Every day thousands of workers find and lose jobs as businesses grow or close. Each new job found represents income for food, shelter, and education. Each job lost may represent giving up some or all of these basic necessities. When a global company decides to move its business operations overseas – a process called “off-shoring” – one country’s or worker’s loss of jobs may translate into another country’s or worker’s gain. The growing phenomenon known as off-shoring presents both benefits and challenges for the developed and developing world. What is Off-shoring? Imagine that the computer you are using has suddenly

“Jack London was an American novelist and a short story writer whose work deal romantically with the overwhelming power of nature and the struggle for survival” (Jalic Inc.). London was born on Market Street in San Francisco, California on January 12, 1876. He wrote passionately and prolifically about the great questions of life and death. He also wrote about the struggle to survive with dignity and integrity (Oakes). London went to a lot of places in his life and most people think it had a great affect on his writing. One of London’s most popular books is called, The Call

Rules and regulations in terms of customs broker licensing differs from country to country. In the US, one must pass strict regulations of the US Customs and Border Protection Agency, while those living in Canada must abide with the rules of the Canada Border Service Agency. There are also strict implementation of rules in Europe and the rest of the world. But one of the most common requirements for those who want to have a career in Customs Brokerage is to undergo proper custom broker training. This training allows you to gain valuable information about the trade and the rules

1. Return to JFK: Two decades after Austrian Airlines launched its original, but unsuccessful transatlantic service to New York–a joint operation with Sabena Belgian World Airways inaugurated on April 1, 1969 with a Boeing 707-320 registered OE-LBA that made an intermediate stop in Brussels-it returned to the US on March 26, 1989, this time with an Airbus A-310-300 sporting registration OE-LAA. The occasion not only introduced intercontinental service to its route system, but a widebody aircraft with its first three-class cabin configuration to its fleet. Unlike the previous attempt, this one proved successful, but signaled the beginning of another two

The Birth of the United States Post Office In early colonial times most correspondence took place between the colonists and England. The King’s authorities would read and scour all of the information and mail that was being sent. Correspondence between the colonies depended on trusted friends, merchants, or friendly Native Americans. Around 1639 Richard Fairbanks’ Tavern in Boston, Massachusetts was designated as the official repository of mail by The General Court of Massachusetts (appointed by the King). Using taverns as mail drops was common practice in England, and the colonists adopted this practice as well. Local authorities designated by town

Mob bosses come in all shapes and sizes. Some are brilliant. Some are just plain dumb. Almost all are homicidal maniacs. But only one was a certified lunatic, and his name was Dutch Schultz. Schultz was born Arthur Flegenheimer to German/Jewish parents in 1902 in the Bronx. His father abandoned the family at an early age, and young Flegenheimer took assorted jobs, including one at the Schultz Trucking Company. But despite his legitimate work at the trucking company, young Flegenheimer took up with a gang of crooks, who during Prohibition, did a little illegal importing of hooch from Canada to

Nursing is a profession focused on assisting individuals, families and communities to meet again, achieve and maintain optimal health and functioning. Modern definitions of nursing define it as a science and an art that focuses on promoting quality of life as defined by individuals and families, throughout their life experiences from birth to care at the end of life. In pre-modern times, nuns and the military often nursing services. The religious and military roots of modern nursing remain in evidence today. For example, in Britain, senior nurses are known as “Sisters”. In recent times in the U.S. Canada and many

Career assessments and tests help you explore who you. Career books and web sites give you a glimpse of the world of work. Free career information is available on web sites. Some writers have written facts for children and teens. We would like to share some information with you. These web sites use graphics, multimedia presentation, activities, and other techniques to expand our knowledge of careers. We have written information on seventeen (17) web sites. Here are the four different types of exploring careers web sites: Curriculum General Career Information Science Career Clusters Specific Science Careers Curriculum Web Sites Curriculum