Should I Lie About My Compensation to Get a Better Offer?

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Most job seekers know that companies may adjust the salary they present in a job offer based on your previous compensation. If you weren’t well compensated in your last position, this might leave you wondering if your prior salary will harm your chances of landing a big paycheck. In some cases, candidates may be tempted… Read more »


Little-Known Ways In Which Hiring Managers Discriminate

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As a manager, you are well aware that certain types of discrimination in hiring are illegal, such as discriminating against someone because of his or her race, gender, ethnic background, or religion. But there are other more subtle types of discrimination that enter into the hiring process as well, based on biases that we all… Read more »


Top Paying Majors for the Class of 2012

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If you’ve recently graduated from college with a degree in the computer science, good for you. You’ve just completed a degree in one of the top-earning college majors of 2012. The National Association of Colleges and Employers, recently completed a survey of those graduates this year who’ve already landed gainful employment in their majors. Computer… 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 »


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 »


Wind Energy Forecast for 2012: Outlook Uncertain

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Onshore wind power is in a good place, at least through the end of 2012. Wind power made up 35 percent of all new generating capacity added to the U.S. grid since 2007—twice what coal and nuclear combined have added in the same time period—according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). And U.S. developers… Read more »


Some Up and Coming Green Tech Companies

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Venture capital firms have invested nearly $20 billion into hundreds of green technology startups over the past five years, according to Greentech Media, a San-Francisco based research and media company. What kinds of companies are getting this funding? Many of them are trying to tap into alternative sources of energy including solar, wind, hydroelectric, geothermal,… Read more »


So, How Is the Solar Industry Really Doing?

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Is the solar industry as much of a success as it seems? Is it contributing to the energy supply in the United States? Does it have a promising future, or is it a bubble industry inflated by government subsidies and bandwagon investors? Recent published reports can shed some light on these questions. How Does the… Read more »