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The Hardest Part Of Being A Parent Is Telling Your Son You Can’t Promote Him From VP For A Few Years

From The Onion November 12, 2015 <img src=”http://i.onionstatic.com/onion/5194/5/1×1/600.jpg” /> By Dennis Bricker Founder & CEO Bricker Asset Management No one ever said having kids is easy. Trust me, as a father, I’m well aware of that. But what nobody tells you is that all those difficult parts of child-rearing—the sleepless nights, the endless demands on [...]

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Bisquick Unveils Sprawling State-Of-The-Art Silicon Valley Campus

From The Onion October 23, 2015 SUNNYVALE, CA—Explaining how every feature of the sleek, modern work environment was expressly constructed to foster creativity and innovation, executives from Bisquick unveiled the company’s immense new Silicon Valley campus Friday. The 650,000-square-foot Gehry Partners–designed complex, built to accommodate the baking-mix maker’s growing staff and expansive research division, reportedly [...]

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Never-Before-Heard Buzzword Flying Around Office Can’t Be Good

From The Onion BROOKLYN, NY—Speculating that it could refer to some aspect of their website or possibly the sales or advertising department, employees at Convergence Media said Thursday that the word “platforming,” which executives have reportedly used numerous times over the past few weeks, can’t be good. “They sent out this company-wide email that said [...]

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I’ve always found him to be the consummate professional. He works very hard to understand the client’s need and has an expansive network which allows him to execute against the strategy.  Larry is ethical beyond reproach and understands how to gently nudge the process forward and across the finish line.
Bill Upshaw, President Lodging and Residential, TPI Hospitality
In early 2013, we engaged Larry Mendez at Bannerot Partners to conduct a search for a chief operating officer for our company, Supertel Hospitality – a publicly traded REIT located in Omaha, Nebraska. I was familiar with Larry through his work in the hotel industry, and our Board of Directors endorsed the assignment. Larry was incredibly thorough, communicative, and effective throughout the process. In the end, we hired a very qualified candidate that fit our culture perfectly.
Mr. Kelly Walters, CEOSupertel Hospitality
“I highly recommend Larry Mendez and Bannerot Partners. In the search work that Larry did for us, he was able to identify high caliber candidates in a relatively short time span. We were pleased with the professionalism of the process and the final outcome. “
Bob Joyce, EVP Human Resources, Extended Stay America