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Making Lemonade What do you do about a terrible job market for meeting planners? For Pat Schaumann the answer was to launch Current Temp, a temporary placement agency for planners and event organizers. “It's a critical time for displaced planners — there are lots of very competent planners who need jobs. Currently we staff 1,000 meetings worldwide,” she says of the St. Louis, Mo.-based company.

Schaumann is president of MAC Meetings

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