Keeping a Healthy Work Environment

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Most Americans spend a lot of time at work. Surveys show most people work almost 50 hours a week. Spending that much time at the office can have a definite effect on your health, contributing to higher levels of stress and lower levels of exercise. But, there is good news. There are things you can… Read more »


Skills vs. Solutions: What Do People Want from IT Professionals?

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It’s easy for tech types to get caught up in the scramble for skills. It’s like a high-stakes poker game – Python trumps C++, but Java trumps Python – and since technology evolves so rapidly, the rules are constantly changing. But here’s the real deal: none of that actually matters to clients or departments outside… Read more »


Test-Tube Tweets: How Twitter is Impacting the Healthcare Industries

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Twitter may have nearly 250 million users, but until very recently, not many of them represented the healthcare or biotech industries. Between the threat of litigation, patient privacy issues, regulatory demands and competitive concerns, very few healthcare professionals were willing to take the risk of being active on Twitter. As the medium has grown and… Read more »


Made in the U.S.A. – Why Insourcing for Manufacturing is the New Trend

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In the early 2000s, contract manufacturers in Asia offered U.S. companies what seemed like a great solution to the rising cost of producing their goods at home. But for those who kept their manufacturing local, and for those who are now part of the burgeoning “re-sourcing” trend to move their operations back to U.S. soil,… Read more »


Energy Incentives in the Workplace

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In our multi-tasking world, it’s easy to take the path of least resistance when it comes to things that are not top of mind. Even though we all know that energy is a precious, finite resource, conservation efforts tend to fall by the wayside amidst the hustle and bustle of workplace deadlines and demands. Here… Read more »


US Green Building Council Releases International Green Construction Code

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Small steps are being taken to further protect people and the environment through construction and design. On March 28, 2012, the 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) was released and will increase the energy efficiency of structures, while providing government direction and oversight of green design and construction. The International Code Council (ICC) applauded the… Read more »


Building Green: LEED Greenbuilding

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We’ve all heard the term “going green” in the public conscience as we try to make carbon footprints more familiar in our vernacular. But we can only do so much by being mindful enough to throw our discarded paper into a separate bin. Larger, upscale projects need to be mindful, too. And this is why… Read more »


The 7 Habits of Highly Effective IT Professionals

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Most IT professionals didn’t have to worry about finding work during the recession. And if follow these 7 tips, you’ll never be without a job, no matter what the future holds. 1) Know your business You may be your organization’s most talented developer or dedicated systems administrator. But if you don’t know what the business… Read more »


The Top Ten Medical Innovations of 2011

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In the four years of its existence, The Scientist’s annual Top 10 Innovations contest has showcased some of the coolest life science tools to emerge in the previous year. This year’s list is no exception. 1. Pocket Microscope Diagnosing malaria or other blood-borne illnesses used to require analyzing cell slides under a light microscope—which can be difficult… Read more »


WINDPOWER 2012

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To help keep our clients and employees abreast of happenings in the industries we serve, Bayside Solutions occasionally highlights important exhibitions, meetings and other events. WINDPOWER 2012 is the largest annual wind-focused exhibition in the world, set to feature more than 1,000 exhibitors including leaders in the wind industry. It’s the place to see products… Read more »