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Surety Bond Producers Offer Sound Advice for Construction Firms

(NewsUSA) - Commercial construction is a competitive business, and to succeed, contractors need to find the best support and advice possible.

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Friday 03/15/2019
Gini's "Blockchain with A Soul" Is Saving Capitalism
Posted: March 15, 2019

(NewsUSA) - "Violent revolutions are inevitable when economic and political conditions become intolerable to the masses," says Ferris Eanfar, CEO of the Gini Foundation. With the rapid rise in wealth inequality and the escalation of economic and social conflicts in recent years, it appears Mr. Eanfar's predictions are coming true.

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Friday 02/22/2019
Some of the Biggest Misconceptions About Life Insurance
Posted: February 22, 2019

(NewsUSA) - So much for fancy cars, houses and jewelry.

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Wednesday 02/20/2019
5 Ways Companies are Keeping Employees Happy
Posted: February 20, 2019

(StatePoint) For years, many American businesses have provided wellness programs dedicated to encouraging employees to improve their physical health and fitness. But a new work culture is emerging, as employers recognize the need to focus on the overall well-being of their associates in order to keep them at a company.

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Wednesday 02/13/2019
Online Conference Connects Global Startups and Investors
Posted: February 13, 2019

(NewsUSA) - The current startup business environment today is full of opportunities for investors who want to get in on the global economy.

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Thursday 02/07/2019
Corporate Takeover Tale Offers Blueprint for Survival
Posted: February 07, 2019

(NewsUSA) Sponsored News- "In the United States, corporate takeovers have become more of the norm across all types of businesses," says Richard Wanderer, author of "The Holiday Party: A Tale of Corporate Takeover."

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Wednesday 01/30/2019
New Year, New Goals: Tools to Get You Where You Want to Go
Updated: March 21, 2019 - 2:40 am

(NewsUSA) - The start of a new year prompts many people to resolve to be more organized and set goals to help them be more creative and productive as well. One of the keys to successful goal-setting is regular reminders, but the information overload of today's digital, 24/7 world makes filtering the important information a challenge.

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Tuesday 01/29/2019
How Self-Publishing Made This Author A Best-Seller
Updated: March 16, 2019 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - When Jess Michaels isn't obsessively checking her steps on FitBit or watching daytime Court TV, she's a best-selling author who writes historical romances with heroines who speak their mind.

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Thursday 01/24/2019
Surety Bonds: What They Are and Why They Matter
Updated: March 09, 2019 - 2:49 am

(NewsUSA) - A surety bond, as the name suggests, means a sure thing - at least when it comes to the financial security of construction projects. Simply put, surety bonds are similar to loans from a bank, and construction contractors who qualify for them show owners their ability to do the job right. Bonds bring successful outcomes.

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Monday 01/14/2019
Is Becoming a Financial Planner the Right Career Move for You?
Posted: January 14, 2019

(StatePoint) Job growth potential, work-life balance and the satisfaction of helping others; these are not only top priorities for job seekers, they are some of the most commonly cited rewards associated with careers in the financial planning profession.

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Friday 12/21/2018
New Data Show Workplace Challenges Exist After a Cancer Diagnosis
Posted: December 21, 2018

(StatePoint) The ability to manage employment after a cancer diagnosis can be complex, which means working people with cancer need support to balance work and health demands.

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Tuesday 12/04/2018
How to Succeed in Selling Your Business
Updated: February 05, 2019 - 2:34 am

(NewsUSA) - As a larger proportion of the American population reaches retirement age, the issues of wealth transfer and asset management become even more prominent.

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Thursday 11/29/2018
Steal the Show at Your Next Holiday Party
Updated: February 01, 2019 - 2:34 am

(NewsUSA) - For those who like to wear their holiday spirit front and center, it's the most wonderful time of the year. But it's also the season of charity, so why not feel good by making a fashion statement that's socially conscious as well?

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Wednesday 11/28/2018
Junior Achievement Celebrates 100 Years
Updated: January 31, 2019 - 2:38 am

(NewsUSA) - Ask any young person what they want to be when they grow up and you most likely will get lofty answers, such as a pro-football player or a You Tube star. While admirable, it may be worthwhile to temper these expectations and get kids thinking about a Plan B that incorporates their dreams into the real world.

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Thursday 11/15/2018
Bed and Breakfasts Give Travel a Personal Touch
Updated: January 30, 2019 - 2:42 am

(NewsUSA) - Travelers seeking a personal touch and insider stories would do well to consider staying at a local bed and breakfast (B&B).

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Wednesday 11/14/2018
Online Portal Offers Quick and Easy Way to Charter Flights
Updated: January 26, 2019 - 2:35 am

(NewsUSA) - Savvy travelers recognize the benefits of flying privately, including convenience, comfort, and confidentiality. However, those who do employ private travel are not immune to the hassles of dealing with charter operators, a process that often involves waiting days for a flight confirmation.

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Tuesday 11/13/2018
AI Meets Hip Hop in Innovative Music Partnership
Updated: January 25, 2019 - 2:49 am

(NewsUSA) - DigiTrax Entertainment, a pioneer in the music technology industry, brings its artificial intelligence (AI) expertise to the popular hip-hop segment.

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Thursday 11/01/2018
Low-Cost Internet Program Helps Connect Families, Veterans
Updated: December 22, 2018 - 2:50 am

(NewsUSA) - Most of us can't imagine life without Internet service at home. We use it every day for news and entertainment, as well as to research healthcare options for our families; to connect with friends and family; to search and apply for jobs, scholarships, or schools; or to shop and save time.

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Friday 10/19/2018
Optimism Dips for Small and Mid-Size Business Owners
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:38 am

(StatePoint) As the backbone of the U.S. economy, the success of small and mid-size businesses is an important economic indicator.

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Monday 10/15/2018
Are You a Job-Seeking Veteran? What to Know
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:37 am

(StatePoint) With the veteran unemployment rate at a record low, many who have served in the military are now in the driver’s seat when it comes to civilian job hunting. This is in part because employers understand that veterans bring a wealth of translatable skills and experience to the workforce, including leadership, teamwork and attention to detail.

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3 Reasons Women Should Consider a Career in Small Business
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:37 am

(StatePoint) Talented, dedicated and ambitious women’s entrepreneurial spirits increasingly are driving the nation forward.

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Tuesday 10/09/2018
Is Opening a Franchise Right for You?
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:38 am

(StatePoint) If you’ve ever considered going into business for yourself, you may have wondered whether opening a franchise is right for you. Learning more about how franchise systems work can help you make an informed decision.

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Monday 09/24/2018
How Parents Can Achieve Work-Life Balance
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:38 am

(StatePoint) In the pursuit of having more time to spend with their families, an increasing number of working parents are requesting flexible working options from their employers, suggests new research.

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Wednesday 09/19/2018
What Everyone With Disabilities Should Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:37 am

(StatePoint) October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and a good time to focus on the issue of inclusion in the workplace. With historically low unemployment rates among the general population, those with disabilities may enjoy expanded opportunities, particularly as more employers discover the power of a diverse workforce. But finding the right job fit is important, say experts.

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Wednesday 08/29/2018
3 Questions to Ask Before Accepting That Job Offer
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:38 am

(StatePoint) Many people view their job search as an opportunity to prove their worth to potential employers. Yet, it is important to keep in mind that finding the perfect match goes both ways, and the right job needs to work for you, too – especially in today’s economy where employers need to work hard to make their job offers stand out.

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Thursday 08/16/2018
How to Turn Your Side Hustle Into A Business
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:37 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re looking to pick up a side hustle or make the leap into starting your own business, there are many ways to be your own boss.  

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Wednesday 08/01/2018
Mid-Size Companies Foresee Growth
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:38 am

(StatePoint) Growth is in the future for America’s mid-sized businesses, suggests new research, and experts say that this indicates positive things for job seekers and the economy at-large.

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Monday 07/30/2018
5 Ways to Blow Your Next Job Interview
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:38 am

(StatePoint) The unemployment rate in the U.S. is at an all-time low, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics, and many employers are struggling to find skilled workers. To overcome the challenge, companies are connecting with job candidates using emerging technologies, like video interviewing.

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Tuesday 05/22/2018
How to Build Better Relationships to Advance Your Career
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:38 am

(StatePoint) Looking to get ahead in your career? Whether your goal is to raise your own level of performance, enhance customer engagement, or become a more effective leader, it all starts with bringing out the best in your co-workers, and in yourself, too.

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Thursday 05/17/2018
Tips to Create a Resume That Lands You Interviews
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:38 am

(StatePoint) Have you been applying for jobs and sending your resume out at every opportunity only to be met with total silence? The jobs are out there and you know you are capable, so, what’s the problem?

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Wednesday 05/16/2018
New Insights and Resources for Small Businesses
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 3:37 am

(StatePoint) Small businesses are critical to powering the national economy. They are also responsible for creating two out of every three new jobs in the country each year, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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