A Look at the Tough Issue of Balancing Work Safety & Efficiency

January 29, 2014

Many businesses today must maintain a delicate balance between work safety and work efficiency. On one hand, it’s important to work as quickly as possible to maximize return on investment and keep clients happy but on the other hand, it’s not wise to work so fast that basic safety precautions put in place to protect […]

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The Best States for Those in Search of Construction Work

January 11, 2014

If you are a construction professional who is currently living or working in an area where the real estate industry is still recovering from the failing economy, consistent work may be difficult to come by. However, the states below are all seeing a spike in construction projects. New York New York, particularly western New York […]

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Six Small Business Tips for Success

January 3, 2014

Owning a small business can be a lucrative endeavor, and can help you fulfill your dream of becoming an entrepreneur in today’s competitive market. But while you may have a company of your own, taking certain precautions can ensure its growth and longevity. If you are a small business owner, make sure to follow these […]

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How Game Theory Informs Economics & Business

January 2, 2014

The Prisoner’s Dilemma is a hypothetical example where two criminals, arrested for the same crime, are interrogated in separate rooms with no knowledge of each other’s actions. There are essentially four possible scenarios for the criminals, each involving variations of betrayal or keeping quiet. In one scenario, if both prisoners keep quiet, then they are […]

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The Most Memorable Car Commercials in Recent Years

December 15, 2013

Commercials are almost an inevitable part of life. If you have a favorite TV show, follow the local sports team, or watch the local news, you will probably see your fair share of ads. Plainly put, there are commercials for everything from auto insurance to zinc cold medicine. Yet, even with the myriad products marketed, […]

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The Workings of a Typical British Hospital

November 26, 2013

The British National Health Service (NHS) established in 1948 is one of the world’s truest forms of socialized medicine. Under the system, the British government provides medical service to individuals who then pay for services through their tax dollars. The system has both positive and negative aspects to it. While all appointments and medicines are […]

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Tips to Expand Your Presence on LinkedIn

November 21, 2013

Since its inception in 2003, LinkedIn has become a comprehensive international social networking site for professionals. On the site, you can seek employment, connect with peers and new clients, and obtain advice and expertise in a diverse range of technological and business industries. LinkedIn now boasts over 225 million members and has become an indispensable […]

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Neat Factoids About Personal Injury Cases

November 20, 2013

There were approximately 27,000 personal injury cases filed in state courts and another 99,000 in federal courts in 2005, according to the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). Also known as “tort” cases, personal injury cases are often pointed to as an example of the overly litigious nature of society and the […]

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A Quick Summary of Plyler v. Doe (1982)

November 15, 2013

In 1982 the Supreme Court case of Plyler v. Doe set a historic precedent for the treatment of children of illegal immigrants within the public school system. Prior to the 1982 ruling, certain school districts were denying public education to children of illegal immigrants, and in some cases even charging them a tuition to make […]

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An Update on the Obamacare Website Debacle

November 15, 2013

It would be an understatement to say that the launch of healthcare.gov was controversial. In a cruel turn of fate, the government began a 16-day shutdown the day the website launched on October 1, 2013. Conservative lawmakers, who chose the occasion to demonstrate their distaste for Obamacare, stoked the ongoing drama surrounding the shutdown. The […]

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