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Employment Law Attorney Jonathan Yarbrough’s Advice on Startup Staffing

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Jonathan Yarbrough (Jon), Partner of Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP in Asheville, North Carolina shares (MP3 file below) his employment law advice for business startups including stories related to the mistakes and issues he’s encountered with startup businesses. Jon stresses,  multiple times during the interview, that founders need to understand and pay attention to wage and hours regulations to help prevent major law suits in the future.

The interview took place last week on September 7th. Prior to the interview Jon shared that he’s also a volunteer mentor for Venture Asheville.

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Entrepreneurial Marketing S.M.E. Interview with T.J. Jenkins of The Wrijen Company

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Please listen to my podcast interview with TJ Jenkins, Owner/President of The Wrijen Company. Wrijen is a professional marketing consulting, product and identity branding, media planning and buying, multi-media creative development and design (radio, television, print, and website) and corporate identity solutions. Jenkins has been in business for over 13 years and says that despite having big clients, he has just scratched the surface on where he envisions his company going.