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Cybersecurity: The Increasing Need to Protect Our Devices

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Cybersecurity is needed now more than ever. Coronavirus has exposed why we’re at risk. Large-scale growth of work-from-home technologies, customer-facing networks, online cloud services have all been exploited by cyber attackers. COVID-19 has led to increased susceptibility to attacks with a 30% increase in cyber attacks reported each week in…

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How Advanced Tech is Leading Nursing Homes to a Better Future

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, senior citizens have borne the brunt of casualties. This is especially true of those living in nursing homes, though the extent varies. As of September 2020, 25% of US coronavirus deaths occurred in nursing homes; however, 4-5 star nursing homes had 94% lower risk…

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Navigating the Email Marketing Economy

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Electronic mail is far from dead. In four years from now, we will be sending 361 billion emails per day, and the most proficient companies are raking in 4,400% ROIs for every $1 they spend on email marketing. Oddly enough, consumers seem to love it. In fact, email marketing has…

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How to Find Work in the Remote Economy (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Remote work during the COVID-19 has hugely grown in popularity and usage due to the millions able to work out of home. But even before the start of quarantine or the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work was growing in recognition. 29% of workers, before the pandemic, had the option to work…

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How Live Video Can Be Used For Your Business (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Live video in today’s internet is changing the way people watch video as a whole and can be used to build your business. 8 out of every 10 people would watch video that is live rather than read a blog post or social media post. But what are people watching…

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Lead with Your Story: How These Industry Giants Got their Dream Jobs

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency You’ve probably heard of Meetup. If not, there are Meetup events for anything that interests you. Whether it’s to meet new people, make connections, help others or learn, Meetups are local, national and global. On Thursday, September 19, 2019, I participated in the LinkedIn Global event at Bell…

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Why You Should Repair Your Broken Smartphone (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing We are on our phones a whole lot. And for good reason because lots of business and personal activities are done on a mobile device – which explains why there are very nearly 1.3 billion more mobile connections than there are people in the entire world. Smartphones have become a…

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Counterfeits Hurt Your Brand’s Reputation

Here’s How to Fight Back Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing What happens when someone steals your company’s intellectual property and uses it to create a counterfeit version of your product? It’s more common than you think – it’s a major factor behind our current trade war with China – and it costs the global economy…

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Relieving Back Pain in the Office (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Back pain in today’s world is becoming a huge problem and the causes are surprising as well as very common – it’s the most common disability worldwide. Some major posture mistakes that can lead to back pain are bad back positioning, stress, muscle strain, and even obesity. Americans are working…

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The Power of Pets (Infographic)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing In the U.S. alone, more than 2 out of every 3 households has a pet – that’s nearly 393 million pets nationwide. Businesses are embracing pets in their culture as they have been making people products, for pets! Casper noticed that customers’ dogs really loved their new mattress design, and…

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How HR Can Lead The Fight Against Opioids In The Workplace

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing How can your Human Resources department lead the fight against opioids in the workplace? The answer is a lot more than just random drug testing. While that is certainly an important piece of the puzzle, it may not always identify things like prescription drug abuse. Currently two thirds of HR…

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Is Another Recession On The Way?

How to Prepare Your Business for Tough Times Ahead Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing There’s ample evidence another recession is on its way. According to the Federal Reserve of Kansas City, delinquent auto loans among subprime borrowers is on the rise, signaling there might be too much unsecured debt in the economy to be sustainable.…

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Business of the Dog Economy

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing During the course of 2018, Americans spent $72 billion on their pets adding up to more than the combined GDP of 39 countries. But what happens when this isn’t enough? This is the business of dogs. Every single year, the average American pet parents spends $1,300 per year on pet…

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Re-imagining Your Career Past 50

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Keeping your career moving forward after 50 can be tough – just ask the four out of five Baby Boomers who expect to keep working even well past retirement age. Though age-discriminatory practices in the workplace are prohibited by law, 60% of workers and professionals age 45 and up…

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