Retail Online – A Growth Industry for Second Incomes

Retail Online – A Growth Industry for Second Incomes

In the 1900s, the mass production of Model T cars and other items shocked the world; the idea that such heavy duty items could be produced in such a quick manner prompted the development of a new mindset: products can be available more speedily and can be produced more efficiently. While the Model T cars represented freedom to the rambunctious teenagers of the 1920′s, the assembly line stood as a

Got Pain? It Could Be What You’re Not Eating

Low fat. No fat. Reduced fat. These days, fat is considered the enemy to anyone who wants to lose or maintain their weight. Grocery store shelves are full of nonfat or reduced fat versions of traditionally high fat or unhealthy foods. Want to lose weight and still eat cookies? No problem! Want a slice of pizza without the guilt? Just add some nonfat cheese! Except that the American obsession with

Why Home Health Nurses Hate Telemedicine and What to Do About It

Telemedicine has the ability to enhance home health care in a number of ways. It reduces the need for certain kinds of nurse visits, allows remote monitoring, improves medication compliance and enhances patient education. However, a home health nurse can’t be replaced by video conferencing equipment, especially in an elderly population that often suffers from social isolation. A recent qualitative study published by BioMed Central Health Services Research suggests that

The 5 Advantages of Working at an Addiction Rehabilitation Center

If you’re interested in a career that involves helping people in need, consider joining the staff of a local rehabilitation center. Although many public health experts choose to work at hospitals, retirement homes and assisted living facilities, working at a rehab center can be a deeply rewarding career choice. When considering a job in rehabilitation, the following advantages cannot be overlooked. Helping Patients Improve Their Lives Doctors, nurses and counselors

How Can Digital Records Management Benefit Your Company?

Making the transition from paper to paperless is a dream that many businesses aspire to. Of course, it’s probably easier for smaller companies to achieve. As the sheer size of the effort required to transition a larger organisation would result in the process taking months – if not years – to complete. Nevertheless, whatever the size of your business, going paperless is great idea for improving both the efficiency of

4 Tips for Promoting Compassion in Social Work

The people you’re most likely to help as a social worker, people who struggle at or below the poverty line, face a social stigma from many who misunderstand what it is you do in social services. Your aim is to help families not only survive, but thrive on their own efforts. However, if your clients feel judged — either by your staff or society as a whole — they’re less

4 Tips for Building a Nonprofit Resume

Want to dedicate your life to helping others? Good intentions will take you a long way, but to be a successful social entrepreneur or to run a nonprofit that has a positive impact on its community, you’ll need to build up your skills and experiences in the nonprofit sector. Let’s look at some of the ways you can build up your nonprofit resume. Education and Experience Of course, one of

How to Use Strategic Communications to Drive Emotions and Increase Sales

When many sales professionals develop their marketing messages, they make the mistake of assuming that all purchases are rational. If they can learn about the customer’s needs and explain how the product fulfills that need, they assume they’ll convert a buyer. However, if your company’s strategic communications strategy doesn’t account for emotion, you’re missing out on a vital way to connect with your customer base. You may not know which

Cloud or Colocation: What’s the Difference?

“You need to move everything to the cloud.” “Have you considered colocation? That will solve all of your problems.” “The cloud, colocation. It’s all the same thing.” If you’ve discussed the idea of data management with anyone over the last few years, chances are you’ve heard statements like these at one time or another. When it comes to delivering the services that your company needs, quickly, affordably and efficiently, everyone

How to Benefit from Pain Management, Even in Addiction Recovery

Many recovering addicts also struggle with chronic pain. According to some estimates, 34 to 40 percent of opiate addicts being treated with buprenorphine or methadone also suffer from a chronic pain problem. Most recovering addicts will also face acute pain issues at least once after entering recovery. Recovering addicts and their doctors are understandably concerned about using narcotic painkillers. There’s a chance narcotic pain relief could lead to relapse in