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Amid Oil Sector Layoffs, Who Is Hiring in Houston These Days?

Posted on · Amid oil sector layoffs of the past year, we discuss what industries are hiring these days. What qualifications are needed to make a go of it in a new career space? And are there enough jobs to absorb the hit the Greater Houston region is taking? We talk with Tanya Cook, vice president of talent acquisition for Memorial Hermann, […]

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In an International City Like Houston Language Services Are Big Business

Posted on · The Houston-based company MasterWord Services was recently ranked one of the world’s largest language service providers in the translation and interpreting industry. We learn about the business of language and translation, and how it supports everything from the energy and healthcare industries here in Houston and around the world, to government and social service organizations. We’re joined […]

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How Do You Convince Film Producers to Shoot in Houston?

Posted on · When film producers decide to shoot a movie in a certain location, it can be a boon for that area’s economy. The production team needs crew members, hotels, food, office equipment — you name it. So how do you convince movie makers to shoot their films in Greater Houston? We discuss efforts to attract film […]