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How to create 50 jobs in a small town

I had a conversation with a friend a couple of weeks back about what we are doing at Localswitch – We  talked about a town close to us who have recently set up a LocalSwitch Association. The Borrisokane LSA have given us a mandate to help them create 50 jobs, with a population of 1200 people. He found it hard to believe that something like this was possible in the current economic environment. To tell you the truth, this is something we are hearing a lot at Localswitch.Five layers of local job…See More
May 15, 2012
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How are you currently involved in the Transition?
Part of LocalSeitch, a non profit that enables communities to develop local energy, food, and waste-to-product CO-OPs
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
Passionate about communities asserting themselves to come together to do things they could not do on their own, not as the only answer to our predicament, but as one of the complimentary strategies to help make the necessary transition
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I'm a biosystems engineer, community catalyst, business coach, board member of our local CSA
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Cloughjordan, Tipperary, Ireland
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http://localswitch.ie
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Passionate about communities asserting themselves to come together to do things they could not do on their own, not as the only answer to our predicament, but as one of the complimentary strategies to help make the necessary transition

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How to create 50 jobs in a small town

Posted on May 15, 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments

I had a conversation with a friend a couple of weeks back about what we are doing at Localswitch – We  talked about a town close to us who have recently set up a LocalSwitch Association. The Borrisokane LSA have given us a mandate to help them create 50 jobs, with a population of 1200 people. He found it hard to believe that something like this was possible in the current economic environment. To tell you the truth, this is something we are hearing a lot at Localswitch.

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