Articles by Lieca N. Hohner

Editor's points: By definition.

July 23, 2008
At the time of this writing, I have attained nine years’ tenure with POB magazine. Amazing. In that time, I have learned much about a profession I knew nearly nothing about and ascertained (by fire) the difference between an industry and a profession.
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No Small Potatoes

May 14, 2008
Between February and October 2007, a three-person city survey crew completed phase three of the Sunnyside Road widening project, finalizing a three"'year endeavor to connect Interstate 15 Sunnyside Interchange to the city of Ammon.
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A Model Entrepreneur

May 14, 2008
Thad Glankler may sound laid back with his Southern drawl, but those who work with him know better. Many clients and colleagues, he admits, call him “anal.” But this meticulous characteristic is precisely what Glankler needs in his line of work: data modeling.
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Editor's Points: A Great Day

May 14, 2008
Thursday, 3 April 2008. Twenty-five men and women cross an uncultivated and very soft and muddy cornfield on ATVs to reach a 6-inch square of land.
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Editor's Points: Surveyors are cookin'.

April 30, 2008
Years ago, I asked the administrator of our popular industry bulletin board to add a category titled “Hobbies, Sports and Recipes.” I will admit thinking it was a bit funny.
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Editor's Points: Time for action.

March 27, 2008
The “Education Debate” continues in the surveying profession. In general, parties remain divided on whether two years or four years of formal schooling should be required to sit for the licensure exam.
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FARO Evolves Scanner Line

March 4, 2008
 FARO Technologies Inc. treated press members to a sneak peek of the company’s new scanners in Orlando February 22. The new Photon 80 and Photon 20 laser scanners replace the LS 880, 840 and 420. The modularity of the FARO scanners hasn’t changed the product line’s outside appearance but the insides hold many improvements.

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Editor's Points: Surveying connections.

February 25, 2008
Once again, in the course of my daily life, I’ve come across another personal link to surveying. With all the connections I find, I often think I was destined to be a part of this profession.

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Editor's Points: Conference Coordination

February 1, 2008
At trade shows, my objective is the same. I seek out professionals with expertise in focused areas to provide valuable content in our pages.
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Editor's points - Profits and pride in "˜08.

January 1, 2008
Typically, editors fill their notes for the beginning-of-the-year issue with an industry outlook. I doubt I need to rehash the economic news that is already known by most or sum up that we are in the midst of an economic downturn. Rather, I’d like to investigate possible ways to withstand the current.
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