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Eva Del Rio posted a blog post

Beware When Hourly Employees Use Cellphones Off the Clock

Overlooked but important legal considerations when you let employees use the own cellphones for work.....HR Column by Eva Del RioSee More
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GAIN posted a status
"The most powerful ways to start a presentation #FF #Friday #startups #entrepreneur #presentation http://j.mp/1sbKjUK"
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GAIN posted a status
"Here's how to make your commute productive #startups #hacks #startuplife http://j.mp/1oe3XcH"
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Cheri L. Howard is now a member of GAINnet
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GAIN posted a status
"Here's why investors and entrepreneurs are so bullish on food delivery http://j.mp/1obQh1L #startups #food #delivery #business #entrepreneur"
Wednesday
Profile IconFrederick Striley, Jay Ayub, Larry Cumbaa and 2 other members are attending GAIN's event
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GAIN Monthly Luncheon Speaker Series: Thomas Lyons, CSO at Evolugate at UF Hilton

July 30, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
 UF Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is our featured sponsor this month and GAIN thanks them for the generous support!  The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) was created to teach, coach and inspire students to be entrepreneurial in their lives. The Center provides the tools and experiences necessary to creatively pursue new opportunities and innovations in the startup, social, and corporate venture arenas.  Through courses, degree programs and co-curricular programming, CEI currently serves more than 2,000 students per year.Evolugate, LLCAbout the Company:Microorganisms such as algae, fungus, and bacteria are the foundation for numerous industrial processes. However, there are issues with optimal microorganism performance at industrial scales, thus derived from we call the “robustness” problem. Advanced evolutionary biology techniques have the potential to solve such problems by evolving microorganisms to optimally perform under specific industrial conditions.…See More
Tuesday
GAIN posted a status
"$2.1 Million Raised in Florida SERIES A http://j.mp/1rXNejO #funding #vc #capital #startups #money #florida"
Tuesday
GAIN posted a blog post
Tuesday
T. Austin Ellis is now a member of GAINnet
Monday
GAIN posted a status
"Here's a way to get rid of painful needle injections #nopricks #startups #biotech http://j.mp/1o88Sfd"
Tuesday
Anna Olcese and Jean Tokarz-Scott are now friends
Monday
Profile IconGwen Daniels and Gene Lang, Ph.D. are attending GAIN's event
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GAIN Monthly Luncheon Speaker Series: Thomas Lyons, CSO at Evolugate at UF Hilton

July 30, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
 UF Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is our featured sponsor this month and GAIN thanks them for the generous support!  The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) was created to teach, coach and inspire students to be entrepreneurial in their lives. The Center provides the tools and experiences necessary to creatively pursue new opportunities and innovations in the startup, social, and corporate venture arenas.  Through courses, degree programs and co-curricular programming, CEI currently serves more than 2,000 students per year.Evolugate, LLCAbout the Company:Microorganisms such as algae, fungus, and bacteria are the foundation for numerous industrial processes. However, there are issues with optimal microorganism performance at industrial scales, thus derived from we call the “robustness” problem. Advanced evolutionary biology techniques have the potential to solve such problems by evolving microorganisms to optimally perform under specific industrial conditions.…See More
Monday
Jean Tokarz-Scott joined GAIN's group
Monday
Jean Tokarz-Scott joined Agapitus(augi) Lye's group
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Startup-Hour

Gainesville's Happy Hour for Startup-Minded People
Monday
Mark Davidson left a comment for Chris Gladin
"Hi chris I just got your earlier message. I would love to chat sometime. I am on a family vacation this week but we could meet next week at the tech toybox."
Monday
Mark Davidson and Chris Gladin are now friends
Monday
Jean Tokarz-Scott might attend GAIN's event
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GAIN Monthly Luncheon Speaker Series: Thomas Lyons, CSO at Evolugate at UF Hilton

July 30, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
 UF Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is our featured sponsor this month and GAIN thanks them for the generous support!  The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) was created to teach, coach and inspire students to be entrepreneurial in their lives. The Center provides the tools and experiences necessary to creatively pursue new opportunities and innovations in the startup, social, and corporate venture arenas.  Through courses, degree programs and co-curricular programming, CEI currently serves more than 2,000 students per year.Evolugate, LLCAbout the Company:Microorganisms such as algae, fungus, and bacteria are the foundation for numerous industrial processes. However, there are issues with optimal microorganism performance at industrial scales, thus derived from we call the “robustness” problem. Advanced evolutionary biology techniques have the potential to solve such problems by evolving microorganisms to optimally perform under specific industrial conditions.…See More
Monday
Jean Tokarz-Scott and Ryan Newell are now friends
Monday
mary catherine bostwick is now a member of GAINnet
Sunday
Eva Del Rio posted a blog post
Jul 25

Forum

What’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), and Why It’s Important

This is not something we think about very much, but it's very important.  This columns includes links to other helpful info.HR Column by Eva Del RioContinue

Started by Eva Del Rio in GAINnet Jul 18.

How Boomers Are Redefining Retirement

 Hello GAIN Friends,Just wanted to share with you that this is HR column # 300!   Yes, I’ve written one each week since The Gainesville Sun started…Continue

Started by Eva Del Rio in GAINnet Jul 11.

Announce Your Retirement Plans Without Becoming a Lame Duck

HR Column by Eva Del RioIf you are thinking of early retirement from your full time job, read this first...Continue

Started by Eva Del Rio in GAINnet Jul 4.

GAIN Ambassador/Internship Position!

GAIN AMBASSADOR/ INTERNSHIP POSITIONSUMMARY: Come help us in our effort to encourage entrepreneurship! We need someone who can help keep track of our membership and ensure that our events run smoothly. Help us set up our monthly luncheons and check…Continue

Started by Lee May in GAINnet Jun 30.

Blog Posts

Beware When Hourly Employees Use Cellphones Off the Clock

Posted by Eva Del Rio on August 1, 2014 at 11:52am 0 Comments

What’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), and Why It’s Important

Posted by Eva Del Rio on July 18, 2014 at 9:46am 0 Comments

This is not something we think about very much, but it's very important. This columns includes links to other helpful info. HR Column by Eva Del Rio

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