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Seven things employers must provide reservists returning from military service

Seven things employers must provide reservists returning from military service

Since Sept. 11, 2001, more than 800,000 reservists and national guardsmen have been called to leave their civilian life to serve the military full-time, with more than 250,000 pressed into…

Three-year degree programs shorten the path to rewarding careers

Three-year degree programs shorten the path to rewarding careers

Three-year bachelor’s degree programs are gaining popularity as many students look for ways to enter the workforce faster. Though these programs are common in Europe and Canada, condensed programs are…

Let technology make this holiday season and 2013 the happiest of all

Let technology make this holiday season and 2013 the happiest of all

If you run a small business, you know that the holiday season is a busy but exciting time of year. It’s a time to reflect on the past year’s successes…

How math and science education can lead to a brighter future for students

How math and science education can lead to a brighter future for students

In a world that is defined by rapid change – particularly in technology – there are concerns that students today won’t be prepared for the challenges of the future. Of…

Seven big trends for small businesses in 2013

Seven big trends for small businesses in 2013

Today, if you tell someone you’ll be in touch, he or she may not only ask when, but how. Modern technology has dramatically changed the way we communicate, providing multiple…

Four easy technology tips small-business owners can start using today

Four easy technology tips small-business owners can start using today

– Small-business owners say that managing their business creates twice as much stress as maintaining a healthy relationship with a spouse or partner, according to a recent Bank of America…

Joining the Navy Reserve lets Sailors balance everyday life and Navy life – and have careers in both

Joining the Navy Reserve lets Sailors balance everyday life and Navy life – and have careers in both

Family obligations, changing career aspirations and personal commitments are many of the factors that discourage Sailors and civilians from pursuing active duty service in the United States Navy. Did you…

Free cancer resource guides help patients navigate cancer journey

Free cancer resource guides help patients navigate cancer journey

– When Barbara George’s friend and colleague in the media business was diagnosed with a recurrence of breast cancer 11 years ago, George volunteered to help her figure out her…

Frozen yogurt: a hot investment for entrepreneurs

Frozen yogurt: a hot investment for entrepreneurs

Frozen yogurt shops are popping up in neighborhoods and business developments all across the country, as more Americans shop around for healthier treat options. The frozen yogurt industry is growing,…

Video conferencing takes next leap to connect colleagues in the cloud

Video conferencing takes next leap to connect colleagues in the cloud

Video and Web conferencing have been around for decades, but the quality of the video and audio has proved disappointing and frustrating due to technology glitches and overall poor performance.…