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    • 2 posts
    January 24, 2014 3:26 PM EST

    It is true that most start-ups or new business can not afford a mistake, and one of the most costly is hiring or contracting the wrong vendor.  A unscrupulous vendor or one who is not qualified to do the job right the first time can cost the business owner time, money, and add a lot of aggravation.  How to avoid this?  Simple: a professional vendor screening! Not the online companies that offer references (ever wonder who gives these references?  Friened or family?  Who knowsThe only way to truly who is the perfect fit for your new company a screening conducted by someone who can get the facts..facts like:

    • How long the vendor has been in business and at the same locations.  Looking for experience and stability here.
    • The status of the business license or professional license.  An unlicensed vendor should be avoided.
    • If this vendor has been sued or has a criminal record.  Another big red flag.
    • Is this vendor required by law to pass inspection?  If so, when was the last inspection and what are the results.  The very last thing you need unsafe or out of date equiptment.
    • The type of pre-employment background screening and drug testing required by employees.  A company that does not screen employees should all so be avoided.
    • The professional organizations the vendor belongs.  Again stability.

    These set of FACTS are far more dependable that just a questionable reference.  For more information of vendor screening or to set up a program designed to fit the needs of your company, log on to http://www.goldshieldli.com

    • 15 posts
    January 31, 2014 12:32 PM EST

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    • 15 posts
    January 31, 2014 12:32 PM EST

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    • 148 posts
    March 21, 2014 10:37 AM EDT

    Hey guys,

     

    we are Fabian and Ivan from Hamburg, Germany and try to realize our lifetime dream through Kickstarter (Crowd funding).

    In fact we dislike self-promotion in terms of spam but in our current position there is no other possibility and otherwise we can bury our lifetime dream.

    Our plan is to found a new fashion brand. Fashion means to us shoes, fragrances for him and her and headphones. Our marketing-concept is based on promotion through celebrities. In the past it was possible to us to get a good connection to popular people. There onto we want to open a store in Los Angeles, Hollywood to emphasize the elegance and exclusivity.

    For our big plan we need 3.5Mio € to be competitive on the international market. In this cause we published our intentions on Kickstarter to get our project financed through crowd funding.

    It would be awesome if you support us. Every euro brings us further and of course we have little considerations for you helping us.

    We got after 12 hours almost 12.000€.

    We thank you with all our heart and you can have a look at the following link:

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1487919235/los-angeles-wings-shoes-fragrances-headphones

     

    Best regards,

    Fabian and Ivan