The Cincinnati Enquirer
Monday, June 26, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 177
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Back in 1901, when Swedish gold digger John Nordstrom sunk $5,000 into a Seattle shoe store that immortalized his family name, the word cachet was probably not a part of the 30-year-old's vocabulary.

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Business Headlines for  Monday, June 26, 2000

Sleepy workers costly
        Break out the blankies, and turn down the lights. The average American worker is a big old sleepyhead.

Web gives job resumes a new look
        Years ago the staffers landed at PCS Technical Services on a Monday morning and started pounding the keyboard of a telephone to match resumes on file with jobs that needed to be filled.

Daily grind
        Talk about micro-managing!

Airlines say mergers make way for perks
        Two announcements have been made recently about big airlines that want to buy some pretty big airlines.

Summer internships often time for tryouts
        Many young people are working at summer internships while school is out, and one can bet that employers will be looking to make the top performers part of the permanent talent base.

Philip Morris to buy Nabisco
        NEW YORK — Tobacco giant Philip Morris Companies announced Sunday it has reached an agreement to buy the nation's No. 1 cookie and cracker maker — Nabisco Holdings. Corp. — for almost $15 billion.

Woman electrician is a sign of the times
        If you've ever worked in a Minnesota building with lots of rooms, you know about thermostat wars. The problem is that the rooms closest to the furnace get the most heat, while rooms farther away put frost on your nose. But you can't turn up the heat for the polar regions without inducing equatorial conditions down the hall.

Making it

The Success Coach
        I am president of a large energy company that has undergone massive changes in recent years. Not only have we had to cope with deregulation, but we've also had several mergers in just two years.

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