Category Archives: Common Sense Contracting

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The Trump Conundrum: American Jobs vs. Good Jobs vs. American Made


Candidate Trump told America that he would bring back, “Good, well-paying jobs, with benefits.”  Which is what we want. We don’t just want low paying jobs without time off or health benefits. However, as Trump has learned, just the health … Continue reading

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More News About MiFID II


In the 21st century, Wall Street has faced repeated crises, each of which each followed the same pattern. At first, the impending problem is ignored by all except a few experts, in specialty publications. A few months before the problem … Continue reading

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Countdown To Armageddon: MiFID II Arrives!


Change is on the way… BIG change! On January 3rd, 2018, MiFID II takes effect. MiFID was designed to make the global markets more transparent, but one seemingly innocent new rule could blow the markets apart. Starting January 3rd, Equity … Continue reading

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Outsourcing In the Age Of Disruption


President Elect, Donald John Trump. That’s going to take some getting used to. For everyone. His campaign told us that he would make America Grate again, and it does indeed Grate on the world’s collective nerves. The Japanese stock market … Continue reading

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The 2016 Gold In Outsourcing Goes to…


For decades the Olympics were dominated by the U.S. and Russian teams. Lately, China has successfully fought to stay in the top 3, dominating weightlifting, diving, and gymnastics. China just might finish with the most gold medals in 2016. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Flatline… Subscriptions Will Be The Death Of Tech Jobs


When does a buzzword become a technology? It’s hard exactly, but “Subscription” is a great example. It started as a simple idea. Software sales groups spend a lot of time and money chasing after customers. They want customers to buy … Continue reading

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Revisiting the MATURE Outsourcing Program


In the past, we’ve talked about where outsourcing programs are headed when they finally reach their “mature” stage. That is to say, if you operate one or more lower cost locations, which have all passed their “training” phase, and are working … Continue reading

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