Tag: last mile

  • Why New Graduate’s should not stay in unfulfilling jobs

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    Securing the first job out of college can be stressful, but it’s an entirely other daunting task to determine the right time to leave that position. In fact, it’s often the second job that can set the trajectory of a career and cement someone’s place in an industry. Industry insiders and career experts also stressed […]

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  • Working while in college can get you a bigger paycheck after graduation

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    By Christopher Thompson There’s good news for the many people who are in college and working too: they’re likely to pick up a larger paycheck after graduation than their peers who didn’t work. That’s the finding from a new study published by the Education and Employment Research Center at the Rutgers School of Management and […]

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  • Has climate change had an impact on tornados?

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    By Christopher Thompson This story was originally published by HuffPost and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  As the seemingly endless barrage of violent tornadoes continued to pummel a large swath of the United States this week, lawmakers and concerned citizens declared on social media that the storms offered a front row seat to […]

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  • Plastic Ban protecting the marine population

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    By Christopher Thompson Government’s recent ban on single-use petro-based plastics has been highlighted as an “urgent” measure the Caribbean should implement to tackle marine pollution,  a World Bank report said Thursday. Marine pollution threatens not only the region’s resistance to climate change, but also its economic prosperity and sustainable development, the report argues. According to […]

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  • Do You know What Benefit College Grads Look for at a New Job?

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    By Christopher Thompson The hottest workplace benefit for the newly-graduated set isn’t 401(k) matches or even student debt repayment. It’s health insurance. More than half of the people participating in a survey conducted by the American Institute of CPAs said medical coverage was a “top three workplace benefit.” The accounting association polled 547 adults in […]

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  • Great Family Activities in Phoenix for the Summer

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    By Christopher Thompson Are you still looking for something fun to do this summer with your family and little ones! Well if you are in Phoenix, AZ here are some great ideas! Specific Dates: 6/29: Creatures of the Night Walk A ranger leads an easy walk to look for and learn about nocturnal critters of […]

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  • More and More American’s Say They are Worried About Money

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    Americans are feeling mostly good about their finances, according to data recently published by analytics firm Gallup. At the start of 2019, in fact, their optimism “reached levels not seen in more than 16 years,” Gallup found. Nearly 70% expected to be financially better off in a year. About 56% describe their current financial situation […]

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  • Leave Our Beaches BETTER Than You Found It This Summer

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    By Ryan Johnson With the first day of summer just around the corner, millions of Americans are flocking to the beach. In addition to being a family-friendly source of outdoor recreation, our beaches contribute billions of dollars to local economies across the country. In Florida alone, tourists spent an estimated $2 billion dollars from 2012 […]

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  • City Parking is Changing in Huston – Here is why!

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    By Ryan Johnson As the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County gets ready to rev up its test of autonomous vehicles at Texas Southern University, a question looms over the commercial real estate sector in Houston: How much change will be driven by the no-driver trend, particularly as it relates to parking? In an interview […]

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  • Tax Hike on Gasoline Plays Into Trump’s Infrastructure Politics

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    By Ryan Johnson The Trump administration hasn’t ruled out increasing the gas tax to help finance a $2 trillion infrastructure plan, but the idea has little support among officials who are wary of a politically risky move heading into the 2020 election. A near doubling of fuel levies wouldn’t be enough to cover the additional […]

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