By Mel Fabrikant Friday, November 05 2010 @ 01:38 PM EDT
Accountemps Survey: CFOs Concerned About Time Waste But Also See Business Benefits in Social Media Use
As social media makes its way into the workplace, executives are weighing the potential risks and benefits. Approximately half (51 percent) of chief financial officers (CFOs) interviewed recently for an Accountemps survey said their greatest concern is that employees are wasting time during business hours using sites such as Facebook and Twitter. CFOs also expressed worries their staff may behave unprofessionally or post inappropriate information online. However, three in 10 financial executives (28 percent) said using these sites can improve customer service.
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, November 05 2010 @ 01:33 PM EDT
PlanITROI, a leader in IT asset value recovery, has been named in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for North American Information Technology Asset Disposition.* This Magic Quadrant represents Gartner’s initial coverage of this industry segment. According to the report, “The growing emphasis on the two primary risks associated with ITAD — data security and the proper disposition of e-waste — combined with more strict and comprehensive legislative mandates and penalties for non-compliance, is forcing IT asset managers to more closely evaluate their ITAD processes and providers.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, November 04 2010 @ 08:19 PM EDT
Interest Is High Among Region's Savvy 55-And-Better Prospective Buyers
For 55-and-better homebuyers, a new home is about more than just fine craftsmanship and a prime location. At Renaissance at Cranbury Crossing and Elements at West Windsor, developer Centex has created a lifestyle that sets the communities apart from other active-adult enclaves in the region. A gated, private paradise of beautifully designed single-family homes nestled amid scenic woodlands and preserved green spaces, Renaissance at Cranbury Crossing offers a healthy and relaxing, low-maintenance lifestyle in Middlesex County, N.J.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, November 04 2010 @ 08:16 PM EDT
Bergen County Law Enforcement Participates in American Medicine Chest Challenge
For area residents who didn’t have an opportunity to dispose of their prescription medications during September’s Operation Take Back NJ effort, the American Medicine Chest Challenge is occurring on Saturday, November 13, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Collection sites include the center court of Paramus Park Shopping Center, Bergen Community College’s Lyndhurst campus and the Konica Spectator Lobby at Ramapo College in Mahwah.
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, November 04 2010 @ 08:54 AM EDT
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 08:23 PM EDT
As part of our 38th GSHC Harmonica Festival, we are once again having an educational and fun filled afternoon matinee show for all ages. World class entertainer, Rob Paparozzi , lead singer of Blood, Sweat and Tears will be part of this great show also featuring a harmonica trio “The Harmaniacs”; Alex Tobias, a member of a musical group “The Mad Hatters”; Dave DuPont from Canada who specializes in classical music; multi-talented,10 year old Josh King and “Harmonica Phenom”16 year old Jay Gaunt, who was recently on CBS Sunday Morning TV.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 08:09 PM EDT
Exclusive Boxed Set of The Capital Grille Steak Knives and Bonus Gift Cards Yours with $500 Gift Card Purchase
The Capital Grille gift cards make the perfect present for everyone on your list.
Beginning November 1, The Capital Grille is offering guests a 10 percent bonus in gift cards for every gift card purchase of $500 or more. For example, guests spending $500 will receive a $50 gift card, or two $25 gift cards, if preferred. In addition, gift card purchasers will receive a complimentary set of high-quality steak knives with their purchase of $500 or more.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 08:06 PM EDT
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center and the Borough of Leonia recently announced a new partnership that will provide dedicated Englewood Hospital emergency medical services (EMS) to borough residents. The one-year ambulance contract, which started October 1, was unanimously approved by the mayor and council following a three month review of Request for Proposals from the Medical Center and four other competing medical service providers.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 08:04 PM EDT
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has announced Thursday, November 18, 2010
as the date for the “Great American Smokeout”. The goal on the Smokeout Day is to get smokers to quit for one whole day, or at least try to cut down their smoking substantially.
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, November 03 2010 @ 08:02 PM EDT
"Democrats Lost Seats for Not Being Progressive Enough"
Post Comes After Retiring Dem. Sen. Evan Bayh Shamefully Blames "Extreme Left's" Push for "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Repeal in NYT Op-Ed
Today Robin McGehee, co-founder and director of GetEQUAL -- a national, direct action lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization -- published a piece on the Huffington Post, reacting to last night's election results. The piece comes directly after retiring Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN) attempts to scapegoat progressives - particularly LGBT and immigration rights advocates - for last night's historic electoral defeat for the Democratic Party with an op-ed in The New York Times.