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Complex rules cover H-1B
visas for foreigners

Employers considering foreign nationals for jobs often ask about the qualifications needed by professional, technical or specialty workers, as well as the procedures and timing for obtaining the necessary temporary visa. In the last two or three years, H-1B visas ...

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International Business

The Clinton administration has launched trade reforms on several fronts, from export licensing to automated customs procedures, with an eye toward smoothing the road for U.S. exporters. But so far the trickle-down effect from these reforms, especially for small and ...

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International Business

When Englishman Christopher Carter, president of Champion Moving & Storage Inc., first moved to the United States 20 years ago, it took him awhile to get used to what he perceived as Americans’ less formal approach to social calls. In ...

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International Business

Tax traps, benefits boggles and career chances–these and other snarls of foreign postings can be handled. But forget to pack a three-month supply of peanut butter and Count Chocula, and the glamour of an overseas job assignment goes to hell ...

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International Business

You know the television commercial: A man on vacation in some exotic locale turns to his wife as they prepare for a day of sightseeing and says something like, “Gee, honey, maybe I shouldn’t have eaten that unidentifiable delicacy last ...

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40 Under Forty

In compiling this inaugural supplement for the Rochester Business Journal 40 Under Forty awards, we were struck by the magnitude of the talent and philanthropic commitment packed into 12 pages of honorees. These are people with full careers and busy ...

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40 Under Forty

But they likely would agree that this age group is an active bunch–albeit one whose time more often is spent on project-oriented tasks than on extended board commitments and the like. In fact, a 1992 national survey shows young professionals ...

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40 Under Forty

Generation X, children of Vietnam vets and flower children, is the 13th generation of U.S. citizens born since independence in 1776. Thirteen: lucky or unlucky? It can go both ways. One in four of the Xers were born to a ...

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40 Under Forty

Leslie Allen Director, global strategy and analysis, contact lens division, Bausch & Lomb Inc. Age: 33 Education: B.A., Hamilton College; MBA, Simon School, University of Rochester Family: Fiancé, Michael Maurer Professional responsibilities: Ensures the development, communication and implementation of strategic ...

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From down the road:
Thanks for paving the path

At the age of 20, I am as far down the 40 Under Forty road as you can possibly get. I am an ambitious college student who has many goals to accomplish. I see the 40 Under Forty awards as ...

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40 Under Forty

James Forward President and chairman, Forward Design Inc. Age: 35 Education: Degree in visual communications, Art Institute of Pittsburgh Family: Wife, Renee; three daughters, 8, 5 and 4 Professional responsibilities: Directly involved in developing new business and servicing existing client ...

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40 Under Forty

Robert W. Hurlbut President, ROHM Services Inc. Age: 35 Education: B.A., Cornell University, Rochester Institute of Technology Family: Wife, Sarah; two sons, 2 and 3 months Professional responsibilities: Oversees operations of 11 nursing homes and four adult homes, which house ...

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1995 Forty Under 40 nominees

Leslie Allen Director, global strategy and analysis, contact lens division, Bausch & Lomb Inc. Age: 33 Education: B.A., Hamilton College; MBA, Simon School, University of Rochester Family: Fiance, Michael Maurer Professional responsibilities: Ensures the development, communication and implementation of strategic ...

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40 Under Forty

Joseph Rulison Executive vice president and partner, Marsh Capital Management Inc. Age: 39 Education: B.A., political science, St. John Fisher College Family: Wife, Karen; four daughters, 12, 10, 6 and 1 Professional responsibilities: Primary focus is new-business development and client ...

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Computer & Business Show Guide

Telecommuting is the practice of working at home, or at a satellite location near the home, where employees use computer and telecommunications technology in lieu of traveling to a central workplace. The goal of telecommuting is to move workplaces to ...

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