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With the growing popularity of conventions and in person exhibits, creating the best possible convention booth is one of the best ways for you to promote yourself, your project, or your company. There are a few different ways that you can make sure that you are creating the best possible booth to catch the attention of all your potential customers. 1. Go For Visual Impact When people are walking through a convention center or an expo, they are going to stop at any booth that looks really interesting. This means that they are looking for the booths that stand out…

When you’re a cook, you understand how to make the food taste good and look appealing. When you are a waiter, you know how to make your diner feel at home. When you’re an accountant, you instinctively balance the books. These are all necessary elements of establishing a successful restaurant, and careful attention should be given to them. However, the design of the restaurant is just as important as all other issues; the customer isn’t just looking for great food at reasonable prices or good service. They want to have a memorable experience, and the design of the restaurant should…

Whenever a reseller is shipping controlled commodities across borders, they must also pay import taxes which can make up as much as 90% of the total cost of transfer. One specific type of tax, the value-added tax (VAT), can extend up to 25% of the goods’ total value. These are hefty sums to be paying out of pocket, and while many businesses write this off as a price to pay for doing business, it doesn’t need to be so. Did you know that if you retain ownership the equipment, you can retrieve many of these taxes back when partnering with…

People often spend a lot of time considering what they will wear and trying to guess the types of questions a job interviewer might ask. These are important things to prepare for, but they don’t go far enough. It’s equally important to take the time to understand the point of view of the hiring manager. Does the Candidate Truly Understand What the Job Entails? The fact that a candidate read and understands the job description won’t come off as overly impressive to the hiring manager. This is especially true when considering that the ability to research a company, its competition,…

If you are reading this, then it is likely that you are considering, or at least interested in, a career in project management. Before you can embark on your new career path, it is a good idea to learn as much as you possibly can about the role of a project manager. Here are a few of the benefits of using a project manager. They organize and promote teamwork One of the best things about hiring a project manager is that they can really organize your workforce into one that works brilliantly together. Teamwork is important to the success of…

I have felt that the best course of action when deciding upon a career, or indeed a new career, is to go with something that you both love, and that you are good at. I cannot tell you how many friends went in to careers shortly after college because it seemed the easiest option or because they were chasing the money and they are now miserable in their jobs and dread Monday morning, something I could never do. As part of our focus on jobs which based on your skills, today we are going to take a look at what…

I spend a great deal of my time attending various business seminars throughout the country and I must be honest, it can often be tough. Many of the speakers that are hired at these events offer the same, tired wisdom and similar speeches which are given through monotone voices. Every now and agin however, someone takes to the stage who instantly engages you and sparks a fire of inspiration inside you. The last time this happened to me was when some of the guys from financial services company Patriot Choice Inc. took to they stage to deliver a rousing speech.…

Running a business is tougher than most people realize. Unless you’re in a fortunate minority, there’s no nine till five, even if that’s your office hours. Weekends probably don’t exist, either. You do it because it’s what you do, and you believe that hard work pays. And that’s great if you look after yourself the way you take care of your empire. But do you? How are you feeling today? When your body tells you it needs help Managing the daily grind is inherently stressful, an occupational hazard. Some people thrive in those situations, but in time, the majority start…

The first promotional products date back to 1789, with buttons commemorating the election of President Washington. We’ve come a long way since then, and options for products to promote your organization have increased exponentially, and continue to grow. So when you’re looking for ways to grow your brand, there is a whole new generation of ideas. Clothing When it comes to apparel, consider these new fashion trends and designs: Don’t think of clothes only as polo shirts or things worn on casual Fridays. All the people making field trips to the gym each week need apparel to sweat in as…

Some people rudely refer to New Brunswick as the armpit of Canada. This is not only unfair; it is also plainly untrue. Between the booming cities of Saint John’s, Fredericton and Moncton, the small province that lies between Quebec and Nova Scotia (more traditional destinations for tourists) has plenty to offer by way of industry, education and tourism. In particular, it has been interesting over the past few years to watch the real estate climate in Moncton shift from a buyer’s market to a more balanced market. Investors who were able to catch this trend early are likely patting themselves…