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Business leaders can help blaze career paths

Written on May 5, 2013 at 1:13 pm, by

Imagine a north state where students graduate from our excellent schools, go to college or receive career training right here at home, obtain a degree or certificate, then get recruited by local employers because they are ideal candidates for living-wage jobs. This is the vision of a growing collaborative of north state minds, and it’s […]

Son takes a different path to a career

Written on April 16, 2013 at 1:10 pm, by

My eldest son, Jacob, crossed the Palace Theater stage in cap and gown Thursday afternoon to accept his Level II Advanced Manufacturing Certificate from Naugatuck Valley Community College. His path from high school graduate to manufacturing certification took the standard four years, but was anything but typical. As shirt-button-popping proud as Thursday’s moment made me, […]

Online shopping a foodie heaven

Written on January 15, 2013 at 12:34 pm, by

WHEN it comes to online shopping, fashion might rule the roost but foodies are increasingly heading online and, with just a few clicks, having the cuisine of their choice delivered to their doorstep. See your ad here This week GT takes a look at a few of the boutique producers in the Hunter Valley selling […]

Expect rapid rise in online shopping to peak, expert says

Written on January 8, 2013 at 12:30 pm, by

Shoppers spent more money online than ever during the holiday season, but the trend toward huge gains won’t last forever. That’s the forecast of Sucharita Mulpuru, vice president of Forrester Research, which Sunday released its 2013 State of Retailing Online survey at the National Retail Federation’s convention. “Online retail is the pawn that is now […]

Out Of India, A Social Network For Creative Expression

Written on January 3, 2013 at 12:28 pm, by

“Every human being is born with an inherent desire to create,” says the Indian film director Shekhar Kapur. With that in mind, Kapur, who directed Elizabeth: The Golden Age among other films, teamed up with Indian musician A. R. Rahman (best known in the West for his Academy Award-winning work on Slumdog Millionaire) to cofound […]

States, Federal Government Could Save $30 Billion by Managing Medicaid Pharmacy More Like Medicare and Commercial Sector Programs

Written on March 1, 2011 at 11:46 pm, by

A new study from The Lewin Group finds that Medicaid pharmacy could save more than $ 30 billion over the next decade by transitioning from the current approach used by state Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) programs to the more efficient approaches used by Medicare Part D plans, Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs), and the commercial sector, […]

Psychological skills of entrepreneurship

Written on February 1, 2011 at 10:10 pm, by

   You have decided to begin the business. You have a representation about your future activity. You have issued it in the form of the commercial declaration. Now you should realize your wishes, plans. You can use the following algorithm: Psychological algorithm of success 1. Shape of the enterprise (What do you actually want?) 2. A […]

Office Romance – entertainment or problems?

Written on December 18, 2010 at 12:46 pm, by

   Daily close contacts of staff, joint business trips, trusting relationships often lead to mutual intellectual or professional growth. In life appears one who confide your secrets, including intimate. Openly or covertly, collaborators also give to understand that was meant for each other more than just colleagues. Appears the reciprocal feeling of closeness, the need for […]