing—successful entrepreneurs manipulate demand by making their products more desirable. These six steps will help you determine the right price for your product or service, read the article and learn how to get pricing right.

  Inside Aviation 
 
  • Union exec warns of Boeing engineer strike in early 2013
    With mediation talks between Boeing and its engineers union suspended until the new year, union officials are beginning to make preparations for a strike. "I think there is a very high chance of a strike," said Ray Goforth, executive director of the Society of Engineering Employees in Aerospace. The Seattle Times (12/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Building Workplace Trust 2015
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.

  Energy Bulletin 
 
  • Pressure from U.S., China, other nations led to delay of EU ETS
    Significant pressure on the European Union led to the postponement by one year of the implementation of its emissions-trading scheme. U.S. and Chinese opposition played a key role in the postponement. Airlines for America spent more than two years persuading the Obama administration and Congress to oppose the scheme and is now focusing its attention on regulation and tax overhaul. "This issue has really united unions, corporations and the industry in a new way, and the airlines absolutely want to build on that as we move into a national airline policy," said Sean Kennedy, senior vice president for global government affairs at A4A. Reuters (12/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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How SDN Makes Campus Networks Better
When should agencies adopt SDN? IDC reports that SDN provides immediate benefits for government campus networks, including modernized IT infrastructures that are more agile, cost-effective, and collaborative.
Read this new IDC paper to learn more.

  Regulatory Update 
  • GAO: Privatized security screeners need better guidance
    The Transportation Security Administration's program to privatize security screenings in some airports needs to offer stronger guidelines, says a report released by the Government Accountability Office. The TSA also needs to create a formal process for measuring the program's performance before it is expanded, the report says. Government Security News (12/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Position TitleCompany NameLocation
Seaplane Technical ConsultantConfidentialMultiple Locations, United States
Sr. Analyst Operations PerformanceUS AirwaysPittsburgh, PA
Director, EngineeringSouthern Air Inc.Norwalk, CT
Quality Assurance RepresentativeMiami Air InternationalMiami, FL
Manager, Strategic Procurement (Technical)WestJetCalgary, Canada
Sr. Analyst, Revenue ManagementVirgin AmericaBurlingame, CA
Mx Program Project EngineerFedEx ExpressMemphis, TN
FUEL FACILITIES MANAGER-MSPServisairMinneapolis, MN
Vice President, TreasuryWestJetCalgary, Canada
Yield Management Analyst I, II or SeniorAlaska AirlinesSeattle, WA
Warranty SupervisorVirgin AmericaBurlingame, CA
Director of Inflight & CateringVirgin AmericaBurlingame, CA
Station Manager - Los Angeles International Airport LAX AccuFleet InternationalLos Angeles, CA
Assistant Manager Aircraft Exterior Wash - Orlando International Airport MCOAccuFleet InternationalOrlando, FL
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Alas for those that never sing, But die with all their music in them."
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American physician, writer and poet


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