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Politics and Economics have always been closely related. Modern communications technologies have made this relationship even closer. Power is at the core of politics and economics is often used as a tool to increase political power. These are some ways in which politics and economics are closely intertwined. The Role of Economics in Elections Economics plays a huge role in elections. The people trusted to run your country are often chosen based on the economic policies they will introduce if they get into power. If the policies of a particular politician are accepted by enough of the voters, they are…

How much do you know about intellectual property rights and what it means for your business? In most cases the answer to this question is very little and it is completely understandable why many business owners have very little idea about this area of the law. Unfortunately however the laws surrounding intellectual property rights are very important and at the very least you should have an overview of what they mean and why they exist. We caught up with an expert in this field Michael E. Melton, to find out more about the law and what it means for businesses.…

Those who enter university today must be aware of the prospects of the career choice they make. With the cost of a college education, soaring, understanding the financial prospects of a career choice can make the difference in whether you will be able to pay back the student loans you will likely have to take for your education. And whether you will have a job that can support you throughout your working career. In terms of picking a high paying and in-demand career, data scientist is near the top of the list. It is a career that is at the…

Moving into halls of residence is an experience with a steep learning curve. There’s no easing into it – you start the day at home with your family and end it as just one person in a big block, surrounded by other students who are also settling in. Some people have more experience in making themselves at home in a new environment like this. Travel, summer schools and residencies will help you feel less overawed by the situation, and if you went to boarding school you’re already practiced at making yourself comfortable among your peers. If you don’t have that…

Are you looking for the best way to get hashtags for Instagram? Do you have a product that is new on the market and you want people talking about it? You can get your own branded hashtags with ease. If you understand the importance of hashtags, then you know you can do anything to get them. The hashtags for your brand could be simple. You need to keep it as simple and catchy as possible. The secret in creating a long lasting impression with hashtags lies in knowing how to create them. Consider making hashtags that as either funny or…

It is said that you make your impression on someone within the first 15 seconds of meeting them. That then begs the question was it that you were noticed or you stood out? What was it that made that person stop at that moment to speak to you or just make eye contact? Let’s take a look at how you can get noticed without standing out. It can be something as simple as a glance, some say a flirt…eye contact or a smile. It can be your words, your accent or even just the way you approached with confidence that…

Engineering is a wide spectrum of industries which center around the creation of solutions to common problems. Within this there are engineers all over the world who are inventors of some remarkable products and installations. Douglas A. Grady is a man who works with these inventors, ensuring that these men and women own the intellectual property rights to their inventions, basically meaning that they get the credit for the invention, and any profit which is made as a result. There are many people who have a creative mind who would love to get into engineering, so I spoke to Douglas…

He looks after a huge number of workers (it can be as many as 190), and is ultimately responsible for their health and safety. There’s no doubt that Martin Lloyd Sanders has one of the most responsible positions in the military, while the fact he is an officer in the US Public Health Service and Director of the Environmental Health Services Division for Occupational Health speaks volumes as well. However, his position of authority has meant that he has come across umpteen misconceptions about military life. These can revolve around anything from health to safety, and through the course of…

If you have kept tabs on business publications over recent years, there’s no doubt that time management will have been a reoccurring theme. Something else which keeps popping up is the name George Ammar, who happens to be a chief financial officer located in Cleveland, Ohio. At this point you might be questioning the distinction between the two. Hopefully the title of today’s post has outlined all; George S. Ammar is a huge advocate of time management. It’s one of the reasons he has been able to found a CPA certified business in Cleveland in Ohio, whilst still having the resilience…

Every year, a buzz of excitement sweeps the country on September 1st. This is when the college recruitment process starts to bein and tens of thousands of young people become hopeful. It is on the 1st of September that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) starts to send out recruitment letters to high school juniors. Jack Elway has been involved in this process for many years and he understands how exciting and scary these times can be for kids and parents alike. Jack Elway Explains College Recruitment Letters Those first letters sent out basically express an interest that a college…