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Posted 7/2/15 at 5:50 AM | Sylvie Simms

The Cost of Hiring New Employees

Although hiring costs vary by industry and region, it is always surprising to see the bottom-line figure, after all of the line item costs have been factored in. The total cost of hiring one new employee could be as high as $5,000, or more, in a professional or manufacturing industry. Even hiring a new employee in a services-related industry typically costs more than $1,000.

Posted 7/2/15 at 5:14 AM | Sylvie Simms

The Top 5 Most Visited Foreign Islands

Every year, millions of people take an island vacation to enjoy water sports, visit cultural attractions, or just to relax and unwind. There are five destinations that are popular with tourists, year after year, because of their natural beauty and the variety of unique activities that are available to enjoy.

When planning your island vacation, be sure to consider the local seasons to choose a time of year where the weather allows you to make the most of your vacation. With a little research, you can avoid the rainy or humid times of year.

Island vacations are popular because of their beaches and beautiful ocean scenery. But each island has an individual character of its own and offers unique excursions. From kayaking at night through the glow-in-the-dark plankton in Puerto Rico, to touring a cigar factory in Cuba, there are once-in-a-lifetime experiences just waiting for you to enjoy. Please see the infographic below for more suggested fun activities in each of the top five most visited islands in the world!

Posted 7/2/15 at 4:02 AM | Sylvie Simms

The Benefits of Roll and Pouch Laminators

Discover the difference between pouch laminators and roll laminators while learning about the 5 questions to ask when choosing laminating roll film from the experts at

Posted 7/2/15 at 3:06 AM | Caleb Dexter

How To Make Sure Your Business Stands For Age Equality

The workplace has become an incredible arena for equality and the expression of true human rights that is available to every employee. Things like gender fairness, humanitarian work, children's health, and racial coordination are areas becoming stronger every day. But there's still a problem that business owners are not aware of or just simply overlook - it's called the Age Gap.

We can all agree that half of the world is run by adults that are in their 30's or higher and in the workplace, we see this growing very rapidly. It has come to the point where being the manager at a fast-food chain is not offered to an employee of young age. When you walk into a McDonald's and spot the manager who do you see? Someone who's obviously beyond their 20's, correct?

To make things even worse, young employees are assigned small work tasks as if having the capability or intelligence to handle anything of higher difficulty is not within them, which can also cause many problems for companies.

72.9% of American jobs are filled with young employees but only 47% of them are in high positions. When it comes to paychecks, those of older age are paid dramatically higher than the average young worker & the numbers show this. FULL POST

Posted 6/30/15 at 3:12 PM | Brian Wallace

Have You Tried The Subscription Box Craze Yet?

Doesn't it sound like fun to get a box full of goodies in the mail every month? Learn more about the subscription box craze from this infographic.

Posted 6/30/15 at 5:27 AM | Sylvie Simms

Top 10 Reasons To Subscribe To Nates Notes

We have the top 10 reasons to subscribe to Nates Notes, your #1 individual investor advisory newsletter!

Posted 6/29/15 at 8:51 AM | Sylvie Simms

How To Update Your Forklift Capacity Data Plate

Forklift safety is not to be taken lightly. This equipment is involved in around 90,000 accidents every year and sometimes people sustain sever, and occasionally even fatal injuries from these incidents. Even if a forklift accident at the workplace doesn’t result in such serious consequences, it’s likely that a business will find still itself embroiled in workers’ compensation issues, and OSHA will always investigate the accident looking for regulatory violations. The infographic depicts the various recorded causes of accidents. Regardless of the ultimate resolution, a missing or incorrect data plate will be flagged, will result in OSHA fines and can be legal fodder.

Posted 6/26/15 at 8:16 AM | Sylvie Simms

Top 10 Reasons To Subscribe To Nates Notes

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Posted 6/24/15 at 5:43 AM | Sylvie Simms

4 Criteria to Evaluate DDoS Mitigation Providers| Infographic | State of the Internet

This infographic about how to choose a DDoS mitigation provider offers an at-a-glance summary of four criteria that can differentiate DDoS mitigation providers. View the infographic to learn about threat intelligence, front-line experience, DDoS mitigation capabilities and DDoS mitigation capacity, and then get the full white paper at <>.

Posted 6/24/15 at 3:21 AM | Sylvie Simms

Designing a Modern Living Room

A modern living room is a reflection of an individual’s personal sense of style. From modern minimalism to understated elegance, designing a living room requires a discriminating eye, a sense of balance, and an appreciation of contemporary luxury décor.

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