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Choose Rugs for Home or Business

Anyone who has ever purchased a rug knows how much thought goes into selecting the right one. Consider the space, its shape, purpose, surrounding decor and many other factors. What about when you are choosing a rug to cover a space other than your home? When you're choosing a rug to be used in a business space, there are many other factors that must be considered. Here are some significant considerations for each. How to Choose a Rug for Your Home Keep in mind that you will be seeing this space every day. After a hard day at work, you'll come home to see the carpet. You want to find something that will bring joy to your heart and calm your mind. A preppy patterned rug can be used to brighten up a room with a couch set in a solid color. For a kid's room, you can also choose a 'char

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Outsourcing

What Are the Benefits and Risks of Implementing Global Help Desk Services?

The benefits of a Global Help Desk Service are many and that is the reason why many corporate giants invest in a global help desk partner. However, the risk associated with handing over an important part of your business cannot be ignored. Benefits of Implementing Global Help Desk Services Single point of contact A global help desk helps identify the problem sooner and also provides quick solutions that minimize the impact of the issue on the business, especially as it acts as a single point of contact for clients. Enables IT support at a lower start-up level Implementing global help desk services enables IT support at a lower start-up level, thus helping organisations control operational costs, which is obviously much less when compared to the cost of hiring and employing d

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Business

Welding Equpiments

It is an arc welding process wherein coalescence is produced by heating the job with an electric arc struck between a tungsten electrode and the job. Here are some brief on different type in Welding and Cutting Equipment. The electrodes used in this process are made of either Tungsten or Thoriated Tungsten. Thoriated Tungsten electrodes run cooler than plain tungsten electrodes and maintain square arcing ends but it is more expensive. A Shielding gas: A Shielding gas (Argon, Helium, Nitrogen, Carbon dioxide or a mixture of gases etc.) is used to avoid atmospheric contamination of the molten weld pool. The inert gas blanket shields the entire weld area from the atmospheric attack eliminating the need for any flux. General inert gas used is Argon though Helium or a mixture of the two m...

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Accounting

10 Things to Find Out While Selecting a Small Business CPA Firm

Looking to hire a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) firm for your small business? Going the CPA way might actually make sense over hiring just any accountant. The problem is, how do you know which is the right CPA firm for you? Here are some of the factors to consider while selecting a small business CPA firm.1. Does the firm specialize in serving small businesses like yours? A CPA firm specialized in serving small businesses is likely to understand and address the challenges unique to small businesses more effectively than one that is not. Also, it is likely to be efficient and agile in serving your needs as its services, processes and operations are built to cater to small businesses.2. Does the firm have any client(s) in your industry? A CPA firm specializing in serving small businesses

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Career Advice

Cubicle Cultures

At 48, I feel a bit old for a career change but so many people do it. I've read tons of articles and columns of how happy people are by eschewing corporate America, buying a cheap van, fixing it up, and hitting the road. Many of those stories don't give enough detail on how these "travelers" actually pay for all this which is why I call BS on most them. But a bit of legwork finds that they had plenty of money in savings of one sort or another and, really, living in a van is a hell of a lot cheaper than a mortgage. These travelers discovered themselves and realized what makes them happy. Most literally moved into industries they've always wanted, ie information technology (IT), creative, or whatever. A great many of them are close to my age, albeit usually younger, and just roll with it. ...

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