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on June 17, 2016 | No comments
Prison is a scary place to be, but many prisoners are working to rehabilitate themselves for a brighter future. These prisoners deserve the opportunity to pull themselves out of a terrible situation. Every prisoner also deserves the opportunity to see their loved ones on a regular basis. Unfortunately, many families live hundreds of miles from the prison and cannot visit their incarcerated loved one on a regular basis. Securus technology is working to make visitation just a little easier for everyone.
Securus technology is the top company in the prison communication field. For years, they have made phone calls from prison possible. They are constantly trying to innovate solutions for prisons that will make life easier for prison officials and prisoners. Recently PR Newswire reports, the rolled out a new visitation app that is going to change prison for the better.
Video chat has been a reality for normal Americans for almost a decade. Skype, Facebook video chat, and Google Hangouts allow people to see each other, even when they are incredible distances apart. While this video chat technology is impressive, it has not been put to work in America’s prisons. Securus realized that video technology had not been used in prisons, and they decided to develop their own video visitation app.
Securus’ new video visitation app will open new opportunities for families around the country. The video app is extremely easy to use and allows people to visit from anywhere. First, you must schedule a visitation by visiting Securus’ site and using your log-in to schedule your meeting. When your meeting time occurs, you simply open the video visitation app and make sure that you a great wi-fi signal. From this point family members can enjoy a wonderful visit with their incarcerated loved one. The system has already been installed in several prisons, and it is receiving rave reviews from prisoners and their families.
Prison officials are huge fans of the new video visitation app for several key reasons. The app requires very little infrastructure from the prison. All you need is a working tablet and a wi-fi connection. Most prisons already have the infrastructure they need for the app. The app also reduces stress on prison visitation areas, so prisons are not required to hire as many staff members.
Visitation just got a lot easier thanks to Securus. This new prison visitation app should open up visitation to family members around the United States. Visit BBB to get more info on Securus.
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on June 16, 2016 | No comments
The Fabletics brand has emerged as one of the most successful brands on the market, but it is all because of the high profile connection with co-founder Kate Hudson. As an actress, Hudson has been able to get millions of fans to notice her brand. She is well connected in the industry, and all the magazines are trying to get an exclusive.
Marie Claire has been one of those magazines that has managed to get information that the fans want to know. In an exclusive interview with Kate Hudson at http://www.marieclaire.com/fashion/news/a19566/kate-hudson-fabletics-interview/ there has been a lot of talk about athleisure and the way that people perceive the Fabletics brand. Kate has been vocal about the fact that this brand doesn’t require Spanx and some of the outfits even come equipped with a bra.
Customers that use the brand have seen how the Kate Hudson stamp of approval is able to sell clothes. When they go to the website there are special picks from Kate. This is something that has made people pay attention to the brand. That is what has separated Kate Hudson from the rest. That is what separates the Fabletics brands from the competition. She is a hands-on businesswoman that has taken time to see the brand evolve.
People that follow the early timeline will notice that the brand was getting lots of recognition on the Internet. There were a lot of people in the United States and abroad that were ordering clothes through the site. The athletic wear that would be ideal for working out, and athleisure buzz made people discover Fabletics.
Billions of dollars will be spent on exercising, workout clothes and gym memberships. People are impressed with this brand, and Hudson will have no problem with making this brand profitable because there is a demand for workout clothing. Many people may not use their workout equipment. Many may never go to gym that they signed up for. Lots of women, however, will still use the Fabletics clothes because these garments can be used for more than working out. That is the genius of the brand. It can enhance the wardrobe because the clothes are stylish and comfortable. Even when people do not carry out their mission to hit the gym, they can still enjoy the comfort of the athleisure that this brand is providing.
Hudson has made it her mission to educate people on the brand because she knows that this is what sells it. People may take a glance at the clothes and assume that these are cookie cutter outfits. Kate Hudson, however, knows that informing people about the fabric and the style will make these outfits stand out. She’s a savvy businesswoman with a purpose.
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on June 15, 2016 | No comments
Your reputation is very important when you are in business. With social media sites you are able to quickly and easily build a positive reputation online. However since the internet is very quick, you can very easily establish a very negative reputation if you make a few mistakes. As with businesses, your reputation can be changed for the better or worse as a job seeker or professional. Like businesses social media is able to allow potential employers research you and if you have an unfavorable reputation, you can fail to get the ideal job or get fired from your current one.
With these factors in mind you may be wondering what you can do in order to restore your online reputation. The solution to this problem is to use an online reputation management service. With this type of service you will be able to stop, fix and prevent anything that can give you a negative reputation on the internet. Since people often use the internet to find out information about individuals and/or businesses, getting an online reputation service will benefit them by ensuring that all negative information is either contained or eliminated.
Online reputation management services do a number of tasks for you which include managing search engine optimization, developing and managing content and monitoring third party websites. It is necessary to get an online reputation management service when you are a new business that needs exposure, need protection from attacks, and when you need to restore your reputation if it gets negative. Once you decide to get this type of service you will want to find one by determining your needs and goals, learning about their customer service and researching their reputation, services and prices.
Better Reputation is an organization that specializes in providing comprehensive management of the reputations of businesses and individuals. The organization offers free quotes in order to help you price the services you need. The company strives to make sure that your image on the internet emphasizes the positive characteristics of you or your business. With the organization’s services you will be certain that all of its work in managing your reputation is guaranteed to get you the best possible results.
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on June 8, 2016 | No comments
It takes a special skill to know a good thing when one sees one. This is particularly true in providing funding for start-ups, where the difference between a good thing and a not-so-good thing might cost you billions of dollars.
One such angel investor with an excellent track record is Mike Baur. He might not be a household name in the U.S., but in Switzerland he is a luminary in the area of providing funding for start-ups and a rising star in the world of venture capital world-wide.
With an MBA from the University of Rochester and an Executive MBA from the University, Mike began a successful career in private banking. In 2014, with 20 years of experience and an extensive resume, Mike partnered with two colleagues to begin a his own start-up venture – The Swiss Start Up Factory.
The Startup Factory provides funding for start-ups in the technology sector that are in the early stages of their development. A primary focus is consumer shopping, mobile and other emerging technologies.
Now located in Durham. N.C., the Start-Up Factory’s selections each receive $50,000 in seed funding, personal, experienced mentoring, and an introduction to an expanding network of angel investors and other technology cognoscente who provide funding for start-ups.
Recent example of the the Startup Factory’s keen eye for business potential is Brevado, a provider of timelines for project-based businesses; BringMeThat, an online restaurant delivery service; and Hostelite, a hostel travel search and booking platform.
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Mike Baur has recently launched his own company, bainso (baur investment solutions) AG a venture that began with his investment in Bloom Star, a Switzerland-based online Flower delivery service. The business incubator Incuray of Zurich is also a large investor.
Currently, Mike’s largest investment is in Diplomero, an online education platform. This company provides businesses and universities with course development guidance, from inception to presentation strategies.
Even though he is developing an international reputation, or perhaps because of it, Mike Baur keeps a strong connection with the Fribourg region or his youth. He still lives there with his wife and family and devotes considerable time to cultivating Swiss youth entrepreneurship. He is the Co-Founder and director of the the Swiss Start-Up Association and mentors several start-ups in his homeland.
The future for technological innovation has never been brighter. And successfully providing funding for start-ups is a talent that will continue to be in great demand. Mike Bauer is in the forefront of this elite cadre of venture capital investors, and his future is as bright as the industry he monitors so prudently.
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on June 7, 2016 | No comments
Cancer specialists in Venezuela call out for help because patients are dying due to lack of access to even the most basic medications. Physicians say that the current state of corruption in the government is creating a situation where they are unable to provide medical care to patients who are suffering. Doctors like Jose Manuel Gonzalez have almost no equipment to work with and there is a medical crisis that is severely affecting the country.
Deplorable Hospital Conditions
The conditions inside of Venezuelan hospitals can be considered nothing less than deplorable says Dr. Jose Manuel. Patients are forced to lay in disgustingly dirty beds and they have no access to fresh water or air conditioning. There is very little running water in some places, but in most places, there is none. Toilets are clogged and there are no cleaning supplies for the staff to prevent the spread of illness.
Patients are provided with very little food, and what they do get is barely edible. They are not given food on a regular schedule because there is not enough to go around. Many patients are brought food, medication, drinking water, and cleaning water by their families.
Reminders of Death Everywhere
The morgues are full, refrigerators are broken and widespread blackouts prevent medical professionals from properly handling the deceased. Because of this, many of the public hospitals have deceased patients grimly lining the hallways until arrangements can be made for them.
Doctors plead with the government for help, but just like everyone else in this collapsing country, their pleas remain unheard.
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on May 27, 2016 | No comments
Companies around the world have multiple regulations, laws, and quality controls to adhere to. To prevent lawsuits, large businesses can hire what is known as a compliance officer. Compliance officers are required to review business compliance and ensure that whatever company they are working for, adheres to the laws not just from the United States, but worldwide. Keeping track of so many laws is a rough and challenging business, however, the career field experiences a growth of ten percent each year. At a recent conference for this field, it was stated that it is one of the fastest growing careers with the most opportunities for advancement. So great is the growth that there are now programs at over a dozen universities that allow students to obtain a degree as a compliance officer. According to Roy Snell, who is the CEO of the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics, this is a job that fixes the problems that arise in large companies.
One such person who has contributed to the field of compliance, is Helane Morrison. Morrison began her collegiate career in Journalism at the University of Berkley where she obtained her J.D. while working as the Editor-in-Chief for the California Law Review. Later, she also obtained her B.S. in Journalism while working as a newspaper reporter. Between 1984 and 1986, Morrison worked for Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun and Hon. Richard A. Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals. A year afterwards, while also working at the San Francisco law firm Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkinshe, she passed the California State Bar and began her work as a lawyer.
Nine years later, Morrison began working for the Securities and Exchange Commission in San Francisco. Between 1996 and 1999, Morrison completed three major cases that involved disciplinary action against New York and California. In the year 1999, Morrison became a woman of history: She became the first woman to be the chief of the San Francisco District Office. In 2007, after continuing to “strengthen the impact” of the SEC, she now works as the Managing Director, General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer of Hall Capital Partners LLC while also maintaining her position as a member on the Board of the Regional Parks Foundation.
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on May 26, 2016 | No comments
Freedom is something we all take for granted, each and every day. We expect it and don’t fully appreciate it. However, sometimes we need things to be taken away from us to grasp that, as they say, freedom isn’t free. That is why, we should enjoy our lives to the fullest. We never know when that freedom will be taken away from us. That is why Yeonmi Park‘s story is touching so many people these days. Her book, In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom, is a profound read, which goes into great detail to explain what she went through on her path to freedom. She is now stronger than ever.
Let’s face it: life these days is all about survival and her story of survival is something that has really moved and touched many readers. We all look for inspiration and sometimes we find it in others. We can look at them and say, “If they can do it, so can I.” Anything is possible when you refuse to quit, believe in the idea that someday you will be be free or obtain whatever your goal is. Yeonmi Park is a true inspiration.
These days, young girls of all ages need someone they can look up to and they need someone that can inspire them to believe that anything is possible if they look deep within themselves, never give up, and always stay positive. It can be trying at times, but if Yeonmi Park can do it, under unbelievably tough conditions and circumstances, there is no reason that others can’t gain something from her story. That was the whole reason she wrote her book: to tell her story and inspire others.
People like Yeonmi Park don’t come along every day and when they do, it is always a treat to hear their story and hear how they overcome everything they had to endure. It reminds us that many our lives aren’t as bad as we make them out to be sometimes. It is also a gentle reminder that we need to enjoy our freedom daily.
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on May 12, 2016 | No comments
Laidlaw & Company is an investment bank that has its headquarters in Wall Street, New York City. The Chief Executive Officer is currently Matthew D. Eitner. This bank specializes in providing wealth management and investment banking services for their clients in both England and the U.S. The services related to investment banking offered by Laidlaw include the financing of acquisitions and the raising of capital by placing equity with retail investors who have a significant net worth. They also work extensively with initial public offerings and the various trading markets in the U.S.
The bank currently has more than 150 employees who are based in offices throughout Europe and the U.S. They focus on dealing with large institutions, entrepreneurs in the corporate world and companies that are located domestically and abroad. Some of the other areas of the investment banking world that they are involved in include helping companies to go private, alternative investments, helping companies to merge with one another, assisting companies in acquiring other businesses, repurchasing stock, joint ventures between companies, optimizing the balance sheets of various corporations and restructuring the finances of large companies.
The wealth management services offered by Laidlaw & Company are considered by many people in the financial industry to be one of the company’s main strengths. They provide their clients with advice regarding a wide variety of investment opportunities. This SEC registered firm will also manage the portfolios of their clients and suggest the investments that will help these people and companies to reach their financial goals in the fastest way possible. Financial planning is also a key services that Laidlaw often provide to new businesses. Many startup companies end up failing because of money being managed improperly. The bank creates a plan for these companies to follow that will enable them to stay afloat while they establish a customer base.
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on May 10, 2016 | No comments
A news release published on the CBS 19 network, see link http://www.cbs19.tv/story/31302020/us-money-reserve-encourages-visitors-to-explore-its-new-website-and-e-commerce-coin-catalogue broke the news of a game-changing approach to business by the US Money Reserve.
The US Money Reserve possesses a rich history in the distribution of government-issued precious metals in the United States. The reserve started in 2001 though its pioneers had been in the precious metal industry for almost a century now. The pioneers wanted to educate the public on the economic benefits of owning precious metals while offering the best quality of gold and silver.
Additionally, the US Money Reserve went into business with the motive of promoting the values of trust and transparency in the industry. Before their entry, some unscrupulous traders would take advantage of clueless investors who received low-quality coins. The Reserve invests in the most advanced currency research and numismatic technology to ascertain the quality of its coins. It also strictly issues precious metals supplied by the US government only.
In the last fifteen years, the US Money Reserve has established itself as a dominant precious metal distributor with a growing client list of over 300,000. All these customers have always been served at its headquarters in Austin, Texas. The gold and platinum seller decided to open a virtual online store to complement its existing infrastructure and maintain the excellent customer service.
Now, potential and existing clients can comfortably transact their business on their fresh looking website. The site integrates the old interface with a modern presentation and informational outlook. It, therefore, contains more graphic content of the actual coins on sale as well as more information on precious metals. Read more: US Money Reserve Promo Codes, 4 Coupons 2016
The online purchases are also facilitated by the services of a top courier delivery merchant. Overall, the US Money Reserve has taken extra measures to safeguard the credibility and the efficiency of the entire website and supporting applications.
Another impressive fact about the company is that they are the only company in the industry headed by a former US Mint Director in Phillip Diehl. Phillip brings invaluable experience to the operations of the US Money Reserve, particularly in the customer satisfaction portfolio. He also inspires confidence in all the stakeholders besides bringing credibility to reserve’s activities. These are the reasons that led to Phillip’s portrait being included on the website.
The US Money Reserve has also jumped into the social media. They now have and active Facebook and Twitter feed that allows them to interact with all their customers in real time. Social media is a powerful tool and contributes to the ratings of the client’s experience. In fact, it almost impossible to run an online business without social media in the internet age.
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on April 28, 2016 | No comments
Charles and David Koch have long been supporters of the Republican Party as well as other conservative causes. Through Super Pacs that they created they have raised $900 million to support conservative candidates who support their ideals of small and limited government, states’ rights, and the various individual freedoms that were identified in the US constitution. The Koch brothers’ vast fortune comes from Koch Industries which was founded by their father, Fred Koch and which, under their tutelage, has grown into the second largest private company in the US and has its hand in a variety of different industries from oil and energy infrastructure to financial services.
The Koch brothers vast fortune, political beliefs, and the amounts that they have raised t through their Super PACs has seemed to be long destined for the usage of whoever emerged victorious from the Republican primary. However, Charles Koch has long indicated that he is not a believer of the policies of either Donald Trump or Ted Cruz.
On Donald Trump, Koch was offended by the removal of freedoms that he suggested for millions of Muslim Americans and likened it to something that may have occurred under Nazi Germany. Koch was not a fan of Ted Cruz’s comments that the Middle East should e carpet bombed until it glows as a response to Isis. Koch believes that this will only incite further hatred against the United States and lead to more terrorist growth and anger.
Despite these misgivings the Koch brothers indicated I an interview this weekend that they have not put any money into the raise to either support or oppose a Republican primary Presidential candidate and are considering sitting out the 2016 Presidential election all told. Charles has indicated that it is partly the negativity that is surrounding the primary, as well as the personal attacks by the candidates, that is leading to the negative press and rhetoric.
Doubling down on these comments, the Koch brothers indicated that Hillary Clinton may prove t be the best option from the remaining contenders in the field for president. However, they are still opposed to her stances on many issues and would hope that her actions as President would be significantly different than the comments and rhetoric that she has used during her campaign for President. Still, when compared to Trump, Cruz, or Sanders, Clinton may be able to win the support of the Koch brothers which was unthinkable just a few short months ago.