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Innovation in the Land of Steady Habits

Innovation in the Land of Steady Habirs

They say there are two seasons in Connecticut: winter and construction. We are well into construction season, we can see roads, buildings and other projects being worked on throughout our state. Some are just simple maintenance. Others are new ideas coming online. One new project a few blocks from my home in south downtown Hartford, is a mixed-use gas station, with a convenience store and food market as well as eight apartments above.

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How to use Employee Benefits as a Strategic Advantage when Hiring

In this episode, Jason Giulietti, CERC's Vice President of Business Recruitment is joined by Nick Cianci of Compass Total Benefits Solutions to discuss Connecticut's unique requirements for employee benefits and how companies - looking to locate in Connecticut - can strategically design employee benefits packages to be more competitive and attract the right, long-term talent.

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Overcoming Immigration Barriers for International Businesses

Dana Bucin, an immigration specialist with Murtha Cullina, shares the critical details that individuals and businesses need to know to plan and successfully manage the visa process. In this episode, we cover the forms of immigration, the types of visas, and how immigration impacts international businesses establishing a presence in the state of Connecticut.

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Network of Services for New (or Expanding) Businesses

In this episode of CERCONOMY, Jason Giulietti welcomes Thomas DeVitto and Robert Oliver from BlumShapiro and discusses the diversity of resources available to help companies considering a new or expanded Connecticut location - from a regulatory and compliance standpoint, to traditional accounting and financial services, as well as organizational considerations such as human resources, technology, cyber security, valuation, and a host of others.

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Setting Up Shop in Connecticut

In this episode of CERCONOMY, Brad Mondschein of Pullman and Comley joins CERC’s Jason Giulietti for an overview of considerations that international and domestic companies need to make once they identify Connecticut as a location for their business. Brad covers the basics of getting the business set-up in the state and poses important questions for businesses to answer while planning their new operations.

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Attracting Business Investments to Connecticut

In this episode of CERCONOMY, CERC team members Jason Giulietti and Erron Smith talk about the ways Connecticut is working to attract international and domestic businesses to the state. Through a collaborative relationship with The Connecticut Department and Economic and Community Development, CERC works to coordinate partner organizations to work with interested companies and provide services for a successful new location – or relocation – in Connecticut.

 

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Partnerships are an Instrumental Component for Achieving the Economic Growth We Seek

This month I had the benefit of meeting with the inaugural companies of Connecticut’s InsurTech Accelerator program, and attend the first DEMO-Day which represented a book-end to their 16-week Startup Bootcamp experience. An initiative that marks the first of its kind in the state, this program, [which connects investors, industry professionals, and other resources with entrepreneurs] reflects how the state’s existing assets serve as a foundation for many innovative companies seeking to develop and scale their businesses.

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by Erron Smith  |    |  Comments 

Being Prepared for the Site Selection Process

CERC, through our collaboration with Department of Economic and Community Development, has experienced an increase in activity with the site selection community. We are working with engaged organizations interested in creating sizable projects in the state of Connecticut. We are beginning to see more and more interest, which we hope, will lead to more investment and more announcements like InfoSys.

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