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Three area companies make Inc.'s first Inc. 5000 series: D.C. Metro list (The Free Lance-Star)
Between 2016 and 2018, the 250 private companies on the list had an average growth rate of 196 percent and, in 2018 alone, they employed over 88,000 people and added $6.5 billion in revenue to the greater Washington area's economy.
Seminar on hiring UMW students to be held March 16 (The Free Lance-Star)
A training seminar covering the student employment platform for businesses and best practices for recruiting will be held from 9-10 a.m. March 16 at the UMW Center for Economic Development in Eagle Village, 1125 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Suite 400, in Fredericksburg.
Virginia and the District
VCU Health to acquire Riverside Tappahannock Hospital in the Northern Neck (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
The deal also calls for VCU Health to acquire Riverside's related services, including the Riverside physician practices located in Tappahannock, Warsaw, King William and Callao as well as Tappahannock Urgent Care.
Companies, agencies look to telework in combating COVID-19 (Virginia Business)
As the coronavirus continues its march into Virginia, some businesses and agencies are asking employees to telework as a precautionary measure.
Nation / World
Should You Go To Cash Until The Market Recovers Or Ride It Out? (Forbes)
Aside from the fact that in the financial markets, we only know this information in hindsight, the notion of going to cash until the market recovers also ignores another very real but less visible danger: missing out on the recovery.
I'm a founder in my 40s. Peers say I am too old to succeed. Are they right? (Fast Company)
Each week Maynard Webb, former CEO of LiveOps and the former COO of eBay, will offer candid, practical, and sometimes surprising advice to entrepreneurs and founders.
That's A Wrap
Thursday's weather (Fredericksburg.com)
A mix of clouds and sun early, then becoming cloudy later in the day. High 64F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
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